1st Year Trainees

Aly Barbour Aly Barbour is a biochemistry graduate student in the Wuttke Lab. She graduated from Guilford College with a B.S. in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses on a mammalian protein complex which is vital for telomere maintenance and DNA replication, recombination and repair. Outside the lab, Aly likes to ride her bike while listening to comedy podcasts, read psychological thrillers and sit outside.   Genny Roberts Genny Roberts is a second year biochemistry student in the lab of Dr. Karolin Luger. Genny is studying Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase 1, an enzyme involved in the DNA damage response. She obtained a BS in Biochemistry from Seattle Pacific University. Outside the lab she enjoys kickball, bar trivia and reading a wide variety of books. 
Humza Ashraf Humza Ashraf is a second year graduate student in the lab of Dr. Sabrina Spencer. He received his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne in 2017. In the Spencer lab he studies the relationship between quiescence depth and irreversible cell-cycle arrest. He spends his free-time listening to music and not playing board games.  Will Campodonico Will Campodonico is a second year graduate student in the Rinn lab, where he studies lnc-RNA based cellular machines. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2014 (sco Ducks) and worked as a tech for three years before coming to CU. When not in the lab, Will enjoys long, romantic walks through Costco, wearing onsies at socially unacceptable times, and sharing an electric blanket with his dog (who is way cooler than he is). 
Alli Schier

Alli Schier received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of  Massachusetts Amherst in 2017. She is now a second-year graduate student in the Biochemistry Department in Dr. Dylan Taajes' lab. In the Taajes lab, Alli studies the structure and function of key transcription machinery. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking so she can eat more food. 

David Engelhardt David Engelhardt is a second year graduate student in the lab of Dr. Lee Niswander. He received his B.S. in biochemistry from Texas State University in 2015 and worked in private industry for two years before coming to CU. In the Niswander lab he studies gene-environment interactions, specifically the role of folic acid in neural tube closure. He spends his free time playing with his 4 month old son
Ted Ewachiw Theodore Ewachiw is a second-year graduate student in Dr. Brad Olwins lab, where he is studying the formation and role of myo-granules in skeletal muscle. In 2013, he graduated from Towson University where he earned his B.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics. Following graduation, he worked as a tech for four years before deciding to attend graduate school. Outside of the lab, Theodore enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, enjoying the mountains, and painting.  Devin Tauber Devin Tauber graduated from CU Denver with a degree in Chemistry and now works in the lab of Dr. Roy Parker studying mRNP granules. 

2nd Year Trainees

Paisley

Otto Kletzien is a third-year biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Rob Batey. He received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2014. In the Batey lab, Otto is studying intrinsically disordered RGG domains and the ways in which they recognize and bind their RNA targets. Outside of the lab, Otto enjoys climbing and playing with his dog, Paisley.

 

Lindsey Lee obtained her Bachelor of Arts in biology from St. Olaf College in 2014. She is now a third-year MCDB student in the lab of Dr. Leslie Leinwand. There, Lindsey studies the functional divergence of an evolutionarily conserved muscle myosin family member found in snake muscle and mammalian nonmuscle environments.
When she gets the chance, Lindsey enjoys swimming, cycling, and hunting for Lake Superior agates.

Suzannah Miller is a third-year biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Natalie Ahn. She received her Bachelor of Arts in chemistry and in music in 2016 from Minot State University. Suzannah studies the Wnt5a-receptor-actomyosin- polarity (WRAMP) structure, a network of proteins discovered in Natalie Ahn's lab, which forms in the rear of cells and influences cell polarity and migration. In addition to doing really cool cell signaling research, Suzannah also plays the organ.   Megan Mitchell received her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of South Carolina in 2016. She is a third-year biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Marcelo Sousa. Here, she studies the role of the beta-barrel assembly machinery (BAM) in gram-negative bacteria outer-membrane protein biogenesis using both single molecule and in vivo techniques. In her free time, Megan loves to run and explore the great outdoors.
Julie Sadino is a third-year MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Zoe Donaldson. She received her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology from Linfield College in 2010. Julie now works to identify and characterize partner bond neurons in prairie voles. Julie has been riding horses since she was eight years old.   Yao Rong is a third-year MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Sabrina Spencer. Yao attended Jiangnan University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Engineering in biological engineering in 2013 and her Master of Science with an emphasis in glycobiology in 2016. In Spencer lab, Yao is currently studying how the control of proliferation versus quiescence is regulated by nutrient signaling. Outside of the lab, she enjoys painting, calligraphy and listening to R&B songs.
Jonathan Striepen Jonathan Striepen is a third-year MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Gia Voeltz. He received his Bachelor of Science in biology at Georgia Tech. In the Voeltz lab, Jonathan studies the role the ER plays in regulating endosome fission at membrane contact sights. He enjoys playing soccer in between knee surgeries.      

