Former postdoc Priyanka Prakash started a new post as Institute Research Investigator, Institute of Applied Cancer Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Congratulations!
Chase Hutchins joins the goup for his PhD thesis work on molecular simulations of protein-membrane interactions. Welcome Chase!
Mussie's first paper since joining our group has been accepted for publication in J Phys Chem. The paper describes the role of membrane asymmetry on KRAS-bilayer interactions. Congratulations!
Vinay Nair accepted a postdoctoral position at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and will start his next endeavor next week. Farewell, and we wish him success!
Xiaowen Liang joined our laboratory as a Research Scientist. Welcome!
Vinay Nair successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr Nair!
Chase Hutchins joined our group for his second rotation. Welcome Chase!
Dr Michael McCarthy, a former Gradaute Student in our group, is now Senior Research Scientist of Computer Aided Drug-Design at Arvinas.
Congratulations to Violetta Burns on her award of a postdoctoral fellowship from the CPRIT-funded Computational Cancer Biology Training Program.
Our lab received an RO1 award from the NIH to work on the dynamics of lipid-anchored proteins (the application has recieved a 4% score).
Our Anton2 computational resources renewal application has received the full award of 460,000 MD Units.
Our paper on the determinants of membrane orientation dynamics of lipidated small GTPases published in JACS Au
We welcome Postdoctoral Fellow Violetta Burns to the group!
Dr Suparna Sarkar-Banerjee, a former Postdoctoral Fellow in our group, started a new position as Scientist, Discovery Technologies at Loxo Oncology at Lilly.
Vinay's paper on the role of monoubiquitination on KRAS structure and dynamics accepted for publication in JPCB. Congratulations!
Mussie Aray Joins our group. Welcome Mussie!
A collaborative paper with the Zhang group published in PNAS.
Jacob Jakubec Joined our group. Welcome Jacob
Priyanka Prakash moved on to an exciting positon with the RAS Initiative at the Frederick National Laboratory. Congratulations Pri!
A collaborative paper with the Jayaraman group published in PNAS. Congratulations Ryan and Co!
Pri's paper published in JPCB. Congratulations!
The Gorfe Lab is awarded a three-year CPRIT grant to fund their Drug Development Project.
Our papers with former colleagues Abdallah Sayyed-Ahmad and Kwang-Jin Cho published in JPCB and Small GTPases, respectively. Congratulations!
Amit Gupta accepted a position at the University of Houston. Congratulations!
Amit, Xu and collaborators' paper accepted for publication in Chem Biol Drug Des. Congratulations!
Mike, Cynthia and collaborators' paper accepted for publication in ACS Omega. Congratulations!
Xubo's paper accepted in JPCB. Congratulations!
Pri, Doug and collaborators' paper accepted for publication in BJ. Congratulations!
Pri's paper accepted for publication in Sci Rep. Congratulations!
Awarded: ANTON2 competitive renewal application for Computational Resources.
Vinay Nair awarded CPRIT Innovation for Cancer Prevention Research Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations!
Vinay Nair has been awarded GSBS and CCAE travel awards. Congratulations!
Awarded: XSEDE competitive renewal application for Computational Resources.
Awarded: 2017/2018 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award!
Xubo's paper accepted for publication in PCCP. Congratulations!
Gorfe and Hancock awarded a multi-PI RO1 grant from the NIH.
Xubo's paper accepted for publication in BJ. Congratulations!
Suparna Sarkar-Banerjee accepted a new position at Rice University. Congratulations!
Mike McCarthy successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Mike!
A paper by Suparna, Abdallah and Pri accepted for publication in JACS. Congratulations!
Xubo Lin accepted a faculty position at Beihang University in Beijing. Congratulations Xubo!
Nabina successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations!
Abdallah and Pri's paper accepted in Proteins. Congratulations!
Welcome to Vinay and Zuhal!
Abdallah's paper accepted in JCTC. Congratulations!
Amit Gupta awarded a CPRIT Computational Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations!
We welcome graduate students Vinay Nair and Zuhal Ozcan to the group!
Pri, Abdallah and Jin's paper accepted in Sci Rep. Congratulations!
Yong and Pri's paper published in Cell. Congratulations!
News Release from the UTHealth Communications Office upon the paper's publication on December 29, 2016 and a
Xubo's paper accepted in JPCB. Congratulations!
Xubo's paper accepted in FEBS Letters. Congratulations!
We welcome our new colleague Dr Cynthia Pagba, who comes to us from Georgia Tech.
