Members of the Rosenzweig Lab

Principal Investigator

Amy C. Rosenzweig

Email: amyr at northwestern dot edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A. Chemistry, 1988, Amherst College
Ph.D. Chemistry, 1994, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Appointments

Weinberg Family Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences, Northwestern University, 2012-present
Professor, Departments of Molecular Biosciences and of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2005-present
Irving M. Klotz Research Professor, Northwestern University, 2004-2006
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology and of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2002-2005
Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology and of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 1997–2002
Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1994–1997

Recent Honors and Awards

Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2017
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2014
Royal Society of Chemistry Joseph Chatt Award, 2014
Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007
American Chemical Society Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate  Education, 2006
Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Amherst College, 2005
MacArthur Fellow, 2003
Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award, 2001
David and Lucile Packard Fellow, 1999

Professor Rosenzweig is also Faculty Director of the Keck Biophysics Facility, a state of the art instrumentation laboratory at Northwestern.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Yun Ji Park

B.S. Chemistry, 2011, Seoul National University
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2016, University of ILlinois, Urbana-Champaign
Email: yun.park at northwestern dot edu
Research area: Copper acquisition by methanotrophs


Tasha Manesis

B.S. Biochemistry, B.A. Asian Studies, 2013, Northeastern University
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2018, Ohio State University
Email: anastasia.manesis at northwestern dot edu
Research area: Copper acquisition by methanotrophs


Rose Hadley

B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Neuroscience, 2014, University of New Hampshire
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2019, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research area: Copper acquisition by methanotrophs


Graduate Students

Soo Ro

B.A. Integrative Biology, 2011, University of California, Berkeley
E-mail: sooyeonro at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Matthew Ross

B.S. Biochemistry, 2014, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
E-mail: matthewross2014 at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation and metal transport


Christopher Koo

B.S. Biochemistry, 2013, University of California, Los Angeles
E-mail: christopherkoo2020 at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Ricky Jodts

B.S. Chemistry and Math, 2018, University of Wisconsin, Madison
E-mail: jodts at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation and copper acquisition by methanotrophs


Madison Sendzik

B.S. Chemistry, 2017, St. Mary's College
E-mail: mrsendzik at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Gerri Roberts

B.S. Chemistry, 2017, Caltech
E-mail: gerriroberts2023 at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Undergraduate Students

Will Dowdle

Biological Sciences major, class of 2020
Research area: Methanobactin biosynthesis

Eugenie Morton

Chemical Engineering/Dance major, class of 2020
Research area: Particulate methane monooxygenase

Elise Forst

Biological Sciences major, class of 2021
Research area: Particulate methane monooxygenase/p>

Anahi Ruiz

Psychology major, class of 2021
Research area: Methanobactin biosynthesis

Rosenzweig Lab Alumni

Former Graduate Students

Walter C. Voegtli (1997-2002, Research Scientist III, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cheshire, CT)

Matthew T. Miller (1998-2003, Senior Principal Investigator, Eternity Bioscience Inc.)

Amy K. Wernimont (1999-2003, Scientific Review Officer, National Institutes of Health)

Raquel L. Lieberman (1998-2005, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Carnie Abajian (2000-2006, Research Analyst and Field Representative, CNA Corporation, Albuquerque, NM)

Amanda S. Hakemian (2002-2008, Chemistry Instructor, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN)

Stephen M. Smith (2003-2011, Professor, Sheridan College, Ontario, Canada)

Uchechi E. Ukaegbu (2004-2009, Principal Scientist and Group Leader, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories)

Matthew E. Traverso (2005-2010, Technical Trainer and Human Performance Engineer, Intel)

Sorabh Agarwal (2006-2011, postdoctoral fellow, Northeastern University)

Thomas J. Lawton (2006-2013, Scientist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory)

Eliza L. Zielazinski (2008-2013, Scientist, Abbott Laboratories)

Sarah Sirajuddin (2008-2014, Principal Scientist and Group Leader, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories)

Grace E. Kenney (2010-2017, Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University)

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Audrey L. Lamb (1998-2002, Professor, University of Kansas)

Monika Sommerhalter (2002-2006, Associate Professor, California State University, East Bay)

Shannon Henery (2002-2004, Chief Executive Officer, BioWorks Lab, Seattle, WA)

Liliya A. Yatsunyk (2003-2007, Associate Professor, Swarthmore College)

Matthew H. Sazinsky (2004-2007, Associate Professor, Pomona College)

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian (2006-2011, Lead Chemist, Nalco Champion, Sugar Land, TX)

Amie K. Boal (2008-2013, Associate Professor, Penn State University)

Megen A. Culpepper (2009-2014, Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University)

Ingrid Span (2012-2014, Junior Group Leader, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)

Aaron T. Smith (2012-2016, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

Thomas J. Lawton (2013-2016, Scientist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory)

Laura M. K. Dassama (2013-2017, Assistant Professor, Stanford University)

Rahul Purohit (2014-2017, postdoctoral fellow, California Institute of Technology)

Grace E. Kenney (2017-2018, Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University)

Oriana Fisher (2015-2019, Assistant Professor, Lehigh University