Group Members

Graduate Students

Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry, Prebiotic Chemistry

2014 Eastern Michigan University, B.S., Biochemistry

2016 Texas Tech University, B.S., Chemical Engineering

Astrobiology, Alternative Nucleic Acids, Origin of Life

2012 Pomona College, B.A., Molecular Biology

Research Scientists & Postdocs

Proto-Nucleic Acid Polymerization, Nucleoside Phosphorylation in Eutectic Solvents
2015 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D., Chemistry
2000 Michigan Technological University, B.S., Chemical Physics

proto-nucleic acids, self assembly, chirality 

2013 CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, India  Ph.D., Chemistry

2006 University of Calicut, India M.S., Chemsitry 

2004 University of Calicut, India  B.S., Chemistry 

Laboratory Manager

1990 Purdue University, B.S., Genetic Bioengineering

NASA postdoctoral fellow
Protopeptide Self-Assembly, Origins of Life
2016 Tel Aviv University  Ph.D., Biotechnology
2012 Tel Aviv University  M.S., Biotechnology
2009 Tel Aviv University  B.S., Biotechnology

Self-assembly, Nucleic acid polymerization, Origin of life

2018 CSIR- NIIST, Trivandrum, India, Ph. D., Chemistry

2011 University of Calicut, India, M. S. Chemistry

2009 University of Calicut, India, B. S. Chemistry

Undergraduate Students

Petit Undergraduate Research Scholar, 2018-2019

2020 Georgia Tech, B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering