Laboratory of Microbial Biochemistry

Skidmore College






















Group News

May 29, 2018

Welcome Jazmin S. & Ashley S. to the group! Joining them this summer are Jon B., Jose H., Sento K., and Yutong L. Welcome  back!

May 19, 2018

Congratulations to Karli R., Katie S., Caitlin S., Emily W., & Rebecca W. on graduating! We will miss you.

May 3, 2018

Congratulations to Karli R., Katie S., & Rebecca W. on presenting your honor theses at Academic Festival. Also to Emily W. for presenting her poster. Great job all!

Katie, Rebecca, Caitlin in front of poster

April 22, 2018

Congratulations to Caitlin S., Katie S., & Rebecca W. on presenting your research at ASBMB 2018 in San Diego. Great job all!

January 20, 2018

Welcome Jon M.B., S. Kai K., Daryl K., Laura S., and Maddie C. to the group!

September 23, 2017

Congratulations to Veronica M., Hannah F., Hongwei Y., Jose G.H., Rebecca W., Elissa W., Yutong L., and Caitlin S. for presenting their summer research at the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference.

May 30, 2017

Summer research begins! Welcome Hannah F. to the group! Welcome back Rebecca W.! Summer group 2017: Jose G.H., Hannah F., Caitlin S., Yutong L., Elissa W., Hongwei Y., Rebecca W. & Veronica M.

May 20, 2017

Congratulations to Julie E., Meggie D. Hannah S., Arlene H., & David S. on graduating from Skidmore! Great work! Stay in touch!

January 17, 2017

We wish Emily W., Rebecca W., and Karli R. well as they are abroad this semester. We welcome Ayden Schattman, Jose G. Hernandez, Nicole Eckert, Yutong Li, Hongwei Yu, and Alicja Madloch to the group.

August 4, 2016

Congratulations to Karli R., Meggie D., Hannah S., and Caitlin S. on presenting their posters at the Skidmore Summer Faculty Student Research Program. Enjoy the rest of your summer and see you in the Fall! Great work!

July 1, 2016

Congratulations to Veronica M. and Emily W. on their presentations for the Five-Week Summer Research Symposium. Enjoy the rest of your summer and see you in the Fall! Great work!

July 1, 2016

The NSF RUI grant proposal to support the Bacilli asparagine project was funded.

May 31, 2016

Welcome to Caitlin Schroeder ('18) and Veronica Mierzejewski ('19) to the group this summer. Also, welcome back Hannah S. ('17). They will be joining Karli R. ('18), Emily Williams ('18), Meggie D. ('17) and David S. ('17) for summer research.

Sheppard Group

May 21, 2016

Congratulations to Ruth Allard and Miles Calzini on graduating. We wish you the best and hope you keep in touch.

January 17, 2016

We welcome Elissa Williams ('19) to the group and wish Julia E. ('17) a great semester abroad. Congratulations to Stephanie Z. on graduating a semester early.

January 13, 2016

Congratulations to lab alums, Nile N. ('15), Hannah R. ('15), M. Tarek I. ('15), Melanie F. ('16), and Denise G.('13), for their article being accepted in the Journal of Molecular Biology

Sept. 4, 2015

We welcome to the group Karli Rasmussen, Alex Smith, & Rebecca Wales.

August 7, 2015

Congratulations to Hannah Schapiro, Julia Erskine, Miles Calzini, Meggie Danielson, Ruth Allard, and David Sweezy on a great summer of research. We wish Hannah well on her travels to London this fall.

May 16, 2015

Congratulations to Nile Nair, Israel Da Silva, Tarek Islam, Hannah Raff, and Sarah Birdsall on graduating. We wish you the best and hope you keep in touch.

March 29, 2015

Great job Stephanie, Miles, Israel, Hannah, Tarek, Julia and Nile at the ASBMB undergraduate poster competition. Congratulations to Nile for earning honorable mention for his poster.

January 20, 2015

Welcome Sarah Birdsall, Arlene Hernandez, Hannah Schapiro, and Emily Williams to the group. We wish Ruthy Allard well as she is abroad for the semester.

January 10, 2015

The structure of the Pseudomonas transamidosome was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences with Dr. Sheppard as co-author.

September 22, 2014

Congratulations to lab alums Ariel Alperstein ('14), Brittany Ulrich ('12), Denise Garofalo ('13), and Ruth Dreisbach ('16) along with Hannah Raff on their article being accepted in PLOS One.

September 07, 2014

Welcome Ruth Allard and David Sweezy to the group. Also, welcome back Israel Da Silva.

August 1, 2014

Congratulations to Julia Erskine, Miles Calzini, Hannah Raff, Stephanie Zhen, Tarek Islam, and Nile Nair for their excellent presentations.

6 Students Summer 2014 Team

May 18, 2014

Congratulations to Ariel Alperstein, Mark Benhaim, and Stefani Mladenova on graduating! We will miss you and wish you all the best.

April 30, 2014

Ariel Alperstein and Mark Benhaim presented at Academic Festival. Great job!

March 24, 2014

Congratulations to Stefani Mladenova and lab alums Katy Stein ('13) and Lianne Bartlett ('11) on their article being accepted by FEBS Letters.

March 5, 2014

Congratulations to Stephanie Zhen for her Schupf Scholar award as well as Julie Erskine and Miles Calzini for their Summer Research Awards.

January 21, 2014

The Microbial Biochemistry Group welcomes Julie Erskine, Hannah Raff, Stefanie Zhen, and Miles Calzini.