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Biochemistry M.S. Outcome Data
students and professors at convocation

Annual Reviews

The following table shows the number of M.S. students who participated in annual reviews each during each of the last three academic years.

 

Number of M.S. students in Program required to complete Annual Review

Number of M.S. students who participated in an Annual Review

2019-20

5 5

2018-19

4 4

2017-18

4 4

Oral and Poster Presentations

 

The number of students who took the Seminar Course (CHEM 7800) is provided in the table under Coursework. 

The following table provides information about the number of presentations (oral and poster) given at conferences and professional meetings that included M.S. students as authors during the last three years.

 

Number of oral presentations at conferences or research meetings with one or more MS student authors

Number of poster presentations at conferences or research meetings with one or more MS student authors

2020

 0

 2

2019

0

1

2018

0

1

2020 M.S. Student Poster Presentations

Hayden Kallas, Nick Dickenson. Investigations into N2 Inhibition in Nitrogenase. 2020 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat at Utah State Univeristy in Logan, Utah.

Hannah Domgaard, Christian Cahoon, Matt Armbrust, Val Crowley, Josie Metcalf, Carley Smith, Ryan Jackson. Determining the activity and function of the Type IV-A CRISPR associated Helicase DinG. 2020 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

2019 M.S. Student Poster Presentations


Jenna Bouvang, Nick Dickenson. 
Comparative Biophysical Characterization of T3SS Translocon Proteins from Salmonella and Shigella Provide Insight into Host Membrane Disruption.2019 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

2018 M.S. Student Poster Presentations

Jamie Burgess, Robert Burgess, Nick Dickenson. Spa47 Oligomerization Plays a Key Role in ATPase Activation and Function in the Shigella TypeIII Secretion System.American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Meeting.

Publications

 

The following table provides information about the number of publications with M.S. student authors during 2018 and 2019.

 

Number of publications with one or more MS students as authors

2020

 2

2019

2

2018

1


2020 M.S. Student Publications


Bryant Chica, Jesse Ruzicka, Hayden Kallas, David W. Mulder, Katherine A. Brown, John W. Peters, Lance C. Seefeldt, Gordana Dukovic, and Paul W. King (2020) "Defining Intermediates of Nitrogenase MoFe Protein during N2 Reduction under Photochemical Electron Delivery from CdS Quantum Dots", Journal of the American Chemical Society 142 (33), 14324-14330.

Katherine A. Brown, Jesse Ruzicka, Hayden Kallas, Bryant Chica, David W. Mulder, John W. Peters, Lance C. Seefeldt, Gordana Dukovic, and Paul W. King (2020) "Excitation-Rate Determines Product Stoichiometry in Photochemical Ammonia Production by CdS Quantum Dot-Nitrogenase MoFe Protein Complexes", ACS Catalysis 2020 10 (19), 11147-11152

2019 M.S. Student Publications


Taylor, H.N., Warner, E.E., Armbrust, M.J., Crowley, V.M., Olsen, K.J., Jackson, R.N. (2019) “Structural basis of Type IV CRISPR RNA biogenesis by a Cas6 encoribonuclease.” RNA Biology, 16:10, 1438-1447.

Soundararajan, M., Ledbetter, R., Kusuma, P., Zhen, S., Ludden, P., Bugbee, B., Ensign, S.A., Seefeldt, L.C. (2019) "Phototrophic N2 and CO2 Fixation Using a Rhodopseudomonas palustris-H2 Mediated Electrochemical System with Infrared Photons." Front. Microbiol. 10:1817.

2018 M.S. Student Publications

Morales, Y., Olsen, K.J., Bulcher, J.M., Johnson, S.J. (2018) “Structure of frequency-interacting RNA helicase from neurospora crassa reveals high flexibility in a domain critical for circadian rhythm and RNA surveillance.” PLoS one, 13(5): e0196642. 

Thesis Defenses

 

The following table provides information about the number of thesis defenses during the last three academic years.

 

Number of M.S. students who undertook a thesis defense

Number of M.S. students who passed the thesis defense

Number of M.S. students who left the program due to failure to pass the thesis defense

2019-20

4 4 0

2018-19

1 1 0

2017-18

0 0 0