Lab News

2022

2022-07-12 The Arbidol paper is published online as an Editor’s Choice article. Congratulations Zhenyu!

2022-07-09 The lab wishes Zhenyu farewell and welcomes Ed with a pool party!

2022-06-27 Zhenyu gives a talk and presents poster “Hemagglutinin stability determines influenza A virus susceptibility to a broad-spectrum fusion inhibitor Arbidol” at the Gordon Research Conference on Drug Resistance. Good job Zhenyu!

2022-06-16 Zhenyu’s Arbidol paper is accepted for publication by ACS Infectious Diseases. Great work Zhenyu! We look forward to seeing it online soon!

2022-05-22 Mengyang graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biology and Zhenyu walks for his belated 2020 graduation ceremony. Congratulations Mengyang and Zhenyu!

2022-05-13 The lab wishes Mengyang farewell and celebrates member’s successes with an ice-cream outing!

2022-05-10 Shivani receives a Jerome A. Schiff Undergraduate Research Fellowship to support her research on “Identification of Cellular Proteins Involved in Macropinocytosis”. Congratulations Shivani!

2022-05-05 Mengyang receives the Professor Dagmar Ringe Biochemistry Award for her senior honors thesis. Congratulations Mengyang!

2022-04-29 Mengyang defends her undergraduate thesis, wins high Honors for her research in the Ivanovic lab. Great job Mengyang!

2022-04-15 Mengyang is accepted into the BCMB Allied program at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. Congratulations Mengyang!

2022-03-25 The lab celebrates members’ recent successes with a bowling outing!

2022-03-11 Steven and Tijana travel to the Dickinson laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin to learn about their single-cell, single-molecule pulldown method. Steven presents his work on Ebolavirus to the Dickinson lab.

2022-03-09 Tijana gives an invited talk at the University of Texas at Austin.

2022-03-09 Anna receives a MRSEC Summer Materials Undergraduate Research Fellowship to support her research on “Investigating the effect of interactions between influenza A virus nucleoprotein and matrix protein on virion morphology”. Congratulations Anna!

2022-03-01 Tijana gives an invited talk at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

2022-02-15 Nick is accepted into the Biochemistry and Biophysics Ph.D. program at Brandeis University. Congratulations Nick!

2022-01-31 Zhenyu is accepted into the Virology Ph.D. program at Harvard University. Congratulations Zhenyu!

2022-01-12 The Arbidol paper is released on bioRxiv. Congratulations Zhenyu!


2021

2021-11-16 Tijana receives a Mathers Foundation grant. Congratulations Tijana!

2021-11-04 Zhenyu presents poster “Mechanisms of resistance to the small-molecule antiviral Arbidol” at the Tenth Annual Boston Symposium on Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry (BSOBC). Good job Zhenyu!

2021-09-01 Nick and Carol join the lab. Welcome Nick and Carol!

2021-08-05 Mengyang and Rebecca present posters at the Brandeis SciFest X. Good job Mengyang and Rebecca!

2021-07-01 Uddipan and Anna join the lab. Welcome Uddipan and Anna!

2021-05-06 Miranda defends her undergraduate thesis, wins highest Honors for her research in the Ivanovic lab. Congratulations Miranda!

2021-05-05 BrandeisNOW article “How we might banish the flu forever” describes the Ivanovic lab’s research on filamentous flu particles

2021-05-03 Miranda receives the Professor Dagmar Ringe Biochemistry Award. Congratulations Miranda! This award is given to a female Biochemistry senior who has an excellent record of undergraduate research and has been accepted into a PhD or MD/PhD program for the next year in some field of the biological or biochemical sciences.

2021-05-01 Mengyang wins the Blavatnik Summer Science Research Fellowship for summer of 2021. Congratulations Mengyang!

2021-04-29 Nature Microbiology News and Views article “Filamentous viruses prevail under pressure” summarizes the lab’s recently published filaments paper

2021-03-20 The filaments paper is published in Nature Microbiology!

2021-03-09 Rebecca receives a 2021 MRSEC Summer Materials Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Rebecca!

