Zaida (Zan) Ann

Murchison-Mallory Endowed Chair in Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Department of Physics

Beckman Institute - NIH Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics

Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology

Institute for Genomic Biology

School of Chemical Sciences
Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
Room A544
601 S. Goodwin
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-3518

Current Members

Benjamin Gilbert
Graduate Student

Troy Brier
Graduate Student

David Bianchi
Graduate Student
Physical Chemistry

Angela Barragan
Graduate Student

Zane Thornburg
Graduate Student
Physical Chemistry

Melih Sener
Visiting Research Scientist
Beckman Institute

Zhaleh Ghaemi
Visiting Research Scientist

Rafael Bernardi
Visiting Research Scientist
Beckman Institute

Undergraduate Students

Cole Crotty
REU Physics

Emily Lynn
Graphic Designer

Former Members

Mike Hallock

John Cole

Joseph Peterson

Tyler Earnest

Marcelo C. R. Melo
Postdoctoral Associate, U. Penn

Piyush Labhsetwar
The Land Institute, Salina, Kansas

Marian Breuer
Assistant Professor for Systems Biology,
(MaCSBio) University of Maastricht , Netherlands

Rommie Amaro
PhD., now Assistant Professor at UCSD

Felix Autenrieth
Regulatory Services Associate, IHS, Montreal, Canada
M.S. in Chemistry

Corey Hardin
PhD. Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

Michael Patrick Januszyk
B.S. in Biochemistry and Computer Science, now a a Plastic Surgeon in Chicago, IL

Jonathan Lai
PhD. in Physical Chemistry

Jonathan Montoya
M.S. in Chemistry. now Research scientist at Texas Instruments

Patrick O'Donoghue
PhD. in Chemistry; now an Assistant Professor at Western University, Canada

Taras Pogorelov
PhD in Chemical Physics; now Senior Research Scientist, School of Chemical Sciences and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Alexis Black Pyrkosz
PhD. in Chemical Biology; now in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering at Michigan State University

Evan Rosenfeld
B.S. in Computer Engineering; now Head of Engineering at CarDash

Anurag Sethi
PhD. in Chemistry; now an Associate Research Scientist in the Gerstein laboratory at Yale University

Damien Mathew
PhD. in Biophysics and Computational Biology; now an Assistant Professor in the Departmetn of Radiation Oncology at the University of Minnesota

Dan Wright
Graduate School of Library and Information Science; now partner at Third Window LLP

John Eargle
PhD. in Biophysics and Computational Biology; now software engineer at Lab7 Sysmtems

Elijah Roberts
PhD. in Biophysics and Computational Biology; now Assistant Professor at John Hopkins University

Li Li
PhD. in Biophysics and Computational Biology; now postdoc research associate with Jack Szostak at Harvard University

Corey Fry
B.S. in Chemistry; now software engineer at Google

Trang Thi Diem Tran
Biophysics; now a graduate student in the School of Computing at the University of Utah

Ke Chen
PhD. in Chemistry; now a post-doc at UCSD

Seth "Sheng Shee" Thor
Biophysics and Computational Biology; now a member of the U.S. Army