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McLaughlin KJ. Developing a macromolecular crystallography driven CURE. Struct Dyn. 2021 Mar 30;8(2):020406. doi: 10.1063/4.0000089. PMID: 33834085; PMCID: PMC8012065.

Rodarte JV*, Abendroth J, Edwards TE, Lorimer DD, Staker BL, Zhang S, Myler PJ, McLaughlin KJ. Crystal structure of acetoacetyl-CoA reductase from Rickettsia felis. Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun. 2021 Feb 1;77(Pt 2):54-60. 

McLaughlin K.J. "Understanding Structure: A Computer-Based Macromolecular Biochemistry Lab Activity," J. Chem Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 903-906  

Agrawal A., McLaughlin K.J., Jenkins J.L., Kielkopf C.L. “A Structure-Guided U2AF65 Variant Improves Recognition and Splicing of a Defective pre-mRNA.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014, 111(49):17420-5 

McLaughlin K.J., Nash R.P., Redinbo M.R. “Unique Helicase Determinants in the essential conjugative factor TraI from Salmonella typhimurium plasmid pCU1.” J. Bacteriol. 2014, 196(17):3082-90 

McLaughlin K.J., Jenkins J.L., Kielkopf C.L. “Large Favorable Enthalpy Changes Drive Specific RNA Recognition by RNA Recognition Motif Proteins.” Biochemistry 2011, 50(9):1429-31 

McLaughlin K.J., Strain-Damerell, C.M., Xie, K., Brekasis, D., Soares, A.S., Paget, M.S. and Kielkopf, C.L. Structural Basis for NADH/NAD+ Redox Sensing by a Rex-Family Repressor. Molecular Cell. 2010 May 28;38(4):563-75.  

Buboltz JT, Bwalya C, Williams K, Schutzer M. “High-resolution mapping of phase behavior in a ternary lipid mixture: do lipid-raft phase boundaries depend on the sample preparation procedure?” Langmuir 2007, 23:11968-71.  

Media Features

"1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America"included as a "Rising Star". Dec 2020

"Chemists amid coronavirus: 2020 in review"  -Chemistry World. Dec 2020.

"Chemists amid coronavirus: Krystle McLaughlin"  -Chemistry World. Spring 2020.


"Using Crystals to Combat Bacterial Infections"  -Colgate Scene. Spring 2018. 
"If You Build It, Scientists Will Come"- Lehigh University News. January 2016.

"Physicist Embraces Phages.” Sigma Pi Sigma Radiations Magazine, Fall 2015

"Teaching and Learning at Lehigh"- Lehigh University News. June 2015.

"Structures of Phages"- Acumen, Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences magazine. April 2015.

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Press Release June 2010- University of Rochester. "Vitamin B3 Controls Important Life Processes by Changing Shape in Response to Oxygen Level."

Williams K. "Commentary: Putting a new face on physics." Symmetry 2008, 5(1):3  Text  PDF

"Alumna gives science students a peek at possibilities" Colgate University News. November 2007. 

"No Summertime Blues: Student Summer Research at Colgate". Colgate Scene. September 2004.

My Wikipedia 15-minutes of Fame- My final paper from Computational Mechanics, involving the analysis of sound recordings from my steelpan was referenced on the "Steelpan" entry (Ref #4)You can read my paper here.

Colgate Senior Profiles. Video Interview and Article.  May 2006

American Institute  of Physics 75th Anniversary Video Project. 2006

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