Fall 2018

- our new paper "Ultralarge Modulation of Fluorescence by Neuromodulators in Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with Self-assembled Oligonucleotide Rings" is accepted in Nano Letters
- Tadeusz and Prof. Vukovic present at the ACS Fall Meeting


Spring 2018

- the group gets awarded the computation time on Blue Waters supercomputer!
- our review "Computational Studies of Micellar and Nanoparticle Nanomedicines" is accepted in Chemical Society Reviews
- a new collaborative paper is accepted in the Chemical Communications
- Nature Materials News & Views highlights our collaborative paper: Antimicrobials: Broad-spectrum antivirals
- Science highlights our collaborative paper: The art of empty space


Fall 2017

- congratulations to Suresh on our new paper accepted in the ACS Central Science!
- two new collaborative papers are accepted in Science and Nature Materials!


Spring 2017

- Suresh presents at the Biophysical Society Meeting, and Ali gives two talks at the ACS Spring Meeting
- a new collaborative paper is accepted in PNAS!

Fall 2016

- the group gets awarded the computation time on Anton2!

- a new collaborative paper "Formation of apoptosis-inducing amyloid fibrils by tryptophan" is accepted in Isr. J. Chem.

Summer 2016

- Prof. Vukovic presents group's research at the University of Goettingen, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, and the Gordon Research Conference on Bioinspired Materials.

04/2016

- our collaborator, Prof. Markita Landry, visited us and gave an exciting talk "The Power of Near-Infrared Light for Biological Detection"

03/2016

- Prof. Vukovic attends 2016 NSF Chemistry Early Career Investigator Workshop
- two new papers are accepted in JACS and J. Phys. Chem. B!

02/2016

- Prof. Vukovic attends Biophysical Society 2016 Meeting and presents her research on "Recognition of poly-ubiquitins by the proteasome through protein re-folding guided by electrostatic and hydrophobic interactions"
- our first group workstation is assembled and running!


- Dr. Suresh Gorle joins the group as a postdoctoral researcher. Welcome, Suresh!

01/2016

- first graduate students join the group. Welcome, Ali and Parth!
- Prof. Vukovic officially joins UTEP Chemistry



07/2015 - New paper is accepted in Nucleic Acids Research

06/2015 - New paper is in press in Structure

06/2015 - Prof. Vukovic attends GRC on Nucleic Acids and presents a poster on "Molecular Mechanism of Processive 3' to 5' RNA Translocation in the Exosome Complex"

04/2015 - Dr. Vukovic accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at UTEP! The group officially starts in January 2016

04/2015 - New paper is in press in J. Phys. Chem. C