Postdoctoral Researchers

Samuel Awuah
Samuel G. Awuah
Postdoctoral Associate

sgawuah@mit.edu


Bsc: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Noah Asare-Donkor)
PhD: University of Oklahoma (Youngjae You)
Research topic: Understanding and developing transition metal based anticancer agents

Jacob Goldberg
Jacob Goldberg
Postdoctoral Associate

gojacob@mit.edu


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

Sunghee Kim
Sunghee Kim
Postdoctoral Associate

skim8@mit.edu


MSc: Korea University (Ho Gyeom Jang)
PhD: Johns Hopkins University (Kenneth D. Karlin)
Research topic: NO chemistry
Hobbies: Traveling and watching NFL games

Vu H. Le
Vu H. Le
Postdoctoral Associate

vule@mit.edu


BSc: Northern Arizona University
PhD: Mississippi State University (Edwin A. Lewis)
Research topic: Peptide-based nanoparticle for drug delivery
Hobbies: Traveling, chess, tennis and canoeing

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

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

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

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

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


UROPs

Daniel Zhang
Daniel Zhang
Undergraduate Student

dzhang12@mit.edu


BSc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mentor: Jacob Goldberg
Research topic: Zn sensing

 

 

 

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