Group Members

Graduate Students

Athéna Patterson-Orazem

Athena started her Ph.D. thesis research in the Lieberman lab in 2015. She obtained her B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of Florida.

Xingjian (Jay) Tao

Jay obtained his B.A. degree in chemistry from Bard College in New York. He started his research in Lieberman lab in 2016.

Emily Saccuzzo

Emily obtained her B.S. degree from University of Connecticut in 2018. She joined Lieberman lab and worked on optimization of a growth protocol for generating high yields of the C-terminus olfactomedin (OLF) domain of myocilin.

Research Scientists & Postdocs

Shannon Hill, Ph.D.

Shannon started her postdoctoral research in the Lieberman lab in 2011. She is in the myocilin subgroup. In 2016, she started her position as research scientist in the Lieberman group.

Dustin Huard, Ph.D.

Dustin obtained his B.S. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, from Seattle University. He then obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry, specializing in bioinorganic, biophysics, and structural biochemistry. His advisor was Akif Tezcan. He joined the Lieberman Lab in Fall 2013 and is part of the myocilin subgroup.