Team members

Primary Investigator

Marilyn Gunner marilyn.gunner@gmail.com

Developers

Junjun Mao (currently at Levich Institute)
Yifan Song
Christopher Tang (Honig's Lab), Developer of the nonlinear version

Current team:












Previous members:

Postdocs

Emil Alexov. Developing MCCE and applications to photosynthetic RCs.
He's now a Professor of Physics at Clemson University.
ealexov@clemson.edu

Junjun Mao : Developing MCCE and applying it to cytochrome electrochemistry.
He's now a research associate and systems manager at the Levich Institute at CCNY.
jmao@ccny.cuny.edu

Karin Hauser: Calculating the heme electrochemistry in cytochromes (c, f, b562, b5 etc) and cytochrome c oxidase. She is moving from a Junior Professorship in Frankfort to a permanent position in Aachen (in the mid-west of Germany, ~ 60 km from Cologne.
hauser@biophysik.uni-frankfurt.de

Roxana Georgesc: The second major MCCE benchmark paper was her work.
She's now an Associate Research Scientist at Rockefeller University.

Grad students

         Minghui Dong (Postdoctorate) rainy.dong@gmail.com

           Xuyu Zhu (Graduate student) zhuxuyu@gmail.com

           Max Klein (Research Assistant) mck313@nyu.edu
            
           Edison Castro (Research Aide) edraf77@aol.com
           
           Jianxun Lu (Graduate Student) jianxunlu@gmail.com
            
           Musyoka Munyoki (Graduate Student) mmunyoki@gmail.com
           
           Muhamed Amin (Graduate Student) mamin03@ccny.cuny.edu
           
           Jorge Tirado (Undergraduate Student) jtirado1@hotmail.com

Yifong Song (Physics): Developing MCCE and applying it to bacteriorhodopsin proton pumping.
He's now with David Baker at the University of Washington.
yfsong@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

Jennifer Madeo (Biomedical engineering): Reaction center experiments - does only ubiquinone work as QB?
She finished her MD and is doing a residency and
jenmadeo@hotmail.com

Jaili Li (Physics) Reaction center experiments - Electron transfer from QA to QB.
She's now an associate professor at the University of Arkansas
jialili@uark.edu

Samir Lipovaca: Worked on placing protons in MCCE and on the carotinoid Stark shift.
He's now at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Qiang Xu (Physics) Reaction center experiments - Electron transfer at low temperatures.
He's now work in the Minor lab at UCSF.

Xinyu Zhang (Physics): Reaction center experiments - mapping the energy landscape for electron transfer.
She's now working at Unilever.
xinyu100@hotmail.com

Zhenyu (James) Zhu (Physics): Developing MCCE and applying it to photosynthetic reactions center quinone electrochemistry.
He is now working in finance.
zhenyu@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

Masters

Becier Tapia (Biochemistry): Using MCCE to study the bc1 and b6f complexes.
Bambina11372@yahoo.com

Undergrads
Jinran Kim
(Physics): Using MCCE to survey the pKs of buried charges in the protein databank.
Now in graduate school at Columbia.
jinrang.kim@gmail.com

Gennady Khirich (Physics): Worked on calculating ligand binding.
He's now a graduate student at Yale

MCCE mom

Yanjun Yang: Keeping tabs on MCCE code and executables; porting the code to new platforms.
Now working as IT associate at Morgan Stanley
yanjun@gmail.com



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