2021-02-23 Tijana gives a talk at the 2021 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium

2021-01-15 Melissa and Shivani join the lab. Welcome Melissa and Shivani!


2020

2020-08-11 Jonah and Steven join the lab. Welcome Jonah and Steven!

2020-07-08 Photonics Online article “Understanding Virus Mechanisms – One Particle At A Time” describes the Ivanovic lab’s use of TIRF to study membrane fusion and membrane penetration of individual virus particles

2020-06-28 Mengyang joins the lab. Welcome Mengyang!

2020-06-16 Brandeis Magazine article “Scientists Shift Their Focus to Join the Coronavirus Fight” describes the Ivanovic lab’s use of TIRF microscopy

2020-06-12 The Ivanovic lab is listed in Brandeis Alumni article “In a Time of Darkness, They Are Brandeis’ Brightest Lights”

2020-05-05 Zhenyu is awarded the Nathan O. Kaplan Prize in Biochemistry. Congratulations Zhenyu! The Kaplan award is given out each year to an outstanding undergraduate research student, in honor of Nathan O. Kaplan, a Brandeis Biochemistry professor from 1957-1967.

2020-04-29 Rebecca joins the lab virtually. Welcome Rebecca!

2020-04-09 BrandeisNow article “Brandeis researchers tackle COVID-19” describes research from the Ivanovic lab on COVID-19


2019

2019-11-14 The lab celebrates the filaments paper submission on bioRxiv. Congratulations Tian on your careful dissection of a flu’s unanticipated evolvability strategy! Congratulations Zhenyu, Meisui, and Erin!

2019-08-25 The first annual lab pool and barbecue party was a success!

2019-08-08 Zhenyu and Miranda present posters at the Brandeis SciFest IX. Good job Zhenyu and Miranda!

2019-06-21 The Ivanovic lab welcomes the newest member. Welcome to this world, Vanessa!

2019-04-05 Zhenyu wins a Provost’s URF grant for his research project in the lab. Congratulations Zhenyu!

2019-03-04 Miranda wins a MRSEC Summer Materials Undergraduate Research Fellowship to support her research in the lab on “Uncovering the Mechanism of Reovirus Uncoating by Molecular Chaperone Hsc70”. Congratulations Miranda!


2018

2018-08-11 The Ivanovic lab welcomes the newest member. Welcome to this world, Nikola!

2018-08-02 Dhruv, Miranda, and Devon present posters at the Brandeis ScieFest VIII. Good job Dhruv, Miranda, and Devon!

2018-04-30 Meisui defends her undergraduate thesis, wins highest Honors for her research in the Ivanovic lab. Congratulations Meisui! We are so proud of your successes! Have fun at the Harvard Medical School! We will miss you at the lab!

2018-06-01 Miranda and Erin join the lab. Welcome Miranda and Erin!

2018-02-28 Brandeis Magazine article “Novel Vaccine Research Is a Shot in the Arm” describes the Ivanovic’s use of TIRF microscopy to study viruses

2018-02-20 Zhenyu joins the lab. Welcome Zhenyu!


2017

2017-10-05 BrandeisNow article “The fight against flu” describes the focus of the Ivanovic lab’s research

2017-10-05 NIH Director’s high-risk research awards announced. Tijana wins a 2017 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (NIH Common Fund DP2). Congratulations Tijana!

2017-09-21 Lab lunch

2017-08-03 Meisui and Eli present posters at the Brandeis SciFest VII. Good job Meisui and Eli!

2017-06-01 Tian joins the lab. Welcome Tian!

2017-05-30 Elias starts QBREC Summer Research Project. Welcome Eli!

2017-04-26 Tijana and Ben Rogers win a Provost’s Research Award

2017-03-20 Meisui wins a 2017 MRSEC Summer Materials Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Meisui!

2017-02-24 Amal Rahmeh visits the lab and gives a talk for the Biochemistry and Biophysics Seminar Series


2016

2016-09-01 Meisui joins the lab. Welcome Meisui!

2016-01-01 The first day of the Ivanovic lab!


2015

2015-11-01 Tijana wins an NSF Brandeis BioInspired Soft Materials MRSEC Seed grant. Congratulations Tijana!