Postdoctoral Associates


Luiza

Maria Luiza Caldas Nogueira, Ph.D.

Email: mcaldasnogueira@ufl.edu
Mentor: Dr. Joanna Long
Research Focus:  ​Apply Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in solid-state magic-angle spinning-NMR in several projects, including studying the structure and dynamics of several membrane proteins, as well as the fibrils from bacterial biofilm involved in the teeth caries process


Lu Li

Lu Li, Ph.D.

Email: luli1@ufl.edu
Mentor: Dr. Mingyi Xie
Research Focus: Function analysis of endogenous human Dicer in microRNA biogenesis.


Faith Scott

 Faith Scott, Ph.D.

Email: faithscott@ufl.edu
Mentor: Dr. Joanna Long
Research Focus: Probe development for dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP)- enhanced magic angle spinning NMR.  Optimization of DNP enhancement via stable electron radical development and new DNP methods in order to study biomolecular structures.​


Qun Tang

Qun Tang, Ph.D.

Email: tangqun@ufl.edu
Mentor: Dr. Melike Caglayan
Research Focus: Structure-function characterization and elucidation of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions involved in base excision repair.


Yuzhi Wang

Yuzhi Wang, Ph.D.

Email: wangyuzhi@ufl.edu
Mentor: Dr. Mingyi Xie
Research Focus: Studying the transcription factors-mediated breast cancer tumorigenesis, as well as studying the microRNA processing and the related tumorigenesis.