 

Advanced Trainees and Past Cellular Signaling & Regulation Students

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Lauren Crisman graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2012 with Bachelors of Science in biology and general chemistry. Lauren is an MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jingshi Shen, where she uses CRISPR technology to create gene knockouts in pre-adipocytes to study new regulators of GLUT4 exocytosis. When she's not in the lab, Lauren enjoys cross stitching.

 

Gretchen Wettstein is an MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jenny Knight. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry at Chatham University in 2015. Gretchen researches science education, or, more specifically, how to make freshman biology students better at problem-solving. Gretchen also enjoys baking and tinkering with fermented foods.

Alison Gilchrist received her Bachelor of Science in molecular biology from the University of California San Diego in 2014. She is an MCDB graduate student in the lab of Dr. Sara Sawyer, where she studies how dengue virus antagonizes immune responses and manipulates host cells in humans and nonhuman primates. Alison is a member of the International Society of Tardigrade Hunters.   Nicholas Hill has a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, which he received from the University of Rochester in 2015. As a biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jeff Cameron, Nick analyzes the biogenesis and regulation of the carboxy-some, a bacterial microcompartment that enables efficient carbon fixation within cyanobacteria. Apart from carboxysomes, Nick's interests include climbing, skiing, and cooking.
  Dylan Iverson is a biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Natalie Ahn. Dylan graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. In the Ahn lab, Dylan uses nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to understand the conformational exchange process associated with activation of protein kinase ERK2. Not only can he do NMR; Dylan can also speak French.   Thomas Rivas is a biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. James Goodrich and Dr. Jennifer Kugel. Tom received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from the University of Delaware in 2015. He is currently studying how herpes simplex virus 1 infection controls host cell transcription. Tom is a puzzle expert, an avid concert-goer, and a connoisseur of bad movies.
Graycen Wheeler received her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma in 2015. She is a biochemistry graduate student in the lab of Dr. Xuedong Liu. She studies CLPTM1L, a protein that contributes to the survival and growth of tumor cells and is transcriptionally upregulated after treatment with many commonly-used oncology therapies. In her free time, Graycen enjoys listening to true crime podcasts, making a science podcast (Buffs Talk Science), and snuggling cats.      

 

Trainee
Prior Degree, Institution
Mentor &
Department
Training Period
Research Topic
Degree
(Received Month Year)
Current Position

Dalton Buysse

BA, St. John's University BAC, Pomona College

Odorizzi

2014-present

Rab conversion in the endolysosomal pathway of yeast

 

In training

Justin Moser

BS, Pomona College

Spencer

2014-present

Single cell analysis of p21 in mitosis

 

In training

Adrian Ramirez

BS, University of Arizona

Liu

2014-present

Mitochondrial repair and removal through the PINK1-Parkin pathway

 

In training

Jonathan Rubin

BS, Cornell University

Dowell/Taatjes

2014-present

Transcriptional regulatory events controlled by CDK8/CDK19 during the serum response

 

In training

Georgiana Salant

BA, Williams University

Goodrich

2014-present

Targets of miR-206 and miR-26a during skeletal muscle differentiation

 

In training

Haoxi Wu

BS, Sichuan University

Voeltz

2014-present

Polyomavirus trafficking from endocytic pathways to the endoplasmic reticulum

 

In training

Aaron Flynn

 

BS, Univ. of California, San Diego

Yin

MCDB

2014-present

The Role of Exosomes in Neuroinflammation

 

In training

Lynn Sanford

 

BA, Pomona College

Palmer

Biochemistry

2014-present

Evidence, Mechanism, and Downstream Effects of Zn2+ Signaling

 

In training

Arden Doerner

 

BS, Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge

Sousa

Biochemistry

2013-present

Structure and Mechanism of Bacterial Beta-barrel Outer Membrane Protein Assembly Machine

 

In training

Elina Ly

 

BS, Univ. of Arizona

Goodrich

Biochemistry

2013-present

Mechanism of HMGB1-Facilitated DNA Binding by p53

 

In training

Samantha O’Hara

 

BS, Florida State Univ.

