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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
1711 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6121
785-532-7278 fax
biochem@k-state.edu

Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
785-532-5956
785-532-6297 fax

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall
785-532-2345

Academic Advisors

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Xueying (Sharon) Qin, Ph.D., Lead Advisor

Office: 156 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-3441
E-mail: xqin@ksu.edu

Dr. Qin has been at Kansas State University since 2010 and advising since 2014. Her research interests include development of new single particle mass spectrometry such as ATOFMS, and understanding the chemistry and physics of aerosols in air pollution, climate change and human health. Since 2012 she has focused her career on being a full-time instructor.

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Jianhan Chen, Ph.D.

Office: 34 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-2518
E-mail: jianhanc@ksu.edu

Dr. Chen has been at Kansas State University since 2007 and an advisor since 2015. His research interest is biomolecular modeling and simulation.

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Lawrence Davis, Ph.D.

Office: 62 Chalmers
Phone: 785-532-6124
E-mail: ldavis@ksu.edu

Dr. Davis has been at Kansas State University since 2001 and an advisor since 2015. His research interests include nitrogen fixation mutants, structure-function relationships, associating macromolecules; environmental metabolic processes, bioremediation; science education.

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Michael Kanost, Ph.D.

Office: 64 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-6964
E-mail: kanost@ksu.edu

Dr. Kanost has been at Kansas State University since 1991 and an advisor since 2010. His research interests include insect hemolymph proteins: biochemistry and molecular biology, structure and function of serine proteinases, proteinase inhibitors, and antibacterial response proteins from insect hemolymph.

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Om Prakash, Ph.D.

Office: 39 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-2345
E-mail: omp@ksu.edu

Dr. Prakash has been at Kansas State University since 1999 and an advisor since 2015. His research interest is structural characterization and molecular recognition using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Computer Aided Molecular Design (CAMD).

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Gerald R. Reeck, Ph.D.

Office: 203 Burt Hall
Phone: 785-532-6117
E-mail: reeck@ksu.edu

Dr. Reeck has been at Kansas State University since 1974 and advising since 1981. His research interests include biochemistry and molecular biology of insect enzymes and proteins, and the structure and function of proteinases and proteinase inhibitors.

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John M. Tomich, Ph.D.

Office: 206 Burt Hall
Phone: 785-532-5956
E-mail: jtomich@ksu.edu

Dr. Tomich has been at Kansas State University since 1992, and he has been advising students since 1997. His research interest is amphipatic peptides as models for the pore-forming structure of ion channels.

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Anna Zolkiewska, Ph.D.

Office: 177 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-3082
E-mail: zolkiea@ksu.edu

Dr. Zolkiewska has been at Kansas State University since 1997. She has been advising students since 2010. Her research interests include ADAM proteins, Notch signaling, and cancer.