News in 2022

December 2022

Ben is re-elected to the HUPO Governing Council as a Western region representative (

Peder’s research on understanding the role of microbe metabolism on histone acetylation and gene expression is published in Cell Reports!

November 2022

Axe is awarded a BMB Department Elson Fellowship for outstanding contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship, collegiality and citizenship within the department.

Ben is a named a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate.

October 2022

Ben is named the Best Latinx Head and Chair award winner from Inaugural Vanderbilt Basic Sciences’ Hispanic and Latin Heritage Month.

July 2022

The lab says goodbye to postdoc Peder Lund who will start his own lab at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.

May 2022

Two publications from the lab to detail new MS approaches for RNA modification analysis are published in JASMS and Analytical Chemistry, respectively.

March 2022

The Garcia lab moves into their new lab space in the South Building.