Congratulations to Loren Hough, who received an NIH MIRA grant for new investigators. This 5-year, $1.8 million award will support his lab's research on tubulin tails. News coverage of this award has been posted at the physics department website.
The paper "Molecular determinants of tubulin’s C-terminal tail conformational ensemble" by Kathryn Wall, Maria Pagratis, Geoffrey Armstrong, Jeremy Balsbaugh, Eric Verbeke, Chad Pearson, and Loren Hough was accepted to ACS Chemical Biology .
Hui-Shun Kuan's paper "Phase-plane analysis of the totally asymmetric simple exclusion process with binding kinetics and switching between antiparallel lanes" was accepted for publication at Physical Review E .