May 2017 Ping Gong won the first place in poster competition sponsored by ACS Biochemistry at the 10th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry and Biology Interface Symposium.  Christine Ott chaired the morning plenary session of the symposium.

Mar 2017 Harrison Greenberg and Rebecca DiBona were selected for the 2017 CHEM/BIOC Summer Science Scholars. Harry received Undergraduate Research Program Fellowship and Becca received Plastino Fellowship. Congratulations to Harry and Becca!

Feb 2017 Rebecca DiBona joined our group. Rebecca is a undergraduate student majoring in Biochemistry.


Nov 2016 Esra Oktay joined the group as a graduate student.

Oct 2016 Weijun Gui, Prajwal Paudel, Siqi Shen successfully passed the candidacy meeting. Congratulations to all of them.

May 2016 Our paper ‘Chemical Protein Ubiquitylation with Preservation of the Native Cysteine Residues‘ was published online in ChemBioChem.

Jan. 2016 Harrison Greenberg joined the Zhuang group. Harry is currently a undergraduate student at UD.


Dec. 2015 Christine Banos and Gregory Davidson joined the Zhuang Group. Christine and Greg are first year graduate students in the department.

Aug. 2015 Professor Zhuang gave a talk entitled ” Investigating deubiquitination with DUB-specific probes” in the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting.

Mar. 2015 Clarke Snell was selected as a 2015 Summer Scholar at the University of Delaware.


Dec. 2014 Prajwal Paudel, Siqi Shen and Weijun Gui joined the Zhuang group. Prajwal, Siqi and Weijun are first year graduate students in the department.

Dec. 2014 Dr. Libo Yuan joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Yuan received his Ph.D. in Chemical Biology at Wuhan University.

Sep. 2014 Prof. Zhuang talked about the research supported by the American Cancer Society in a radio interview broadcasted in 1450 WILM Newsradio.

Apr. 2014 Matt Urban gave an oral presentation at the 2014 national ASBMB meeting in San Diego. Matt also received the NSF Student Research Travel Award.


Dec. 2013 Jason Cargill joined the Zhuang group. Jason is a first year graduate student with a concentration in Biochemistry.

Sep. 2013 Clarke’ Snell joined the Zhuang group. She is a undergraduate Biochemistry student in the NUCLEUS program.

Apr. 2013 Kun Yang gave an oral presentation at the 5th Biennial Northeast Regional IDeA Conference and the talk was well received.

May 2013 Matt Urban was selected as a HHMI Summer Scholar in 2013. Gregory Davidson joined the lab as an undergraduate student in biochemistry.

Feb. 2013 Christine Ott and Aditi Khankhoje joined the Zhuang group. Christine is a CBI (Chemistry and Biology Interface) student with a concentration in Biochemistry.