Peter Kasson – ringleader.
Peter obtained his initial scientific training with Harden McConnell. He then worked with Axel Brunger, completing his PhD/MD in Stanford’s MSTP program. After a postdoctoral fellowship with Vijay Pande, he started his independent group at the University of Virginia in 2010.
Ana Villamil Giraldo – Membrane requirements of influenza viral fusion
Eric Irrgang – Building interfaces for flexible and extensible molecular dynamics simulation
Giorgio Morbioli – microfluidic approaches to single-virus fusion
Anjali Sengar – Single-virus fusion kinetics
Alžběta Türková – Simulations of influenza membrane fusion
Emily Boland – Ensemble refinement using spectroscopic data
Emily is a Biomedical Engineering undergraduate student. She is studying new methods to refine multi-structured proteins using spectroscopic data.
Caroline Davis – Simulations of viral glycoproteins
Caroline is a Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science undergraduate student. She is studying the conformational equilibria of viral spike glycoproteins and their functional consequences.
Recent lab alumni:
Ricardo Ferreira – Postdoctoral scholar 2017-2020. Simulations of antibiotic uptake by gram-negative bacteria
Jennifer Hays, PhD 2019. Simulation-guided spectroscopy and flexible molecular recognition
Ania Pabis – postdoctoral scholar 2018-2020. Simulations of influenza membrane fusion
Sourav Haldar – postdoctoral scholar 2019-2020. Experiments on influenza fusion mechanism
Kenta Okamoto, postdoctoral scholar 2017-2018. Influenza virus-cell interactions. Now an independent PI at Uppsala University.
Isabel Goronzy, BS 2018 (joint with Steven Boxer). Experimental physical chemistry of viral entry. Now an MSTP student at Caltech.
Cara Broshkevitch, BS 2017, MS 2018. Multiscale modeling of influenza binding. Now a research programmer at the University of Washington (Global Health).
George Cortina, PhD 2017. Antibiotic resistance in gram-negative bacteria. After completing his MD/PhD, George is now a resident physician at Duke.
Robert Rawle, postdoctoral fellow 2014-2017. Experimental physical chemistry of viral entry. Now an assistant professor at Williams.
Katarzyna Zawada, research specialist 2015-2017. Biophysical experiments on membrane composition and influenza entry.
Malgorzata Latallo, MS student, 2014-2016. Structures and kinetics of beta-lactamase enzymes with increased drug resistance. Currently a PhD student at Johns Hopkins.
Per Larsson, postdoctoral fellow 2011-2014. Simulations of viral fusion peptides. Now a tenure-track assistant professor at Uppsala University.
Marta Domanska, postdoctoral fellow 2011-2014. Influenza viral fusion. Now a drug safety researcher at PRA Health Sciences.
Matt Eckler, master’s student 2013-2015, now at IBM.
Marta Jeleń, visiting graduate student 2016-2017.
Sander Pronk, postdoctoral fellow joint with Erik Lindahl 2010-2013, now researcher/developer, Oxford Asset Management.
Rich Salaway, postdoctoral fellow 2014-2015, currently Data Scientist, IST Research.
Dominik Wrona, visiting graduate student 2012-2013, now PhD Student, University of Zurich.