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THE TEAM

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Shahar Sukenik

Principal Investigator

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Taking care of business

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Alec Martinez

Lab Manager

Holding everything together

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Karina Guadalupe

Graduate Student

Protein interactions and live-cell microscopy

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Kara Hunter

Graduate Student

Pooled library screenings of LEA_4 protein expression

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Edith Gollub

Undergraduate Student

Ensemble changes in desiccation-related disordered proteins under varying environmental conditions

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Hadrien Lehman

Undergraduate Student

Investigating virus-host relationships using FACS

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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

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Eduardo Flores

Graduate Student

The relationship between transcription activation domain ensembles & function in cells

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Patrick Koenig

Graduate Student

Wildtype Adenovirus and its various interactions with its host cell

(Joint with Grasis Lab)

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Azeem Horani

Graduate Student

Forthcoming

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Aleah Camacho

Undergraduate Student

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Joseph Karuga

Undergraduate Student

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LAB ALUMNI

Mary McCoy, Undergraduate student 2022-2024

 

Dr. Feng Yu, PhD student 2018-2023 - Now at Berkeley National Lab

 

Dr. David C. Moses, PhD student 2019-2023 - Now at Scripps institute

 

Ryan Lee, Undergraduate student 2022-2023

 

Jada Marshall, REU student, Summer 2023

 

Gagandeep Kaur, Undergraduate student 2022-2023

 

Nora Margaret Shamoon, Undergraduate student, 2019-2022 - Now Graduate student at UC Merced

 

Tejveer Bagri, High School student, Summer 2022

 

Ralph McAnelly, Research Specialist, 2021-2022

 

Estefania Cuevas-Zepeda, Undergraduate student, 2021-2022

 

Catherine Nguyen, Undergraduate student, 2021-2022

Jaspal Mann, Undergraduate student, 2021-2022

 

Daniela Navarrete, Visiting Masters student, Fall 2021

 

Dianna Liakos, Undergraduate REU student, Summer 2021

Andres Eduardo Bonilla, Undergraduate REU student, Summer 2021

 

Adam Rhetta, Undergraduate student, 2020-2021

 

Ashan Lakhani, Undergraduate student, 2019-2020

Navtej Singh, Undergraduate student, 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.

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