lab phone: 212-650- 6807 or 6079
Current Lab Members
Agnes Zhong Zheng (Physics): Developing MCCE to be able to analyze aligned binding. Studying heme electrochemistry..
Jun Zhang (Physics): Analyzing cytochrome c oxidase with MCCE.
Muhamed Amin (Physics): Studying the Oxygen Evolving Complex of PSII
Edison Castro (Physics)
Cat Chenal (Chemistry)
Emil Alexov. Developing MCCE and applications to photosynthetic RCs.
He's now a Professor of Physics at Clemson University.
: Developing MCCE and applying it to cytochrome
He's now a research scientist and system administrator at the Levich Institute at CCNY.
Karin Hauser: Calculating the heme electrochemistry in cytochromes
(c, f, b562, b5 etc) and cytochrome c oxidase. She is moving from a Junior Professorship in Frankfort to a permanent position in Aachen (in the mid-west of Germany, ~ 60 km from Cologne.
Roxana Georgesc: The second major MCCE benchmark paper was her work.
She's now an Associate Research Scientist at Rockefeller University.
Yfong Song (Physics): Developing MCCE and applying it to bacteriorhodopsin
He's now with David Baker at the University of Washington.
Jennifer Madeo (Biomedical engineering): Reaction center experiments
- does only ubiquinone work as QB?
She finished her MD and is doing a residency and
Jaili Li (Physics) Reaction center experiments - Electron transfer from QA to QB.
She's now an associate professor at the University of Arkansas
Samir Lipovaca: Worked on placing protons in MCCE and on the carotinoid Stark shift.
He's now at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Qiang Xu (Physics) Reaction center experiments - Electron transfer at low temperatures.
He's now work in the Minor lab at UCSF.
Xinyu Zhang (Physics): Reaction center experiments - mapping
the energy landscape for electron transfer.
She's now working at Unilever.
Zhenyu (James) Zhu (Physics): Developing MCCE and applying it to photosynthetic reactions center
He is now working in finance.
Becier Tapia (Biochemistry): Using MCCE to study the bc1 and b6f complexes.
Jinran Kim (Physics): Using MCCE to survey the pKs of buried charges in the protein databank.
Now in graduate school at Columbia.
Gennady Khirich (Physics): Worked on calculating ligand binding.
He's now a graduate student at Yale
Yanjun Yang: Keeping tabs on MCCE code and executables; porting the code to new platforms.
Working at Morgan Stanley