Garcea

MCDB

2013-2016

The Role of Gangliosides in Mouse Polyomavirus Early Gene Induction

Ph.D.

 

Abigail Reens

 

BS, MIT

Detweiler

MCDB

2013-present

Novel Antibiotics that Target Salmonella Replication

 

In training

Russell Burke

 

BS, Oregon State Univ.

Orth

MCDB

2013-present

Anti-cancer Effects of Inhibiting Nuclear Export

 

In training

Charli Fant

 

BS, Transylvania Univ.

Taatjes

Biochemistry

2013-present

Human CDK8 in RNA Polymerase II Promoter Escape

 

In training

Deanna Langager

 

BS, Univ. of Minnesota

Leinwand

MCDB

2013-present

Signaling Pathways that Promote Regression

 

In training

Joseph Cardiello

 

BA, Willamette Univ.

Goodrich

Biochemistry

2012-present

Regulation of RNA Pol II by Noncoding RNA

 

In training

Veronica Dengler

 

BA, Bates College

Espinosa

MCDB

2012-2016

Mechanisms of Transcriptional Regulation by Hypoxia-Inducible Factors

Ph.D.

 

Bridget Menasche

 

BA, Princeton Univ.

Shen

MCDB

2012-present

Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis by Insulin Signaling

 

In training

Melissa Phillips

 

BS, Univ. of Wyoming

Voeltz

MCDB

2012-present

Effects of Calcium Signaling on Endosome Maturation

 

In training

Briana Van Treeck

 

BS, Univ. of New Mexico

Parker

Biochemistry

2012-present

Protein Targeting to Ribonucleoprotein P-bodies and Stress Granules

 

In training

Christa Blenck

 

BS, Northern Arizona Univ.

Leinwand

MCDB

2011-2017

Estrogens and Cardiovascular Disease

Ph.D.

Eric Bunker

 

BS, Evergreen College

Liu

Biochemistry

2011-2017

Using Fluorescent Nanocages to Bridge the Gap between Biology and Nanotechnology

Ph.D.

Postdoctoral, lab of Xuedong Liu

Jennifer Liddle

 

BS, Western Wash. Univ.

Ahn

Biochemistry

2011-2017

Regulatory Mechanisms for the MAP Kinases ERK1 and ERK2

Ph.D.

Postdoctoral

Benjamin Allen

 

BS, Western Wash. Univ.

Taatjes

Biochemistry

2011-2017

Transcriptional Regulation by Mediator-RNA Interactions

Ph.D.

 

Laura Marholz

 

BA, Purdue Univ.

Wang

Biochemistry

2010-present

Inhibitors of Histone Demethylases

 

In training

Linghe Xi ¥

 

Tsinghua Univ.

Cech

Biochemistry

2010-present

RNA Regulation in Cancer

 

In training

Rebecca Zabinsky

 

BA, Scripps

Han

MCDB

2010-present

Functional Analysis miRISC Complexes

 

In training

Lavan Khandan

 

BA, Dartmouth Univ.

Junge

MCDB

2010-2017

Signaling in Mammalian Vascular Development

Ph.D.

 

Zachary Poss

 

BS, Arizona State Univ.

Taatjes

Biochemistry

2009-2015

Transcription Regulation by p53-Mediator

Ph.D.

Postdoctoral, lab of William Old

Li Wang ¥

 

BS, Fudan Univ.

Yi/Dowel

MCDB

2009-present

Lineage-specific Long Non-coding RNAs in Embryonic Skin Development

 

In training

Tianjing Hu ¥

 

BS, Beijing Normal Univ.

Ahn

Biochemistry

2008-present

Control of Melanoma Cell Invasion by Oncogenic

B-Raf

 

In training

Sarah McQuate

 

BS, Univ. of Puget Sound

Palmer

Biochemistry

2010-2014

The Function of Salmonella effector proteins

Ph.D.

(Oct. 2014)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Genevieve Park

 

BS, MIT

Palmer

Biochemistry

2010-2014

Biological Applications of Genetically Encoded Zinc Sensors

Ph.D.

