Students

UC Davis Chemistry Erin Doherty and RJ Tombari
Erin Doherty and RJ Tombari

2018-19

Erin Doherty
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Peter Beal
Research Project: Increasing A to I Editing Efficiency by ADAR2 Using Cytidine Analogs with Elevated pKas
Email: eedoherty@ucdavis.edu

Robert "RJ" Tombari
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: David Olson
Research Project: Photoswitchable Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators
Email: rjtombari@ucdavis.edu


2017-18

2017-18 CBP Trainees
Sam Hartanto, Diedra Shorty, Angela Zhang and Cindy McReynolds

Samantha Hartanto
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Andrew Fisher
Research Project: Kinetic, structural, and phenotypic characterization of the trifunctional Mycobacterium tuberculosis CysDNC complex
Email: shartanto@ucdavis.edu

Cindy McReynolds
Graduate Group: Pharmacology and Toxicology
Major Professor: Bruce Hammock
Research Project: Developing chemical tools to elucidate the biological relevance of dihydroxy diols in biological systems
Email: cbmcreynolds@ucdavis.edu 

Diedra Shorty
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Kit Lam
Research Project: Identification of novel site 2 targeting peptides using one-bead one-compound technology
Email: dshorty@ucdavis.edu
YouTube: Student Spotlight with Diedra Shorty

Angela Zhang
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Shota Atsumi
Research Project: Developing production of a tropane alkaloid in a microbial host
Email: axyzhang@ucdavis.edu

 

2016-17

2016-17 CBP Trainees
Calvin Ly, Andrea Coleman and Kori Lay

Andrea Coleman
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: James Ames
Research Project: Role of Alpha-Actinin in Surface Localization of the L-type Calcium Channel Cav1.2
Email: amecoleman@ucdavis.edu

Kori Lay (MS, December 2018)
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Sheila David
Research Project: Using a Fluorescent SAH Biosensor to Analyze MTAN Activity and Inhibition
Email: ktlay@ucdavis.edu

Calvin Ly
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: David Olson
Research Project: Development of an in vitro assay to identify potential scaffolds for antidepressants
Email: cly@ucdavis.edu

 

2015-16

2015-16 CBP Trainees
Katie Beglinger, Cody Palumbo and Nina McCulley

Katherine Beglinger
Graduate Group: Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Major Professor: Christopher Fraser
Research Project: Analysis of translation initiation factor phosphorylation by mass spectrometry
Email: kbeglinger@ucdavis.edu

Christina McCulley
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Dean Tantillo
Research Project: An Examination of the Spiropyran Molecular Switches
Email: cmcculley@ucdavis.edu

Cody Palumbo
Graduate Group: Chemistry
Major Professor: Peter Beal
Research Project: The Use of Nucleoside Analogs to Control RNA-Protein Interactions
Email: cmpalumbo@ucdavis.edu
YouTube: Cody shares his experience as a UC Davis Chemical Biology Program trainee