[Sept. 2021] Celebrating my student, Carli Roush, on her first first-author research manuscript: Roush C., Chan B, Turner PE, and Burmeister AR#. Complete genome sequence of Escherichia bacteriophage 132. Accepted to Microbiology Resource Announcements. [June 2021] Award the American Society for Microbiology Intralytix Best Poster Abstract Award! See my talk and poster at the World Microbe Forum June 23-26!
[May 2021] New Lambda paper! "Sustained coevolution of phage Lambda and Escherichia coli involves inner as well as outer membrane defenses and counter-defenses" published in Microbiology as the first article in their new Microbial Evolution Section.
Open access at https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/micro/10.1099/mic.0.001063.
[Feb. 23, 2021] Celebrating acceptance of my first fully assembled, annotated phage genome to GenBank! Bacteriophage U136B, complete genome, available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/MW598258.
[Feb. 15, 2021] Welcoming Yale undergrads Eddy Tzintzun-Tapia and Ivan Mangal as mentees in the lab. First stop: How to Make LB. Next stop: experiments on phage genome evolution.
[Aug 16-18] At the ASM Microbe planning meeting in Chicago -- Already getting the EEB track ready for Microbe 2020!
[July 6-12] Chairing the Gordon Research Seminar in Microbial Population Biology before the main GRC in Andover, NH.
[June 20-23] At ASM's Microbe conference in San Francisco -- stop by poster #EEB-509 on Friday (11-12, 4-5) to hear about the latest on phage resistance tradeoffs!
[May 2, 2019] My 14 CURE students present their "Final Exams" as a poster session of their course research projects. OML (165 Prospect St New Haven), 2-5pm. Snacks provided and the public is welcome!
[April 30, 2019] My undergrad mentees Adam Lessing and Amanda Weng present their senior thesis research at the Yale EEB Senior Symposium -- great work on antibiotic resistance, phage resistance, and novel phage characterization.
[January 2019] Awarded NIH R21 (co-PIs Turner and Burmeister) for my work on antibiotic resistance!
[Sept. 21, 2016] New paper out today with the Parent Lab at MSU: Experimentally evolved phage Sf6 have genome reductions, Genome Biology and Evolution. [August 12, 2016] Convening a symposium at the 2016 BEACON Congress: "Can We Evolution-Proof Antibiotics?" Answer: No, but we can try to slow it!