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2016 News

4/15/2016 - Congratulations to Dr. Chris Tom on a successful Ph.D. defense!

4/1/2016 - Notice of Award! New NIGMS funding for collaborative studies with Richard Neubig and Scott Larsen!

3/21/16 - Congratulations to Jaimeen Majmudar on his new position as a Senior Scientist in Chemical Biology at Pfizer in Cambridge, MA!

3/18/16 - New publications from Jaimeen Majmudar (J.A.C.S.) and Jeannie Hernandez (Mol. Biosyst.)!

2015 News

12/1/2015 - Congratulations to Melanie Cheung See Kit who was awarded the 2015-2016 University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School International Student Fellowship!

10/14/2015 - T.gondii palmitoylation profile reported in new Cell Host and Microbe paper. Congratulations Jaimeen!

9/28/2015 - Congratulations to Dr. Dahvid Davda as the first PhD recipient from the Martin lab!

8/6/2015 - Notice of Award! New funding from NIGMS for collaborative studies with Gordon Amidon and David Smith.

7/24/2015 - Congratulations to Jeannie Hernandez for being awarded the "Best Poster Award" at the 2015 Protein Lipidation, Signaling, and Microdomains FASEB Summer Research Conference in Saxtons River, VT.

4/22/2015 - Welcome Yu-Hsuan, Melanie, Sarah, and Omari to the lab!

4/22/2015 - Congratulations to Sin Ye Hwang (3rd Year Outstanding Alumni Award), James Lawniczak (2nd Year Outstanding Alumni Award), and Andrea Chong (Summer research fellowship) for their recognition at the Chemistry Department undergraduate awards luncheon. 

4/3/2015 - Omari Baruti is awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

2014 News

10/6/2014 - The Martin lab has been awarded the 2014 NIH Director's New Innovator Award! Read the press release from the University Record and the National Institutes of Health.

7/11/14 - Congratulations to Chris Tom for being awarded an NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering starting September 1st!

5/30/2014 - Congratulations to Jaimeen Majmudar for being awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship!

5/13/14 - Welcome to visitors and representatives from the Michigan Cancer Research Fund and the American Cancer Society during their tour of our lab. Thanks to Jeannie for organizing this event!

4/23/14 - Jasmine Palakurthi is awarded an "Outstanding Poster Award" at the University of Michigan Undergrad Research Opportunity Program Symposium. Congratulations!

4/14/2014 - Congratulations to Dahvid Davda who was awarded the Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship to support his participation in the 2014 Enzymes, Coenzymes & Metabolic Pathways GRC.

4/1/2014 - Aaron Konopko is awarded an NSF GRFP fellowship. Congratulations!

4/1/2014 - Congratulations to Dr. Jeannie Hernandez who was awarded the Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship to support participation in the 2014 Cell Polarity Signaling GRC.

3/31/2014 - Sirisha Pasupuleti is awarded a Department of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan. Congratulations Sirisha!

3/26/2014 - Congratulations to Dr. Kristin Labby on accepting a faculty position at Beloit College, Wisconsin!

3/20/2014 - Congratulations to Ed Hur on his acceptance to medical school at the University of Michigan.

3/13/2014 - Dahvid Davda is awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship from the University of Michigan for excellence in research. Congratulations!

3/1/2014 - Welcome Michael Won from the Program in Chemical Biology for his Winter semester research rotation.

2/26/2014 - Congratulations to Dahvid Davda on publication of his review in MedChemComm.

2/25/2014 - Margery Gang is selected for the 2014 NSF REU Program at the University of Michigan Department of Chemistry.

2/15/2014 - Congratulations to Aaron Konopko for his recent collaborative paper selected "Paper of the Week" in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Joining Our Group

  • Postdoctoral candidates with expertise in the area(s) of molecular/cell biology, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, mass spectrometry, or bioinformatics are welcome to apply. Please send an email to for more information. 
  • Graduate students are accepted for rotations after enrollment at the University of Michigan. 
  • Undergraduates must participate in the Chemistry Research Match each semester or through the UROP program.