Shukla Group@illinois

  • About
    The Shukla Group is located in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
    The Shukla group is focused on developing and using novel atomistic simulation approaches for understanding complex biological processes. The key areas of current interest include understanding behavior of key cellular signaling proteins involved in cancer for drug design & development, stress and energy signaling enzymes in plants etc. If you are interested in learning more about our research and available positions, please contact us!

Recent News

October 2017: Check out our recent paper on “Enhanced unbiased sampling of protein dynamics using evolutionary coupling information” in Scientific Reports. Congratulations Zahra and Alex!

August 2017: Zahra Shamsi wins the Graduate Teaching Award from the School of Chemical Sciences for her work as a teaching assistant for ChBE440 Process Control & Dynamics. Read the full news here.

July 2017: Our group has an open position for a postdoctoral fellow starting Fall 2017. See more details on our openings page!

June 2017:  Prof. Shukla features in the list of excellent Teachers for teaching undergraduate and graduate elective ChBE  478/594 DS.

October 2017: Shriyaa presented her work on ‘Optimal Probes’ at the Gracehopper Conference in Orlando. Congratulations Shriyaa!

September 2017: Check out Prof. Shukla’s interview about his role as a director for Girls Adventure in Mathematics Engineering and Sciences Camp. Congratulations to the entire GAMES team!

July 2017: Dr. Balaji Selvam wins one of three best poster awards at the Monsanto Research Symposium. Congratulations Balaji!

July 2017: Check our our latest paper in collaboration with Diao group on printable electronics technology published in Nature Communications. Congratulations Diao group and Chuankai!! Here is the link to the news about this article and the article on the nature website.

September 2017: Zahra is awarded the Hanratty travel grant to present her work at AIChE annual meeting in Minneapolis. Congratulations Zahra!

August 2017: Jiangyan passed her oral qualifying exam with flying colors. Congratulations Jiangyan!

July 2017: Check out our paper on Optimal probes algorithm for design of probes for DEER spectroscopy in the Journal of physical chemistry. Congratulations Shriyaa!

June 2017: Our group organized the Girls Adventure in Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences Camp for high school girls from across the country.

June 2017: Check out our recent paper on activation of plant kinases in Journal of biological chemistry!

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