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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Adham A. Raquel 2005 Molecular and genetic analysis of Bartel    
      IBA homeostasis and action in      
      Arabidopsis      
             
Alexander Matthew R. 1999 Hypertonic shock and the cell cycle: Gustin Technical Beckman Colter,
      Identification of a stress-induced G2   Marketing Davis, CA
      delay in Saccharomyces cerevisiae   Scientist  
             
Amin Shivas 2010 Investigation of mechanisms Lane Visiting  University of
      regulating proliferation in the    Assistant St. Thomas,
      zebrafish developmental program   Professor Houston, TX.
             
Andruss Bernard F. 1997 The expression and regulation of Beckingham Postdoctoral Dept. of
      the single calmodulin gene of   Fellow Immunology,
      Drosophila melanogaster     M.D. Anderson
            Cancer Center
             
Annesley Thomas M. 1979 Cyclocreatine-3-phosphate as a Walker Associate University of
      synthetic energy source in normal   Professor Michigan,
      and tumor cells     Deptartment of
            Immunology
             
Antalis Toni M. 1981 Spectroscopic and kinetic studies on Palmer Associate University of
      mammalian cytochrome oxidase   Director of Maryland School
          Center for of Medicine,
          Vascular & Baltimore, MD.
          Inflammatory  
          Diseases  
             
Arrendondo LaChelle 1998 Characterization of the development Stern Manager, Surgical IOL
  Warbington   and function of the neuromuscular   Research & Clinical Science,
      junction in Drosophila melanogaster   Development Alcon Research
            Ltd., Fort Worth
             
Auger Elizabeth A. 1988 Studies on the effects of Bennett Assistant St. Joseph's
      temperature, pH, and anaerobiosis   Professor College Dept. of
      on gene expression in E. coli K-12     Biology,
            Standish, ME.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Bai Xiaoyang. 2007 The molecular mechanism of McNew Postdoctoral University of
      membrane fusion in the yeast S.   Research California, San
      cerevisae   Associate Francisco, CA.
             
Barry Jennifer K. 1999 Allostery and assembly of lac Matthews Staff Pioneer Hibred
      repressor protein   Scientist International,
            Ames, IA.
             
Baugher Bennett W. 1980 Studies on purine biosynthesis and Rudolph Staff Abbott
      interconversion in the rat   Scientist Laboratories
            Abbott Park, IL.
             
Becnel Jaime T. 2006 Xyloglucan endotransglucosylase Braam Research Department of
      /hydrolases of Arabidopsis:   Scientist Pharmacology
      Expression and function of a gene     & Experimental
      family     Therapeutics,
            Louisianna State
            University.
             
Benitez Andres 2013 The Biophysical Basis for Shamoo Postdoctoral Rice University
Cardenas Salvador   Adaptation: Predicting Evolutionary   Fellow Dept. of
      Outcomes from Physicochemical     Biochemistry &
      Properties     Cell Biology
             
Beissner Robert S. 1980 Interaction of Cibacron Blue 3G-A Rudolph Pathology Scott-White
      and related dyes with nucleotide-   staff Clinic, Temple,
      requiring enzymes     TX.
             
Berger Michael D. 2002 The molecular bases of tryptophan Singleton Patent Baker and
      replacement effects in RecA: A   Agent MacKenzie,
      biochemical and biophysical     Houston, TX.
      characterization of single- and null-      
      tryptophan mutant Escherichia coli      
      RecA proteins      
             
Berry Michael 1996 Structure and dynamics of E. coli Phillips Medical University of
      adenylate kinase   Student Texas
            Southwestern
            Medical Center,
            Dallas, TX.
             
Birukou Ivan 2011 Determination of Pathways for Olson Postdoctoral Duke University
      Oxygen Binding to Human HbA   Fellow Durham, NC.
             
Bishop John D. 2000 Developmental mechanisms of the Gomer Postdoctoral University
      cellular slime mold, Dictyostelium   Fellow of Texas
      discoideum     M.D.
            Anderson
            Cancer
            Center
             
Bjorum Sonia 2010 A lov Story: A role for jim lovell in Beckingham Lecturer Lee College,
      Drosophila neural development and     Baytown, TX.
      fertilit      
             
Blouin George C. 2008 Alkyl Isocyanides as Transtition State Olson NIST National
      Analogs for Ligand Entry and Exit in   Postdoctoral Institute of
      Globins   Fellow Standards and
            Technology,
            Gaithersburg
             
Boynton Laura Z. 1996 Characterization of metabolites and Rudolph Management Texas
      genes in the fermentation pathway     Instruments,
      of Clostridium acetobutylicum     Sugarland, TX.
      ATCC 824      
             
Brantley Robert E. Jr. 1993 The mechanism of autooxidation of Olson Assistant Middle Georgia
      myoglobin   Professor College,
            Cochran, GA.
             
Brewster Jay L. 1994 Cloning and characterization of genes Gustin Associate Pepperdine
      required for osmoregulation in the   Professor of University,
      yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae   Biology Malibu, CA.
             
Brito Rui 1992 Type II dihydrofolate reductase: Rudolph Profesor University of
      Probing the natural diversity of   Auxiliar Coimbra,
      enzyme active sites     Portugal.
             
Brown R. Dale 1979 Studies on structure and function Matthews Research University of
      of lac repressor   Scientist Colorado
            Medical School
            Denver, CO.
             
Bruning John 2005 Structural and thermodynamic Shamoo Associate Biochemistry &
      analysis of human PCNA bound to   Research Biophysics
      peptides derived from DNA   Scientist Texas A & M
      polymerase-delta p66-subunit and     University,
      flap endonuclease-1 (FEN1) protein     College Station,
            TX.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Cabello- Javier 2002 Structural consequences of base Nikonowicz Postdoctoral National Cancer
Villegas     modifications and metal ion   Fellow Institute,
      interactions on the anticodon stem-     Frederick, MD.
      loop from tRNAPhe      
      (Escherichia coli)      
             
Calabretta Michelle K. 2006 Biophysical characterization of gold Matthews Postdoctoral University of
      nanocrystal protein conjugates:   Fellow Houston,
      formation  stoichiometry and     Houston, TX.
      function      
             
Caldwell Philip 2007 Ras signaling in either prothoracic Stern Postdoctoral Baylor College
      gland cells or cholinergic neurons of   Fellow of Medicine,
      Drosophila melanogaster regulates     Houston, TX.
      fly size      
             
Campbell Paul H. 1999 Identification and characterization of Braam Principal DFJ Mercury
      the syloglucan endotrans-   Scientist Venture
      glycosylases of Arabidopsis thaliana     Partners,
            Houston, TX.
             
Campos Samuel 2005 Metabolic biotinylation of the Barry Assistant BIO5 Institute
      adenoviral capsid: avidin-based   Research University of
      applications and studies of ligand-   Professor Arizona
      targeted gene delivery      
             
Cardnell Robert 2006 In vivo analysis of gain-of function Stern Kirschstein- Virginia
      mutations in the Drosophila eag-   NRSA Commonwealth
      encoded K+ channel   Postdoctoral University,
          Trainee Richmond, VA.
             
Carver Theodore E. 1993 Kinetic barriers to ligand binding in Olson Research 3-Dimensional
      myoglobin   Scientist Pharmaceuticals
            Philadelphia, PA
             
Catanese Jamie 2005 Biophysical and biochemical Matthews Senior Staff Baylor College
      characterization of the disconnected   Scientist of Medicine,
      interacting protein 1 DIP1 from     Houston, TX
      Drosophila melanogaster      
             
Cates M. Susan 2000 Crystallographic and computational Phillips Recruiting Rice University
      studies of the metal ion binding   and Dept. of
      properties of parvalbumin   Marketing Biochemistry &
          Administrator Cell Biology
             
Chacko Susan 1991 Diffuse x-ray scattering from Phillips Helix Staff National
      tropomyosin crystals   Scientist Institutes of
            Health,
            Bethesda, MD.
             
