News

May 2022

  • Willow Reddish (College of Wooster) joins us for undergraduate summer research.

March 2022

  • Elijah Day and Bryan Perez Soto join the group as our latest graduate students.

January 2022

  • Yi-Hui Wang from OSBP and Bryan Perez Soto from MCDB start their rotations in the group.

October 2021

  • Elijah Day and Cameron Divoky from OSBP start their rotations in the group.

September 2021

  • Mahzabeen Suha from the OSU Biophysics program and Octavion Spears from Chemistry start their rotations in the group.

August 2021

  • Niyi Adelakun from OSBP and Haosheng Wen and Benedict Hui from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

June 2021

  • Danielle Picarello from Lehigh University joins us to do summer research as part of the Rosetta Intern program.
  • Shounak Mukherjee from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.

May 2021

  • Paul Toth joins the group as our latest graduate student.
  • Justin Seffernick graduated and continues in the group as a postdoc.
  • Xavier Bell and Roosmiin Ibrahim (both OSU), as well as May Le (College of Wooster) join us for undergraduate summer research.

February 2021

  • Jiadi He joins the group as our latest graduate student.
  • Puyi Ma from the OSU Biophysics program starts his rotation in the group.

January 2021

  • Paul Toth from MCDB starts his rotation in the group. We are a member of the MCDB program now too!

November 2020

  • Zach Gnau from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.

October 2020

  • Carter Wheat from OSBP and Jiadi He from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

August 2020

  • Former graduate student Stephanie Kim, now postdoc at Seoul National University, has been awarded the Core Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship at SNU. She will be developing a faster protein structure prediction tool, using metagenomics data.
  • Anthony Rish from OSBP and Casey Beard and Zachary Smith from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

May 2020

  • Justin Seffernick has been awarded the ACS COMP division Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award for graduate students.
  • Tung Nguyen from Denison University joins us to do virtual summer research.

April 2020

  • Jacob Bowman successfully defended his PhD thesis.
  • Stephanie Kim successfully defended her PhD thesis, now moving on to do a postdoc at Seoul National University.

March 2020

  • Daniel Marzolf was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program.

February 2020

  • Steffen has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship for our work on protein structure prediction using sparse experimental data.
  • Will Higgins joins the group as our latest graduate student.

January 2020

  • Zach Drake joins the group as our latest graduate student.

November 2019

  • Our lab is part of a team of researchers led by Prof. Mark Mitton-Fry who was awarded a Falk Medical Research Trust Transformational Award (2019-2021) to continue our work on anti-bacterial drug discovery.
  • Justin Seffernick has been awarded the OSU Presidential Fellowship! The Presidential Fellowship is the most competitive and prestigious scholarly recognition provided by the Graduate School and recognizes outstanding scholarship and research ability. Congrats to Justin!!

October 2019

  • Will Higgins and Grace Johnecheck from OSBP start their rotations in the group.
  • Harsha Bharathi and Joe Rodriguez from Chemistry start their rotations in the group.

August 2019

  • Amy He from Chemistry and Felix Weng from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

July 2019

  • Zach Drake and Abbie Enders from Chemistry start their rotations in the group.

June 2019

  • Terry Stahl from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.

May 2019

  • Shane Canfield from Kenyon College joins us to do summer research.

April 2019

  • Steffen was awarded the ACS COMP OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award at the Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting.
  • Melanie Aprahamian successfully defended her PhD thesis, making her the first graduate from the group.
  • Stephanie Kim has been selected for a prestigious computational internship position at Merck South San Francisco this summer.

March 2019

  • Steffen was awarded the Elizabeth L. Gross Award for Faculty Excellence for his demonstration of excellence in mentoring, teaching, research and overall support of the Biophysics Graduate Program.
  • Stephanie Kim was awarded the 2019 Biophysics Outstanding Student Award for her outstanding academic achievements in the Biophysics Graduate Program.

February 2019

  • Eric Hantz joins the group as our latest graduate student.

