Sept 2014 - ICP: Lab member Giomar Rivera-Cancel presented her structural and functional studies of a full-length light-activated histidine kinase at the 16th International Congress on Photobiology (meeting website).

Dec 2014 - ASCB: In an ASCB subgroup meeting comparing optogenetic and chemically-driven protein reagents, Kevin discussed the lab's efforts to engineer photoreceptors for use in a range of heterologous settings and applications (meeting website).

Mar 2015 - Keystone Optogenetics: The first Keystone Optogenetics meeting was held in Denver, Mar 12-16, 2015. Lab member Laura Motta-Mena presented a poster and Kevin spoke on recent lab developments, including application of EL222 to drive transcription in diverse eukaryotic systems (meeting website).

for June 24, 2018, as found in A Mohebbi and AJ Shaka, Chem Phys Lett 178(1991): 374:

"Extensive computer simulation and optimization were required to attack this recalcitrant problem."