Chakerian Artemis E. 1987 Examination of the interaction of Matthews Associate University of
      inducer with the lactose repressor   Scientist New Mexico
      protein     Medical School
            Dept. of
            Pathology
             
Chang Wen-I 1994 In Vitro mutational analysis of the Matthews Scientist/ Eli Lilly & Co.
      inducer binding site of lactose   Manager Indianapolis, IN.
      repressor      
             
Chang Peter 1977 Studies of proposed sterol   Clinical Baylor College
      intermediates in the biosynthesis of   Instructor of Medicine
      cholesterol   Physician Dept.of
            Medicine
             
Chen Jie 1993 Genetic and physical studies of Matthews  Associate University of
      quaternary structure of lactose   Professor Illinois Dept. of
      repressor     Cell &
            Developmental
            Biology
             
Chiranand Wiriya 2007 Regulation of nitrosative stress Gustin Postdoctoral National
      response in the fungal pathogen   Fellow Institutes of
      Candida albicans by CTA4 a DNA-     Health,
      binding protein transcription factor     Bethesda, MD.
             
Chou Wei-Yuan 1989 Studies of tryptophan repressor and Matthews Faculty National
      its site-specific mutants     Defense Medical
            Center, Taipei.
             
Chowdhury- Sumita 1994 Osmotic stress and the yeast actin- Gustin Attorney Buffalo, NY.
Ghosh     based cytoskeleton      
             
Coin J. Thaddeus 1978 The kinetics of oxygen uptake and   Assistant Duke University
      release by human red blood cells   Clinical Medical Center
          Professor Durham
            Rehabilitation
            Institute
             
Cooper Bruce F. 1986 Kinetic studies of adenylosuccinate Rudolph Team Linbeck
      synthetase: metal activation isotope   Leader Construction,
      exchange and pulse-chase     Houston, TX.
             
Couñago Rafael 2005 Single gene evolution: a punctuated Shamoo Postdoctoral Chemistry &
      history of chance   Fellow Molecular
            Biosciences,
            University of
            Queensland,
            Australia.
             
Crawford Jeff 2012 Characterization of serum amyloid P Gomer Research Texas Heart
      and fc gamma receptor: a critical   Associate Institute, St.
      engagement implicated in fibrosing     Luke’s
      diseases     Episcopal
            Hospital
             
Cregg James M 1977 Initiation and termination of DNA Stewart Founding Keck Graduate
      replication in Bacillus subtilis   Professor Institute of
      bacteriophage SPO1     Applied Life
            Sciences,
            Claremont, CA.
             
Criswell Angela 2002 Structural characterization of Phillips Application Rigaku/MSC,
      methanococcus adenylate kinases   Scientist The Woodlands,
            TX.
             
Culbertson David 2010 Role of Heme in the Folding and Olson Research The Scripps
      Assembly of Globins   Associate Research
            Institute,
            La Jolla, CA.
             
Curran James F. 1985 Physical and genetic  Stewart Professor Wake Forest
      characterizations of cloned     University
      fragments of Bacillus subtilis     Dept. of Biology,
      bacteriophage SPO1 DNA     Winston-Salem,
            NC.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Dalle Damian 2007 Molecular-genetic analysis of cell Lane Postdoctoral NIH, Bethesda,
Nogare     cycle diversification in early    Fellow MD.
      zebrafish embryos      
             
Daly Thomas J. 1986 Examination of subunit interactions Matthews Staff Regeneron
      in the lactose repressor by physical   Scientist Pharmaceuticals
      and chemical methods     Tarrytown, NY.
             
Davenport Kenneth R. 1999 MAPK pathways of the yeast Gustin Technical Biotrace Inc.
      Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Cell   Support & Houston, TX.
      integrity and filamentation/invasion   Applications  
      pathway interaction with the HOG   Manager  
      pathway      
             
Davis Michael D. 1980 Studies of the mechanism of action Palmer Research NIH, Bethesda,
      of xanthine oxidase   Associate MD.
             
de Valoir Tamsen V. 1990 Genes important during oogenesis Beckingham IP Attorney Baker &
      in Calliphora erythrocephala and     McKenzie,
      Drosophila melanogaster     Houston, TX.
             
DeJong Eric S. 2000 Investigations into nucleic acid Nikonowicz Examiner US Patent and
      structure and dynamics using     Trademark
      heteronuclear nuclear magnetic     Office
      resonance spectroscopic methods      
             
Delk Nikkí A. 2006 The regulation and function of Braam Faculty Rice University
      CML23 and CML24: Arabidopsis   Fellow Dept. of
      thaliana genes encoding Ca2+-     Biochemistry &
      binding proteins implicated in     Cell Biology,
      abscisic acid response, floral     Houston, TX.
      transition, and ion homeostasis      
             
Dent Sharon Roth 1986 Induction and shut off of Berget Professor University of
  (Yoder)   dihydrofolate reductase gene     Houston - M.D.
      expression during productive     Anderson
      infection by adenovirus type 2     Cancer Center,
            Houston, TX.
             
Dews Ian Charles 2008 Characterization of transmembrane MacKenzie Biochemist U.S. Army
      domain interactions by the syndecan      
      family of integral membrane      
      proteins      
             
Denmon Andria 2013 The Role of Base Modification on Nikonowicz Postdoctoral University of
      Tyrosyl tRNA: Thermodynamics,   Research California
      Structure, and Function in Bacillus   Associate Department of
      subtilis and Bacillus anthracis     Microbiology &
            Molecular
            Genetics
             
Dolby Nichol 1985 Physical mapping of the origins of Stewart Assistant Amarillo
      replication of Bacillus subtilis   Professor College Dept. of
      bacteriophage SPO1     Biology,
            Amarillo, TX.
             
Doneske Blair 2007 Regulation of neuronal SNARE McNew   CenterPoint
      complexes by complexin and Ca++-     Energy,
      synaptotagmin     Houston, TX.
             
Doyle Kevin E. 1990 The structure and sequence of the Beckingham Research Biotech
      single calmodulin gene of   Scientist Company,
      Drosophila melanogaster     Boston, MA.
             
Dugas Diana 2007 Genetic analysis of microRNA Bartel Postdoctoral Texas A&M
      function in Arabidopsis development   Fellow University
             
Dunaway Marietta 1980 The DNA binding parameters of Matthews Professor University of
      hybrid tetramers of lactose repressor     California
      and the trypsin-resistant core     Dept. of
      protein: A model for repressor     Molecular &
      operator interaction     Cellular Biology,
            Berkeley, CA.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Eich Raymund 1997 Reactions of nitric oxide with Olson Consultant Williams Morgan
      myoglobin   and Patent & Amerson,
          Agent Houston, TX.
             
Elbjeirami Wafa 2003 Genetic modification of smooth West Postdoctoral Dept. of
      muscle cells to enhance the   Fellow Medicine, Baylor
      performance of tissue-engineered     College of
      vascular grafts     Medicine
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Falcon Catherine M. 1999 Role of lac repressor hinge region Matthews Research Tanox, Houston,
      and operator DNA sequence in   Associate TX.
      complex formation      
             
Fanslow William C. III 1988 Dietary nucleotide restriction and Rudolph Research Immunex
      supplementation in mice: Influence   Scientist Corporation,
      on lymphocyte function, maturation     Seattle, WA.
      and nucleotide metabolism      
             
Fazio Gia 2006 Unveiling relationships among Matsuda Principal Arcadia
      triterpene synthases in higher plants   Scientist Biosciences.
      through enhanced heterologous      
      expression in yeast      
             
Fliesler Steven J. 1980 Studies on the distribution and Schroepfer Professor, University at
      metabolism of sterols and other   and Director Buffalo/SUNY
      isoprenoids in the bovine retina   of Research Department of
            Biochemistry
             
Foley Erin L. 2005 Physiologically relevant reactions of Olson Postdoctoral Ludwig
      myoglobin and hemoglobin with NO   Research Maximilians
          Associate University,
            Germany.
             
