August 15, 2018

Vanessa is awarded an R35 to continue investigating natural product characterization in the context of infectious disease. This will involve a mixture of mass spec method development, metabolite isolation, and mechanistic work.

Vanessa's Secondary Appt in Immunology and Microbiology is Approved

July 25, 2017

The Immunology and Microbiology Department in the School of Medicine approved Vanessa's secondary appointment.

1st Annual Phelan Lab BBQ

July 23, 2017

Mattie hosted the Phelan lab for our first lab BBQ.

Review with the Lozupone lab published

July 14, 2017

Review discussing the integration of microbiome and metabolome data published in Translational Research.

Ryan Leaves for Position at Shimadzu

July 14, 2017

Congrats, Ryan! Best of luck at your new position.

Matt McCoo Joins!

July 05, 2017

Matt McCoo, an undergraduate student in the CUrehs program, joins for a year research internship. He will be working on discovering antibiotics from cave bacteria with activity against ESKAPE pathogens. Welcome Matt!

Dustin and Rachel Join!

July 01, 2017

After successful rotations, Dustin and Rachel officially join the Phelan lab. Dustin is from the Toxicology Program in the School of Pharmacy. His research will focus on host-microbe interactions. Rachel is from the Microbiology Program in the School of Medicine. Her research will focus on the effect of environment on biofilm development. Welcome! We're excited to have you.

Britney Returns for Summer Research

June 12, 2017

Our high school researcher, Britney, returns to the lab to continue investigating how soil microbes interact.

ALSAM Therapeutic Innovations Grant Awarded

January 18, 2017

The Phelan lab was awarded one of four inaugural Therapeutic Innovation grants by the ALSAM Foundation to interrogate the role of clinical therapy in the development of microbiome dysbiosis.

Holiday Bowling with the Reisdorph Lab

December 15, 2016

The Phelan lab celebrated the holidays by bowling with the Reisdorph lab. Happy Holidays everyone!

Natural Products as Mediators of Disease published

November 22, 2016

Vanessa and co-worker's review discussing the role of natural products in human diseases was published in Natural Product Reports.

Britney's Final Poster

November 10, 2016

Britney presented her work in poster form during the Internship Showcase. She did a wonderful job explaining the research she did.

Welcome Britney!

September 12, 2016

Britney joins the lab as a part of the Denver Student Training in Research Science for high school students.

Welcome Ryan!

September 12, 2016

Ryan joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Researcher.

Welcome Mattie!

July 18, 2016

Mattie joins the lab as a Professional Research Assistant.

The Phelan Lab Opens

March 01, 2016

The lab officially opens in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Colorado, Denver on the Anshutz Medical Campus. :)

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