April 8, 2019
ASBMB 2019 Conference

Natalie represented the lab at the annual ASBMB conference in Orlando, Florida. She and three other ISU BBMB undergraduates presented posters.


April 4, 2019
Stupka Symposium 2019, Poster competition awards

Congratulations to Natalie and Sarah for winning poster prizes at the 2019 Stupka Undergraduate Research Symposium.


March 31, 2019
Thanks 2019 LAS Dean’s High Impact Award for Undergraduate Research!

Natalie and Sarah were awarded the Summer and Fall 2019 research award for their undergraduate project proposals! Congratulations, and thanks to the LAS College for this research support!


November 28, 2018
Congratulations to Sarah, 2019/2020 Stupka Scholar

From the awards announcement: “The Rob Stupka scholarship is the most prestigious award available to BBMB undergraduate students.  Stupka scholars are selected based on their research involvement, academic achievement, dedicated contributions and sustained leadership within the BBMB undergraduate program activities.  A faculty nomination is required for consideration.  “


November 13, 2018
Congratulations to Quin Hanson for graduating as a Ph.D.

Quin begins an exciting new post-doctoral fellowship at the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.


November 11, 2018
Sarah Zelle wins the Spring 2019 Dean's High Impact Award for Undergraduate Research

We are excited that Sarah’s undergraduate research proposal was awarded the Dean’s High Impact Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Science.


March 30, 2018
Calmodulin and phosphorylation control neuronal nitric oxide synthase dynamics

Our nNOS paper emerges in J. Mol. Biol. Come see how calmodulin induces conformational changes to activate NO production in nNOS. Phosphorylation tunes the inter-domain dynamics. Lots of allostery and HDX-MS data.


March 8, 2018
Congratulations new Linder Research fellows Sarah and Natalie!

Sarah Zelle and Natalie McClure were each awarded a Linder Family Undergraduate Research Fellowship for their project proposals.


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Jan 19, 2018
BBMB Trivia Night

Another triumph at the departmental Spaghetti and Trivia Night! Our team eked out a win amidst fierce competition.


Sept 23, 2017
Neuroscience Research Day

Graciela and Hanna presented their research poster at the ISU Neuroscience Research Day. They injected the event with the glories of reductionist protein biochemistry.


Aug 31, 2017
Welcome, new MS

The new Synapt G2-Si mass spectrometer is up and running for HDX-MS analysis in the ISU Protein Facility. Many thanks to the Carver gift, LAS, CALS, COE, VPR, and the dozens of faculty who made this instrument acquisition possible. Now let’s ionize.


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July 24, 2017
Goodbye, terra cotta G-Nomes.

Hello, new aluminum G-Nomes.


July 6, 2017
Thanks NSF!

The lab is honored to have been awarded a new NSF grant in support of our research in kinase activation complexes that tune plasticity in the post-synaptic density. We are so grateful to the MCB Division for this opportunity.


May 15, 2017
IC-HDX Sweden


Many thanks for the opportunity to present our research at the first International Conference for HDX in Gothenburg, Sweden. (Hat tip to the Swedes for those prawns on rye sandwiches). It was a fantastic event, and we eagerly await the next one in Banff, Canada 2019.


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April 26, 2017
ASBMB Meeting

Congratulations to Jeff and Morgan for great dual poster presentations at the ASBMB 2017 annual meeting in Chicago. They held their own against the Comic Con roiling away in the neighboring conference hall.


April 6, 2017
Stupka Symposium

As promised Jeff and Morgan gave the first simultaneous research co-seminar at the 2017 Stupka Symposium. It was epic. Tyler and Graciela also presented at the poster session. Also epic.


Feb 16, 2017
Congratulations Hanna!

Hanna Wokpetah has been chosen as recipient of the 2017 Roy J Carver Department of BBMB Graduate Student Award for 3rd year students. Congratulations Hanna! Wield this new power responsibly.


Jan 23, 2017
Our new lab website is on-line!

Look here for up-to-date news on the goings-on of our lab.


Oct 29, 2015
Congratulations Morgan!

Congratulations to Morgan Barrett for being selected as one of the three 2016-2017 Stupka Scholars. We look forward to her research talk with Jeff at the 2017 Stupka Symposium.


June 6th, 2015
ASMS Meeting

We made it back from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry’s 63rd annual meeting in St. Louis. Quin presented his research poster, and Eric gave a talk highlighting Jeff’s work on neuronal nitric oxide signaling proteins.


April 29, 2015
Congratulations Jeff, Morgan, and Tyler!

From the Undergraduate Student Recognition Luncheon:
Jeff Carley and Tyler Gilbreath were awarded the Linder Family Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
Morgan Barrett received the Donald and Margaret Graves Scholarship


Dec 3, 2014
Congratulations Flora Yen!

From the departmental announcement:
"Please join me in congratulating Adrienne Smith and Flora Yen as Stupka Scholars for the 2015-2016 academic year.
This prestigious departmental award recognizes students who have excelled in research and like Rob Stupka, have given generously of their time and energy in support of our undergraduate program activities.   They are both very active in the BBMB club and on the 2015 Stupka Undergraduate Research organizing committee.  Their leadership is highly-valued and they are both very deserving recipients."