Friedman B. Ellen 1977 Equilibrium and kinetic studies of Matthews Education Denver, CO.
      inducer binding to the lactose   consultant  
      repressor protein      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
Gajewski Kathleen M. 1993 Cloning and characterization of Beckingham Instructor Dept. of
      bicaudal, a maternal effect gene of     Biochemistry &
      Drosophila melanogaster     Molecular
            Biology, 
            University of
            Texas - M.D.
            Anderson
            Cancer Center
             
Garcia- Lucia 1980 Oxidative-reductive intermediates of Palmer Owner Technical
Iniguez     cytochrome oxidase     consulting
(Marshall)           firm and
            biotechnology
            company
             
Gardner Joseph A. 1990 Investigations in the lactose Matthews Instructor Japanese
      repressor core domain:   and Editor Chemical
      Characterization of the tryptophans     Society,
      and the inducer binding site     Narita, Japan.
             
Gayle Richard B. III 1984 Construction and characterization of Bennett Director Etubics
      Escherichia coli plasmids useful in     Corporation,
      the manipulation of DNA     Seattle, WA.
             
Gilliland Gary L. 1979 The high resolution structure of Quiocho Staff National Institute
      L-arabinose binding protein   Member of Science &
            Technology and 
            University of
            Maryland Center
            for Advanced
            Research in
            Biotechnology
             
Glassberg Jeffrey 1976 Initiation of DNA replication in SPO1- Stewart Author and Morristow, NJ.
      infected Bacillus subtilis   entrepreneur  
             
Godbey W. T. 2000 Poly(ethylenimine) as a gene Mikos Associate Tulane
      delivery vehicle, and its potential for   Professor University Dept.
      gene therapy     of Chemical &
            Biomolecular
            Engineering
             
Goodspeed Danielle 2013 The Plant Circadian Clock Regulates Braam Postdoctoral Rice University
      Biotic Stress Resistance and Defense   Research Dept. of
      Hormone Levels   Associate Biochemistry &
            Cell Biology,
            Houston, TX
             
Greenhut Joan 1985 Purification and kinetic studies of Rudolph Self- Long Island, NY.
      aspartase from E. coli and effect of   employed  
      S-2, 3-dicarboxy aziridine on      
      fumarase from pig heart      
             
Guelker Megan 2008 Overcoming the challenges of Shamoo Postdoctoral The Scripps
      twinning and pseudo symmetry in   Research Research
      solving the structure of flavodoxin   Associate Institute
      from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans     Department of
      29577 by X-ray crystallography     Molecular
            Biology,
            La Jolla, CA.
             
Guu Tom 2010 Structure of Hepatitis E subviral Tao Postdoctoral Rice University,
      particle suggests mechanisms for   Fellow Houston, TX.
      virus assembly and receptor binding      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Hall Veronica 2005 Broad-complex, a mediator of Gustin Postdoctoral NIH, Bethesda,
      ecdysone-induced stress response   Fellow MD.
      in Drosophila melanogaster      
             
Hargrove Mark 1996 The structural determinants of Olson Associate Dept. of
      myoglobin stability   Professor Biochemistry,
            Biophysics &
            Molecular
            Biology, Iowa
            State University
             
Herrin George L. Jr. 1985 The effects of altered supercoiling Bennett Director State DNA
      on expression from bacterial     Analysis
      promoters     Laboratory,
            Atlanta, GA.
             
Hille C. Russ 1978 The reaction of hemoglobin with Olson Professor of University of
      nitric oxide   Biochemistry California at
            Riverside
             
Hnath Eric 1997 Structures and interactions of Phillips Senior Affinity Sensors,
      tropomyosin with caldesmon and   Applications Houston, TX.
      troponin   Scientist  
             
Horton Catherine 2004 Heterologous expression of alcohol Rudolph Assistant University of
  Emily   acetyltransferase genes in   Professor Houston Dept.
      Escherichia coli and Clostridium     of Microbiology
      acetobutylicum for the production      
       of esters      
             
Howarth Jack 1992 Kinetic studies on xanthine oxidase Palmer Research University of
          Associate Texas Health
            Science Center,
            Houston, TX.
             
Howlett Eric 2009 A PI3-Kinase Mediated Negative Stern Postdoctoral The Massey
      Feedback Regulates Neuronal   Associate Cancer Center
      Excitability at the Drosophila     at Virginia
      Neuromuscular Junction     Commonwealth
            University
             
Holterhoff Christopher 2012 The zebrafish maternal factor Wagner Higher Dallas, TX.
      pollywog is required for yolk   Education  
      syncytial layer morphogenesis   Professional  
             
Hsieh Wang-Ting 1983 Biochemical and biophysical studies Matthews Senior BioReliance,
      of the lactose repressor and   Scientist Washington,
      operator DNA     D.C.
             
Huang Zhao 2011 Developing Novel Protein-based Matthews Postdoctoral University of
  (George)   Materials using Ultrabithorax:   Fellow Texas Health
      Production, Characterization and     Science Center,
      Functionalization     Houston, TX
             
Huang Joe Xi 2000 The Drosophila inebriated/rosA Stern Research Genometrix,
      transporter: Dual roles and the   Scientist Houston, TX
      control of neuronal excitability and      
      osmotic stress response      
             
Huang Yanmei 2002 A genetic study of inebriated, a Stern Research Tufts
      Drosophila gene that plays dual   Assistant University,
      roles in the control of neuronal   Professor Medford, MA
      excitability and the osmotic stress      
      response      
             
Hussain Faiza 2010 Managing the copper paradox: Wittung- Postdoctoral Rice University,
      protein stability, copper-binding and Stafshede Fellow Houston, TX
      inter-protein interactions of copper      
      chaperones      
             
Hvitved Angela 2007 NO dioxygenation in mammalian Olson Inclusion NIH, Bethesda,
      hemoglobins and microbial   Analyss MD
      flavohemoglobins      
             
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Izumi Akihiro 1986 Inhibitors of cholesterol Schroepfer Anesthesio- St. Joseph's
      biosynthesis. Effects of 14alpha-   logist Hospital,
      ethyl-5alpha-cholest-7-ene-3beta,     Houston, TX.
      c15alpha-diol in ultured mammalian      
      cells      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Jackson Beth E. 2005 Yeast as a host for sesquiterpene Matsuda Postdoctoral Depts. of
      production   Fellow Ophthalmology
            and Molecular
            Virology &
            Microbiology
            Baylor College
            of Medicine
             
Jacobson Bruce L. 1990 Ligand and genetic studies of the Quiocho Postdoctoral Bristol-Myers
      sulfate binding protein   Fellow Squibb,
            Princeton, NJ
             
Jain Renu 1994 Cloning and characterization of Gomer Resident Dept. of Biology,
      CMF: a density-sensing factor in   Faculty Houston
      Dictyostelium discoideum     Community
            College
             
Jang Wonhee 2004 Theoretical and experimental Gomer Assistant Department of
      studies on a cell number sensing   Professor Life Science,
      mechanism     Dongguk
            University
            South Korea
             
Jaszewski Todd 2008 Stability and specificity of MacKenzie Captain U. S. Army
      transmembrane domain self-     Medical Service
      association by mutagenesis and     Corps.
      protein design      
             
Jiang Yunyun 2012 Structural and functional analysis of Tao Research University of
      the human cohesin subunits Rad21   Scientist Texas - M.D.
      and SA2     Anderson
            Cancer Center,
            Houston, TX
             
