April 14th, 2015: C&E News Features our Recent Technique That Adds Proteins To Membranes At Specific Sites And Times
March 18, 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow Roberto Brea wins prestigious Human Frontier Science Program Cross Disciplinary Fellowship
January 9, 2014: Outreach Effort with CREATE Featured On UC San Diego Website
Sept 15, 2013: Devaraj Lab selected to receive 2013 NSF CAREER award
The Devaraj Lab at UCSD focuses on the design of chemoselective reactions for addressing problems in bottom-up synthetic biology and molecular imaging.
Bioorthogonal Tetrazine-Mediated Transfer Reactions Facilitate Reaction Turnover in the Nucleic Acid-Templated Detection of microRNA, 2014, 136(52), 17942-17945, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
In situ Vesicle Formation by Native Chemical Ligation, 2014, 53 (51), 14102-14105, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
In-situ Synthesis of Alkenyl Tetrazines for Highly Fluorogenic Bioorthogonal Live Cell Imaging Probes, 2014, 53 (23), 5805-5809, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Live-Cell Imaging of Cyclopropene Tags with Fluorogenic Tetrazine Cycloadditions, 2012, 51(30), 7476-7479, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Metal-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Tetrazines Directly from Aliphatic Nitriles and Hydrazine, 2012, 51(21), 5222-5225, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Membrane Assembly Driven by a Biomimetic Coupling Reaction, 2012, 134(2), 751-753, J. Am. Chem. Soc.