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Metabolic Condensates: Purinosome and Glucosome

June 1, 2022 A proposal to organize a ‘Special Interest Subgroup‘ titled, Organization and Regulation of Cell Metabolism by Enzyme Assemblies: Metabolons and Filaments, is selected for the Cell Bio 2022 – ASCB/EMBO meeting in Washington DC (December 3-7). Dr. An will co-organize this session with Dr. Justin Kollman (U Washington, Seattle) and Dr. John Calise (U Washington, Seattle).

June 1, 2022 Dr. Deepika Jaiswal joined the lab as Assistant Research Scientist. Welcome on board!

May 9, 2022 My first PhD student, Dr. Danielle Schmitt, officially accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)! Congratulations, Danielle! We are so proud of you!

September 1, 2021 Elijah and Cassio joined the lab. Welcome on board!

July 15, 2021 Dr. An was invited to present at the 2021 InSiDE Seminar Series: Signaling Dynamics and Encoding.

June 15, 2021 Augustine, the LSAMP Scholar, joined the lab. Welcome on board!

June 10-11, 2021 Dr. An served as a panel reviewer for NIH ZCA SRB-K(O1) Study Section, Washington, DC.

March 29, 2021 (Stage 3 RCA Mode) Research activity continues in Dr. An’s Lab at UMBC!

March 5, 2021 Dr. An served as a moderator for the Academic Career Development Workshop at the Chemistry Graduate Research Day. Dr. Danielle Schmitt, a former UMBC student from Dr. An’s lab, was invited to serve as a panelist.

March 1, 2021 Dr. An was invited by a graduate student organization to give a seminar at the Graduate School of “Protein Complex Assembly”, Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany.

November 23, 2020 Miji successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Jeon!

Sept 1, 2020 (Stage 2 RCA Mode) Research activity continues in Dr. An’s Lab at UMBC!

June 16, 2020 (Stage 1 RCA Mode) Research activity is resumed in Dr. An’s Lab at UMBC!

June 2020 Dr. An served as a grant reviewer for ANR.

May 20, 2020 Dr. An is honored to announce that he is selected for the 2020 Mid-Career Faculty Excellence Award, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences  at UMBC.

May 2020 Dr. An served as a grant reviewer for ERC.

April 2020 Ashesh “Ace” Sharma from the Molecular and Cell Biology PhD program joined the lab! Welcome on board!

March 18, 2020 Due to the COVID-19, UMBC activated a Research Maintenance Mode (officially, March 18-June14) for research labs and Distance Learning for undergraduate students.

Feb 25, 2020 Dr. An was invited to give a seminar at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Jan 2020 Aaron and Avi joined the lab. Welcome on board!

Jan 2020 Drs. An and Kyoung did showcase academic research labs at UMBC as part of A Teacher Training Program for  from the Iksan District Office of Education (hosted by the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) and UMBC’s INSPIRES Curriculum (Increasing Student Participation, Interest, and Recruitment in Engineering and Science)): “The goal and purpose of this program is for teachers from Korea to gain a U.S. perspective on teaching science in innovative and creative ways.”

Jan 10, 2020 Miji presented her recent work at the 2020 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department Retreat, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Nov 9, 2019 Dr. An and Dr. Kyoung successfully organized the 6th Chesapeake Bay Area Single Molecule Biology (CBASMB) meeting at UMBC. Importantly, we sincerely thank Mr. Brian Moravec, our lab members, and Alicia for their priceless help!

Nov 9, 2019 Miji presented a poster at the 6th CBASMB meeting, UMBC, Baltimore, MD.

Nov 6-8, 2019 Miji participated in the Nature Conference: Functional Dynamics – Visualizing Molecules in Action, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Oct 18, 2019 Dr. An hosted a departmental seminar of Dr. Kwangho Nam from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas, Arlington.
Sept 24, 2019 Krishna and Prakash participated in the Cell Analysis Users’s Group Meeting at NIH, MD.
July 21-26, 2019 Dr. An presented a poster at the 2019 GRC Enzymes, Coenzymes and Metabolic Pathways.
June 12, 2019 Miji, Prakash and Krishna participated in the Cancer Center Retreat, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
June 6-7, 2019 Dr. An served as a panel reviewer for NIH MSFA Study Section, Washington, DC.
May 30 – June 1, 2019 Miji presented a poster at the ACS Regional Meeting – MARM 2019, UMBC, Balimore, MD.
May 3, 2019 Miji, Prakash and Krishna participated in the FCBIS symposium at NIH, MD.
April 26, 2019 Dr. An hosted a departmental seminar of Dr. Ken Yokoyama from Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.
April 24, 2019 Saiprasad Ravi presented his undergraduate research project at URCAD 2019 at UMBC.
April 10-14, 2019 Dr. An gave a short talk at the 2019 Keystone Symposia – Biomolecular Condensates: Phase-Separated Organizers of Cellular Biochemistry (D5).
April 2019 Dr. Krishna Chauhan joined our lab! Welcome on board!
March 2-6, 2019 A graduate student, Miji Jeon, presented a glucosome poster at the 2019 Biophysical Society meeting (BPS19) at Baltimore, MD.
February 18-22, 2019 Dr. An gave a contributed talk at the 2019 Winter Quantitative Biology Meeting at Oahu, HI.

November 2, 2018 Dr. An hosted a departmental seminar of Dr. Martin K. Safo from the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
October 24, 2018 Dr. An gave a colloquium seminar at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
October 5, 2018 Dr. An hosted a departmental seminar of Dr. Brian G. Miller from the Florida State University, FL.
September 30, 2018 Dr. An gave a short talk at the Plenary Session 5, the 2018 AACR Metabolism and Cancer, New York City, NY.
September 13, 2018 Dr. An was invited to give a seminar at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
July 3, 2018 Dr. An received a NIH R03 research funding from the NCI. Thank you all of previous and current lab members for your hard work! Congratulations to all!
July 1, 2018 Dr. An is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.
December 3, 2017 Dr. An received a NIH R01 research funding from the NIGMS. Thank you all of previous and current lab members for your hard work! Congratulations to all!