Potrait

Current Postdoc at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Institute for Cancer Research (2012-present)

Exploring bioinformatic insights into outer membrane β proteins with an eye towards cancer therapeutics.

Advisor: Prof. Roland L. Dunbrack Jr.
NIH Postdoctoral Research Training Grant (2012-present)

Previous Postdoc at Stockholm University, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (2008-2012)

Developed novel methods for exploring protein insertion and orientation in the transmembrane.

Advisor: Prof. Gunnar von Heijne
HFSP Postdoctoral Fellow (2008-2011)

Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania (Dec. 2007)

Thesis: Sketching Natures Energy Function: Designing Helices that Target Transmembrane Proteins and Creating Software for Further Design.

Advisor: Prof. William F. DeGrado
NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2002-2005)

A.B. in Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Princeton University (May 2001)

Thesis: Solid State Substitution Chemistry: Altering Magnetic Properties of Boride Minor in Material Science and Engineering. Superconductors and Frustrated Magnets.

Advisor: Prof. Robert J. Cava