Understanding molecular functions at the single-molecule scale

Single-molecule imaging platforms
Single-molecule imaging platforms

Extrinsic imaging contrast agents
Extrinsic imaging contrast agents

Single-molecule imaging platforms
Single-molecule imaging platforms

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Welcome to the Blanchard Lab at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Our mission is to develop novel approaches, including single-molecule fluorescence imaging methods, to examine conformational and compositional processes critical to the functions of biological systems.

News & Events

June 1, 2019: The Blanchard lab moves to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN to advance their research!!

May 2019: Congrats Justin Morse on your successful PhD thesis defense!

April 2019: Congratulations Chad Kurylo for successfully defending your PhD thesis! Good luck in your pursuits at Cornell's SC Johnson College of Business!

July 2018: Lab outing to celebrate Manuel Juette's new position at Charite University, Berlin

October 2017: Lab hike at Breakneck Ridge!

July 2017: Welcome to the Blanchard lab Jake Batchelder, IMP graduate student at Weill Cornell Medicine!

June 2017: Welcome to the Blanchard lab Emily Rundlet, TPCB graduate student! 

June 2016: Welcome to the Blanchard lab Gabriel Fitzgerald, PBSB graduate student at Weill Cornell Medicine!

June 2016: Congratulations! Mike Wasserman elects Post-Doctoral Research position in Dr. Shixin Liu's laboratory at Rockefeller University.

May 2016: Congratulations! Chad Kurylo awarded Weill Cornell Medicine Graduate Student Fellowship for excellence in research.

April 2016: Congratulations! Qinsi Zheng elects Post-Doctoral Research Position in Dr. Robert Singer's laboratory at Janelia Research Campus.

May 2016: Congratulations! Ben Burnett successfully defends his PhD Thesis research on the role of Elongation Factor Ts in translation regulation.

December 2015: Lab party at Paulaner!

December 2015: Qinsi Zheng successfully defends his PhD thesis research, "Self-Healing" Organic Fluorophores for Single-Molecule Microscopy and Spectroscopy". Congrats Qinsi!!

September 2015 - Angelica and Scott presented the manuscript, "Functional Dynamics within the Human Ribosome Regulate the Rate of Active Protein Synthesis" at the EMBL Translation Control meeting in Heidelberg.

 

June 2015: Welcome to the Blanchard lab Justin Morse, PBSB graduate student at Weill Cornell Medicine!

April 2015 - We have moved! We are now located on the 15th floor of the new Belfer Research Building.

Sep. 2014 - Angelica, Mike, and Ben present posters at the CSHL Translational Control meeting. 

July 2014 - Nurunisa Akyuz successfully defends her PhD thesis research, "Transport Dynamics in a Glutamate Transporter Homologue". Congrats Nurunisa!!

June 2014 - Mike Wasserman successfully defends his PhD thesis research, "Allosteric Control of the Ribosome by Small-Molecule Antibiotics". Congrats Mike!! 

 

May 2014 - Ben Burnett makes this website for the group. Thank you Ben!!