Scherer Group News

Fleming Symposium

Fleming Symposium

Prof. Scherer is selected to give a talk at UChicago’s symposium in honor of Prof. Graham Fleming’s 70th birthday.

Hired!

Post-doc Dr. Xiaolei Wang starts her new job as a Research Scientist with the Light Microscopy Core Facility at Duke University!

Dean’s Advisory Council- Biophysics Rep

HerStory Outreach

Graduate student Elizabeth White was one of the event organizers for the annual HerStory: Famous Women in Science History at the Museum of Science and Industry. Great work!

Dean’s Advisory Council- Biophysics Rep

Fellowship

Graduate student Elizabeth White is awarded a John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship from her undergraduate institution Amherst College.

New Graduate Student

New Graduate Student

1st year chemistry graduate student Shiqi Chen officially joins for the the lab. Welcome! He is a joint student with Andrew Ferguson in IME.

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Graduate student Nolan Shepherd leaves the lab. He’ll be moving next door to start his job as the Assistant Lab Director for the teaching labs. See you around!

Hired

Post-doc Dr. Yucal Yifat leaves the lab to start his new job in Israel. He’ll be working in a start-up.

Defense

Graduate student Nolan Shepherd successfully defends his thesis titled “Manipulating Electromagnetic Fields in Colloidal Metal Nanoparticle Systems”.

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Hired!

Post-doc Dr. Delphine Coursault leaves the group to join the faculty at University of Bourdeaux as an Assistant Professor!

Congrats!

Post-doc Dr. Itay Gdor leaves to start his new job as a scientist in Israel!

Welcome

REU visiting student Emma Simmerman joins us from CU Boulder for the summer

Welcome

High school student Ruxandra Nicolae joins us for the summer from the Lab Schools to work on microtubule analysis.

Beckman Scholar

Beckman Scholar

Undergraduate student Theresa Haunold is selected as a 2018 Beckman Scholar at UChicago to continue her research over the summer. Congrats Theresa!

Conference

Conference

Lab members Dr. Yuval Yifat, Dr. Xiaolei Wang, Dr. Itay Gdor, and John Parker visit sunny San Francisco to present talks at the SPIE conference.

Welcome

Undergraduate student Grace Liu joins the lab as a visiting student this quarter

Hired!

Graduate Student Dr. Pat Figliozzi leaves the lab to start his new jobs as a junior data scientist at Allstate!