Specializing in Biophysics Research

Graduate Students

Riley Peacock


Hometown: Boulder, CO

BS Biochemistry, Gonzaga University, 2015

Project: Thrombin-Thrombomodulin

Wei Chen


Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan

BS Chemistry,National Taiwan University, 2014

Project: Dynamics of the NFκB-IκB interaction

Constanza Torres-Paris (Connie)


Santiago, Chile

BS Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile, 2015
Molecular Biotechnology Engineering Professional Degree, Universidad de Chile, 2017

Project: Dynamics of urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA)

Philip Belzeski

Email: pbelzeski@ucsd.edu

Hometown: Boise, ID

Degree: BS Physics, Boise State University

Project: Structure and Dynamics of ASB-containing E3 Ligases

(Co-advisor Dr. Rommie Amaro)

Calvin Lin

Email: clin@ucsd.edu


Degree: BS Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara

Project: Structure and Dynamics of ASB-containing E3 Ligases

Mia Rosenfeld

Email: marosenf@ucsd.edu

Hometown: Los Feliz, CA

Degree: BS in Biochemistry & BA in Pure Mathematics University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2018

Project: Investigation of structure and function of p53 via molecular dynamics simulations and HDX
(Co-advisor Dr. Rommie Amaro)

Post-Doctoral Scholars

Hannah Baughman

Email: hebaughman@ucsd.edu

Hometown: Kent, Ohio

Degree: PhD in Medicinal Chemistry

Project: Biophysical studies of the RelA transactivation domain

Research Scientist

Alla S Ahmad


Hometown: San Diego

BS in Biochemistry: UC Irvine (2018)

Project: Identifying Sumoylation Sites in the Human Proteome and characterizing the Ubiquitin-activation cascade and its association with E3 Ubiquitin Ligases