Cianfrocco Lab News

Open positions available for undergraduates, graduate student, post-doctoral fellows excited to push the limits of science

We are always looking for new members to join our growing lab. Interested in protein structure? Motor proteins? Cryo-EM? Email Mike to learn more about the exciting opportunities in store!  

The Cianfrocco lab is a collaborative research team that fosters the growth of independent scientists for all career tracks - join us!


October 23, 2017 - COSMIC2 science gateway highlighted by Science Gateways Community Institute AND Mike gives a demo at the Science Gateways 2017 conference

Work from the lab in building a science gateway for cryo-EM - termed COSMIC2 - has been highlighted as 'poster child' for integrating big-data delivery into a web platform. Read more here. Mike is also giving a demo of the interface at the Gateways 2017 meeting this week on Oct. 25th. Go Mike! Read more about the demo here.


October 4, 2017 - Nobel prize for cryo-EM (!)

Mike & faculty Melanie Ohi write a brief overview of cryo-EM after the announcement of the Nobel Prize today.


July 5, 2017 - Tony joins the lab! 

We have our first official lab member - Tony Ludlam! His role will be staff scientist and lab manager as things get off the ground. He did his Ph.D. in the LSI, right next door to the Cianfrocco lab, in the lab of Zhaohui Xu. He has 10+ years of  biochemistry experience, and is also trained as an X-ray crystallography.  Welcome!


 July 1, 2017 - Cryo-EM summer course announced for University of Michigan

To help build the cryo-EM community at UM, Mike is teaching an informal summer course on basic TEM principles and sample preparation over 5 weeks from July to August. 

Learn more here.


May 1, 2017 - Our lab is hiring a lab manager / staff scientist.

We are hiring! Looking for a lab manager with extensive biochemical experience to help us set up and grow our research program. [This job posting is now closed]


April 25, 2017 - Announcing the Cianfrocco Lab! The newest member of the LSI and Michigan community 

We are excited to annouce that the newly minted Cianfrocco Lab is going to be come a member of the LSI and Michigan community! Being surrounded by world-class scientists and having access to a leading cryo-EM facility makes LSI that perfect place for us to put down our roots.