FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Matsumura Lab (1981- 1996)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS:

Christopher Halkides, Ph.D. -- Select this option to see Dr. Halkides' Curriculum Vita and research summary. Dr. Halikes is currently an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina- Wilmington, Dept of Chemistry

Birgit Pruß, Ph.D. -- Select this option to see Dr. Pruß' Curriculum Vita and research summary. Dr. Pruß is currently an assistant professor at the Institut fuer Mikrobiologie Forschungszentrum fuer Milch und Lebensmittel Weihenstephan Technische Universitaet Muenchen

John Dowd, Ph.D. -- Select this option to see Dr. Dowd's Curriculum Vita and research summary. Dr. Dowd is currently a webmaster of an interactive scientific database being developed by NSF for Identified Neuron Project at University of Illinois at Chicago, Dept of Biological Sciences

Peter Sandusky, Ph.D. (1994-1995) -- Dr. Sandusky's postdoctoral research project involved NMR studies of phosphorylated CheY mutants. Dr. Sandusky is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Michigan State University.

Charles Amsler, Ph.D. (1990-1994) -- Dr. Amsler's postdoctoral research project involved the study of motility and chemotaxis behavior. Dr. Amsler is currently an Assistant Professor at the Unviersity of Alabama, Birmingham.

Steven Roman, Ph.D. (1989-1993) -- Dr. Roman's postdoctoral research project involved the study of the genetics of suppression. Dr. Roman is currently a Staff Scientist at Hybritech, Inc., La Jolla, CA.

Jim Owens, Ph.D. (1985-1987) -- Dr. Owens' postdoctoral research involved the study of chemotaxis signalling. Dr. Owens is currently a Staff Editor for Chemical Abstracts.

Tyler Kokjohn, Ph.D. (1984-1985) -- Dr. Kokjohn's postdoctoral research involved the study of flagellar gene regulation. Dr. Kokjohn is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska.

Dominick Vacante, Ph.D. (1981-1984) -- Dr. Vacante's postdoctoral research project involved the study of chemotaxis signalling. Dr. Vacante is currently a Staff Scientist at Microbiological Associates.

GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Xiang-Yang Zhu, Ph.D. (1991-1997) -- Thesis Title: "Activation of the signal transduction protein, CheY, in bacterial chemotaxis." Dr. Zhu is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at NIH.

Deepak Shukla, Ph.D. (1990-1996) -- Dr. Shukla is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University.

Xiaoying Liu, Ph.D. (1990-1996) -- Thesis Title: "Molecular analysis of transcriptional regulation of the Escherichia Coli flagellar regulon". Dr. Liu is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University Medical Shool.

Hui Wang, Ph.D., (1989-1995) -- Thesis Title: "Characterizations of the physical interactions between CheA-short with the other chemotaxis proteins" Dr. Wang is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Matsumura lab.

Dennis McNally, Ph.D. (1984-1990) -- Thesis Title: "Characterization of protein complexes involved in signal transduction of chemotaxis in Escherichia coli" Dr. McNally is currently a Staff Scientist at Abbott Labs.

Myung Cho Kim, Ph.D. (1983-1989) -- Thesis Title: "Molecular characterization and regulation of the gene expression of flhB operon in Escherichia coli" Dr. Kim is currently a Research Associate at the Korean Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.

Jaleh Malakooti, Ph.D. (1983-1989) -- Thesis Title: "Molecular analysis of the Escherichia coli motor components and regulation of internal control elements of the flaA operon" Dr. Malakooti is currently a Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Joan Stader, Ph.D. (1983-1989) -- Thesis Title: "Molecular characterization of the Escherichia coli motA and motB genes and biochemical characterization of the MotB protein" Dr. Stader is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.

Douglas Bartlett, Ph.D. (1979-1984) -- Thesis Title: "A molecular genetic analysis of flagellar function in Escherichia coli" Dr. Bartlett is currently an Assistant Professor at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.


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