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Nico Wagner

Major: Physics, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Astronomy & Astrophysics

Year: Class of 2014, College of LSA

Uniquename: nicowa

Research Interests: Theoretical physics: string theory and particle physics, protein structure and function, gene regulation and expression

Research Projects: Winter 2011- Feynman diagrams with Professor Henriette Elvang (UMich Physics)
                             Fall 2011- Supernovae search on the ROTSE team
                              Summer 2012- Fluorescence imaging of neuronal synapses with super-resolution optical methods at USTC in China
                                                       CryoET (cryogenic electron tomography) using an electron microscope
                             Fall 2012- Determining the effects of poly phosphate on protein aggregation and elucidating the citrate synthase unfolding 
                                               mechanism due to chemical and heat stree in the Jakob Lab (UMich MCDB)

Post-graduation plans: I will be attending Harvard for the next 5-6 years to earn a PhD in biology (biochem/biophysics/structural biology).

Nico Wagner,
Jul 22, 2012, 7:54 AM