Fengbin Wang (Jerry)

Principal Investigator
Ph.D.: UW-Madison -> Rice University (George Phillips Jr.)
Postdoc: University of Virginia (Ed Egelman)
Email: jerrywang at

Ayisha Zia

Researcher V
Research interests: structural and computational biology
Email: ziaa at

Jessie Fields

Graduate student (Micro)
Research Interests: Bacterial physiology and pathogenesis
Email: jfields4 at

Shane Rich-New

Graduate student (BSB)
Research interest: peptide material and self-assembly
Email: srichnew at

Gunnar Eastep

MSTP student (CMDB)
Research interest: Macromolecular complexes and their assembly
Email: gunnar99 at

Holly Petersen

Graduate student (BSB)
Research interest: Protein structural role on drug discovery
Email: hpeterse at

Lauren Fielding

Graduate student (BSB, primarily mentored by Dr. Volpicelli-Daley
Research interest: Neurodegenerative disease
Email: lfieldin at

Tomasz Osinski (Tomek)

Computing Consultant
Email: osinski at


Research Interest: bird migration

Alumni and/or previous trainees

Leti Beltrán

Current: Postdoc (Institut Pasteur)
Previous: Graduate student (UVA)
Email: leticia.beltran at
"Feel free to reach me if you have questions about Jerry as a mentor or mentoring style!" -Leti

Nhi Nguyen

Rotation student (BSB)
Research interest: How proteins interact with other molecules Email: nnguyen3 at

Nathan Bellis

Rotation student (BSB)
Research interest: Fancy structure biology
Email: nfbellis at

Chibuzo Nwokafor

Rotation student (Micro)
Research interest: Fancy microbiology
Email: nwokafor at

Sajal K. Halder

Rotation student (BSB)
Research interest: Drug design, Chemical biology, Biochemistry, Cancer biology.
Email: shalder at

Joey Olmos

Graduate student (Rice)
Email: joseluisolmosjr at 

Eileen Brady

Undergraduate (Rice)
Email: Ebrady at 
Current: MD/PHD student, University of Washington

What we do

Use cryo-EM to understand and design large assemblies

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