Welcome new OS Lab members!
The OS Lab has grown quite a bit this past year, welcoming a new postdoctoral fellow, graduate student, and PharmD student. Dr. Tra-My Hoang joined the OS lab this fall after completing her Ph.D. studies in the lab of Dr. Paul Fey at the University of Nebraska. Tramy is studying the impact of the heme-responsive…
OS Lab Conferences 2018
The OS Lab has been traveling and sharing our science this summer! In June, the lab headed to beautiful Estes Park Colorado for the 62nd Annual Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology. This year’s conference was co-chaired by Erin Murphy (Ohio University) and Helen Wing (UNLV), who organized an amazing and diverse group of speakers!…
New publication from the OS Lab
Published May 2018 in the Journal of Bacteriology
UMB Commencement 2018
The OS Lab celebrated another doctoral degree last week at the UMB Graduate School Hooding Ceremony. Dr. Oglesby-Sherrouse had the privilege of “hooding” her third doctoral student, Dr. Louise Djapgne. Congratulations Dr. Djapgne!!
Luke Brewer to speak at 2018 conferences
Luke Brewer has been awarded a travel award to attend and present a short talk on his research at the Metabolism of Infectious Diseases Conference at Colorado State University! He will also be giving a short talk at the Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology. Congrats Luke!
Howard County high school student celebrates her research internship in the OS Lab
Our most recent high school intern, Amy Nackeeran, celebrated her accomplishments at a dinner last week with her two lab mentors, Cassie Nelson and Jonathan Gans. Amy’s project was aimed at determining how natural products could be combined with traditional antibiotics to combat P. aeruginosa infections. In true OS Lab fashion, she also studied how…
Postdoc position available to study sRNA-mediated iron regulation and pathogenesis
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC), invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work with Amanda Oglesby-Sherrouse, Ph.D, on a project funded by the National Institutes of Health. The successful candidate will conduct studies on a) the mechanisms of iron and heme regulation by the PrrF and PrrH small…
Congrats Dr. Djapgne!!!
We are happy to announce that Louise Djapgne has successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Mechanisms of PrrF-Mediated Iron Regulation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa“! Dr. Djapgne entered the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmacetical Sciences in 2012, after earning her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Dr. Djapgne is the 100th IMSD Meyerhoff…
Welcome Dr. Cassie Nelson to the OS Lab!
Dr. Cassandra (Cassie) Nelson began working as a postdoctoral researcher in the OS Lab in October. Cassie completed her doctoral training in the Biological Sciences Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in the fall of 2017. Using a combination of transcriptomics, microbial genetics and physiology, her dissertation work determined the physiological roles of…
Postdoctoral Positions in the OS Lab
POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS IN BACTERIAL PATHOGENESIS AND GENETICS The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC), invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work with Amanda Oglesby-Sherrouse, Ph.D, on a project funded by the National Institutes of Health. The successful candidate will conduct studies on a) the mechanisms of iron and heme…