Johnson Kenneth A. 1993 X-ray structures of myoglobin and Olson Staff University of
      hemoglobin-alkylisocyanide   Scientist Wisconsin,
      complexes     Madison, WI
             
Johnson Cassidy 2012 Ras-dependent and Ras- Stern Amphibians The Houston Zoo
      independent effects of PI3K in   and Houston, TX
      Drosophila motor neurons   Conservation  
             
Joshi Mehul 2010 Specialization of a calmodulin-like MacKenzie Postdoctoral Purdue
      protein: androcam adopts a single   Research University,
      conformation over the entire   Associate West Lafayette,
      physiological range of calcium     IN
             
Joubert Bridget 2002 Key enzymes in parasite sterol Matsuda Assistant Dept. of
      metabolism   Professor Biological
            Sciences,
            Northwestern
            State University
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Kauten Robert J. 1986 Studies on the mechanism of Palmer Research University of
      reduction of complex III   Associate California Dept.
            of Food Science
            & Technology,
            Davis, CA
             
Kinlaw Claire S. 1984 Isolation and characterization of Berget President Developmental
      human small nuclear     Products Inc.
      ribonucleoprotein complexes     San Francisco,
            CA
             
Kirk Mark D. 1982 The crayfish visual system: Glantz Professor University of
      Intracellular studies & morphologies     Missouri
      of identified interneurons     Division of
            Biological
            Sciences
             
Kolatkar Anand R. 1995 Disorder in yeast initiator tRNA Phillips Consulting  
      crystals and aspartate    Services  
      aminotransferase crystals studied by      
      analysis of x-ray diffuse scattering      
             
Kulmacz Ronald J. 1977 The chemistry and biosynthesis of Schroepfer Professor University of
      phytosphingosine     Texas Health
            Science Center-
            Houston Dept.
            of Hematology,
            Rice University,
            Houston, TX.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Lasswell Jamie E. 2000 Genetic analyses of auxin Bartel   Kaiser
      metabolism and of the transition to     Permanente,
      flowering in the model plant     Brighton, CO.
      Arabidopsis thaliana      
             
Laud Purnima R. 1993 Derived amino acid sequence of Campbell Dept. of University of
      shark (Squalus acanthias) liver   Molecular Texas - M.D.
      pre-glutamine synthetase   Genetics Anderson
            Cancer Center,
            Houston, TX.
             
LeClair Renée 2005 Elucidating the mechanism of Matsuda Assistant University of
      triterpene cyclization using DNA   Professor of New England,
      synthesis and phylogenetic   Biochemistry Biddeford, MN.
      approaches   Nutrition  
             
LeClere, Sherry 2002 Analysis of the function and Bartel Scientist Monsanto,
      metabolism of indole-3-acetic acid     St. Louis, MI.
      Conjugates in Arabidopsis thaliana      
             
Lee Andrew Michael 2005 Ligand-binding specificity of the Singleton Postdoctoral Viral
      RecA nucleoprotein filament:   Research The Scripps
      homologous DNA, metal ions, and   Associate Research
      nucleotides     Institute,
            La Jolla, CA.
             
Lee Dennis 2005 Plant responses to environmental Braam Director of mAb Gen LLC,
      stimuli: A screen for mutants in   Research Houston, TX.
      TCH4 expression behavior,  and a      
      full-genome assessment of touch      
      and darkness inducibility      
             
Lemon Douglas D. 1989 Oxygen and carbon dioxide Olson Research Baxter Inc.
      exchange by human hemoglobin   Scientist Boulder, CO.
      and erythrocytes      
             
Light W. Richard 1988 Heme interactions with Olson Vice- OPK Biotech
      apomyoglobin and lipid bilayers   President of LLC,
          Research & Cambridge, MA.
          Development  
             
Lin Chun-Jen 2012 Negative Feedback Mechanisms Stern Postdoctoral Department of
      Regulating Neurotransmitter   Fellow Systems
      Release at the Drosophila     Biology, M. D.
      Neuromuscular Junction     Anderson
            Cancer Center,
            Houston, TX.
             
Liong Elaine C. 1999 Structural and functional analysis of Phillips Postdoctoral Los Alamos
      proximal pocket mutants of sperm   Fellow Laboratory
      whale myoglobin     Biosciences
            Division,
            Los Alamos, NM
             
Liu Song 2007 In vitro fusion catalyzed by the McNew Postdoctoral Stanford School
      sporulation-specific t-SNARE light-   Research of Medicine,
      chain Spo20p is stimulated by   Fellow Stanford, CA.
      phosphatidic acid      
             
Liu Ying 2007 Exploration of DNA binding Matthews Research Genomics
  (Frances)   selectivity, transcriptional regulation,   Scientist Laboratory,
      and evolutionary relationships of the     UAB School
      hox protein ultrabithorax     of Medicine,
            Birmingham, AL
             
Liu Yuan-Ching 1992 Studies of E. coli trp repressor- Matthews Associate Yale University
      operator interaction   Research School of
          Scientist Medicine, Dept.
            of Genetics,
            New Haven, CT
             
Liu Alan Qing 1999 Characterization of androcam: A Beckingham Research Oracle
      novel calcium-binding protein and a   Associate Corporation,
      close relative of calmodulin from     Redwood
      Drosophila melanogaster     Shores, CA.
             
Lucher Lynne A. 1982 Enzymatic synthesis of the 2- Walker Scientist Centers for
      deoxystreptamine moiety of     Disease Control
      gentamicin and related antibiotics.     Anchorage, AK.
      Characterization of a glutamine:      
      amino-cyclitol aminotransferase      
             
Luecke Hartmut 1990 The refined 1.7 structure of Quiocho Professor Dept. of
      phosphate-binding protein and     Molecular
      theoretical studies of oxyanion     Biology &
      binding     Biochemistry
            UC Irvine
             
Luke Kathryn 2007 Exploring the envelope of life: Wittung- Independent Washington,
      Folding and assembly reactions of Stafshede DoD Contractor D.C.
      the hyper-thermostable co-      
      chaperonin protein 10 from Aquifex      
      aeolicus      
             
Lynn Jed 2013 Anticipation of Nitric Oxide Stress in Gustin    
      the Human Commensal Fungus      
      Candida albicans      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Magidin Monica 2002 Genetic analysis of auxin Bartel Regulatory Siemens
      homeostasis: Conjugate sensitivity   Affairs Healthcare
      and auxin supersensitivity   Specialist Diagnostics
             
Maharjan Anu 2012 Regulation of innate immune cells Gomer Postdoctoral University of
          Research Connecticut
          Fellow Health Center,
            Center on Aging
            Farmington, CT
             
Maillett David H. 2004 Engineering hemoglobins and Olson Postdoctoral Dept. of
      myoglobins for efficient O2 transport   Researcher Biomedical
            Engineering
            Carnegie-Mellon
            University
            Pittsburgh, PA
             
Manly Susan P. 1982 Physical and chemical studies of the Matthews Senior Staff Bristol-Myers
      lactose repressor and its interaction   Scientist Squibb,
      with operator DNA     Wallingford, CT
             
Markesich Diane 1998 Characterization of bicaudal, a Beckingham Research Lexicon Biotech
      maternal effect mutation of   Associate Company,
      Drosophila melanogaster     Houston, TX
             
Martinez Jeannette H. 1998 Additional insights into the structure Rudolph Manager of Genosys
      and function of adenosine   PCR/array Biotechnologies
      deaminase   production The Woodlands,
            TX
             
Martínez Ramón Naxhiely 2010 Insights into peroxisome matrix Bartel Postdoctoral Baylor College
      protein import and IBA metabolism   Fellow of Medicine,
      through analysis of IBA-response     Houston, TX
      mutants      
             
