New Harki Group Members

The Harki lab welcomes three new members: Katherine Jones (left; Chemistry graduate student), Samantha Kennelly (middle: Medicinal Chemistry graduate student) and Sam Syberg (right; Chemical Engineering undergraduate student). Welcome to the team!

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:30am

Harki Lab Group Lunch - December 2017

End of the year group lunch. 

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Katherine JonesKatherine Jones joins the laboratory. Katherine is a 1st year graduate student in the Chemistry Ph.D. program. Welcome!



Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 5:45am

Ruben Eckermann goodbye lunch

Best wishes to postdoc, Ruben Eckermann, as he begins a new position at CPL Sachse in Berlin!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:30am

Jenna Thomforde joins the group for a research rotation. Welcome Jenna!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:00am

New Medicinal Chemistry graduate student Samantha Kennelly joins the group for a summer laboratory research rotation. Welcome Sam!

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:00am

ayoubLab technician Alex Ayoub begins graduate studies at the University of Michigan with a summer rotation in the Mapp lab. Good luck Alex!

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:45am

widenNew Ph.D. graduate John Widen begins postdoctoral studies with Professor Matthew Bogyo at Stanford University. Good luck John!

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:30am

Alex Ayoub joins the group as a Research Technician. Welcome Alex!

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 2:15pm

Best wishes to Stephanie Breunig as she begins graduate studies in Chemistry at Caltech this fall!

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

Congratulations to Stephanie Breunig for successfully defending her Senior Thesis in Chemistry "Synthesis of APOBEC3 Inhibitors Based on High-throughput Screening Hits, and a New Method for the Formation of [1,2,4]-triazolo-[3,4-b][1,3,4]-oxadiazoles."

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

Congratulations to the following students for winning summer research awards: Jordan Baur (Heisig/Gleysteen Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, UMN Chemistry), Caitlin Puro (Heisig/Gleysteen Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, UMN Chemistry - declined; DAAD award for research in Germany Summer 2016), and Hannah Skopec (Melendy/Peters' Summer Research Scholarship, UMN Pharmacy).

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

Congratulations to Stephanie Breunig for receiving an Honorable Mention from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program!

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

Best wishes to Dr. Maggie Olson and Dr. Nick Struntz as they begin postdoctoral studies. Maggie will pursue postdoctoral research in the Janda laboratory (Scripps) and Nick will become a member of the Koehler laboratory (MIT).

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 2:45pm

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Struntz for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis "Synthesis of photoresponsive nucleosides and their incorporation into oligonucleotides: Targeting androgen receptor and NF-kB transcription factors"!

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 2:30pm highlights our work with the Minnesota Breast Cancer Coalition. Click here for story.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:30pm

Welcome to new undergraduate researchers David Cullen and Caitlin Puro!

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:30pm

Congratulations to Dr. Maggie Olson for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis "High-throughput screening and chemical synthesis for the discovery of APOBEC3 DNA cytosine deaminase inhibitors"!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 2:30pm

Congratulations to Kellan Passow for being selected a Trainee for the NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant!

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:30pm

Congratulations to Chris Richards for being named a Trainee on the NIH-funded Institute for Molecular Virology Training Program!

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 2:30pm