Postdoctoral Researchers

Fang Wang
Fang Wang
Postdoctoral Associate

wangfang@mit.edu


BSc: Zhejiang University (Ping Lu and Jinbo Hu)
PhD: University of Southern California (G. K. Surya Prakash and George A. Olah)
Postdoc I: University of Southern California (G. K. Surya Prakash and George A. Olah)
Research topic: Synthetic modeling of catalytic diiron centers of sMMO
Hobbies: Photography, fencing (coached by Karl O. Christe), stamp collecting, hiking

Jacob Goldberg
Jacob Goldberg
Postdoctoral Associate

gojacob@mit.edu


AB: Dartmouth College
PhD: University of Pennsylvania (E. James Petersson)
Research topic: Multicolor zinc sensors.

Wei Lin
Wei Lin
Postdoctoral Associate

linwei@mit.edu


BSc: Shanghai Jiaotong University (Lin He)
PhD: Ohio University (Robert Colvin)
Postdoc I: Brookhaven National Laboratory (Dax Fu)
Research topic: Studies of red fluorescence zinc sensor and the roles of zinc during ER stress in neuronal cells
Hobbies: Traveling and sports

Andrei Ioan Loas
Andrei Ioan Loas
Postdoctoral Associate

loas@mit.edu


BSc: Polytechnic University of Bucharest
Diploma thesis: Polytechnic University of Bucharest (Emeric Bartha)
PhD: New Jersey Institute of Technology (Sergiu Gorun)
Research topic: Near-IR sensors for nitric oxide and associated binding site models
Hobbies: Cinema, music, reading novels and following Tour de France

Malay Patra
Malay Patra
Postdoctoral Associate

mpatra@mit.edu


MSc: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (Goutam Kumar Lahiri)
PhD: Ruhr University Bochum (Nils Metzler-Nolte)
Postdoc I: University of Zurich (Gilles Gasser)
Research topic: Platinum anticancer agents
Hobbies: Traveling and sports

Robert Radford
Robert Radford
Postdoctoral Associate

rradford@mit.edu


BSc: University of California, Santa Barbara (Peter Ford)
PhD: University of California, San Diego (Akif Tezcan)
Research topic: Zinc sensing
Hobbies: Swimming, biking, running, and peanut butter and jelly sandwich connoiseur

Imogen Riddell
Imogen Riddell
Postdoctoral Associate

iriddell@mit.edu


MSci: University of Strathclyde (Peter Cormack and Duncan Graham)
PhD: University of Cambridge (Jonathan Nitschke)
Research topic: Novel anticancer drug design
Hobbies: Hill walking, baking cakes and preparing and sharing meals with friends

Pablo Rivera
Pablo Rivera Fuentes
Postdoctoral Fellow (Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship)

priveraf@mit.edu


BSc: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Gabriel Cuevas)
MSc: ETH Zurich (Francois Diederich)
PhD: ETH Zurich (Francois Diederich)
Research topic: Rational design of near-infrared zinc and nitric oxide sensors
Hobbies: Traveling, running, reading and enjoying good food + wine

Rama Suntharalingam
Kogularamanan Suntharalingam
Postdoctoral Fellow (Misrock Fellowship, Koch Institute)

ks_rama@mit.edu


MSc: Imperial College London
PhD: Imperial College London (Ramon Vilar)
Hobbies: Soccer and going to the gym

Weixue Wang
Weixue Wang
Postdoctoral Associate

wwang36@mit.edu


BSc: Peking University (Lai Luhua)
PhD: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Eric Oldfield)
Research topic: Structure and mechanism of methane monooxygenase
Melissa Zastrow
Melissa Zastrow
Postdoctoral Associate

zastrowm@mit.edu


BSc: University of Connecticut (Christian Brueckner)
PhD: University of Michigan (Vincent Pecoraro)
Research topic: Zinc sensing
Hobbies: Hiking, running, cooking, and red wine

Yaorong Zheng
Yaorong Zheng
Postdoctoral Associate

zhengyr@mit.edu


BSc: Peking University (Chunhua Yan)
PhD: University of Utah (Peter Stang)
Research topic: Development of platinum clusters as anticancer agents
Hobbies: Movies and hiking

Graduate Students

Tim Johnstone
Timothy Johnstone
Graduate Student

timothyj@mit.edu


BSc: McGill University (Jay Nadeau, Bruce Arndtsen, Scott Bohle and Derek Gray)
PhD thesis topic: Development of novel polymer-based drug delivery systems for novel platinum-based anti-cancer agents
Ali Liang
Alexandria (Ali) Deliz Liang
Graduate Student (Biotechnology Training Program Fellowship)

adliang@mit.edu


BSc: New College of Florida (Suzanne E. Sherman)
PhD thesis topic: Proton and electron transfer kinetics within toluene/o-xylene monooxygenase
Hobbies: Hiking and hanging out with friends

Mik Minier
Mik Minier
Graduate Student (National Science Foundation Fellowship)

mik_chem@mit.edu


BSc and BA: University of the Pacific (Liang Xue)
PhD thesis topic: Synthesis of diiron complexes with macrocyclic ligands to mimic the function of the hydroxylase component of sMMO
Hobbies: Eating (real) ramen, cooking, playing electronic and acoustic music

Eric Victor
Eric Victor
Graduate Student

evictor@mit.edu


BSc: University of Wisconsin - Madison (John Berry and Philipp Simon)
PhD thesis topic: Nitric oxide reactivity with multi-metallic systems.
Hobbies: Improv Comedy, chemistry demonstrations, baking, sailing, watching bad movies

Hyunsuk Yoo
Hyunsuk (Sean) Yoo
Graduate Student

hyunsuky@mit.edu


BSc: Stanford University (Robert M. Waymouth)
PhD thesis topic: Modeling the active form of monofunctional Pt(II) anticancer drug / Synthesis of novel Pt(II) nanoparticles
Hobbies: Poker, basketball


UROPs

Sarah Alexander
Sarah Alexander
Undergraduate Student

salexan@mit.edu


BSc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mentor: Tim Johnstone
Research topic: The effect of platinum drugs on E.coli and investigation of Pt(IV) compounds
Hobbies: Playing music, running, art, and reading

Rebecca Luoh
Rebecca Luoh
Undergraduate Student

rluoh@mit.edu


BSc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mentor: Weixue Wang
Research topic: Characterization of methane monooxygenase
Hobbies: Music, tennis, reading, and watching movies

Sasha Wrobel
Alexandra (Sasha) Wrobel
Undergraduate Student

awrobel@mit.edu


BSc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mentor: Pablo Rivera
Research topic: Near-infrared sensor of biological nitric oxide
Hobbies: Biking, running, swimming, archeology and Star Trek.

Daniel Zhang
Daniel Zhang
Undergraduate Student

dzhang12@mit.edu


BSc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mentor: Robert Radford
Research topic: Zn sensing

 

 

 

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