This is the homepage for James R. Horn's lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Northern Illinois University. Additional information can be found on J. Horn's department page and the contact and shipping page. J. Horn is also a faculty associate of the Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies at NIU
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Horn Lab News
January 2016: The Horn lab welcomes graduate students Dakota Grote to the lab.
January 2016: Congrats to Chris Smith on his accepted co-first author paper. This work, in collaboration with the Hofstetter group, examines the effect of site-directed, enzymatically-introduced, biotin labeling on the binding capacity of single domain VHH immunoaffinity columns link.
October 2015: Congrats to undergraduate James Gorman for being recognized as a finalist for the Lincoln Laureate Award
October 2015: Congrats to Sriram Jakkaraju for successfully defending his PhD!
Oct 3-6 2015 J. Horn serves as co-organizer and Joy Blain, Dionne Griffin, Kyle Mondron, and James Gorman attend and present their research at the 29th Annual Gibbs Conference on Biothermodynamics.
May 2015: The Horn lab welcomes graduate students Elif Seven and Hyeyoung Eom to the lab.
April 21 2015: Undergraduate research students Kyle Mondron, James Gorman, Matt Purcell, and Devon Boland present their research at NIU's Undergraduate Research Day.
April 2015: J. Horn receives an Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
April 2015: Congrats to Phumvadee (Beau) Wangtrakuldee for successfully defending her PhD!
December 2014: Our collaborative project with the Hagen and Meganathan labs was highlighted in the recent issue of Northern Now: Discovery of Small Molecules May Lead to Big-Time Remedies
October 2014: Our paper "Structural Basis of an Engineered Dual-Specific Antibody: Conformational Diversity Leads to a Hypervariable Loop Metal Binding Site" by Fanning, et. al., has been published in the special "Antibody" issues of Protein Engineering, Design and Selection
October 2014: The Horn lab welcomes Devon Boland and Matthew Purcell as Research Rookies.
August 2014: Our collaborative project with the Hagen and Meganathan labs was highlighted on NIUToday.