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Dedon Lab Group

The Dedon research group seeks to understand the chemical etiology of human disease, with the long-term goals of developing diagnostic tools and therapies. Using both data- and hypothesis-driven approaches, the research team develops ultra-sensitive bioanalytical tools to characterize and quantify normal and damaged biomolecules in cells and tissues and to interrogate biochemical networks and systems. The current research program has a broad theme of nucleic acid chemistry and biology with a focus on microbial pathogens, inflammation and cancer in four major projects:

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Congratulations to Erin on her new job!

Farewell to our visiting students Julie Candiracci, Carmen Navarro and Bo Cao!

Welcome to our new postdoc, Stefanie Kellner!

Dedon and Lescar awarded $250K SMART Innovation Grant for structure-based drug design

Dedon and McBee awarded $50K SMART Ignition Grant for developing and field-friendly immune surveillance device. Read more.

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