University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Biophysics, 2002. Thesis: Structural Investigations of Light-driven Ion Pumping: X-ray Crystallography of Bacteriorhodopsin and the Asp85Ser Mutant, Mentor: Dr. Robert Glaeser
University of California, Davis
B.S., Biochemistry, 1997.
2010 Young Alumnus Award Cal Aggie Alumni Association
ASUCD Excellence in Education Award
Our laboratory is interested in understanding how structures and dynamics of gene regulatory networks have evolved to regulate complex phenotypes. We focus primarily on microbial systems due to the relative simplicity of microbial genomes, which allow us to interrogate complex processes across a wide range of levels of cellular complexity (e.g. from single proteins to comprehensive systems-level analysis). We aim to develop tools that will allow the rational engineering of gene regulatory networks at both the protein and network-structure levels, and have application across species boundaries.
5312 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility
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