Former members

Sanghamitra Dey

Postdoctoral Associate, 2012-2013
• Assistant Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata, India

Dey S*, Yi H*, Kumaran S, Lee SG, Krishnan HB, Jez JM (2013) Structure of soybean serine acetyltransferase and formation of the cysteine regulatory complex as a molecular chaperone.  J Biol Chem 288, 36463-72

Margie Gomez

Undergraduate, Summer Scholar in Biology & Biomedical Research, 2012

Ron Nwumeh

Undergraduate, Summer Scholar in Biology & Biomedical Research, uSTAR Summer Scholar, HHMI-EXROP Scholar (Cech Lab), United Negro College Fund-Merck Science Fellow; 2012-2016
• Medical Student, University of Pennsylvania

McClerklin*, Lee SG*, Harper CP, Nwumeh R, Jez JM, Kunkel BN (2018) Indole-3-acetylaldehyde dehydrogenase-dependent auxin synthesis contributes to virulence in Pseudomonas syringae strain DC3000.

Ian Swenson

Undergraduate, 2012-2013
• Clinical Research Assistant, Washington University

Geoff Ravilious

Graduate Student - Computational & Molecular Biophysics Program, 2008-2012
• IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, Xiao Lab, NCI, Bethesda, MD
• Technology Transfer Specialist, NCI, Bethesda, MD

Jez JM, Ravilious GE, Herrmann J (2016) Structural biology and regulation of the plant sulfation pathway.  Chem-Biol Interact 259, 31-8

David Korasick

Graduate Student (co-advisor)- Plant & Microbial Biosciences Program, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Fellow, Olin Biomedical Fellow, 2012-2015
• Postdoc, Tanner Lab, U Missouri-Columbia

Korasick DA, Jez JM (2016) Protein domains: structure, function, and methods.

Naveen Bisht

Postdoctoral Associate, 2008-2010
• Assistant Professor, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India

Roy Choudhury S, Westfall CS, Laborde JP, Bisht NC, Jez JM, Pandey S (2012) Two chimeric regulator of G-protein signaling (RGS) proteins differentially modulate soybean heterotrimeric G-protein cycle.  J Biol Chem 287, 17

Chuanmei Zhu

Rotation Student - Plant Biology Program, 2009
• PhD - Dixit Lab, McDonnell International Academy Scholar, Monsanto Company/Normal Borlaug Corporate Fellow, Imaging Science Pathway Fellow
• Postdoc, Kellogg Lab, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Zhu C*, Schroeder AC*, Yanamadala SR*, Cahoon RE, Arkus KAJ, Wachsstock L, Bleeke J, Krishnan HB, Jez JM (2010) Threonine-insensitive homoserine dehydrogenase from soybean: genomic organization, kinetic

Blair Undem

Undergraduate, CD-BioRAP Intern (McDaniel College), 2011
• Physical Therapy Student, University of Maryland

Sam McKinney

Undergraduate, Summer Scholar in Biology & Biomedical Research, 2009-2011
• Lead Technician, Pajarito Powder

Herrmann J, Ravilious GE, McKinney SE, Westfall CS, Lee SG, Baraniecka P, Giovannetti M, Kopriva S, Krishnan HB, Jez JM (2014) Structure and mechanism of soybean ATP sulfurylase - the committed step in plant sulfur assimilation.

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