Rotation Students

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Mark MacRae (Fall 2018)

√ Rotation Student in Biophysics
√ Home: Pembroke, Massachusetts
√ Research: I am working on characterizing a lipid transporter through protein engineering mutants, performing structural analysis by CryoEM, and assessing function by conducting complementation assays.
√ Hobbies: Binge-watching TV shows, exploring new restaurants, traveling.

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max haase (Spring 2018)

√ Rotation Student in Genome Integrity
√ Home: Green Bay, Wisconsin
√ Research: My research is focused on identifying the functionally conserved regions of a lipid transporter by saturation mutagenesis
√ Hobbies: Golfing, brewing, pipetting, record collecting.
 

 

 

 

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mariyah saiduddin (Spring 2018)

√ Rotation Student in Developmental Genetics
√ Home: California
√ Research: I am working on characterizing a putative lipid transporter by reconstituting it into lipid nanodiscs, and  on characterizing the cellular localization of bacterial lipid transporters.
√ Hobbies: camping, making up recipes, figure drawing

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josh gutierrez (Winter 2018)

√ Rotation Student in Biophysics
√ Home: Greater Los Angeles County
√ Research: Josh worked on characterizing the putative lipid transporter, YebST, by its reconstitution into a lipid nanodisc, and mutagenesis. 
√ Hobbies: hiking, swimming, and trying out various cafes, drawing, learning a new skill, and going to music venues.

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Ruoyu chen (Fall 2017)

√ Rotation Student in Biophysics
√ Born in China
√ Research: I am studying lipid transportation system on the membrane of chloroplast in Arabidopsis. I am also working on a harpoon-like invasion machinary used by a parasite called microsporidia.
√ Hobbies: staying at home and in the lab