Maune John F. 1991 Calcium binding site mutations of Beckingham Overseas Sapporo, Japan
      Drosophila melanogaster calmodulin   studies  
             
Maximciuc Adina 2008 Structural Basis for Calmodulin- MacKenzie Assistant Drake
      Mediated Regulation of the   Professor of University, Des
      Ryanodine Receptor   Physics Moines, IO
             
McCollum Catherine 2007 Zebrafish lmo4b restricts the size of Lane Postdoctoral University of
      the embryonic forebrain and eyes   Fellow Houston Center
      through six3b and rx3, and is     for Nuclear
      regulated by extracellular signals in     Receptors and
      patterning of the eye along the     Cell Signaling,
      proximodistal axis     Houston, TX
             
McCormack Liz 2005 Arabidopsis CAMs and CMLs: Braam Faculty Rice University
      regulation and functions of genes   Lecturer Dept. of
      encoding potential calcium sensors     Biochemistry &
            Cell Biology,
            Houston, TX
             
McKenna Chelsey 2013 The role of Semaphorin3A/ Lwigale Teach for  
      Neuropilin1 and Semaphorin3F/   America  
      Neuropilin2 in the development of      
      innervation and vascularization of      
      the cornea      
             
McKinnie Russell E. 1986 Kinetics and thermodynamics of Olson Customer Lucent
      ligand binding to sperm whale   Technical Technologies,
      myoglobin   Support Naperville, IL
             
Meng Shi-Yuan 1992 Studies on the cad operon of Bennett Research Amgen Inc.
      Escherichia coli K-12: A pH   Scientist Thousand Oaks,
      regulatory system in bacteria     CA
             
Miller C. S Jr. 2003 A description of an optomotor reflex Glantz Postdoctoral University of
      using methods from control theory,   Fellow Texas Health
      cross-correlation analysis,  cross-     Science Center,
      correlation analysis, and information     Houston, TX
      theory      
             
Miller David M. III 1981 Chemical and kinetic studies of Quiocho Professor Vanderbilt
      bacterial transport and     University
      chemoreceptor proteins     Medical Center
            Dept.of Cell &
            Developmental
            Biology
             
Miller Larry R. 1980 Studies relative to the mechanism of Schroepfer Continuing Oschner Clinic,
      action of 15-oxygenated sterols   Medical Baton Rouge,
          Education LA
          Director  
             
Mims Martha P. 1983 Ligand binding to heme proteins: An Olson Chief of Baylor College
      evaluation of distal effects   Hematology of Medicine,
          & Oncology Houston, TX
          and  
          Associate  
          Professor of  
          Medicine  
             
Mohamedali Khalid A. 1994 The role of mouse adenosine Rudolph Instructor Immunopharma-
      deaminase in purine metabolism:     cology &
      Physiological and mechanistic     Targeted
      aspects     Therapy,
            University of
            Texas - M.D.
            Anderson
            Cancer Center
             
Mollan Todd L. 2011 The Role of Alpha-Hemoglobin Olson Visiting Food & Drug
      Stabilizing Protein in Human   Research Administration,
      Hemoglobin Assembly   Associate Bethesda, MD
             
Monger Dan J. 1980 Metabolic studies on 5alpha-cholest- Schroepfer Research Syva, San Jose,
      8(14)-en-3beta-ol-15-one, a potent   Scientist CA
      hypocholesterolemic agent      
             
Monroe-Augustus Melanie 2004 Genetic approaches to elucidating Bartel Proprietor Six Little Hands
      the mechanisms of indole-3-acetic      Natural
      and indole-3-butyric acid function in     Products
      Arabidopsis thaliana      
             
Moraitis Markos 2003 Polyelectrolyte and hydrophobic Matthews Medical Pfizer Hellas,
      effects in protein-DNA interactions:   Advisor - Athens, Greece
      PurR,  LacI, and human p53   Oncology  
      proteins      
             
Moss Tyler 2012 A structure-function characterization McNew Postdoctoral Department of
      of the ER membrane protein atlastin   Research Systems
          Associate Biology, Division
            of Cancer
            Medicine, The
            University of
            Texas MD
            Anderson
            Cancer Center
             
Mukherjea Poushali 1995 Studies on the roles of the individual Beckingham Assistant Bristol-Myers
      calcium-binding sites of Drosophila   Medical Squibb
      calmodulin in conformational   Director Company,
      change and target interaction     Plinsboro, NJ
             
Myers Jeffrey C. 2005 Human UP1 as a model for Shamoo Applications Rigaku/MSC Ind
      understanding purine recognition in   Scientist  
      the family of proteins containing the      
      RNA Recognition Motif (RRM)      
             
Myers David W. 1988 The steady state mechanism of Palmer Research Drug Design
      cytochrome c oxidase   Scientist Division, Walt
            Disney Memorial
            Cancer Center,
            Orlando, FA
             
Myler Heather 2003 Heparanase and platelet factor-4 West Research Amgen, Los
      induce smooth muscle cell   Scientist Angeles, CA
      proliferationand migration via basic      
      fibroblast growth factor release from      
      the extracelllar matrix: Implications      
      in the testenosis process      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Needleman Dolores H. 1990 Studies of the effect 3beta-hydroxy- Schroepfer Instructor Baylor College
      5alpha-cholest-8(14)-en-15-one on     of Medicine
      microsomal acyl coenzyme     Department of
      A:cholesterol acyltransferase activity     Molecular
            Physiology and
            Biophysics
             
Newcomer Marcia E. 1980 The binding of the L-arabinose- Quiocho Professor Dept. of Biology
      binding protein     Louisiana State
            University,
            Baton Rouge,
            LA
             
Nguyen Peter 2010 Effect of protein thermostability on Silberg Postdoctoral Joshi Group,
      the cooperative function of split   Researcher Wyss Institute, 
      enzymes     Harvard
            University
             
Nichols Nicole 2001 Structure/function studies of human Matthews Research New England
      p53 protein   Biochemist Biolabs,
            Beverly, MA
             
Nichols Jeffry C. 1996 Structural studies of the lac Matthews Assistant Worcester State
      repressor using homology modeling   Professor College Dept. of
      and combinatorial mutations     Chemistry,
            Worcester, MA
             
Nye Mary E. 1994 Characterization of HOG2,  a gene Gustin Adjunct University of
      required for the osmotic stress   Professor Houston-Clear
      response in the yeast     Lake Dept.of
      Saccharomyces cerevisiae     Biology,
            Houston, TX
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
O'Gorman Ronald B. 1979 Chemical and physical studies of lac Matthews M.D. in Mobile, AL
      repressor protein   private  
          practice  
             
O'Neil-Cabello Erin 2005 Methodological  developments for Nikonowicz Postdoctoral Denver Medical
      measuring residual dipolar couplings   Fellow Center
      and 31P chemical shift anisotropy      
      including structural applications,       
      using ribosomal helix-35-psi-746 as      
      a model molecule      
             
Ostrow Ronald S. 1976 The chemistry and metabolism of Schroepfer Research Department of
      sphingolipid long chain bases   Scientist Microbiology
            University of
            Minnesota
            Medical School
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Pajewski Thomas N. 1988 Studies on the regulation of the Schroepfer Assistant University of
      biosynthesis of cholesterol   Professor Virginia Medical
            School
            Department of
            Anesthesiology,
            Charlottesville,
            VA
             
Pan Junhua 2007 Structural and functional studies on Tao Research Children's
      birnavirus RNA polymerases -   Fellow in Hospital,
      Insights into the protein-priming   Biological Boston, MA
      mechanism and evolution of RNA   Chemistry  
      viruses   and  
          Molecular  
          Pharma-  
          cology  
             
