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Hans Smith and Chris Yoo Graduated from VT!

These fine young scientists have been with the lab for two years, and we are very proud of all they have accomplished!

May 2017

Our paper with the Verbridge lab is now on bioRxiv!

This study looks at how quorum sensing molecules affect the breast tumor microenvironment.

Read the Paper Here April 2017

Hans Smith chooses the University of Wisconsin for his doctoral studies!

After being accepted into muliple stellar programs, Hans has accepted an offer to join the Cellular and Molecular Biology program at Wisconsin Madison in the fall of 2017. Congratulations, Hans!

April 2017

Hans Smith is chosen as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society!

April 2017

Linda Allworth receives a SURF award from Virginia Tech to join The Slade Lab!

Linda, a rising junior, already had plans to join The Slade Lab, but now she can join earlier and get's paid for it!

March 2017

Paul Carlier and Daniel Slade highlighted in VT News

"Drug discovery researchers awarded grant to refine malaria drug"

Read more January 2017

Hans Smith recieves the James Lewis Howe Award from the ACS!

In 2017, The Virginia Blue Ridge Section of the American Chemical Society recognized Hans Smith of Virginia Tech and The Slade Lab for his outstanding achievements by a college senior. Congratulations Hans!

February 2017

Our work with Coy Allen highlighted in VT News

"Virginia Tech researchers help the body protect itself against inflammation and colon cancer"

Read more January 2017

The Slade lab receives an NIH R21/R33 grant with The Carlier lab at Virginia Tech

We will work to crystallize malarial enzymes that are drug targets.

December 2016

The Slade lab receives a grant from the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery (VTCDD)

December 2016

Ariana Umana joins the lab!

Meet Ariana December 2016

The Slade Lab is on it's first paper with The Allen Lab of Virginia Tech!

Studies examine the role of IRAK-M in mucosal defense.

Read the Paper Here November 2016

The Slade and Verbridge Labs receive a grant from ICTAS at Virginia Tech to support an REU on 3D tissue modeling of host-pathogen interactions

November 2016

Mike Casasanta was selected as the Virginia Tech representative to join the American delegation to the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting!

October 2016

Matt Howell joins the lab for the summer!

Matt is a rising senior at Wofford College with a triple major in Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. We thank generous philanthropic donations from Wofford College for making this possible.

May 2016

Daniel Slade is highlighed in a feature article in the 'Fralin Explorer' by Virginia Tech.

Read the Article Here May 2016

Chris Yoo is awarded the Bruce and Connie Anderson Scholarship from the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech for being the most outstanding rising senior!

May 2016

Mike Casasanta gives an amazing talk at the 7th Annual Southeast Enzymes Conference

April 2016

Hans Smith is awarded the William E. Newton Award for the most outstanding research by a junior biochemistry major at Virginia Tech!

April 2016

Hans Smith is awarded a SURF Fellowship to spend the summer at Scripps Florida!

He spent the summer in the lab of Katrine Carbstein.

March 2016

Alaa Ragab receives word she has earned a full scholarship to Princeton!

She is very excited to start in the fall in pursuit of a degree that will set her up to complete an M.D. in the future. Congratulations, Alaa!

March 2016

Pranay Singh has accepted an offer to become a Provost's Scholar at the University of Chicago in the fall of 2016!

Pranay will pursue multiple degrees with the goal of becoming a scientist physician. Congratulations, Pranay!

March 2016

Qiao Qiao Wang joins the lab!

Meet Qiao Qiao March 2016

Mike Casasanta wins first place for his poster at the 2015 Interdepartmental Microbiology Graduate Program Symposium.

December 2015

Blake Sanders joins the lab!

Meet Blake December 2015

Alaa Ragab joins the lab for the winter!

Alaa is a rising high school senior at the Governors school of math and science in Virginia.

November 2015

Jane Duncan Joins The Slade Lab as a Research Scientist!

September 2015

Lab hike up Dragons Tooth to celebrate Pranay Singh's last day.

August 2015

Pranay Singh joins the lab for the summer!

Pranay is a rising junior at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia.

June 2015

Chris Yoo joins The Slade Lab!

Chris is a rising junior at VT.

June 2015

Jessica Malc joins The Slade Lab!

Jessica is a rising sophomore at VT.

June 2015

Hans Smith joins The Slade Lab!

Hans is a rising sophomore at VT.

May 2015 2015

Hans Smith is awarded a SURF Fellowship by Virginia Tech and the Fralin Life Science Institute to spend the summer in The Slade Lab!

March 2015

Mike Casasanta joins the lab!

December 2014

The Slade Lab is founded at Virginia Tech!

August 2014
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