Timothy Lohman’s lab is working on equilibria and kinetics of DNA-protein interactions; DNA motor proteins (helicases) and helix destabilizing proteins.


Sarem Hailemariam – Recipient of a NSF Predoctoral Fellowship

Sarem Hailemariam

Congratulations to Sarem Hailemariam. Sarem has been awarded a three-year predoctoral fellowship from the National Science Foundation, for her proposed studies of cell cycle checkpoint regulation in response to DNA double-stranded breaks. Sarem is a student in Peter Burgers’ lab.

Wei Cheng – 2014 Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Fellow

Wei Cheng

Congratulations to Wei Cheng. Wei has been selected as the 2014 Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Fellowship award recipient. The one year fellowship award is from the National Hemophilia Foundation for his research entitled “Understanding the interplay between electron transfer and VKOR supported blood coagulation”. He is in the laboratory of Weikai Li.


Research Awards

Peter Burgers along with Amir Aharoni, PhD at Ben Gurion University has received a two year grant award from the U.S.-Israel Bination Science Foundation for for his research entitled "Switching of DNA Polymerases on the PCNA Ring During DNA Damage Response".

Featured Publications

Bowman, G.R. and Geissler, P.L. Extensive Structural Heterogeneity Within Protein Cores. J Phys Chem B 118:6417-6423 (2014).