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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

804, 2022

One-on-one w/Mike Brown

By |April 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on One-on-one w/Mike Brown

As part of the CUNY Graduate Center's Science In The City series, I had the privilege of hosting a one-on-one interview with UT Southwestern's Mike Brown in April 2022 to discuss some key aspects of the drug discovery process.  This was a real treat for many reasons, having known [...]

2303, 2022

Congratulations, Jim Xu – Horst Schulz award

By |March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Congratulations!|Comments Off on Congratulations, Jim Xu – Horst Schulz award

Congratulations to Jim Xu, winner of the 2022 Horst Schulz Award from the CUNY Ph.D. Program in Biochemistry, given each year to the student in the program with the best first-authored paper of the preceding year.  Jim's Biophysical Journal paper "Volume and Compressibility Differences Between Protein Conformations Revealed by [...]

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 [...]

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