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College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5721
Courses Taught
Introduction to Biology (BIO 100)
Essential Skills for Biologists (BIO 150)
Introduction to Biology for Educators (BIOS 110)
General Biology I (BIO 201)
Biochemistry Laboratory (BIO 362)
Research Interests

M.S., Northeastern Illinois University

B.S., Purdue University

Selected Publications

Sanchez, J.C., Carrillo, M., Pandey, S., Noda, M., Aldama, L., Feliz, D., Claesson, E., Wahlgren, Y., Tracy, G., Duong, P., Nugent, A.C., Field, A., Šrajer, V., Kupitz, C., Iwata, S., Nango, E., Tanaka, R.,  Tanaka, T., Fangjia, L., Tono, K., Owada, S., Westenhoff, S., Schmidt, M., and Stojković, E.A. (2019) "High-resolution crystal structures of a myxobacterial phytochrome at cryo and room temperatures" Structural Dynamics. 6: 054701.

Woitowich, N.C., Halavaty, A.S., Waltz, P., Kupitz, C., Valera, J., Tracy, G., Gallagher, K.D., Claesson, E., Nakane, T., Pandey, S., Nelson, G., Tanaka, R., Nango, E., Mizohata, E., Owada, S., Tono, K., Joti, Y., Nugent, A.C., Patel, H., Mapara, A.,  Hopkins, J., Duong, P., Bizhga, D., Kovaleva, S.E., St. Peter, R., Hernandez, C.N., Ozarowski, W.B., Roy-Chowdhuri, S., Yang, J., Edlund, P., Takala, H., Ihalainen, J., Brayshaw, J., Norwood, T., Poudyal, I., Fromme, P., Spence, J.C.H., Moffat, K., Westenhoff, S., Schmidt, M., and Stojković, E.A. (2018) "Structural basis for light control of cell development revealed by crystal structures of a myxobacterial phytochrome" IUCrJ. 5: 619-634.

Björling, A., Berntsson, O.,  Takala, H., Gallagher, K.D., Patel, H.,  Gustavsson, E., St. Peter, R., Duong, P., Nugent, A., Zhang, F., Berntsen, P., Appio, R., Rajkovic, I., Lehtivuori, H., Panman, M.R., Hoernke, M., Niebling, S., Harimoorthy, R., Lamparter, T., Stojković, E.A., Ihalainen, J.A., Westenhoff, S. (2015) “Ubiquitous Structural Signaling in Bacterial Phytochromes.” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 6: 3379–3383.

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Chicago, IL 60625
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