Pascal Robert A. Jr. 1980 Chemical and enzymatic Schroepfer Professor Princeton
      investigations of the mechanism of     University, Dept.
      the removal of the 14alpha-methyl     of Chemistry,
      group of lanosterol     Princeton, NJ
             
Pattison Donna L. 2004 Characterization of sugar-insensitive Gibson Instructional University of
      mutants and analysis of sugar-   Associate Houston Dept.
      regulated gene expression in   Professor of Biochemistry
      Arabidopsis thaliana     & Cell Biology
            Houston, TX
             
Peña Matthew 2012 Evolutionary fates within a microbial Shamoo Postdoctoral University of
      population highlight an essential role   Research North Carolina
      for protein folding during natural   Associate at Chapel Hill
      selection     Department of
            Biochemistry
            and Biophysics,
            Chapel Hill, NC
             
Petersen Daniel J. 1991 Characterization of the acetone Bennett Manager Forensic lab,
      production pathway genes from     Portland, OR
      Clostridium acetobutylicum      
      ATCC 824      
             
Pfeiffer-Linn Cindy 1988 Visual processing in the crayfish Glantz Assistant Louisiana State
      medulla   Professor University
            Medical School,
            New Orleans,
            LA
             
Pflugrath James W. 1984 The three-dimensional structure of Quiocho Research Molecular
      sulfate-binding protein   Scientist Structure
            Corporation,
            The Woodlands,
            TX
             
Phillips George N. 1976 3.5 Å Resolution structure of L- Quiocho Professor Department of
  Jr.   arabinose binding protein from     Biochemistry &
      E. coli     Cell Biology,
            Rice University,
            Houston, TX
             
Phillips Jonathan 2013 Regulation of cell number and cell Gomer Postdoctoral Texas A & M
      movement by autocrine signaling in   Research University,
      Dictyostelium discoideum   Associate College Station,
            TX
             
Porras Arturo G. 1982 Aspects of electron transfer in Palmer Senior Merck, Sharp
      xanthine oxidase   Research and Dohme,
          Biochemist West Point, PA
             
Power Scott D. 1977 Complex III (bc1 complex) from Palmer Research Genencor,
      yeast   Scientist San Bruno, CA
             
Purugganan Mary M. 1998 Functions of the calmodulin-related Braam Visiting Rice University
      TCH3 and TCH4 XET in Arabidopsis   Instructor Cain Project,
      plants     Houston, TX
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Quillin Michael L. 1995 Structural determinants of functional Phillps Postdoctoral University of
      behavior in distal pocket mutants of   Fellow Oregon Institute
      myoglobin     of Molecular
            Biology,
            Eugene, OR
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Rampey Rebekah A. 2005 Genetic analysis of IAA-conjugate Bartel Assistant Harding
      sensitivity in Arabidopsis thaliana:   Professor University Dept.
      hydrolysis, transcription regulation,     of Biology,
      and metal homeostasis     Searcy, AK
             
Rasbery Jeanne 2007 Genetic and biochemical Bartel Postdoctoral University of
      characterization of the squalene   Fellow Kentucky,
      epoxidase gene family in     Lexington, KY
      Arabidopsis thaliana      
             
Ratzel Sarah E. 2010 Influence of Peroxisomal Import and Bartel Scientific American 
      Receptor Recycling on Peroxisomal   Editor Journal of
      Function     Human Genetics,
            Houston, TX
             
Raulston Dwight L. 1978 Studies on the regulation of the Schroepfer Director of St. John's
      biosynthesis of cholesterol   Curriculum School,
            Houston, TX
             
Reisberg Paul I. 1980 Mechanisms of ligand binding to Olson Associate Wellesley
      hemoglobin   Professor College Dept. of
            Chemistry,
            Wellesley, MA
             
Richards Stephen 1999 Cloning and sequencing of Stern Assistant Baylor College
      pushover, a Drosophila gene   Professor of Medicine
      affecting neuronal activity and glial     Human Genome
      morphology     Sequencing
            Center,
            Houston, TX
             
Ritter Nadine 1988 Elasmobranch glutamine Campbell Research Abbott
      synthetase: Synthesis and   Scientist Laboratories,
      subcellular localization of tissue-     Abbott Park, IL
      specific isozymes      
             
Roberts Jeffrey J. 1984 Synthetic analogues of creatine-P as Walker Ranch Salida, CO
      reservoirs of high-energy phosphate   manager  
      with unusual kinetic and      
      thermodynamic properties in      
      muscle, heart, brain and tumor cells;      
      Preservation of myocardial      
      adenosine-5'-triphosphate levels      
      during ischemia      
             
Rodkey Travis 2009 Characterization of the Stimulation McNew Postdoctoral John Hancock
      of SNARE-mediated Membrane    Associate Lab, UT
      Fusion by the SM protein Munc18a     Houston Medical
            School,
            Integrative
            Biology and
            Pharmacology
             
Rodriguez Christopher 2012 A library approach to single site and MacKenzie Microbiologist Multi-chem
      combinatorial residue contributions     Global
      to dimerization of BNIP3-like     Technology
      transmembrane domains     Center
             
Rodriguez-Granillo Agustina 2010 Copper as a biological yin-yang Wittung-   Center for
      element: structural dynamics, Stafshede   Advanced
      protein-protein interactions and     Biotechnology
      transfer mechanisms of copper     and Medicine
      transport proteins     Piscataway, NJ
             
Rodseth Lynn 1992 Crystallographic studies of the Quiocho Science University
      maltodextrin-binding protein from   teacher School at Nova
      Escherichia coli     Coral Springs
            Branch
            Ft. Lauderdale,
            FA
             
Rogg Luise 2002 Cloning and characterization of Bartel Pediatrician Durham, NC
      IAA28, a gene involved in      
      suppressing lateral root      
      adevelopment nd mediating auxin      
      responses in Arabidopsis thaliana      
             
Rohlfs Ronald J. 1989 Quantum yields and mechanism of Olson Research University of
      ligand binding to heme proteins   Assistant California 
          Professor Department of
            Medicine,
            San Diego, CA
             
Romo Tod D. 1999 Identification and modeling of Phillips Research Texas A&M
      protein conformational substates   Assistant Institute of
          Professor Biosciences &
            Technology
             
Rose Melanie Y. 1982 Heme transport and incorporation Olson Anesthesi- Falls Community
      into globin   ologist Hospital and
            Clinic,
            Marlin, TX
             
Rose Scott D. 1989 Classes of polyadenylation sites Berget Currently in Iowa
      revealed by native gel   Coralville  
      electrophoresis of in vitro assembled      
      complexes and sensitivity to U RNA      
      cleavage      
             
Rubacha Alice 1986 The organization and sequence of Beckingham At home with Mountain View,
      the 5S ribosomal genes of the   3 small CA
      dipteran fly Calliphora   children  
      erythrocephala and the isolation of       
      genes specifically transcribed during      
      oogenesis in the dipteran fly      
      Calliphora erythrocephala      
             
Russell David R. 1983 Construction and analysis of Bennett Director of Renessen,
      Escherichia coli hybrid and variant   Research Chicago, IL
      promoters      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Salter Mallory 2010 Ligand Diffusion Pathways and Olson Postdoctoral Rice University,
      Mechanisms for Regulating O2   Fellow Houston, TX
      Affinity in Two Model Invertebrate      
      The E7 Gate and Apolar Tunnel      
             
Sams Clarence F. 1983 Chemical modification of dopamine- Matthews Technical NASA Johnson
      beta-hydroxylase   Monitor and Space Center,
          Acct. Chief Cell
          Scientist Biochemistry
            and Cell Image
            Analysis
            Houston, TX
             
Saper Mark A. 1983 The crystallographic structure Quiocho Associate University of
      determination of the leucine,   Professor Michigan
      isoleucine, valine-binding protein   and Medical School
      from Escherichia coli   Associate Biophysics
          Research Research
          Scientist Division,
            Ann Arbor, MI
             
