Invited Presentations


The Scripps Research Institute, FL Research Fest 2016

Biosynthesis of the antibiotics platensimycin and platencin.  October 2016.

The Scripps Research Institute, FL Research Fest 2015

Bioengineering and combinatorial chemistry generate novel and biologically active platensimycin and platencin analogues.  October 2015.

University of Utah Molecular Biology/Biological Chemistry Program Alma Mater Recruitment

The promiscuity of aromatic prenyltransferases: SirD and DMATS.  October 2012 at Walla Walla University.

University of Utah Biological Chemistry Program Recruitment Weekend

The promiscuity of aromatic prenyltransferases: SirD and DMATS.  February 2012 at University of Utah.

Walla Walla University Biology/Chemistry Department Colloquium

A novel genome demethylation pathway involving 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine and TGFβ.  October 2007.


Contributed Abstracts


SIMB Natural Product Discovery and Development in the Genomic Era

A rare ether-catalyzing cytochrome P450 in the biosynthesis of platensimycin.  January 2018

2017 Annual Beckman Symposium

Engineering structural diversity into the platensimycin and platencin natural products.  August 2017

SIMB Annual Meeting 2017

Biosynthesis of platensimycin and platencin: why use one enzyme when you can use two, or four?  August 2017

241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society

Biochemical characterization of a tyrosine O-prenyltransferase.  March 2011.