The Carlson research group is highly multidisciplinary and members gain expertise in many areas including organic synthesis, mass spectrometry, probe and inhibitor design, chemical proteomics, metabolomics, microbiology, biochemistry, imaging and molecular and cellular biology.

Recent News

1/2024: Congratulations to Dani on passing her oral exam!

11/2023: The group painted turkeys together! See photo here!

11/2023: Welcome to three new chemistry graduate students, Jose, Deborah, and Umer! 

11/2023: Congratulations Stephanie on acceptance of her paper, "Penicillin-binding protein redundancy in Bacillus subtilis enables growth during alkaline shock” into Applied and Environmental Microbiology!

Recent Publication

Penicillin-binding protein redundancy in Bacillus subtilis enables growth during alkaline shock

Mitchell, S. M., Kearns, D. B. and Carlson, E. E. bioRxiv, 2023, 533529v1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2023, DOI: 0.1128/aem.00548-23


Research Directions

Carlson Lab Mission Statement

We believe that collaboration among people of all cultures, experiences, and backgrounds enhances science and contributes to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. We strive to promote a climate that celebrates our differences, dismantle racist and other discriminatory practices, and promote an environment where all have the opportunity to thrive. 

Learn more about the efforts of our department and Professor Carlson in a recent eNews article and on the committee website to promote a welcoming and safe environment to learn and perform research. 

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