Name Year Degree Type Title Faculty Mentor
Cynthia Sue Thompson 2000 PhD Oligoribonucleotides Directed at Ribosomal Protein Binding Sites as Inhibitors of Ribosomal Small Subunit Assembly and as Possible Antibiotics  Christopher K. Mathews 
Elizabeth A. Trebilcock 2000 HONORS BS Effects of Hydroxyurea on DNA Precursor Pools Christopher K. Mathews 
K. Shawn Watts 2000 MS Steps Toward Structure-Assisted Drug Design  Pui Shing Ho
Brandt F. Eichman 2000 PhD Crystal Structures of DNA Four-Way Junctions Pui Shing Ho
Philip R. Gafken 2000 PhD Characterization of UV-Crosslinked Protein-Nucleic Acid Interfaces by MALDI MS and ESI MS/MS Douglas F. Barofsky 
Marilyn L. Walsh 2001 PhD Protocols, Pathways, Peptides and the Morta: Relationship to Atherosclerosis  Wilbert Gamble 
Monika Ivancic 2001 PhD The Asymmetric Binding of Actinomycin D to DNA Hexamers  Victor Hsu
Min-Sun Kim 2001 PhD Molecualr and Cellular Mechanisms of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Axonopathy Ian J. Tinsley 
Kirsten R. Wolthers 2001 PhD Characterization of Neuronal Nitric-Oxide Synthase Reductase Activity 


Michael Schimerlik
Jeffrey M. Vargason 2002 PhD The Effect of Cytosine Methylation on DNA Structure  Pui Shing Ho
Stella A. Martomo 2002 phD Modulation of Deoxyribonucleoside Triphosphate Levels, DNA Synthesis Rates and Fidelity in Mammilian Cells Christopher K. Mathews 
R. Ryan Preston 2002 PhD Incorporation of Chromatophores into Multi-Cellular Biosensors  Philip N. McFaddden
Alisa S. Vangnai 2002 PhD Biochemical, Molecular and Physiological Characteriztion of 1-Butanol Dehydrogenases of Pseudomonas butanovora in Butane and 1-Butanol Metabolism  Daniel J. Arp
Korakod Chimploy 2002 PhD Regulation of Mouse Ribonucleotide Reductase by Allosteric Effector-Substrate Interplay and Hypoxia Christopher K. Mathews 
Mary Lynn Benka Tassotto 2002 PhD Deoxyguanosine Triphosphate, A Possible Target for Reactive Oxygen Species-Induced Mutagenesis  Christopher K. Mathews 
Kogan K. Bao 2002 PhD Kinetic Analysis of Avian Sarcoma Virus Integrase in the Presteady-State Issac Wong
Kathleen M. McGaughey 2002 PhD The Effects of Protein Associations on Pyrimidine Deoxyribonuclrotide Biosynthesis  Christopher K. Mathews 
Shiau-Yin Wu  2002 MS An Assay for Screening Cells for Mismatch Repair Proficiency In Vivo  John B. Hays
Mohamen B. Al-Fageeh 2003 MS Functional Analysis of Novel beta-Catenin Mutants Roderick H. Dashwood 
Rhonda Sue Kaetzel 2003 PhD Proteomic Approach to 1, 2-Dichloroethane Bioactivation and Reaction with Redox-Active Protein Disulfide Isomerase Donald J. Reed
Jamie Kristen Miller 2003 HONORS BS Contextual Recognition by E. coli MutY Adenine Glycosylase Issac Wong
Robyn Leigh Ikehara 2003 HONORS BS Protein Association Involving T4 Phage Thymidine Kinase Christopher K. Mathews 
Florina Alexandra Vulpanovici 2003 PhD Biosynthesis, Production and Structural Studies of Secondary Metabolites in Cultured Marine Cyanobacteria  William H. Gerwick 
Thomas Patrick Ellen 2003 PhD The Mechanism of Interaction of the Linker Histone with DNA and Nucleosomes  Ken Van Holde
Jung hyuk Suh  2003 PhD Antioxidant Mechanisms of Ascorbate and R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid in Aging and transition Metal Ion-mediated Oxidative Stress  Tory M. Hagen 
Ethel Owusuwaa Owusu 2004 PhD Characterization of the Zea mays ssp. Mays Tousled-like Kinases  Carol J. Rivin
Louisa Ada Hooven 2004 PhD DNA Binding and Beyond: An Investigation pf Proteins Involved in PAH-Induced Carcinogensis  William M. Baird
Ju Hyun Kim 2005 PhD Organization of the T4 dNTP Synthetase Complex at DNA Replication Sites  Christopher K. Mathews
Joshua M. Hicks 2005 PhD Analysis of Secondary Structures in Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Helix Propagation and Residual Motions in Proteins  Victor Hsu
Franklin A. Hays 2005 PhD Analysis of Secondary Structures in Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Helix Propagation and Residual Motions in Proteins  Pui Shing Ho
Ganapathy N. Sarma 2005 PhD Crystallogrpahic Studies of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis TOXA Andrew Karplus 
Amy V. Dinh 2006 HONORS BS Cell Recovery from Temperature Shift and Chemically Induced DNA Damage in Escherichia coli Janine E. Trempy 
Rongkun Shen 2006 PhD Protein-Protein Interactions in the Bacteriophage T4 dNTP Synthetase Complex  Christopher K. Mathews 
Benjamin J. Figard  2007 PhD Electron Molecule Interactions of Amino Acids and Peptides  Max L. Deizner 
Blaine R. Roberts 2007 PhD Structural Studies of the Antioxidant Defense Enzymes: Copper, Zinc Superoxide Dismutase and Alkyl Hydroperoxide Reductase Flavoprotein Joseph Beckman 
Hung Ping Shih 2007 PhD The Function of the Homeobox Transcription Factor PITX2 During Mammilian Skeletal Muscle Development  Chrissa Kioussi
Christopher S. Stoner 2007 PhD Control of p53 Tumor Suppressor and Peroxiredoxin Activity Through Shifts in Cellular Redox Balance  Gary F. Merrill 
Andrea Regier Voth 2007 PhD Macromolecualr Halogen Bonds Pui Shing Ho
Juan Manuel Vanegas 2007 MS Alkylation Kinetics of the Human Retinoid X Receptor alpha using Cystenine as a Local Probe Michael I. Schimerlik 
Alexander J. Michels 2007 PhD SLC23A1, the Gene Encoding Sodium-Dependent Vitamin C Transport Protein 1 (SVCT1): Regualtion of Transcription and its Functional Consequences  Tory M. Hagen
Kristine M. Robinson  2007 PhD The Detection of Superoxide and Implications for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis  Joseph Beckman 
Patricia A. Khuu 2008 PhD Analyses of Noncanonical DNA Structures  Pui Shing Ho
Olga Golonshka  2008 PhD Characterization of the Mechanism and Function of C2H2 Zinc Finger Protein CTIP2 in the Developmental Processes Mark Leid
Donald S. Berkholz 2009 PhD Modeling Protein Structure at Atmoic Resolution  Andrew Karplus 
Hyo Sang Jang 2009 PhD Cytoskeletal Regualtion in Cell Motility and Invasion  Julie Greenwood