Gabrielle Valles, Ph.D. Student
Gabi works on structural and functional characterization of USP7 as a target for cancer therapies.
Thomas Bregnard, M.S., Ph.D. Student
Thomas studies structure of Promyelocytic Leukemia Protein (PML) and its self-assembly into PML-nuclear bodies in response to viral infections and other cellular stress.
Tima Karginov, Rotating M.D./Ph.D. Student
Tima studies deubiquitinating enzyme USP7.
Former Postdoctoral Fellows
Yulia Pustovalova, Ph.D. (currently at University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Structural Characterization of Translesion Synthesis (TLS) DNA Polymerases
Mariana Quezado, Ph.D. (currently at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Structural Characterization of Human Helicase-Like Transcription Factor (HLTF)
Esmael Alyami, M.Sc. student (currently a Ph.D. student at University of Idaho)
Matt Kosakowski, honors undergraduate student (currently a D.M.D. candidate class of 2020, UConn School of Dental Medicine)
Former Rotation Ph.D. Students
Yinzhou (Joe) Zhu
Undergraduate Summer Research
Sherif Eldirani, summer undergraduate student
Frank Monney, summer undergraduate student
Yustyna Bobak, summer undergraduate student
Hannah Sowalsky, summer undergraduate student
Paige Salerno, summer undergraduate student
Kirsten Salline, a summer undergraduate student
Briana Munoz, a summer undergraduate student