Undergraduate Research Scholars
|Eugene Antipov, Chemical Engineering||Laura Maliszewski, Biotechnology||Jennifer Rutan, Biology|
|Eric Evans, Biology||Kate O'Reilly, Biochemistry||Amanda Sheldon, Biology|
|Jacob LaPorte, Biochemistry||Jaimie Robinson, Biochemistry||Laura Tolen, Biochemistry|
|Michelle Denise Lazarus, Biology|
Now: Graduate Student in
Engineering at MIT.
Project Title: Recombination Suppression in Spam 1
Awards and Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Clift and DeArmond
Student in Genetics at Stanford University on an NSF Fellowship.
Research Mentor: Gary Laverty, Biology
Project Title: Ammonia Transport in Avian Proximal Tubules
After Graduation: Doctoral
program in Cell Biology at Thomas Jefferson
Worley, C.K., Maliszewski, L.E.,
J.H., Farnworth, B., Yang, H.-Y. and Shapiro, A. D., "hdn (HR Despite
inhibitor) Mutants Identify Multiple Controls over Arabidopsis
Cell Death" 12th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research,
WI, 2001 and at 10th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe
Interactions, Madison, WI, 2001.
Now: Laura is a graduate
student in Virology at Harvard Medical School working in the
of Prof. Judy Lieberman.
Kathryn O'Reilly <>Major: Biochemistry
Research Mentor: John Koh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project Title: Redirecting Novel Transcription Regulators to New Cellular Targets
Presentation: Second Place Biochemistry Division, 64th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists' Conference, Bloomsburg University, 15 April 2000.
Honors and Awards: Kevin Beale Award for outstanding CHEM/BIOCHEM freshman, Phi Beta Kappa Clift and DeArmond Award for an outstanding freshman, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Pi (French Honor Society), Alpha Lambda Delta, Advanced Honors Certificate, American Chemical Society Award to the outstanding junior in chemistry or biochemistry. HHMI Undergraduate Reseach Scholar.
Publications: Hai Fen Ye, John T. Koh* and Kathryn E. O'Reilly, A subtype-selective thyromimetic designed to bind a mutant thyroid hormone receptor implicated in resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH)., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 1521-1522. (featured in C&E News)
Kristian H. Link, Federico G. Cruz, Hai-Fen Ye, Kathryn E. O'Reilly and John T. Koh (2004) Photo-caged agonists of the nuclear receptors RARg and TRb provide unique time-dependent gene expression profiles for light-activated gene patterning. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 12, 5949-5959.
Now: MD-PhD Program at Cornell Medical School
Now: Graduate student in Microbiology
Immunology at the University of North Carolina.
Majors: Biology and
Psychology Minor: German
in Neuropharmacology in Michael Robinson's group at the University