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MEMBERS

MSMarcos Sotomayor

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University.
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Office / Phone: 772 Biosciences Building / (614) 6882068
E-mail: sotomayor.8 [at] osu [dot] edu

POSTDOCS & RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Deepanshu Choudhary

Ph.D. OSU, USA

E-mail: choudhary.47 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Colin Klaus (MBI)

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, USA

E-mail: klaus.68 [at] mbi [dot] osu [dot] edu

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GRADUATE STUDENTS

Jeshua Avila-Estrada

Chemistry PhD Program

E-mail: avila.85 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Marissa Boyer

Chemistry PhD Program

E-mail: boyer.429 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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MG-2016-03-19-smallMichelle Gray

Ohio State Biochemistry Program

E-mail: gray.694 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Diana Lopez

Biophysics (with Castro laboratory)

E-mail: lopez.648 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Debadrita Modak

Chemistry PhD program

E-mail: modak.9 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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BNBrandon Neel

Ohio State Biochemistry Program

E-mail: neel.34 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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CNCollin Nisler

Biophysics PhD Program

E-mail: nisler.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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ETElakkiya Tamilselvan

Biophysics PhD Program

E-mail: tamilselvan.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Sanket_WalujkarSanket Walujkar

Chemical Physics PhD program

E-mail: walujkar.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Michael Leake

Biochemistry

E-mail: leake.34 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

nophotoJanina Anokye

Biology

E-mail: anokye.3 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Jeffrey Lotthammer

Biochemistry

E-mail: lotthammer.4 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Jesse Sandhu

Biochemistry

E-mail: sandhu.89 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Serina Smith

Biochemistry

E-mail: smith.11708 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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JSJoseph Sudar

Biochemistry

E-mail: sudar.2 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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ALUMNI

nophotoHarsha Mandayam Bharathi

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

E-mail: mandayambharathi.1 [at] osu [dot] edu

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Pedro De-la-Torre

Visiting Scholar (August – October, 2014), Postdoc (2016-2019)

Now at the Indzhykulian lab (https://ailab.hms.harvard.edu/)

E-mail: delatorremarquez.1 [at] osu [dot] edu

Deepanshu Choudhary

Chemistry Ph.D. (2014-2019)

Now in our group

E-mail: choudhary.47 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

LPLeah Pastor

Biochemistry ( -2019)

Now at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

E-mail: pastor.42 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Zachary Smith

2019 REU

Undergraduate student at Truman State University

E-mail: smith.13250 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Jeshua Avila-Estrada

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

Now in our group

E-mail: avila.85 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Diana Lopez

Rotation Student Biophysics

Now in our group and Castro’s laboratory)

E-mail: lopez.648 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Nicholas Hazen

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now with Dr. Jun Liu

E-mail: hazen.57 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Harper Smith

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now with Dr. Kudryashov

E-mail: smith.12510 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Paula Blazquez-Sanchez

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

E-mail: blazquez-sanchez.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Yoshie Narui

Postdoc (2014-2018)

Now at CEMAS (https://cemas.osu.edu/)

E-mail: narui.2 [at] osu [dot] edu

Pranay Arora

Biomedical Engineering (2016-2018)

Now at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

E-mail: arora.127 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Avinash Jaiganesh

Biophysics PhD (2013-2018)

Now a postdoc in Kathleen Green’s group at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.

E-mail: jaiganesh.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Nicholas Alcorn

Biochemistry

E-mail: alcorn.26 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Marissa Boyer

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

Now in our group

E-mail: boyer.429 [at] osu [dot] edu

Lucas Runyan

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

Now with Dr. Dmitri Kudryashov

E-mail: runyan.61 [at] osu [dot] edu

nophotoXinyao Xiang

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

Now with Dr. Rafael Bruschweiler

E-mail: xiang.197 [at] osu [dot] edu

Pablo Galaz-Davison

Universidad de Chile – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

E-mail: galaz-davison.1 [at] osu [dot] edu

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Raúl Araya-Secchi

Postdoc (2013-2017)

Now postdoc at the Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark

E-mail: arayasecchi.1[at] osu [dot] edu

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Sharon Cooper

Ph. D. Student (2013-2017; with Jontes laboratory)

Now Assistant Professor of Biology at Cedarville University

E-mail: miller.5770 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Lahiru Wimalasena

Biomedical Engineering undergraduate  (2013-2017)

Now a graduate student at Georgia Tech!

wimalasena.2 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

ETElakkiya Tamilselvan

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now in our group

E-mail: tamilselvan.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

DongSongyu-2016Songyu Dong

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now with Dr. Dmitri Kudryashov

E-mail: dong.630 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Florencia Velez-Cortes

Physics undergraduate (2013-2015)

Research assistant (2016)

Now a graduate student at Columbia University!

Aniket Patel

Microbiology

Now a PharmD student at Ohio State!

E-mail: patel.1756 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Domenic Termine

Biochemistry

Now a medical student at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine!

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Conghui (Claire) Chen

Biochemistry

Now working in industry

E-mail: chen.3351 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Adrienne Thornburg

Chemistry Master program

Now at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hong Duc Chau Phan

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now with Kotaro Nakanishi

phan.101 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

SKIMStephanie Kim

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now with Steffen Lindert

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Zech Thompson

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD Program

Now with Jimmy Cowan

E-mail: thompson.2166 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

CNCollin Nisler

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now in our group

E-mail: nisler.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

BNBrandon Neel

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now in our group

E-mail: neel.34 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

NC2Nathan Crum

Undergraduate (2015)

E-mail: crum.187 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

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Zachary Johnson

Biochemistry undergraduate (2014-2015); Research assistant (2015)

Now a medical student at Marshall University!

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Carissa Klanseck

Animal Sciences undergraduate (2013-2014); Research assistant (2015)

Now a graduate student at UIUC!

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ESEric Shtivelberg

Research Assistant Summer 2015

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smarguetSean Marguet

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD program

Now with Hannah Shafaat

E-mail: marguet.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Melvyn Drag

Master Student (2013-2015) Department of Mathematics

Now working at Battelle

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Debadrita Modak

Rotation Student Chemistry PhD program

Now in our group

E-mail: modak.9 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

BDBenjamin Donovan

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD program

Now with Michael Poirier

E-mail: donovan.226 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

SDSamantha Dodbele

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now with Jane Jackman

E-mail: dodbele.1 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

nophotoZach VanMatre

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

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CICurtis Israel

Rotation Student Biophysics PhD Program

Now with Heather Allen

E-mail: israel.76 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Deryanur Kilic

Visiting Scholar (2013-2014)

Now: Graduate Student at Ataturk University Erzurum, Turkey

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MG-2016-03-19-smallMichelle Gray

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now in our group

E-mail: gray.694 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Chris Schwebach

Rotation Student Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Program

Now with Dmitri Kudryashov

E-mail: schwebach.2 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Nathan Howell

Rotation Student Ohio State Biochemistry Program

Now with Jane Jackman

howell.439 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

Anusha Kumar

Graduate Student, Chemistry PhD Program

Now with Thomas Magliery

E-mail: kumar.330 [at] buckeyemail [dot] osu [dot] edu

HONORARY MEMBERS

RPRobert Powers, Gaudet Lab.

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nophotoMounir Koussa, Corey/Wong Labs.

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