Tsodikov Lab

We study mechanisms required for the pathogenesis of infection and discover novel compounds to inhibit these mechanisms by using a combination of enzymology, structural biology and biophysical chemistry.

Latest News from the Lab

We have immediate openings for graduate and undergraduate students. Graduate students should first apply to the Ph.D. Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky.

March 2014
- We welcome Grace Johnson, a UK undergraduate who will be studying drug-DNA interactions by X-ray crystallography

February 2014
- We say goodbye to Sandi, who is moving to Washington D.C. to start a permanent government laboratory position. Good luck, Sandi !

January 2014
- We welcome Dr. Chathurada Gajadeera, a new Postdoctoral Scholar in our group

January 2014
- We welcome Abraham Dutch, an undergraduate student who joins the group to work in computational crystallography

October 2013
- We welcome Nick Winquist, a graduate student in Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program, who joins the lab to do a rotation project

September 2013
- Our manuscript on the discovery of inhibitors of Bacillus anthracis primase in collaboration with Dr. Garneau-Tsodikova's group is accepted for publication in Biochemistry. Congratulations to Tapan and Keith!

August 2013
- We welcome Zheng Cui, a graduate student in Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program, who joins the lab to do a rotation project

June 2013
- We welcome Dr. Caixia Hou, a research scientist in the group

June 2013
- Congratulations to Tapan Biswas and Luiz Pedro de Carvalho and his group at the MRC on the acceptance of their manuscript for publication in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.

June 2013
- We welcome Briana Hayes, a graduate student in Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program, who joins the lab to do summer research

June 2013
- We welcome Dr. Sandra Barnard-Britson, who joins the group as a Postdoctoral Scholar

February 2012
- Our structure of M. tuberculosis acetyltransferase Eis (PDB ID: 3R1K; collaboration with the Garneau-Tsodikova group) is the Molecule of the Month at the Protein Data Bank !

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