College / University
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Bachelor of Science
Biochemistry, highest departmental honors / German studies
SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, ELISA, protein purification, chromatography, enzyme kinetics, cloning, bacterial transformation and induced overexpression, PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, cell and mycelial cultures and lab animals
Projects / Research
- 2002 – 2003: "Cloning, targeted mutagenesis, bacterial overexpression, purification and enzymatic tests of human inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate 3-kinase isoform A", University Hospital Hamburg - Eppendorf.
- 2003 – 2004: Honors Thesis Project: "Exercise-induced activation of MAPK signaling cascades in murine skeletal muscle", Smith College.
- 2004: "Nondestructive regioselective modification of laccase by linear-dendritic copolymers", SUNY-ESF.
Scholarships / Awards
|2004 – 2005:||Stipend International Max Planck Research School|
|2002:||Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship for undergraduate research|
|2001 – 2002:||Smith College International Scholar|