Members

We welcome new collaborative and enthusiastic members!

Please contact ParisaH if you are interested.

Parisa Hosseinzadeh (She/Her/Hers)

Assistant Professor

parisah 'at' uoregon.edu

Research interests:

Protein and peptide design, Computational methods in biochemistry, Biosensors and enzymes, Machine learning

Background: 

B.Sc            University of Tehran, Iran

PhD             University of Illinois at Uraban-Champaign

                    Advisor Yi Lu

Postdoc       Univeristy of Washington, Seattle

                    Advisor David Baker

Other interests:

science outreach, justice in STEM, reading, sports, crafting

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Kevin Harnden (He/Him/His)

Postdoctoral Scholar

kharnden 'at' uoregon.edu

Research interests:

Protein design, bionorganic chemistry, machine learning, alternative energy, bioremediation, green catalysis

Background: 

B.Sc            Sonoma State University

PhD             University of Illinois at Uraban-Champaign

                    Advisor Yi Lu

Other interests:

Volunteering, outreach, traveling, film, music, video games, books, Brazilian jiu jitsu, yoga, art

Christian Lee Topete (He/Him/His)

Research Assistant

ctopete 'at' uoregon.edu

Research interests:

Utilizing immunology and biochemistry for early disease detection via peptide and protein design

Background: 

A.A.S          Biotechnology and molecular bioscience

                    Glendale community college

B.S.             Cellular and molecular biology

                    Western New Mexico University

R.E.U          Colorado State University

                    Investigating HIV-1drug resistance by protease mutatants

                    Advisor Chaoping Chen

Other interests:

Supporting scientific diversity, STEM related outreach/activities, rock climbing, running, hiking, weight training, traveling, paintball, comic book collecting

Karly Fear (She/Her/Hers)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

kfear 'at' uoregon.edu

Research interests:

Protein design for precision medicine application, computational biology and bioinformatics

Background: 

B.S.             Biology, Chemistry minor

                    Class of 2022

Other interests:

Supporting women and minorities in STEM, Fostering science engagement in younger generations, Traveling, Yoga

Alonso Cruz (He/Him/His)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

alonsoc 'at' uoregon.edu

Research interests:

Using protein design and gene-editing methods to discover new disease treatment options that will improve the prognosis and quality of life

Background: 

B.S.             Human physiology, Chemistry minor

                    Class of 2023

Other interests:

Public health, drumming/music, diversity in the STEM workforce, playing sports, cooking, outdoor related endeavors

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