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WELCOME to the GARDNER LAB

Welcome to the Gardner Lab in the Structural Biology Initiative at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center.  Explore a bit here to learn more about who we are, what we work on, and why we think this is important.  Follow us on Twitter at @nmrkaygee, and comments/questions always welcome at kgardner@gc.cuny.edu.  Thanks!

KG – 3/2021

1408, 2021

Congratulations, Kaitlyn and Leandro – CCNY grads

By |August 14th, 2021|Categories: Congratulations!|Comments Off on Congratulations, Kaitlyn and Leandro – CCNY grads

Catching up on some great news from earlier in the summer – congratulations to both Kaitlyn Toy and Leandro Pimentel Marcelino, two CCNY Biochemistry graduates who'd done undergraduate honors dissertations in my group earlier in their careers. Kaitlyn, who was in the Macaulay Honors College and won the department's Ward Medal for [...]

1004, 2021

Congratulations, Roksana Azad – NIH NRSA F31 fellowship!

By |April 10th, 2021|Categories: Congratulations!|Comments Off on Congratulations, Roksana Azad – NIH NRSA F31 fellowship!

Congratulations to Roksana Azad, a 4th year CUNY Biochemistry Ph.D. student in the lab, on successfully getting an NIH NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship!  Notably, Roksana's a CUNY alumna as well as a current student, having done her undergraduate work at York College.  This grant will support her research into [...]

604, 2021

(Phot)ographs of a plant light sensor: Hart and Gardner JBC 2021

By |April 6th, 2021|Categories: Papers|Comments Off on (Phot)ographs of a plant light sensor: Hart and Gardner JBC 2021

In the lab's first JBC Review, Jaynee Hart and I have just published an overview of the current state of the field's understanding of the phototropin class of blue light photoreceptors.  Jaynee and I opted to pitch this as a fairly broad overview, noting that JBC's readership is almost [...]

1003, 2021

Shifting the slip: Xu et al. Magn Reson 2021

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: Papers|Comments Off on Shifting the slip: Xu et al. Magn Reson 2021

Proud to announce the publication of Xu et al., Magn Reson 2021, "Fragile protein folds: Sequence and environmental factors affecting the equilibrium of two interconverting, stably folded protein conformations" in a special collection celebrating the 80th birthday of our NMR colleague Rob Kaptein. This work extends our studies of [...]

702, 2021

Under pressure – I: Xu et al. Biophys J. 2021

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Papers|Comments Off on Under pressure – I: Xu et al. Biophys J. 2021

Proud to announce the publication of Xu et al., Biophys J 2021, "Volume and Compressibility Differences Between Protein Conformations Revealed by High-Pressure NMR," along with a great accompanying New & Notable overview from Remco Sprangers.   This work returns us to a neat model system for metamorphic proteins which we uncovered over [...]

702, 2021

New lab website

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Announcements|Comments Off on New lab website

OK.  Finally retired a well-worn website that started as a built-from-HTML-scratch version in the last millennium and reformatted with more modern tools over ten years ago.  The jump to WordPress was less painful than feared, although we are still working to incorporate the fan-favorite Quote Of The Day (which [...]

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