Congrats Wes Brown!
Congratulations to third-year MBSB student, Wes Brown.
He will receive the Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellowships!
Wes’s thesis project involves optical control of protein function in cells and aquatic embryos in the lab of Prof. Deiters in the Department of Chemistry in University of Pittsburgh.
Congratulations to Dr. Deserno
Congratulations to Dr. Deserno.
He will receive the 2021 Tom Thompson Award in the Membrane Structure & Function Subgroup in the Biophysics Society.
Congrats Dr. Gronenborn!
Congratulations to Dr. Gronenborn!
She will receive the 2021 Founders Award of Biophysics Society.
Read more HERE.
Welcome Dr. Olexandr Isayev!
Welcome Dr. Olexandr Isayev, a new faculty member of MBSB!
The Isayev lab works at the interface of theoretical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Read more about Dr. Isayev here.
Dr. Isayev said that “We are working towards the acceleration of molecular discovery and design, in particular of kinase inhibitors. We also focus on both generative and predictive machine learning models for chemical and biological data and the automation of scientific experimentation”.
Lisa Clark completes Ph.D
Ms. Lisa Clark passed her oral defense earlier this week and completed her Ph.D. degree. Lisa carried out dissertation research with Prof. Jean-Pierre Vilardaga in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The title of her dissertation talk was “Structural mechanisms of class B GPCR signaling: the case of the parathyroid hormone receptor ”. Approximately 40 colleagues and friends remotely listened to her talk.