July 7, 2018

Julie Sang from Centerville High School in Houston joined the Latham Lab for 5 weeks as part of the Welch Summer Scholar program. She worked closely with Zach (and Dr. Latham) studying two Rad50 mutants that have been found in cancer and became a pro at protein purific...

April 27, 2018

Navi became the first student to graduate from the Latham Lab! She successfully defended her master's thesis entitled: "Determination of Structure of Mre11-Rad50 Complex Bound to DNA Double Strand Break by NMR Spectroscopy."

We will miss seeing Navi in the lab every day...

April 10, 2018

Dr. Latham, Zach, Lili, Samiur, and Mahtab all hopped in a van and road-tripped to The Retreat at Artesian Lakes near Cleveland, TX to participate in this year's Texas Protein Folders and Function meeting April 13-15th. Dr. Latham gave a talk while the Zach, Lili, and...

November 1, 2017

Dr. Latham co-organized a symposium for the SWRM on structural biology which featured keynote presentations by Dr. John Tainer (MD Anderson, Houston, TX) and Prof. Ann McDermott (Columbia University, New York, NY). Navi, Samiur, Lili, and Zach each presented fantastic...

September 28, 2017

Stephen Azatian, an undergraduate student, has joined the lab this semester. We are happy to have you!

September 9, 2017

The Latham Lab received a TTU Presidents' Collaborative Research Initiative award for a proposal entitled "A Structural Basis for a Form of Mental Retardation." This is a collaborative grant with Drs. Clint MacDonald and Petar Grozdanov from TTUHSC (Lubbock, TX). This...

May 31, 2017

It's been a busy May for Kayleah! First she was recognized as an Outstanding Biochemistry Student at the Chemistry and Biochemistry department's annual awards banquet on May 1st. Then she graduated with her degree in Biochemistry from Texas Tech University on May 19th....

March 15, 2017

Tonight it was Navi Kaur's turn to represent the Latham Lab. She presented her work on a poster entitled "Determining the structure of Mre11-Rad50 complex bound to a DNA double strand break substrate by NMR spectroscopy." Well done, Navi!

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Texas Tech University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lubbock, Texas