IPiB Thesis Defense May 11, 2023: Nina Jocic Bonde

Nina Bonde, an IPiB graduate student, will be defending her Ph.D. research on May 11. Bonde’s research focuses on the roles and interactions of proteins involved in DNA repair processes. She is a member of both the Keck Lab in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry and the Cox Lab in the Department of Biochemistry.

IPiB Thesis Defense May 8, 2023: Thuong Ho

Thuong Ho, an IPiB graduate student, will be defending his Ph.D. research on May 8. Ho, who is a member of the Merrins Lab, has focused his research on identifying the mechanism for insulin secretion in cells. “Knowing more about insulin secretion is important,” explains Ho, “because there are serious medical conditions, including diabetes, that …

IPiB Thesis Defense March 21: Alexander Duckworth

Alexander Duckworth joined the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) with the goal of learning more about how scientists ‘solve biomolecular structures’ — that is, how they figure out what essential components to life, such as proteins, look like. Duckworth’s research as a member of the Keck Lab revolves around genome maintenance proteins, which bind to …