(Mar. 2014)

Univ. of Colorado Medical School MSTP program, post-PhD training years

Luke Ursell

 

BS, Univ. of Florida

Knight

Biochemistry

2010-2014

Signaling Between Gut Microbiota and the Host Brain

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2014)

Data Scientist, Biota Technology

Ely Porter

 

BS, Ohio State Univ.

Batey

Biochemistry

2009-2015

Selection of Novel Aptamers Using Riboswitch Scaffolds

Ph.D.

(May. 2015)

Postdoctoral

Stefanie Stickel

 

BA, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Su

MCDB

2009-2014

Mechanisms of Radiation Induced Cell Death

Ph.D.

(Apr. 2014)

Medical Writer at Aegis Creative, Lakewood, CO

Christopher Haines

 

BS, Texas A&M Univ.

Leinwand

MCDB

2009-2012

Role of Sex Hormones in Cardiac Hypertrophy

M.S.

(Jun. 2008)

Faculty member, Front Range Community College, Aurora, CO

Eric Davis

 

.

BA, Washington & Jefferson Univ.

Shen

MCDB

2008-2015

Mechanisms of ER Stress Signaling

Ph.D.

(Mar. 2015)

Research Scientist, ArcherDX

Philip Calabrese

 

BS, Rutgers Univ.

Eaton

Biochemistry

2008-2014

Imaging Membrane Proteins with Gold Nanoparticles

Ph.D.

(May 2014)

Cofounder of Boom Algae Biotech, Boulder CO

Michelle Turco

 

BS, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Sousa

Biochemistry

2008-2014

Structure of Type III Secretion System Proteins

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2013)

Medical Writer, Education Training and Systems Intl., Chapel Hill, NC

William Walters

 

BS, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Knight

Biochemistry

2008-2014

Computational Analyses of the Human Microbiome

Ph.D.

(Aug. 2014)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Ruth Ley, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY

Laura Johnson

 

BS, Montana State Univ.

Pardi

Biochemistry

2008-2013

Dynamic Properties of Fluorescent Single-Cell Biosensors

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2013)

Research Scientist, ArcherDX

Leslie Morton

 

BS, Univ. of North Carolina,

Chapel Hill

Yin

Biochemistry

2008-2013

Oligomerization of LMP1 in EBV Infection

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2013)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Nicholas Larusso, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Ryan Walters

 

BS, Colorado State Unvi.

Goodrich

Biochemistry

2007-2013

Mechanisms of IL2 Regulated Transcription

Ph.D.

(Dec. 2013)

Senior Research Scientist, ArcherDX

Jonathan Friedman

 

BS, Washington Univ.

Voeltz

MCDB

2007-2012

Maintenance of ER Structure and Shape

Ph.D.

(Apr. 2012)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Jodi Nunnari, Dept. Mol. Cell Biology, Univ. of California Davis

Tyson Vonderfecht

 

BS, Hope College

Winey

MCDB

2006-2012

Ca+2 EF Hand Proteins in the Tetrahymena Basal Body

Ph.D.

(Mar. 2012)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Jeff Axelrod, Dept. Pathology, Stanford Univ.

Lisa Warner

 

BS, Boise State Univ

Pardi

Biochemistry

2006-2011

Structural-Function Studies of Proteins and RNA

Ph.D.

(Dec. 2011)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Nat’l Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

Natalie Patzlaff

 

BS, McGill Univ.

Han

MCDB

2006-2008

Fatty Acid Metabolism and Regulation of Post-embryonic Development

M.S.

(Jun. 2008)

Ph.D. student,

Dept Pharmacology Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Ian Ross

 

BS, Univ. of Notre Dame

Winey

MCDB

2006-2012

Epsilon-tubulin of Tetrahymena Basal Bodies

Ph.D.

(Oct. 2012)

Advanced Imaging Specialist, Nikon Instruments, Seattle, WA

Douglas Chapnick

 

BA, Colgate Univ.

Liu

Biochemistry

2005-2012

Regulation of Cell Migration by TGF-beta

Ph.D.

(May 2012)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Xuedong Liu, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Timsi Rao ¥

 

BS, Government PG College

Wuttke-Biochemistry

2005-2012

Structure and Function of Yeast Telomerase Proteins

Ph.D.

