Research in the Balskus Lab:

Discovering, Understanding, and Manipulating Microbial Chemistry


Latest Lab News

Shut the Sash Competition Winners!

March 6, 2016

The Balskus lab is the winner of the "Shut the Sash" Competition run by the Office of Sustainability!  Congratulations to all of the Balskus lab members for doing their part to help limit fume hood exhaust levels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more information on this great interdepartmental initiative, click here!

Pacifichem Poster Prize

January 6, 2016

Congratulations to Hitomi for winning a poster award at the 2015 Pacifichem conference! She presented her studies of the enzymes involved in cylindrocyclophane biosynthesis.

Congratulations Dr. Carolyn Brotherton!

December 9, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Carolyn Brotherton for successfully defending her thesis and becoming the first graduate of the Balskus lab. We're so proud of all of your accomplishments!