Xuanjia Ye

Graduate Student, Molecular Biology, 5th year Email Xuanjia | Hometown: Shanghai, China B.S., Biological¬†Sciences, Fudan University, China Xuanjia is interested in¬†the regulation of transcription. In the Muir lab, she is excited about learning chemical tool development and utilizing the knowledge …

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Nourhan Daigham

Graduate Student, Molecular Biology, 4th year Email Nourhan | B.S., Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Rutgers University, NJ Nourhan obtained her bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Rutgers University in 2016. After graduation, she worked in the laboratory of …

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Cole Lazarus

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 3rd year Email Cole | Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania B.S., Biochemistry, University of Delaware, 2021 ¬† Cole is interested in studying protein PTMs, and utilizing chemical tools to tackle biological problems. Outside the lab, he enjoys music, writing, …

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Esther Kim

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year Email Esther | Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio/ Gwangju, Korea B.S., Chemistry, Caltech, 2021 Esther is interested in studying the chemistry of split interns, especially using protein engineering technique and kanamycin-based platform. Outside the lab, she loves …

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Zoe Merz

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year Email Zoe | Hometown: Carlsbad, California B.S., Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley Zoe obtained her bachelor’s degree in chemical biology from UC Berkeley in 2021, where she worked in the lab of Matthew Francis. After graduation, …

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Kaylee Cappuccio

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year Email Kaylee | Hometown: Amsterdam, NY B.S., Chemistry and Neuroscience, Binghamton University, 2022 Kaylee got her B.S. from Binghamton University where she researched biosensor development and the behavioral effects of high fructose corn syrup consumption …

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Zhe Jiang

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year Email Zhe | Hometown: Hangzhou, China¬† B.S., Chemical Biology, Peking University, China Zhe studied total synthesis during his undergraduate period. After graduation, he joined an epigenetic lab to study RNA sequencing. Currently, he started his …

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Girum Erkalo

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year Email Girum | Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania/ Ethiopia B.S., Chemistry, Millersville University of Pennsylvania Girum is interested in developing new chemical biology tools and using them to study biological mechanisms at the molecular level. Outside the …

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