Students

StudentYearLabResearch Project
Del Toro Dominguez, Jose2Currently completing coursework & rotations
Dillard, Lucas2TwomeyStructure and assembly of tight junctions
Fabilane, Charina2Spangler
Fine, Justyn2Spangler
Hutchinson, Zoe2Bailey
Meneses, Paul2Ha
Nachurski, Adam2Currently completing coursework & rotations
Nesterova, Tanya2Liu
Pearce, Marie2Hilser
Andrick, Anna3HilserInvestigating coupling between domains in Adenylate Kinase
Canner, Sam3GrayComputational modeling of glycans for molecular and immunological recognition
Jang, Robbin3TwomeyBiogenesis of AMPA receptors and their various cofactors
Manriquez-Sandoval, Edgar 3FriedIdentifying protein-protein interaction with crosslinking mass spectrometry
Ori, Andrea3FlemingThermodynamic characterization of outer membrane proteins using NMR
Yepes, Martin3XiaoTracking the in vivo dynamics of lytic transglycosylases
Aviles, Franklin4HaExploring the kinetics and dynamics of Rad51 DNA repair protein in telomeres
Harris, Fran4XiaoInvestigating chromosome organization and gene expression in E. coli
Park, Esther4GreenCharacterizing the mechanism and proteins involved in nonsense-mediated mRNA decay using biochemistry and genomics
Qu, Amanda4BarrickBiophysical investigations of allostery in consensus designed enzymes
Rahman, Sanim4WolbergerStructural and functional basis of methylation by arginine methyltransferases
Ruffolo, Jeff4GrayMachine learning methods for antibody structure prediction and design
Whitehead, Briana4HristovaDevelopment of Structural and Biophysical Approaches to Study RTK Mechanisms
Brantley, Sarah5HilserCharacterization of dynamic disorder in enzymes using NMR spectroscopy
Devlin, Taylor5FlemingBinding of unfolded outer membrane proteins to periplasmic chaperones.
Evans, Daniel5LauDesign of allosteric regulators of glutamate receptors
Fernandez, Amy5BergerStructural and mechanistic studies of prokaryotic DNA replication initiation
Hurst, Miranda5Garcia-MorenoCharacterizing conformational dynamics of proteins with buried ionizable residues using NMR spectroscopy
Nwogbaga, Ifunanya5CamleyCharacterizing the relationship between spontaneous cell turning and cell polarity under perturbations of an environmental signal
Yehya, Nicolas5XiaoInvestigation of gene regulation by chromosomal topological organization in E. coli
Beckett, Morgan6BaileyStructural and functional studies of methylated DNA binding proteins
Cook, Cyril6BarrickThermodynamic characterization of the Notch transcription activation complex
De La Cruz, Ana6WuDevelopment of a robust fluorescence method to detect RS218 E .coliinvasion of human brain endothelial cells
Lueck, Jacob6SohnStructural and biochemical studies of inflammasome signaling
Marincin, Kenneth6FruehMolecular communication between cyclization and substrate-loaded carrier protein domains from a non-ribosomal peptide synthetase
Plaza-Rodriguez, Alma6IglesiasDevelopment 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, Remy6LauConformational dynamics of the NMDA receptor
Blake, Lauren 7WuLocal control of translation in vivo
Chakrabarti, Mayukh 7AmzelUtilizing computational approaches to investigate the conformational dynamics of PI3K
Karl, Kelly 7HristovaCharacterizing FGFR signalling and differential ligand recognition
Latallo, Gosia7WuVisualization and characterization of G4C2 RNA repeat extension and repeat-associated non-ATG​ translation of C9orf72 gene
Nance, Morgan7GrayComputational modeling, docking, and design of glycans and glycoproteins
Siddiqui, Arman 7BergerStructural and mechanistic study into type IIA topoisomerase energy transduction capabilities
Wang, Yanbo 7HaCas9 mechanism study using smFRET
Bandak, Afif 8Berger Discovery and design of type II topoisomerase inhibitors
Martinez, Jaime 8Lecomte Structure-function relationships and determinants of heme coordination in hemoglobins using UV/visible spectrophotometry, NMR spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography
Petersen, Mark8Barrick Stability and coupling in autonomous repeat proteins
Rice, Anne 8Garcia-Moreno Patterns of hydration and packing affecting dielectric properties in hydrophobic cavities of proteins
Russo, Miranda 9HilserInvestigating the link between conformational dynamics and catalysis in Adenylate Kinase using NMR spectroscopy