News

  • 05/2024: Zahrat wins a Poster Award at the RNA Society Meeting!
  • 05/2024: Fiona gives a talk at the RNA Society Meeting!
  • 05/2024: The lab visits our new home at Vanderbilt!!!
  • 04/2024: Katrin wins Outstanding Mentor Award from the Society of Research Fellow! Thank you!!!!
  • 04/2024: Fiona wins second place for her talk at Research Fest!
  • 02/2024: Gisselle Chavez joins the lab!
  • 02/2024: Andres Cuellar joins the lab!
  • 08/2023: Mindi Klaus wins a poster award at the NSF-REU symposium. Congratulations!!!
  • 08/2023: Fiona Fitgerald joins the lab as a postdoc! Welcome Fiona!
  • 07/2023: Yoon-Mo starts as Assistant Professor position at Hanyang University. Congratulations, Yoon-Mo!!!
  • 07/2023: Juan Colberg-Martinez joins the lab as a postbac student. Welcome Juan!
  • 06/2023: Mindi Klaus and Sierra Robinson join the lab as summer undergraduate students. Welcome!
  • 05/2023: Katrin is named a UF Research Foundation Professor
  • 02/2023: Zahrat El-Hassoun joins the lab as a postdoc! Welcome Zahrat!
  • 01/2023: Ebba wins a poster award at the RNA Biology Symposium!
  • 09/2022: Elise Brunk joins the lab as a technician. Welcome Elise!
  • 08/2022: Jaylin wins a poster award at the NSF-REU symposium. Congratulations, Jaylin!!!
  • 07/2022: Maha Altuwaijri joins the lab as a postbac fellow. Welcome Maha!
  • 06/2022: Jaylin Knight joins the lab as a summer undergraduate. Welcome Jaylin!
  • 06/2022: Melissa graduates and starts a position at LocanaBio. Congratulations, Melissa!!!
  • 02/2022: Katrin’s work on ribosome remodeling during stress is featured by UF Health News.
  • 01/2022: Haina graduate and starts a position at Arrakis. Congratulations, Haina!!!
  • 01/2019: Katrin was profiled in an RNA Society Spotlight
  • 11/2016: Katrin is named an HHMI Faculty Scholar!
  • 10/2016: Miriam Koch joins the lab!  Welcome Miriam!
  • 09/2016: Nickan Khoshnevis is born!  Congratulations Homa and Sohail!
  • 08/2016: Joanne Doherty joins the lab as Staff Scientist!  Welcome Joanne!
  • 07/2016: Graduate Student, Melissa Parker, joins the lab!  Welcome Melissa!
  • 10/2015: Jason Collins joins the lab!  Welcome Jason!
  • 08/2014: Goodbye to Hari as he accepts a position as Lecturer at Portland State University.
  • 07/2014: Welcome to rotation student Lizz Miguet!
  • 12/2013: Welcome to Scott Jones, new postdoc in the lab!
  • 09/2013: Homa’s work wins the best poster prize at the Research Fest!!
  • 07/2013: Homa’s work wins a prize at the ribosome meeting!!  CONGRATULATIONS!!
  • 06/2013: Welcome to Hari, our new post-doc in the lab!
  • 06/2013: Welcome to Katelyn Doxtader who joins us as a SURF intern this summer!
  • 04/2013: Max decides to join the lab!!
  • 04/2013: Sohail and Crystal’s paper on the cofactor-dependent specificity of a DEAD-box protein is published in PNAS.
  • 02/2013: Former student Beth Strunk wins a Jane Coffins Child Postdoctoral Fellowship!! AWESOME!!
  • 08/2012: Welcome to rotation student Max Ferretti!
  • 05/2012: Crystal receives her Ph.D.!! Congratulations, Dr. Young!!
  • 04/2012: Beth’s paper on a translation cycle in 40S maturation is accepted to Cell.
  • 03/2012: Megan Novak wins an NSF predoctoral fellowship award based on her summer work with us!
  • 08/2011: Beth receives her PhD!! Congratulations, Dr. Strunk!!
  • 08/2011: Darryl & Saundra’s Rcl1 paper published in JBC!
  • 08/2011: Beth’s structural paper is published in Science & featured in the Scripps news release.
  • 08/2011: Megan Novak presented her poster entitled “40S Maturation Requires Joining of 60S and a Subset of Translation Initiation Factors“ and took home first prize at the 2011 TSRI-Florida Summer Undergraduate Intern Research Poster Competition!
  • 05/2011: 2011 Welcome Megan Novak and Caroline Horrow, who join the lab as a Summer Undergraduate Intern and a Kenan Fellow, respectively. Get ready for a fun summer!!
  • 04/2011: Congratulations to Beth, who won first prize in the second annual Scripps Florida ResearchFest in the graduate division for her poster “Ribosome Assembly Factors Prevent Premature Translation Initiation by 40S Assembly Intermediates.”
  • 03/2011: Katrin has been promoted to Associate Professor!!
  • 01/2011: Research from the Karbstein Lab published in Scripps News & Views– Check it out!
  • 01/2011: Heather Woolls receives her Ph.D! Congratulations, Dr. Heather!
  • 01/2011: Allison Lamanna’s paper is on the cover of JMB!
  • 12/2010: Crystal Young’s paper is accepted at RNA!
  • 12/2010: Melody Campbell’s paper is accepted at PloS One!
  • 11/2010: Heather Woolls’s work is published in JMB!
  • 10/2010: Welcome to Joel Blanchard, our first Scripps rotation student!
  • 09/2010: Darryl Horn, our new post-doc, joins us from Antoni Barrientos’s lab at the University of Miami!
  • 07/2010: We have moved to sunny Florida!
  • 06/2010:  Allison got a job at Boston University!
  • 06/2010:  Beth presents a talk at the RNA society meeting!
  • 05/2010:  Melody receives her BS from U of M, and is promoted to lab technician!
  • 08/2009: Work from the lab has been published in PNAS!
  • 08/2009: The lab has been awarded a NIH R01 grant!
  • 08/2009: Congratulations to Crystal Young on receiving the Vaughn Symposium Travel Award!
  • 01/2009: The lab has been awarded a National Science Foundation career grant!
  • 12/2008: Welcome to our new Chemical Biology graduate student, Heather Woolls!
  • 11/2008: Congratulations to Crystal Young on receiving the Chemistry Research Excellence Award!
  • 09/2008: Welcome to our new post-doc, Hajeong Kim, who comes to us from Barbara Golden’s lab at Purdue!