Our lab studies the interaction between proteins and their surrounding environment in the test tube and in cells using a combination of live cell imaging, spectroscopy, and computational modeling.

We are part of the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry program at UC Merced.


Oct 27 20 - The lab was featured in a UC Merced press release. See here:

Oct 22 20 - our lab hosted Dr. Erik Martin (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)

Oct 6 20 - David and Feng presented posters at Gibbs Annual Biothermodynamics Conference 

Oct 2 20 - Karina and David won 1st place at the CCBM poster competition!

Oct 1 20 Lab seminar - the lab hosted Dr. Jose Alfredo Caro (Texas A&M)

Sep 12 20 Grant awarded! The Sukenik and Cuevas labs have been awarded UC-CONACYT bi-national grant to study the effect of disordered proteins in plants experiencing drought

Sukenik Lab, UC Merced

Castle Commerce Center, Bldg. 1200, RM TBA

Merced, CA