People

Leadership and Staff

The Jenkins Biophysics Program is taught by our outstanding biophysics faculty, but some of our faculty and staff specifically support the Jenkins Program.

Doug Barrick

Doug Barrick

Thomas C. Jenkins Professor in Biophysics and Chair

Greg Bowman

Gregory Bowman

Professor and Director of the Jenkins Graduate Program

Nicole Goode

Nicole Goode

Graduate Program Coordinator

Jessica Appel

Jessica Appel

Administrative Manager

Training Faculty

Students

NameYearLabResearch
Indy Badvaram Manjunath5th yearCamley LabUsing models of fluctuating membranes to investigate the physical properties that influence a protein’s ability to sense membrane curvatures
Yuan Lou5th yearWoodson LabCharacterization of gene regulation by ribozyme during transcription
Ting-Wei Liao5th yearHa Lab 
Anson Dang4th yearFleming LabCharacterization of membrane and periplasmic proteins
Tom Zhang4th yearGarcia-Moreno LabCharacterizing the conformational and thermodynamic consequences of buried acidic residues and buried ion-pairs in proteins
Wilson Sun4th yearWoodson LabIdentifying factors that determine the efficiency of co-transcriptional assembly of ribosome
Yingda Ge4th yearMyong LabUsing smFRET to characterize the interactions between RNA and RNA binding proteins during the process of liquid-liquid phase separation
Lucas Shen4th yearFleming LabChaperone function and membrane protein folding
Adip Jhaveri3rd yearJohnson LabQuantifying protein-protein interactions using MD simulations
Soumya Prakash Behera3rd yearBarrick LabCharacterizing structure and dynamics in Notch transcription factor (CSL) and repeat proteins using NMR spectroscopy
Sushil Pangeni3rd yearHa LabUnderstanding the interaction of Replication proteins with DNA using single molecule fluorescence
Meera Joshi3rd yearMyong LabHow G-Quadruplexes, a nucleic acid secondary structure, can affect translation processes
Mankun Sang3rd yearJohnson LabBuilding a one-dimensional reaction-diffusion simulation tool
Qilan Wei3rd yearWoodson LabThe impact of nucleoside modifications on ribosome assembly
Iryna Chelepis2nd yearBowman Lab 
Jingzhou Hao2nd yearHa Lab 
Jimin Kang2nd yearHa Lab Developing sequencing techniques and analyzing sequencing data
Tiantian Shang2nd yearHa Lab Engineering an optically controllable helicase through high through-put methods