Awarded: 2016/2017 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award!
Congratulations to Pri on her first place Dean’s Excellence in Research Postdoctoral Award
Congratulations to Mike McCarthy on his award winning presentation at the CRB retreat.
Abdallah's accepted in JPCB. Congratulations!
Pri's paper published in BJ, and is highlighted as “New and Notable”; see the accompanying article by Prof M. Buck and colleagues
Xubo's paper published in BJ. Congratulations!
Mike and Pri's review article published in ABBS. Congratulations!
Pri and Abdallah's paper published in PLoS Conput Biol. Congratulations!
Graduate student Nabina Paudyal joins our group. Welcome!
Cover image in Proteins. Congratulations, Pri!
Welcome to John Rogers and Kalkidan Getahun, who will do summer research in our group.
Welcome to our new colleagues Amit Gupta and Suparna Sarkar!
Congratulations to Zhenlong Li, who is now Research Associate at Cornell University.
Abdallah Sayyed-Ahmad rejoins our group as a Research Scientist. Welcome!
Xubo Lin joins our group for his postdoctoral training. Welcome!
Feature Article on work from our group at the Texas Advanced Computing Center Website
Congratulations to Priyanka Prakash on winning -- for the third year in a row -- an award for her poster presentation at the 18th Sealy Center Structural Biology Symposium in Galveston, TX.
We welcome Michael McCarthy, who joins the group for his PhD thesis on structure-based drug design combining experimental and computational approaches.
Harrison Hocker accepted a position at GE Capital in New Orleans, LA.
Michael McCarthy joins our group for his third rotation. Welcome!
Harrison Hocker successfully defended his PhD thesis on 2/24/2014.Congratulations!
Congratulations to Priyank Prakash on winning second place award in the Keck Annual Research Confernece poster competition.
Congratulations to Harrison Hocker on winning third place award in the GSEC poster competition at the Medical School Retreat.
Alex Gorfe profiled on the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology website
Awarded: 2012/2013 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award.
Nandini Rambahal successfully defended her masters thesis on May 28. Congratulations!.
Congratulations to Priyanka Prakash and Zhenlong Li on their first and second place awards for their poster presentation at this years Sealy Center Structure Biology Symposium in Galveston.
Congratulations to Harrison Hocker on his second place win for best graduate student oral presentation at this year's CRB retreat.
Congratulations to Zhenlong Li on his second place win for best postdoc oral presentation at this year's CRB retreat.
Drew Dolino joins our group as rotation student. Welcome Drew!.
Congratulations to Lorant Janosi, a former postdoc in the lab, on his appointment as Senior Researcher at the National Institute for Research and Development of Isotope and Molecular Technologies of Romania.
Kelsey Maxwell joins our group for her second rotation. Welcome Kelsey!.
Congratulations to Harrison and Nandini on winning GSBS travel awards to present their work at the upcoming American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans.
Congratulations to Zhenlong on his UTHealth Innovation for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowship award (sponsored by CPRIT).
Congratulations to Nandini on winning a travel award from the Biophysical Society to present her work at the next BPS meeting in Philadelphia.
Congratulations to Zhenlong on winning a prize for his poster presentation at the 22nd Keck Annual Research Conference in Houston.
Congratulations to Priyanka on her postdoctoral fellowship award from the Computational Cancer Biology Training Program (sponsored by CPRIT)
Congratulations to Nandini on winning a fellowship from the NBCR Summer Institute and her third place poster award
An RO1 award from the NIH for our "protein nanoclustering" project
Our group's research activities highlighted in the IBP Newsletter (newsletter is no longer available)
Congratulations to Harrison and Nandini on their GSBS travel award.
Congratulations to Hualin, Zhenlong and Priyanka who have won awards for their poster presentation at the Sealy Center Structural Biology Symposium in Galveston!
Hualin Li joins us as postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Hualin!
Priyanka P. Srivastava successfully defended her thesis at IIT Kanpur.
Priyanka rejoins our group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Pri!
Welcome to Nandini Maharaj, who joins our group as a graduate student.
Congratulations to Harrison Hocker on winning the GCC-Pharmacological Sciences Training Program grant.
We welcome Ming Han to the group.
We welcome Zhenlong Li to the group.
We welcome Priyanka P. Srivastava to the group
Congratulations to Lorant Janosi, who has moved on to the University of Cagliari with the prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship.
Congratulations to Abdallah Sayyed-Ahmad, who has moved on to his new position as Assistant Professor of Physics at Birzeit University.