Schandle Vicky Blakesley 1981 Studies on rat kidney gamma Rudolph New Abbott Labs,
      Ggutamylcysteine synthetase and   Products Abbott Park, IL
      effect of dietary nucleotides on the   Development  
      immune function of mice      
             
Schweers Brett 2002 The Drosophila melanogaster gene Stern Patent McAndrews
      bemused is a new allele of pumilio:   Agent Held and Malloy
      Insights into understanding the role     Chicago, IL
      of translational regulation in the      
      maintenance of proper neuronal      
      excitability      
             
Schweers Rachel 2004 Electrostatic regulation of O2 and  Olson Patent Katten Muchin
  Leininger   CO binding in the alpha and beta    Agent Rosenman LLP
      subunitsof recombinant human     Chicago, IL
      hemoglobin      
             
Scotcher Miles 2005 Genetic factors affecting the Bennett Scientist Genecor, San
  Christopher   regulation of solventogenesis in     Francisco, CA
      Clostridium acetobutylicum      
      ATCC824      
             
Scott Brenton L. 2005 Regulation of SNARE-mediated McNew Co-Founder Pulmotect,
      membrane fusion by Sec1/Munc18     Humble, TX
      (SM) proteins      
             
Scott Emily E. 1998 Apomyoglobin and ligand Olson Assistant University of
      movements in mammalian   Professor Kansas Dept. of
      myoglobins     Medicinal
            Chemistry,
            Lawrence, KA
             
Shi Xiao-Lu 1995 Studies on the regulation of Bennett Postdoctoral University of
      biodegradative arginine and lysine   Fellow Texas
      decarboxylase gene expression in     Southwestern
      Escherichia coli     Medical Center
            Dallas, TX
             
Sideraki Vera 1997 Mechanistic studies of adenosine Rudolph Instructor Center for Basic
      deaminase using site-directed     Research
      mutagenesis     Academy of
            Athens, Greece
             
Sistrunk Melissa 1996 Identification of the cis-regulatory Braam Patent Agent Fulbright &
      elements for the Arabidopsis     Jaworski L.L.P.
      thaliana TCH3 gene     Houston, TX
             
Smith Lucian 2003 The effects of amino acid Olson Postdoctoral Dept. of
      substitution on apomyoglobin    Fellow Genome
      stability, foldingintermediates, and     Science,
      holoprotein expression     University of
            Washington
            Seattle, WA
             
Smith Robert D. 1999 Correlations between bound n-alkyl Olson Resident University of
      isocyanide orientations and     Texas Medical
      pathways for ligand binding in     School,
      recombinant myoglobins     Houston, TX
             
Smith Vana L. 1985 The ribosomal RNA introns of Beckingham Research Abbott
      Calliphora erythrocephala and the   Scientist Laboratories,
      calmodulin genes of Drosophila     Abbott Park, IL
      melanogaster      
             
Soehnge Holly 1997 Cloning and sequencing of Stern Postdoctoral NASA,
      inebriated, a gene encoding a   Fellow Houston, TX
      neurotransmitter transporter in        
      Drosophila melanogaster      
             
Sperry Ann O. 1988 Biochemical and genetic Berget Associate East Carolina
      characterization of in vitro   Professor University Dept.
      pre-mRNA polyadenylation     of Anatomy &
            Cell Biology,
            Greenville, NC
             
Spurlino John C. 1988 The 3-dimensional structure of the Quiocho Research Sterling
      D-maltose-binding protein   Investigator Winthrop
            Pharmaceuticals
            Research
            Division,
            Collegeville, PA
             
Stagg Loren 2010 Role of cell-like conditions in folding, Wittung- Postdoctoral MD Anderson
      structure, and stability of an a/b Stafshede Fellow Cancer Center,
      model protein Desulfovibrio     Houston, TX
      desulfuricans flavodoxin      
             
             
Sulistijo Endah 2007 Specificity of membrane helix-helix MacKenzie Post-doctoral St. Jude's,
      interactions by mutagenesis and   research Memphis, TN
      structural analysis   associate  
             
             
Sullivan Leighann 2008 Molecular and genomic analyses in Bennett Molecular Boston, MA
      Clostridium acetobutylicum   Biologist  
             
Sun Siyang 2005 Biochemical and crystallographic Shamoo Assistant Purdue
      studies of bacteriophage RB69 DNA   Research University
      polymerase and single-stranded   Scientist Michael G.
      DNA binding protein interactions     Rossman Lab,
            West Lafayette,
            IN
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Tang Lei 2002 A cell number-counting factor Gomer Consultant Brown Raysman
      regulating group size in     Millstein Felder
      Dictyostelium discoideum     & Steiner LLP,
            New York, NY
             
Tang Yitai 2007 Characterization of CnrN-mediated Gomer Postdoctoral Stanford
      size regulation in Dictyostelium   Scholar University,
      discoideum     Stanford, CA
             
Tchou Gregory 2010 Investigation of interactions between Gustin Postdoctoral Cleveland Clinic
      the transmembrane helices of the   Fellow Lerner Institute,
      yeast osmosensor Sln1     Cleveland, OH
             
Teodoro Miguel L. 2004 Modeling protein flexibility using Phillips Lead Boehringer-
      collective modes of motion:   Bio- Ingelheim,
      Applications to drug design   informatics Ridgefield, CT
          Systems  
          Engineer  
             
Texada Michael J. 2008 Characterization of the gravitaxis- Beckingham Postdoctoral HHMI Janelia
      related protein Yuri Gagarin through   Fellow Farm Research
      genetic and biochemical approaches     Campus,
            Ashburn, VA
             
Tsai Yu-Chang 2010 Functions of CML24: a potential Braam Assistant National
      calcium sensor ofarabidopsis   Professor Taiwan
            University
             
Tsai Ah-Lim 1983 Chemical and physical Palmer Professor University of
      characterization of complex III:     Texas Health
      The oxidative reaction mechanism     Science Center
            Dept. of Internal
            Medicine
            Houston, TX
             
Tu Keyin 1994 A simple and effective model to Matthews Scientist in San Antonio, TX
      study insulin resistance in obesity   private  
      and diabetes and the processes and   company  
      mechanisms of in vitro aging using      
      lymphocyte culture      
             
Tucker Mark A. 1988 Isolation of oogenesis-specific Beckingham Research University of
      genes from C. erythrocephala and   Assistant Southern
      D. melanogaster   Professor California
            School of
            Dentistry,
            Los Angeles, CA
             
Turner David M. 1986 Metabolic studies of creatine Walker Consultant Boonton
      analogues; ATP-sparing during     pharmaceutical
      ischemia in heart and skeletal     company,
      muscle of chicks fed cyclocreatine     Bontoon, NJ
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Ullmann Breanna 2003 Identification and characterization of Gustin    
      yeast genes involved in defense      
      against oxidative stress induced by      
      macrophages      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Van Komen Jeff 2005 Regulatory elements of Sso1p and McNew Scientist Procter &
      their effect on SNARE-mediated     Gamble,
      membrane fusion     Cincinnati, OH
             
Vandegriff Kim D. 1984 Experimental and theoretical Olson Senior University of
      analyses of oxygen exchange by   Research California
      human erythrocytes   Scientist Medical School
            Dept. of
            Medicine,
            La Jolla, CA
             
Verma Avani 2013 Characterization of Proteins  McNew    
      Involvedin Intracellular Membrane      
      Fusion-Atlastin and Munc18c      
             
Vermersch Polly S. 1988 Genetic strategies for analyzing Bennett Architect  
  (Ledvina)   proteins: Applications utilizing the      
      R388 type II dehydrofolate      
      reductase      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Waldrop Brian 1984 The second optic lobe of the crayfish Glantz Senior State University
      visual system: Organization of   Academic of New York
      columnar and extracolumnar   Advisor CAS Student &
      pathways     Advisement
            Services,
            Buffalo, NY
             