(Aug. 2012)

Postdoctoral, Labs of Xiong Yong & Patrick Sung, Yale Univ.

Xin Geng ¥

 

BS, Fudan Univ.

Xue

MCDB

2005-2011

Identification of Suppressors of the Hepatitis B Virus X Proteins in C. elegans

Ph.D.

(May 2011)

Postdoctoral, lab of Warner Green, Univ. of California, San Francisco

Zaneveld Jesse

 

BS, Univ. of Oregon

Knight

Biochemistry

2005-2011

Horizontal Gene Transfer in Bacterial Signaling and Effector Proteins

Ph.D.

(Aug. 2011)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Rebecca Vega-Thurber,

Oregon State Univ.

Janet McCombs

 

BS, Univ. of Wisconsin

Palmer

Biochemistry

2005-2010

Localized Ca2+ Signaling:  From Presenilin to Pathogen Perturbation

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2010)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Jennifer Kohler,

Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Kasey Couts (Hammond)

 

BS, Valparaiso Univ.

Ahn

Biochemistry

2004-2010

Regulation of miRNA Targets by Oncogenic B-Raf Signaling

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2010)

Research Associate, Lab of Mayumi Fujita, CU-AMC, Denver

Paul Templeton

 

BS, Univ. of North Carolina,

Chapel Hill

Sousa

Biochemistry

2003-2010

Structure and Function of a Mediator of RhoA Invasion

Ph.D.

(Apr. 2010)

Molecular Biologist, US Dept. Agriculture, Hayward, CA

Caleb Richter

 

BS, Drake Univ.

Odorizzi

MCDB

2003-2009

Deubiquitination and Trafficking of Downregulated Growth Factor Receptors

Ph.D.

(Jan. 2009)

Manager of Microbiology,

E&J Gallo WInery

Stacey Wagner

 

BS, Lafayette College

Goodrich

Biochemistry

2003-2009

The Role of Non-Coding RNAs in Transcription

Ph.D.

(Dec. 2009)

Postdoctoral, lab of

Andy Berglund,

Univ. of Oregon

Benjamin Barthel

 

BA, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Koch

Biochemistry

2003-2008

Optimizing Doxorubicin-based Anti-cancer Therapeutics

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2008)

Res Assoc. Scientist, Lab of Tad Koch,

Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Elizabeth Luczak (Head)

 

BS, Univ. of Minnesota

Leinwand

MCDB

2003-2008

The Role of CaM Kinase Signaling in Cardiac Hypertrophy

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2007)

Senior Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Univ., Lab of Mark Anderson

Catherine Lozupone

 

MS, Colorado State Univ.

Knight-Biochemistry

2003-2007

Global Patterns in Microbiome Diversity

Ph.D.

(May 2007)

Asst. Professor, Div. Biomed. Informatics and Personalized Medicine, Univ. of Colorado Denver

Katrina Robida (Eike)

 

BA, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Pace

MCDB

2003-2006

How RNase P Distinguishes Precursor and Mature tRNA

 

Self employed

Chandra Kilburn

 

BS, Univ. of Calif. -Santa Cruz

Winey

MCDB

2003-2008

Identification of Basal Body Proteins in Tetrahymena

Ph.D.

(Jun. 2008)

Research Scientist, Enology, E&J Gallo Winery

Sara Symons

 

MA, Univ. of Colorado, Denver

Detweiler

MCDB

2003-2007

Tumor Targeting and Growth Suppression by S. Typhimurium

M.S.

(2007)

Manager, Medical Writing at Gilead Sciences, San Francisco

Melissa Hausburg

 

BA, Univ. of Northern Colorado

Olwin

MCDB

2002-2010

Role of Indian Hedgehog Signaling in Chick Limb Development

Ph.D.

(Oct. 2010)

Molecular Biologist, Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Denver, CO

Nisha Cavanaugh (Low-Nam)

 

BA, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Kuchta

Biochemistry

2002-2008

Mechanisms of Herpes Simplex DNA Primase and DNA Polymerase

Ph.D.

(May 2008)

Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, North Carolina State Univ.

Kristen Barthel (Bjorkman)

 

BA, St. Olaf College

Liu

Biochemistry

2001-2007

The Mechanism and Biological Function of Protein Sumoylation

Ph.D.

