Nov 1 2007 Grand Rounds Seminar Speaker ?Dr. Thomas Stegmann
From left to right: Cristina Russo (MOB graduate student, Co-Pi with Dr. Marcia Fenley and Michael Blaber), Zhe Xu (COM graduate student), Hyesook Yoon (Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student), Prof. Dr. Thomas Stegmann, (then me), Dr. Hugh Nymeyer (professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Computational Sciences ?collaborator), Dr. Jihun Lee (postdoctoral researcher), Liam Longo (undergraduate researcher). ?/span>Sachiko took the picture, so she is missing?o:p>
Jihun gave a presentation on her research into protein structure, stability and folding using FGF-1 as the model system.?Among other achievements, she explained how she has been able to convert FGF-1 from a mesophile (poorly-stable protein) into a hyperthermophile (extremely stable protein).