Walkiewicz Katarzyna 2012 Experimental evolution of TetX2: Shamoo Postdoctoral King Abdullah
      correlating changes in fitness to their   Research  University of
      structural and functional origins   Associate Science and
            Technology,
            Saudi Arabia
             
Walkiewicz Magdalena 2012 Timing the onset of metamorphosis Stern Postdoctoral Baylor College
       in Drosophila   Associate in of Medicine
          Molecular & Houston, TX
          Human  
          Genetics  
             
Walters Karina J. 1998 Identification and characterization of Stern Medical University of
      bemused, a gene involved in   student Texas
      neuronal excitability, gametogenesis     Southwestern
      and embryonic development     Medical Center,
            Dallas, TX
             
Wang Bo 2003 Analysis of physiological roles of Beckingham Research Union
      Drosophila calmodulin through in   Scientist Biometrica,
      vivo genetic and in vitro     Holliston, MA
      structure/function studies      
             
Wardwell Stephanie A. 1999 Metabolism of acetoin in Clostridium Bennett Patent agent Morgan, Lewis
      acetobutylicum ATCC 824     & Bockius,
            Washington,
            D.C.
             
Wei Ping 1994 A host-shutoff early gene of Bacillus Stewart Research Amgen Inc.
      subtilis bacteriophage SPO1   Scientist III Hematology
            Department,
            Southern Oaks,
            CA
             
Welch Richard W. 1990 Purification and studies of two Rudolph Research Biotechnology
      butanol (ethanol) dehydrogenases   Scientist industry,
      and the effects of rifampicin and     Bethesda, MD
      chloramphenicol on other enzymes      
      important in the production of      
      butyrate and butanol in Clostridium      
      acetobutylicum ATCC 824      
             
Welch- Mary 1979 Regulation of purine metabolism Rudolph Consumer Purdue
Keesey         Horticulture University at
          Specialist White River
            Gardens,
            West Lafayette,
            IN
             
Whitaker Timothy L. 1996 Residues controlling the function Olson Psychiatrist Cincinnati, OH
      and stability of the CD corner in    in private  
      myoglobin and hemoglobin   practice  
             
Whitby Frank G. 1995 Structure of tropomyosin at 7 Phillips Dept. of University of
      resolution   Human Utah, Salt Lake
          Genetics City, UT
             
Whitson Peggy A. 1986 The lactose repressor-operator DNA Matthews Astronaut Johnson Space
      interaction: Chemical and physical     Center, NASA,
      studies of the complex     Houston, TX
             
Wick Kyle L. 1990 Interactions between lac repressor Matthews Postdoctoral Emory
      protein and bromodeoxyuridine-   Fellow University
      substituted operator DNA:     Department of
      Identification of specific amino acid-     Medicine-
      nucleotide contact ssing UV     Cardiology,
      footprinting and cross-link formation     Atlanta, GA
             
Wilson Corey 2005 Experimental and theoretical Matthews Assistant Yale School of
      approaches to protein folding,   Professor Engineering &
      stability, and assembly: A thorough     Applied Science
      assessment of complex behavior     New Haven, CT
             
Wong John 1995 Genetic regulation in Clostridium Bennett Postdoctoral Oregon Health
      acetobutylicum ATCC 824   Fellow Science Center,
            Portland, OR
             
Woodward Andrew 2005 Genes, organelles, and molecules Bartel Assistant Mary Hardin-
      that influence plant development    Professor Baylor
      through auxin regulation     University,
            Belton, TX
             
Woznicki Dennis T. 1981 Formation and utilization of a Walker MD in private  
      supplemental reservoir of high-   practice  
      energy phosphate by vertebrate   (deceased)  
      brain: Cyclocreatine-3-phosphate      
             
Wycuff Diane Reed 1999 Examination of the C-terminal Matthews   Baylor
      assembly motif in lactose repressor     University
            Dept. of Biology
            Waco, TX
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Xi Zhijian 1995 NMR studies of the HIV-1 TAR RNA King Staff Cambridge
  (David)   element   Consultant Technology,
            Lexington, MA
             
Xiao Jie 2003 Structural characterization and Singleton Assistant Johns Hopkins
      kinetic evaluation of RecA-mediated    Professor University
      strand exchange     School of
            Medicine Dept.
            of Biophysics &
            Biophysical
            Chemistry
             
Xu Han 2002 Repressor proteins: Ligand binding, Matthews Research Amgen, Los
      thermodynamics and assembly   Scientist Angeles, CA
             
Xu Jia 2009 Experimental Characterization and Matthews Postdoctoral Translational
      Molecular Dynamics Simulation of   Fellow Neurobiology
      the Allosteric Transition in the     Lab, 
      Escherichia coli Lactose Repressor     Department of
            Systems
            Medicine and
            Bioengineering,
            The Methodist
            Hospital
            Research
            Institute
             
Xu Wei 1996 Regulation of expression of the Braam Principal Roche
      Arabidopsis XT TCH4 gene and   Scientist Molecular
      related genes in response to     Systems Inc.
      environmental hormonal and     Pleasanton, CA
      developmental stimuli      
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Yager James 2003 Control of perineurial glial growth in Stern Law student Fordham
      Drosophila melanogaster     University
            School of Law,
            New York, NY
             
Yang Fan 1997 The molecular structure of green Phillips Postdoctoral National Cancer
      fluorescent protein   Associate Research
            Institute,
            Bethesda, MD
             
Yip Berwin P. 1976 The role of nucleotide for the Rudolph M.D. in Toronto,
      function and conformation of   private Canada
      enzymes   practice,  
             
Yuen Ita 1992 A density-sensing mechanism in the Gomer Scientist and Food and Drug
      eukaryote Dictyostelium discoideum   Reviewer Administration,
            Washington
            D.C.
             
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Surname Name Year Thesis Title Advisor Position Institution
             
Zhai Peng 2010 Escort protein regulation of the Silberg Postdoctoral National Cancer
      human mitochondrial molecular   Fellow Institute,
      chaperone mtHsp70     Bethesda, MD
             
Zhan Hongli 2005 Biophysical characterization of the Matthews Postdoctoral Rice University
      allosteric transition in lactose   Fellow Dept. of
      reprssor protein (LacI)     Biochemistry &
            Cell Biology,
            Houston, TX
             
Zhang Wei 2004 X-ray structural determination and Phillips Assistant Baylor College
      biophysical characterization of   Professor of Medicine,
      HemAT, a chemotaxis receptor from     Molecular &
      B. subtilis     Human Genetics
            Houston, TX
             
             
Zheng Wenjie 2013 Structural and Functional Studies on Tao Data Two Sigma
      the Infectious Salmon Anemia   Engineer Investments
      Virus Nucleoprotein     LLC
             
Zhao Qiang 2002 The HOG MAP kinase pathway and Gustin Postdoctoral Dept. of
      yeast stress responses   Fellow Oncology &
            Immunology,
            Wyeth-Ayerst
            Research,
            Pearl River, NY
             
Zhou Yong 2007 Effect of nonsteroidal anti- Raphael    
      inflammatory drugs on the      
      mechanical and electrical stability      
      of phospholipid membranes      
             
Zillmann Martin X. 1988 Analysis of HeLa cell pre-messenger Berget Research Private company
      RNA splicing complexes containing   Scientist New York, NY
      the snRNP U1 by native gel      
      electrophoresis      
             
Zolman Bethany Karlin 2002 Genetic analysis of indole-3-butyric Bartel Associate University of
      acid response mutants in   Professor Missouri
      Arabidopsis thaliana     Department of
            Biology,
            St. Louis, MI