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  1. Photo of Anant Agrawal

    Anant Akash Agrawal, Ph.D.

    Structural Basis of Splice Site Recognition by U2AF65 and its Relationship to Human Genetic Disease

  2. Photo of Dhrubo Basu Roy

    Dhrubo Jyoti Basu Roy, Ph.D.

    Exploiting the Self-assembly of Hydrogel Nanoparticles for Novel Applications in Biosensor Design and Cell Patterning

  3. Photo of Nicholas Leioatts

    Nicholas Leioatts, Ph.D.

    Allostery and Activation in the G Protein-Coupled Receptor, Rhodopsin

  4. Photo of Rajashri Sridharan

    Rajashri Sridharan, Ph.D.

    Relationship between Receptor Occupancy and Signaling Responses in Ste2p, a G Protein Coupled Receptor in Saccharomyces cerevisiae


  1. Photo of Laura DiChiacchio

    Laura DiChiacchio, M.D., Ph.D.

    Currently: Intern and Resident, General Surgery, Research for 2 years at end of residency: University of Maryland Medical Center.

    Computational Prediction of RNA Secondary Structure with Applications to RNA Viruses

  2. Photo of Joshua Horn

    Joshua Horn, Ph.D.

    Exploring Lipid-Peptide Interactions Through Computer Simulation of Antimicrobial Lipopeptides and a G Protein-Coupled Receptor

  3. Photo of Wenhua Wang

    Wenhua Wang, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Genentech, Inc. in California

    Structural and Functional Investigation of Phosphorylated Splicing Factor


  1. Photo of Paul Black

    Paul Black, Ph.D.

    Distribution and Evolution of Free Radicals in DNA and Protein Powders: Multiple-Track Radiation Chemistry


  2. Photo of Anita Peoples

    Anita Roselyn Peoples, Ph.D.

    Advances in the Mechanistic Understanding of Damage Formation in Single-Stranded and Duplex DNA due to the Direct Effects of Ionizing Radiation


    • William A. Bernhard, Ph.D.
  3. Photo of Prahnesh Venkataraman

    Prahnesh Akshayalingam Venkataraman, Ph.D.

    Biophysical Characterization of the Oxalate Transporter OxlT

  4. Photo of Zhenjiang Xu

    Zhenjiang Xu, Ph.D.

    Non-Coding RNA: From Structure Prediction to Discovery in Genomes


  1. Photo of Ankit Gupta

    Ankit Gupta, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Shohei Koide, University of Chicago

    Role of a Novel Domain in SF1/U2AF65 Complex Formation and 3' Splice Site Recognition

  2. Photo of Daniel Letzring

    Daniel Letzring, Ph.D.

    Currently: Monroe County Crime Lab, Rochester, NY

    A systematic analysis of codon effects on translation efficiency: Identification and mechanistic examination of the inhibitory effects of the arginine codon CGA

  3. Photo of Krystle McLaughlin

    Krystle McLaughlin, Ph.D.

    Currently: Assistant Professor, LeHigh University

    Structural and Thermodynamic Analysis of Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions Involved in Gene Regulation

  4. Photo of Min Park

    Min Sun Park, Ph.D.

    Currently: Senior Research Fellow, University of Washington

    Computational Studies of Protein Dynamics and Their Interactions with Small Molecules


    • Harry A. Stern, Ph.D.
  5. Photo of Matthew Seetin

    Matthew Seetin, Ph.D.

    RNA Structure Prediction: Advancing both Secondary and Tertiary Structure Prediction

  6. Photo of Jessica Snyder

    Jessica Snyder, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Robert Clark's Lab, University of Rochester

    Porous Nanocrystalline Silicon Membranes as Sieves and Pumps

  7. Photo of Keith Van Nostrand

    Keith Van Nostrand, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, US Naval Academy

    Computational Investigation of RNA Conformational Change