Students

StudentYearLabResearch Project
Brantley, Sarah1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Devlin, Taylor1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Evans, Daniel1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Fernandez, Amy1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Henderson, Elizabeth1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Hurst, Miranda1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Nwogbaga, Ifunanya1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Yehya, Nicolas1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Beckett, Morgan2BaileyStructural and functional studies of methylated DNA binding proteins
Cook, Cyril2BarrickThermodynamic characterization of the Notch transcription activation complex
De La Cruz, Ana2WuDevelopment of a robust fluorescence method to detect RS218 E .coliinvasion of human brain endothelial cells
Lueck, Jacob2SohnStructural and biochemical studies of inflammasome signaling
Marincin, Kenneth2FruehMolecular communication between cyclization and substrate-loaded carrier protein domains from a non-ribosomal peptide synthetase
Morley, Drew2XiaoDevelopment of super-resolution microscopy techniques to study the structure of the E. coli chromosome
Plaza-Rodriguez, Alma2RobertsDevelopment of a whole-cell reaction-diffusion model for the Saccharomyces cerevisiae galactose metabolism pathway in order to study the dynamics and cell-state switching behavior under various environmental perturbations
Yovanno, Remy2LauConformational dynamics of the NMDA receptor
Blake, Lauren 3WuLocal control of translation in vivo
Chakrabarti, Mayukh 3AmzelUtilizing computational approaches to investigate the conformational dynamics of PI3K
Karl, Kelly 3HristovaCharacterizing FGFR signalling and differential ligand recognition
Latallo, Gosia3WuVisualization and characterization of G4C2 RNA repeat extension and repeat-associated non-ATG​ translation of C9orf72 gene
Nance, Morgan3GrayComputational modeling, docking, and design of glycans and glycoproteins
Siddiqui, Arman 3BergerStructural and mechanistic study into type IIA topoisomerase energy transduction capabilities
Wang, Yanbo 3HaCas9 mechanism study using smFRET
Bandak, Afif 4Berger Discovery and design of type II topoisomerase inhibitors
Blazosky, Elyse 4Wolberger Searching for sirtuin mediated pathways by mass spectrometry metabolomics
Bobrovnikov, Dmitriy 4Ha Single-molecule method development for characterization of DNA helicases
Martinez, Jaime 4Lecomte Structure-function relationships and determinants of heme coordination in hemoglobins using UV/visible spectrophotometry, NMR spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography
Petersen, Mark4Barrick Stability and coupling in autonomous repeat proteins
Rice, Anne 4Garcia-Moreno Patterns of hydration and packing affecting dielectric properties in hydrophobic cavities of proteins
Veltri, Anthony 4Green Characterizing the crosstalk between mRNA decay and translation regulation in eukaryotes
Zandi, Trevor 4Townsend Structural enzymology of mycobacterial L,D-transpeptidases
Zapata Mercado, Elmer4HristovaDevelopment of a thermodynamic methodology to study the interactions between membrane proteins
Grasso, Emily 5Hilser Characterization of conformational dynamics in allosterically-regulated protein systems by NMR spectroscopy
Marx, Dagan5Fleming Determining amino acid transfer free energies as a function of depth in the bilayer
Nune, Melesse 5Wolberger Investigation of the role of FACT and Ubp10 in histone H2B deubiquitination and nucleosome dynamics
Kougentakis, Christos 5Garc’ia-Moreno Characterizing pH dependentconformational transitions in proteins using NMR spectroscopy
Paul, Michael 5Hristova Fluorescent microscopy study of the interactions between receptor tyrosine kinases of different subfamilies in the membrane of live cells
Rodriguez, Gaddiel5Stivers Functions of the Disordered Amino Terminal Tail of Human Uracil DNA Glycosylase
Russo, Miranda 5HilserInvestigating the link between conformational dynamics and catalysis in Adenylate Kinase using NMR spectroscopy
Sternke, Matthew 5Barrick Biophysical investigations of protein consensus sequence design and other sequence-based design strategies
Hobson, Matthew6Berger Structural and mechanistic studies of E. Coli Gyrase
Bohrer, Chris 6Xiao Investigation of how different genetic switch stabilities are influenced by extrinsic noise
Jeliazkov, Jeliazko6Gray Computational design of crystal lattice interactions to determine recalcitrant protein structures
Kim, Sarah6Hristova Design and characterization of pH-sensitive membrane pore forming peptides for endosomal escape.
Klein, Sean 6Barrick Investigation of folding and stability in leucine-rich repeat proteins
Lessen, Henry6Fleming Experimental and computational studies probingthe effect of local environment on bacterial outer membrane protein energetics
Matyszewski, Mariusz 6Sohn Structural and biochemical studies of DNA sensing proteins involved in human innate immunity
McQuillen, Ryan 6Xiao Development of an optogenetic toolkit to probe the role of FtsZ duringE. colicell division.
Lessen, Laura6GreenBiochemical characterization of the impact of inhibitory codon pairs on translation elongation.
Que, Lauren 6Wolberger Role of OTUB1/E2 cross-regulatory complex in DNA repair mechanisms
Bettridge, Kelsey 7Xiao Studies dynamics of RNAP and HU in liveE. colicells using single molecule tracking
Klein, Max 7Roberts Development of new methods to simulate decision making in cells using a hybrid multi-CPU/multi-GPU computational architecture
Tenner, Brian7Zhang
Yoder, Jesse7Amzel Structural and thermodynamic characterization of sodium channel inactivation