January 2019

  • Sten Heinze joins the group as postdoctoral researcher.
  • Austin Cool, Bargeen Turzo, and Daniel Marzolf join the group as our latest graduate students.

November 2018

  • Autumn Schultz and Stacey Wardenfelt from Chemistry start their rotations in the group.

October 2018

  • Nick Rigel from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.
  • Paige Bowling, Eric Hantz and Diana Lopez from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

September 2018

  • Carlie Anderson from Chemistry starts her rotation in the group.

August 2018

  • Bill Coldren joins the group as postdoctoral researcher.
  • Our lab is part of a team of researchers, led by Prof. Brian Ahmer, that has been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH (2018-2022).
  • Gopal Srivastava from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.
  • Nick Hazen and Daniel Marzolf from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

July 2018

  • Bargeen Turzo from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.
  • Our lab is part of a large team of researchers, led by Dr. Vicki Wysocki, that has been awarded a P41 center grant from the NIH (2018-2023) to establish a “Resource for Native Mass Spectrometry Guided Structural Biology”.

June 2018

  • Sumudu Leelananda is leaving the group to start a computational drug discovery position at Auransa Inc. in Palo Alto, CA.
  • Austin Cool from the OSU Biophysics program starts his rotation in the group.
  • Amolak Jhand from the University of Michigan joins us to do summer research as part of the Rosetta Intern program.

May 2018

  • Ilia Mazin from Chemistry starts his rotation in the group.
  • He Ren from Oberlin College joins us to do summer research as part of the Ohio 5 summer research program.

March 2018

  • Sarah Biehn joins the group as our latest graduate student.

January 2018

  • Steffen has been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH (2017-2022) for research relating to troponin’s role in muscle contraction.
  • Our lab is part of a team of researchers led by Prof. Mark Mitton-Fry who was awarded a Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award (2018-2019).
  • Steffen has been awarded an NSF CAREER award (2018-2023) for research relating to protein structure prediction from mass spectrometry covalent labeling data.

August 2017

  • Kevin Walsh from the OSU Biophysics program and Sarah Biehn from OSBP start their rotations in the group.
  • Steffen has been awarded an R03 grant from the NIH (2017-2019) for research relating to cyclin A2 drug discovery.

June 2017

  • Remy Lalisse from Chemistry and Travis Harris from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

May 2017

  • Matt Belardo successfully defended his undergraduate research thesis.

April 2017

  • Austin Cool has been awarded the William Marshall MacNevin Memorial Scholarship.

December 2016

  • Justin Seffernick joins the group as our latest graduate student.

October 2016

  • Lei Yu, Tianqi Guo and Shiqin Miao from Chemistry start their rotations in the group.

August 2016

  • Gregory Jameson and Komla Gnona from the OSU Biophysics program start their rotations in the group.

July 2016

  • Kimberly Nguyen from Chemistry starts her rotation in the group.

June 2016

  • Brian Caldwell from OSBP starts his rotation in the group.

May 2016

  • Matt Belardo has been awarded an OSU Research Scholar Award.
  • Justin Seffernick and Kevin Fenk from Chemistry start their rotation in the group.

April 2016

  • Austin Cool has been awarded the Bertram Thomas Memorial Scholarship.

March 2016

  • Stephanie Kim and Jacob Bowman join the group as graduate students.

January 2016

  • Austin Cool and Matt Belardo join the group as undergraduate researchers.
  • Meghan Buckley starts a 6 month co-op at Nestle in Chicago on the Technical and Production team.
  • Stephanie Kim and Jacob Bowman from the OSU Biophysics program as well as Weicheng Li from Chemistry start their rotation in the group.

November 2015

  • Sumudu Leelananda joins the group as postdoctoral researcher.

October 2015

  • Meghan Buckley joins the group as undergraduate researcher.
  • Collin Nisler from the OSU Biophysics program starts his rotation in the group.

August 2015

  • Steffen Lindert starts as Assistant Professor at Ohio State University.
  • Melanie Marlett joins the group as graduate student.
  • Cassadie Baker joins the group as undergraduate researcher.