• New Publication:

    New Publication:

    Pro­tein argi­nine methyl­trans­ferase PRMT5/MEP50 methy­lates his­tones H2A and H4 and the his­tone chap­er­one nucle­o­plas­min in Xeno­pus lae­vis eggs This paper was...
  • The Frog Room

    The Frog Room

    We have a brand new, state-of-the-art hous­ing sys­tem for our frogs that just opened up in Feb­ru­ary 2010.  It was...
  • Xenopus laevis frogs — the unsung heros of our lab

    Xenopus laevis frogs — the unsung heros of our lab

    We focus on exper­i­men­tal frame­works using Xeno­pus lae­vis cell-free egg and oocyte extract because it is best suited for bio­chem­i­cal...
  • New Publication:

    New Publication:

    Pro­tein argi­nine methyl­trans­ferase PRMT5/MEP50 methy­lates his­tones H2A and H4 and the his­tone chap­er­one nucle­o­plas­min in Xeno­pus lae­vis eggs This paper was...

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  • Moving in to the new lab

    Moving in to the new lab

    The Shechter Lab has finally opened!  The con­struc­tion was fin­ished in Octo­ber and I finally moved in as of Novem­ber...

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  • Laboratory Space

    Laboratory Space

    Our lab space is cur­rently being ren­o­vated with expec­ta­tion that it will be avail­able to move in dur­ing Octo­ber 2009....

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  • Biochemistry Department Faculty Profile of David Shechter

    Biochemistry Department Faculty Profile of David Shechter

    My laboratory’s pri­mary inter­est is in deter­min­ing the role of egg his­tone vari­ants, his­tone chap­er­ones, and his­tone post-translational mod­i­fi­ca­tions in...

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