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 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

Laura M. K. Dassama

B.S. Biochemistry, 2007, Temple University
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2013, Pennsylvania State University
Email: l-dassama at northwestern dot edu
Research area: Copper acquisition by methanotrophs


Rahul Purohit

B.A., Panjab University
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014, University of Arizona
Email: rahul.purohit at northwestern dot edu
Research area:Metal transport


Oriana Fisher

B.S., M.S. Biochemistry, 2009, Brandeis University
Ph.D. Pharmacology, 2015, Yale University
Email: oriana.fisher at northwestern dot edu
Research area:Biological methane oxidation


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


Graduate Students

Grace E. Kenney

S.B. Chemistry, 2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
E-mail: gkenney at u dot northwestern dot edu
Research area: Copper acquisition by methanotrophs


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


Undergraduate Students

Yue Wen Deng

Biological Sciences major, class of 2017
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Candy Zhu

Biological Sciences major, class of 2017
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Beth Lemma

Chemistry major, class of 2017
Research area: Biological methane oxidation


Rosenzweig Lab Alumni

Former Graduate Students

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

Matthew T. Miller (1998-2003, Director, Laboratory of Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography and Research Associate Professor, Rutgers University)

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

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

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

Amanda Hakemian (2002-2008, Associate Professor, Century College, White Bear Lake, MN)

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

Uchechi E. Ukaegbu (2004-2009, Scientist, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson)

Matthew E. Traverso (2005-2010, Scientist, Intel)

Sorabh Agarwal (2006-2011, postdoctoral fellow, St. Louis University)

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

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

Sarah Sirajuddin (2008-2014, Scientist, Abbott Laboratories)

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

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

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

Shannon Henery (2002-2004, Scientist, EMD Millipore, 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, Assistant Professor, Penn State University)

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

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

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

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