THE TEAM

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Eduardo Flores

Graduate Student

Protein phase separation in vitro and in cell

eflores80 at ucmerced.edu

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Feng Yu

Graduate Student

In vitro and in silico solution design

fyu9 at ucmerced.edu

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Karina Guadalupe

Graduate Student

Protein interactions and live-cell microscopy

kguadalupe at ucmerced.edu

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Patrick Koeing

Graduate Student

Wildtype Adenovirus and its various interactions with its host cell

(Joint with Grasis Lab)

pkoenig2 at ucmerced.edu

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Nora M. Shamoon

Undergraduate Student

Live-cell microscopy and outreach enthusiast 

nshamoon at ucmerced.edu

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Shahar Sukenik

PI

 Twitter | Scholar

Taking care of business

ssukenik at ucmerced.edu

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Sofía Romero

Postdoctoral Fellow

High-throughput in vivo study to uncover the environmentally-dependent sequence-to-function relationship in LEA motifs

promeroperez at ucmerced.edu

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David C. Moses

Graduate Student

Solution Space scans of disordered proteins

dmoses5 at ucmerced.edu

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Ralph McAnelly

Research Specialist

Structural biology, molecular cloning and protein purification

(Joint with Thompson Lab)

rmcanelly at ucmerced.edu

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Estefania Cuevas-Zepeda

Undergraduate Student

Liquid-liquid phase separation

ALUMNI

Catherine Nguyen, Undergraduate, 2021-2022, now at dental school

Jaspal Mann, Undergraduate, 2021-2022

 

Daniela Navarrete, Visiting Masters student, Fall 2021

 

Dianna Liakos, Undergraduate REU, Summer 2021

Andres Eduardo Bonilla, Undergraduate REU, Summer 2021

 

Adam Rhetta, Undergraduate, 2020-2021

 

Ashan Lakhani, Undergraduate, 2019-2020

Navtej Singh, Undergraduate, 2019-2020

Kiefer Deen Villacrucis, High school student, Summer 2019

 
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Join us!

The lab is always looking for motivated, talented individuals!

Projects in the lab tend to be interdisciplinary, and can involve live-cell microscopy, protein biophysics, and/or programming, depending on your interests. If you like what you see, drop Shahar a line. Please indicate why you're interested in joining.