Diondra Dilworth wins Yale 2022 3MT contest

C-GEM graduate student Diondra Dilworth was awarded first place in the Yale Three Minute Thesis competition this year! Diondra is a fourth year graduate student in the Miller Lab at Yale. Her talk was…

New paper: Redirecting RiPP Biosynthetic Enzymes to Proteins and Backbone-Modified Substrates

Led by C-GEM postdoc Josh Walker, this paper describes the installation of thiazoline and thiazole backbone modifications in peptides and proteins, including those containing non-natural monomers. Thi…

New paper: genetic code expansion with high yield and exceptional fidelity

Genetic code expansion has tremendous potential to revolutionize peptide, protein, and protein-like therapeutics through the strategic substitution of non-canonical amino acids – or even more exotic m…

C-GEM helps UC Berkeley sponsored research funding reach $1 billion

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C-GEM’s inaugural Summer Research Program wraps!

Congratulations to C-GEM’s first-ever cohort of summer research students! These eight women spent their summer working with graduate students and postdocs on virtual research projects, which you…

C-GEM students recognized by NSF GRFP

A big congratulations to Schepartz lab graduate student Cameron Swenson and Cate lab rotation student Kristina Boyko on their honorable mentions in this year’s NSF Graduate Research Fellowship P…

Congrats, C-GEM Graduates!

A warm congratulations to Fred Ward and Zoe Watson who completed their PhDs in the Cate lab at UC Berkeley this past year. Check out some of their thesis work below:

Leah Roe named Hertz Finalist

Congratulations to Schepartz Lab graduate student Leah Roe for being named a finalist for the 2021 Hertz Foundation graduate fellowship! Leah completed her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellul…

The C-GEM 2021 Summer Research Program Application is Live!

C-GEM will be hosting summer undergraduate researchers in 2020, and our application is now live! Apply here, or help spread the word to undergraduates across the country who are interested in working …

C-GEM receives $20M in NSF funding

It’s official – the NSF has selected C-GEM as one of two Phase I Centers to advance to Phase II of the Centers for Chemical Innovation program, receiving $20M in funding over the next five…

Scott Miller elected to the National Academy of Sciences

C-GEM congratulates Senior Investigator Scott Miller on his election to the National Academies of Sciences! For more, see this article from Yale News.

Yale News: Scientists take big step towards producing novel polymers in living cells

An article about C-GEM appeared in Yale News: Scientists take big step towards producing novel polymers in living cells.

GEM-NET: the software that keeps C-GEM connected

A deep dive into the tools that make up C-GEM’s scientific teamwork software infrastructure.

Director Schepartz wins ACS award for peptide chemistry

Alanna Schepartz will be awarded the Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry at the March meeting of the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes an individual who has made “outsta…

Omer Ad talks about new building blocks for C-GEM polymers

Our fourth podcast features C-GEM Seed Investigator Omer Ad discussing recent research demonstrating the ribosomal translation of benzoic acids.

C-GEM researchers teach ‘Decoding Biology’ workshop to New Haven high schoolers

An enrichment workshop for New Haven high schoolers.

Scott Miller selected for a JSPS Invitational Fellowship

Scott Millerhas been chosenfor a fellowship by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He will be delivering a series of lectures about his research across Japan.

Jeffrey Townsend interviews EteRNA creator Rhiju Das

In our third podcast, Jeffrey Townsend interviews Rhiju Das, an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Stanford University and our newest C-GEM member.


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