(Oct. 2007)

Research Associate, Lab of Leslie Leinwand,

Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

Darren Bates

 

BS, Univ. of Northern Iowa

Chen

Biochemistry

2001-2007

Structural Studies of NFAT Complexes

Ph.D.

(Mar. 2007)

Scientist, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA

Celso Espinoza

 

BA, California State Univ.

Goodrich

Biochemistry

2001-2007

Regulation of Transcription by Noncoding RNAs

Ph.D.

(Jul. 2007)

Postdoctoral, Lab of Bing Ren, UCSD

Sunny Gilbert

 

BS, Univ. of Missouri

Batey

Biochemistry

2001-2007

Structural Studies of Ligand Binding by the Purine Riboswitch

Ph.D.

(May 2007)

Research Scientist, Monsanto Co., St. Louis

Dianne Starrett

BS, Richard Stockton College

Falke

MCDB

2001-2004

Mechanistic Studies of the Aspartate Receptor

M.S. 2004

PRA, U Muenster

Eric Holinger

 

BS, Worcester Polytech. Inst.

Winey

MCDB

2000-2007

Characterization of Protein Complexes Involved in TGF-Beta Signaling

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2007)

Scientist, ArcherDx, Boulder, CO

Stacy Erickson

 

BS, Univ. of Minnesota

Lykke-Andersen

MCDB

2000-2006

mRNA Turnover and Gene Expression

Transfer w/ advisor,

Ph.D.

(Jun. 2012)

Scientist, Illumina, San Diego, CA

Suzanne Van Kreeveld

BS, U. California Santa Barbara

Winey

MCDB

2000-2005

MPS1 and CDC31 Interactions

M.S. 2005

Nurse

Tanya Vega

BS, Lehigh Univeristy

Kuchta

2000-2002

Human Polymerase alpha-Primase Inhibition

M.S. 2002

Research Development Officer, UC Santa Barbara

Tami Sivy

 

BS, Calvin College

Fall

Biochemistry

1999-2006

Exploration of Isoprene Release from Bacillus subtilis by Study of the Enzyme and Pathway by Which it is Produced

Ph.D.

(Feb. 2006)

Assistant Professor, Saginaw Valley State Univ., Dept. Chemistry.

Elisabeth Solano (Roberts)

 

BA, Colorado State Univ.

Ahn

Biochemistry

1999-2005

Regulation of Somatic Cell Mitosis by MAP Kinases

Ph.D.

(Nov. 2005)

Director, Pharmaceutical Development, Quark Pharmaceuticals Inc., Boulder, CO

Tuan Nguyen

 

BS, Univ. of Calif.

Los Angeles

Goodrich

Biochemistry

1998-2005

Synergy Between NFAT and AP-1 in Human IL-2 Activation

Ph.D.

(Dec. 2005)

Postdoctoral, Univ. of Tubingen

Diane Starrett

BS, Richard Stockton College

Falke

2001-2004

Mechanistic Studies of the Aspartate Receptor

M.S. 2004

PRA, U. Muenster

Suzanne Van

Kreeveld

BS, U. California

Santa Barbara

Winey

2000-2005

MPS1 and CDC31 Interactions

M.S. 2005

Nurse

Jason Stumpff

BS, Eckerd College

Su

1998-2004

The Role of Drosophila Wee1 Kinase in Cell Cycle and Checkpoint Control

Ph.D. Nov 2004

Assistant Professor, Univ. Vermont

Michelle Emrick

BS, Renssalaer Polytechnic Inst.

Ahn

1998-2004

Characterization of Constitutively Active Mutants of ERK2

Ph.D. Dec 2004

Scientist, VLST Corp., Seattle

James Stroud

BS, Univ. Texas Austin

Chen

1998-2003

Structural Studies of NFAT Complexes

 Ph.D. Dec 2003

Research Assistant Professor, Univ. New Mexico

Eric Jensen

BA, St. Olaf College

Klymkowsky

1997-2003

Regulation of Wnt Signaling by a SOX Protein

Ph.D. May 2003

Research Assistant Professor, Univ. Minnesota

Joshua Bornhorst

BA, Grinnell College

Falke

1997-2002

Structure and Mechanism of the Aspartate Receptor

Ph.D. Nov 2002

Associate Professor of Pathology, Univ. Arkansas

 

¥ International student supported by Univ. of Colorado Auxiliary Funds in Support of the Training Program