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

Students

NameYearLabResearch
Lior Shachaf6th yearJie Xiao LabA Genome-scale Model of Supercoiling Coupled Regulation in Escherichia coli
Basilio Cieza Huaman6th yearHa LabUsing mathematical modelling and computational simulations to study phase separation
Sam Ghassabi Kondalaji5th yearBowman Lab
Indy Badvarm Manjunath4th yearCamley LabUsing models of fluctuating membranes to investigate the physical properties that influence a protein’s ability to sense membrane curvatures
Yuan Lou4th yearWoodson LabCharacterization of gene regulation by ribozyme during transcription
Ting-Wei Liao4th yearHa Lab 
Anson Dang3rd yearFleming LabCharacterization of membrane and periplasmic proteins
Tom Zhang3rd yearGarcia-Moreno LabCharacterizing the conformational and thermodynamic consequences of buried acidic residues and buried ion-pairs in proteins
Wilson Sun3rd yearWoodson LabIdentifying factors that determine the efficiency of co-transcriptional assembly of ribosome
Yingda Ge3rd yearMyong LabUsing smFRET to characterize the interactions between RNA and RNA binding proteins during the process of liquid-liquid phase separation
Lucas Shen3rd yearFleming LabChaperone function and membrane protein folding
Adip Jhaveri2nd yearJohnson LabQuantifying protein-protein interactions using MD simulations
Soumya Prakash Behera2nd yearBarrick LabCharacterizing structure and dynamics in Notch transcription factor (CSL) and repeat proteins using NMR spectroscopy
Sushil Pangeni2nd yearHa LabUnderstanding the interaction of Replication proteins with DNA using single molecule fluorescence
Meera Joshi2nd yearMyong LabHow G-Quadruplexes, a nucleic acid secondary structure, can affect translation processes
Mankun Sang2nd yearJohnson LabBuilding a one-dimensional reaction-diffusion simulation tool
Qilan Wei2nd yearWoodson LabThe impact of nucleoside modifications on ribosome assembly
Iryna Chelepis1st yearCompleting Coursework and rotations 
Jingzhou Hao1st yearCompleting Coursework and rotations 
Jimin Kang1st yearCompleting Coursework and rotations 
Tiana Shang1st yearCompleting Coursework and rotations