First author Andrew!

I know it’s been a long time since Andrew posted here, so I thought I’d take the initiative and post the news that Andrew is now a First Author on a paper just accepted by JACS!! A happy upturn in the horse latitudes of research!

edit: Detection of Sequence-Specific Protein-DNA Interactions via Surface Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering

4 Responses to “First author Andrew!”

You’re sweet, Meg. 🙂

I was going to wait until the article was actually up (Friday or next week), so I could share a link to it. But you’re right, I’m very excited– the end is in sight, so to speak.

The actual article is a “communication”, which means that it’s only 2 pages (plus 11 or so pages of supporting information), and shows the results of a limited subset of experiments, rather than an extended study. Viewed solely in terms of getting out the door, it’s not as big a deal as a full article– but it’s good science, with neat results, in a good journal, and it establishes me and our lab in this area. So yay.

Now, I need to get cracking. I need two or three more full articles– but the good news is that there are a lots of neat questions I can explore in my project, and in the next few months, lots of avenues will open up as I finish getting groundwork in place.

Once the article is up, I’ll link to it, and maybe do a ‘layman explanation’.

Paradoxdruid - October 31st, 2007 at 1:11 pm

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! Congratulations Andrew! Glad the hard work is finally paying off!

Mallorn - November 1st, 2007 at 11:14 am

hey Andrew~

for both the engagement of you and Teisha and for this paper as well. ^o^
and seriously, did you guys actually engaged at the day of Halloween itself or it was just the time that the news was announced? I was just curious.
I am so happy for you guys =)

keep up the good work~!

amy - November 4th, 2007 at 5:03 am

The article is live on the Articles ASAP site on JACS:
Detection of Sequence-Specific Protein-DNA Interactions via Surface Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering!

I’ll edit Meg’s post to add the link, for future posterity (people tend not to read comments when they look at archived posts).

Paradoxdruid - November 7th, 2007 at 9:14 am

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