People



Christine M. Dunham, PhD


Professor of Chemistry

Education

BA, Biochemistry, Barnard College, Columbia University
PhD, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, Laboratory of Prof. William G. Scott
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Laboratory of Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan

Awards and Honors

2021 Emory School of Medicine Innovation for Impact Award
2021 Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
2019 American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Young Investigator
2018 Cozzarelli Prize from National Academy of Sciences for the 2018 Best Biological Sciences paper
NIH Permanent Study Section Member, Molecular Genetics A (2018-2023)
2018 Emory School of Medicine Researcher Appreciation Day Recognition
2017 American Crystallographic Association Etter Early Career Awardee
Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases (2016-2021)
2011 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences (2011-2015)
NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2010-2015)
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow (2004-2008)


Team Members


AllGraduatePostdoc
Postdoctoral Scholar

Hannah Smith

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Taylor Blackburn

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Tiffany Trieu

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Sydni Alexis Elebra

Graduate Student (Molecular and Systems Pharmacology)

Edu Usoro

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Chipo Kambarami

Postdoctoral Scholar

Evelyn (Evy) Kimbrough

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Jacob Mattingly

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Megan Hinrichsen

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Julia Tanquary

Postdoctoral Scholar

Hannah Smith

Education & Training

B.S. Microbiology and Genomics & Molecular Genetics (Honors) from Michigan State University
Ph.D. in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics from Emory

Fellowships & Awards

NIH IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellow

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Taylor Blackburn

Education & Training

B.S. in Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

Fellowships & Awards

NIH T32 Fellowship

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Tiffany Trieu

Education & Training

B.S., Chemistry – Biochemistry Track, University of Central Florida

Fellowships & Awards

Best TA Award

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Sydni Alexis Elebra

Education & Training

B.S. Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Fellowships & Awards

NIH-IMSD Fellow
Women in Natural Sciences Fellow
Laney Fellow
Centennial Scholar

Graduate Student (Molecular and Systems Pharmacology)

Edu Usoro

Education & Training

B.S., Biomolecular Science, University of Michigan

Fellowships & Awards

IMSD Fellow

Centennial Scholar

Graduate Student (Chemistry)

Chipo Kambarami

Education & Training

BA in Chemistry, concentration in biochemistry, Berea College

Fellowships & Awards

Women in Natural Sciences (WiNS) Fellow

Postdoctoral Scholar

Evelyn (Evy) Kimbrough

Education & Training

B.S., Chemistry with a Biological Emphasis and a Physics Minor, University of Utah
Ph.D. Chemistry, Emory University

Fellowships & Awards

Woodruff Fellowship (2017)

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Jacob Mattingly

Education & Training

B.S., Chemistry and Philosophy, University of Kentucky

Fellowships & Awards

Margaret and Thomas Lew Graduate Award in Biomedical Sciences in Biochemistry award (2019)

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Megan Hinrichsen

Education & Training

BS in Chemistry, University of West Florida

Fellowships & Awards

Margaret and Thomas Lew 1st Year Award in Biomedical Sciences in Biochemistry

Graduate Student (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)

Julia Tanquary

Education & Training

B.S. Eckerd College

Fellowships & Awards

NSF GRFP Awardee

ARCS Scholar


Alumni


NameDunham Group PositionTenureCurrent Position
Pooja SrinivasGraduate Student
Alexandra (Lexie) Kuzmishin Nagy, PhDNIH FIRST Postdoctoral fellow2019-2022Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Earlham College
Ian Pavelich, PhDChemistry Graduate Student2016-2022Research Scientist, Tectonic Therapeutic
Ha An Nguyen, PhDChemistry Graduate Student 2016-2021Postdoctoral fellow, Lima Lab, Sloan Kettering
Joanna LeeUndergraduate Fellow 2019-2020
Dongxue Wang, PhDResearch Scientist, 2018-212018-2021Research Scientist, Emory Chemical Screening Facility
Eric Hoffer, PhDBCDB Graduate Student 2012-2019Scientist, Loxo Oncology, Lilly
Jiayue SunChemistry, Graduate Student 2018-2020
John ShanksSenior Research Specialist2017-2019
Cheston HuseinUndergraduate Researcher2017-2018
Courtney ShinUndergraduate Researcher2017-2018
Sam Hong, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2016-2017Medical student, UT Houston
Jeff Meisner, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2016-2017Research scientist, Kaleido
Sunita Subramanian, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2015-2016Senior Scientist, Nabla Bio
Marc Schureck, PhDBCDB Graduate Student2012-2016Scientist, Loxo Oncology, Lilly
Nina OnuohaUndergraduate Researcher2013-2016Medical student, Medical College of Georgia
Miki Ruangprasert, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2011-2015Scientific Instructional Designer, CDC
Jack Dunkle, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2011-2015Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
Dayne West, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2013-2015Research Scientist, Georgia Tech
Tatsuya Maehigashi, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2009-2015Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University
Stacey MilesLead Research Specialist2009-2014Research technician, CDC
Crystal Fagan, Ph.D.BCDB Graduate Student2009-2014Postdoctoral fellow, Prof. Adrian Ferré-D’Amaré’s lab at the NIH
Steve KongUndergraduate Researcher 2012-2014
Shein El ChoUndergraduate Researcher 2012-2013Graduate student at Stanford University
Julie LiuUndergraduate Researcher 2012Graduate student at Rice University
Jhomar MarquezResearch Specialist2010-2012GE Sale Representative
Nisha GiridharanUndergraduate Researcher 2012-2013Medical student at the University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Glen Meades, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow2010-2011Lecturer, Kennesaw State University
Rachel ErdmanResearch Specialist2008Patent attorney, Finnegan Associates