Students

StudentYearLabResearch Project
Brantley, Sarah3HilserCharacterization of dynamic disorder in enzymes using NMR spectroscopy
Devlin, Taylor3FlemingBinding of unfolded outer membrane proteins to periplasmic chaperones.
Evans, Daniel3LauDesign of allosteric regulators of glutamate receptors
Fernandez, Amy3BergerStructural and mechanistic studies of prokaryotic DNA replication initiation
Hurst, Miranda3Garcia-MorenoCharacterizing conformational dynamics of proteins with buried ionizable residues using NMR spectroscopy
Nwogbaga, Ifunanya3CamleyCharacterizing the relationship between spontaneous cell turning and cell polarity under perturbations of an environmental signal
Yehya, Nicolas3XiaoInvestigation of gene regulation by chromosomal topological organization in E. coli
Beckett, Morgan4BaileyStructural and functional studies of methylated DNA binding proteins
Cook, Cyril4BarrickThermodynamic characterization of the Notch transcription activation complex
De La Cruz, Ana4WuDevelopment of a robust fluorescence method to detect RS218 E .coliinvasion of human brain endothelial cells
Lueck, Jacob4SohnStructural and biochemical studies of inflammasome signaling
Marincin, Kenneth4FruehMolecular communication between cyclization and substrate-loaded carrier protein domains from a non-ribosomal peptide synthetase
Plaza-Rodriguez, Alma4RobertsDevelopment 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, Remy4LauConformational dynamics of the NMDA receptor
Blake, Lauren 5WuLocal control of translation in vivo
Chakrabarti, Mayukh 5AmzelUtilizing computational approaches to investigate the conformational dynamics of PI3K
Karl, Kelly 5HristovaCharacterizing FGFR signalling and differential ligand recognition
Latallo, Gosia5WuVisualization and characterization of G4C2 RNA repeat extension and repeat-associated non-ATG​ translation of C9orf72 gene
Nance, Morgan5GrayComputational modeling, docking, and design of glycans and glycoproteins
Siddiqui, Arman 5BergerStructural and mechanistic study into type IIA topoisomerase energy transduction capabilities
Wang, Yanbo 5HaCas9 mechanism study using smFRET
Bandak, Afif 6Berger Discovery and design of type II topoisomerase inhibitors
Bobrovnikov, Dmitriy 6Ha Single-molecule method development for characterization of DNA helicases
Martinez, Jaime 6Lecomte Structure-function relationships and determinants of heme coordination in hemoglobins using UV/visible spectrophotometry, NMR spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography
Petersen, Mark6Barrick Stability and coupling in autonomous repeat proteins
Rice, Anne 6Garcia-Moreno Patterns of hydration and packing affecting dielectric properties in hydrophobic cavities of proteins
Veltri, Anthony 6Green Characterizing the crosstalk between mRNA decay and translation regulation in eukaryotes
Zandi, Trevor 6Townsend Structural enzymology of mycobacterial L,D-transpeptidases
Zapata Mercado, Elmer6HristovaDevelopment of a thermodynamic methodology to study the interactions between membrane proteins
Grasso, Emily 7Hilser Characterization of conformational dynamics in allosterically-regulated protein systems by NMR spectroscopy
Marx, Dagan7Fleming Determining amino acid transfer free energies as a function of depth in the bilayer
Nune, Melesse 7Wolberger Investigation of the role of FACT and Ubp10 in histone H2B deubiquitination and nucleosome dynamics
Russo, Miranda 7HilserInvestigating the link between conformational dynamics and catalysis in Adenylate Kinase using NMR spectroscopy
Sternke, Matthew 7Barrick Biophysical investigations of protein consensus sequence design and other sequence-based design strategies
Aviles, Franklin2HaExploring the kinetics and dynamics of Rad51 DNA repair protein in telomeres
Harris, Fran2XiaoInvestigating chromosome organization and gene expression in E. coli
Park, Esther2GreenCharacterizing the mechanism and proteins involved in nonsense-mediated mRNA decay using biochemistry and genomics
Qu, Amanda2BarrickBiophysical investigations of allostery in consensus designed enzymes
Rahman, Sanim2WolbergerStructural and functional basis of methylation by arginine methyltransferases
Ruffolo, Jeff2GrayMachine learning methods for antibody structure prediction and design
Whitehead, Briana2HristovaDevelopment of Structural and Biophysical Approaches to Study RTK Mechanisms
Andrick, Anna1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Canner, Sam1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Jang, Robbin1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Manriquez-Sandoval, Edgar 1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Ori, Andrea1Currently completing rotations and coursework
Yepes, Martin1Currently completing rotations and coursework