News and Events

28 October 2019. Doctoral candidate Mark and University of Louisville Biology undergraduate student Sidi Elmoustapha were selected as a mentor-trainee pair for the UL College of Arts and Science's Undergraduate Mentored Research and Creative Activities Grant. Sidi will temporarily join the lab and will be mentored by Mark for the next few months. Stay tuned for updates on their work!

23 October 2019. Graduate student Mark successfully defends his dissertation proposal in front of his seven-member dissertation committee. Congratulations, Mark!

21 September 2019. The Lee group attends the 4th Gateway NMR Conference held this year at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Mark and Alicia both present posters of their recent work in the lab, and DL chairs a keynote session. Thank you to the Michigan team for a successful Gateway Conference, and we'll see everyone in Nashville next year!

02 August 2019. R25 Cancer Education Program Summer Student Alicia presents her work in the Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Louisville. She will continue her work in our lab as a visiting undergraduate scholar.

31 May 2019. Graduate student Mark is selected to be a part of the Advocacy Training Program (ATP), a 6-month externship on science policy and advocacy sponsored by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

28 May 2019. Another GSC Travel Award is awarded to Mark. He will use the award to travel to Denver, CO for his Summer EPR School.

23 May 2019. Our first Ph.D. student at the University of Louisville, Mark, passed his qualifying exam and advances to Doctoral Candidacy. Congratulations!

08 May 2019. The lab is awarded internal funding from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Louisville for two projects involving our continued efforts to understand protein-drug interactions by NMR spectroscopy. Stay tuned for our results!

06 May 2019. Some news for the start of summer! Graduate student Mark will participate in the MMBios Workshop on Computational Biophysics at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center this month, and the Shared EPR's EPR Summer School at the University of Denver in July. Former intern, Alicia, has also recently been accepted into the NCI R25 Cancer Education Program and will re-join the lab this month.

28 March 2019. With support and funding from the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mark visited the US capitol to visit the offices of KY representatives. He advocated for scientific research including continued and predictable increase in research funding for the NSF and the NIH. Photo below shows Group 11 consisting of Mark (middle), Dr. Matt Gentry from the University of Kentucky and Chair of ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee, and Jackson White from the James Madison University in Virginia before their meeting with KY Senator Rand Paul (credit: J. White).

01 March 2019. Doctoral student, Mark, receives Spring 2019 Graduate Research Fund from the University of Louisville Graduate Student Council. Congratulations!

05 February 2019. The National Defense Education Program has released the semi-finalists for the SMART Scholarship program for this year and BMG graduate student, Mark, is one of them. Congratulations and good luck on Phase II!

16 October 2018. Two (of two) project proposals submitted by the lab have been selected for AIMS Awards by Atomwise. We are all excited to see where the awards will lead both projects!

28 April - 05 May 2018. Members of the Lee research group attended the 59th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference in Orlando, Florida. Lab members presented a number of posters. Donghan gives a talk about some of the on-going projects during the Disorder in Proteins session.

26 March 2018. The 600MHz system is now up and running with a Bruker AVANCE NEO console and Prodigy CryoProbe. Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss potential projects that can take advantage of this upgrade!

13 March 2018. Today is the first day of installation of the console upgrade for our 600 MHz system. The new Bruker AVANCE NEO console was unboxed and the system will be up and running along with the new probe within the next few days. Stay tuned!

10 March 2018. Mark receives a Student Travel Fellowship to the 59th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference which will be held in Orlando, Florida this coming May. Congratulations!

24 January 2018. Group member and PhD student, Mark, receives both Travel Grant and Research Funding awards (Spring 2018 cycle) from the University of Louisville Graduate Student Council. Congratulations!