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Lipchock Lab Members

Lipchock Lab Members

Current Lab Members

Haley Wilt, Class of 2021 Majors: Chemistry and Biology Research Project: Structural and kinetic analysis of VHR

Class of 2020

Erin Asman, Major: Chemistry, Research Project: Osteoarthritis in horses and current treatments, Current Position: Veterinary Medicine program, Atlantic Veterinary College

Sean Garin, Majors: Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Examining the structural requirements for Dot1 mediated senescence, Current Position: Researcher, National Human Genome Research Institute

Class of 2019

Collin Vincent, Major: ACS Chemistry, Research Project: Mechanistic studies of PHPT1, Current Position: Ph.D. program in Chemistry, University of Oregon

Class of 2018

Simon Belcher Majors: Chemistry and History Research Project: Wine chemistry, Current Position: M.S. program, University of Arizona

Skyler Clark Majors: Chemistry and Biology Research Project: Molecular mechanism of CRISPR Current Position: Teacher, Mercersburg Academy

Class of 2017

Patrick Ginther Majors: ACS Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Regulation of PTP1B and mechanistic studies of PHPT1 Current Position: Ph.D. program in Chemistry, University of California-Berkeley, M.S. in Chemistry, Yale University

Anna Inserra Major: ACS Chemistry, Research Project: Characterization of acid content in wine Current Position: Physician Assistant Program, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kainat Khan Majors: Chemistry and Biology Research Project: Cell signaling and inhibition of PTP1B, Current Position: Data Manager, The Emmes Corporation

Class of 2016

Bonnie Douglas Major: Biology with a biochemistry concentration, Research Project: Allosteric regulation of PTP1B and mechanistic studies of PHPT1, Current Position: Ph.D. program in Immunology, University of Pennsylvania

Sean Haynie Majors: Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Non-natural amino acid incorporation into PHPT1 and post-translation regulation of PTP1B, Current Position: Medical School, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Previous Position: Research Technician, Thomas Jefferson University

Class of 2015

Kelly Bird Major: ACS Chemistry, Research Project: Allosteric regulation of PTP1B and structural and kinetic analysis of VHR, Current Position: Ph.D. program in Pharmacology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Misbath Daouda Majors: Chemistry and Hispanic Studies, Research Project: Kinetic analysis of PHPT1, Current Position: Research and Capacity Building Collaborator, UNICEF Mongolia, Previous Position: Gap Year Scholar Program, Harvard University and Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Emily Evans Major: Chemistry, Research Project: Epigenetics of TAS2R38, Current Position: Wholesaler Marketing Assistant, Lincoln Financial Group

Blair Towers Majors: Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Role of the GABA receptor in alcohol addiction, Current Position: M.D./Ph.D. program, University of Virginia, Previous Position: Post-baccalaureate Research FellowNational Institutes of Health

Class of 2014

Karine Sager Major: Chemistry, Research Project: Structural analysis of the VHR/STAT5a complex Current Position: Urban Medical Missionary, Louisville, KY

Corinne Staub Majors: Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Mechanistic studies of PHPT1,  Current Position: Teacher, Teach for America, Previous Position: Graduate Student, Duquesne University

Kelly Ward Major: Chemistry, Research Project: Investigations into HDAC inhibitors important for transcriptional gene regulation in cancer, Current Position: Doctor of Pharmacy, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Class of 2013

David French Major: ACS Chemistry, Research Project: Kinetic analysis of triose phosphate isomerase, Current Position: Ph.D. program in Chemistry, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Previous Position: Chemist at Valpac, Inc. 

Jessica Magdeburger Majors: ACS Chemistry and Biology, Research Project: Mechanistic studies of PHPT1, Current Position: Medical School, Penn State College of Medicine, Previous Position: Masters of Health Science, Johns Hopkins University

Stephanie Spitznagel Major: Chemistry, Research Project: Investigations into the allosteric mechanism of imidazole glycerol phosphate (IGP) synthase, Current Position: Dental Residency, The Johns Hopkins University, Previous Positions: University of Maryland, Post-baccalaureate Research FellowNational Institutes of Health