Dynamics Imaging of Biomolecular Assemblies

 

Personnel

Dr. Ahmed Heikal

Prof. Ahmed A. Heikal, Principal Investigator (CV)

Email: aaheikal@d.umn.edu

253C SSB
1035 University Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

Campus Mail:
UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry
246 Chem D172
1039 University Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

Phone: 218-726-7036
Fax: 218-724-7394



Heikal Teaching:

UMD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2009 - Present):

Chem 5624: Advanced Physical Chemistry I
Chem 4634: Physical Chemistry for Biochemistry Majors
Chem 5659 and Chem 4659: Fluorescence Methods in Life Sciences (or Biophotonics)
Chem 1173: General Chemistry for Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors
Chem 4185: Seniors Seminar II

UMD Integrated Biosciences, IBS (Fall 2009 - Spring 2015):

IBS 5010: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
IBS 8203: Methods in Molecular Biosciences

UMN College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences (Fall 2009 - Spring 2015):

Phar 6708: Drug Delivery I
Phar 6718: Drug Delivery II
Phar 6748: Biopharmaceutics

The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Bioengineering (2003 - 2009):

BioE 423: Biotransport II, Chemical Reaction Kinetics
BioE 100S: First-Year Seminar in Bioengineering
BioE 520: Advanced Biophotonics in Life Sciences
BioE 597C: Biophysics of Molecular Assemblies

 

A. CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Megan Currie (MS Degree Candidate in Chemistry, Started Fall 2014)
Shane Wilson
(MS Degree Candidate in Chemistry, Started Fall 2015)
Shawn Stafki
(MS Degree Candidate in Chemistry; Co-advised by Dr. Joseph L. Johnson, Started Fall 2014)

 

B. CURRENT UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:

Taylor Ward (Junior, Majoring in Biochemistry & Molecular biology)
Brenden Berry
(SURP, 2015)
Aaron Moore
(BMB Major, UG Research, SP-2016)
Tylor Franklin
(BMB Major, UG Research, SP-2016)
Mikele Dougherty
(UG Research, Volunteer, SP-2016)
Valentine Irungu
(McNair Scholars Program, UW-Superior, SP-2016)
Brandon Scott
(McNair Scholars Program, UW-Superior, SP-2016)

 

C. Alumni

  • UMD:
  • Spencer Gardeen (MS Degree in Chemistry; August 2015, Co-advised by Dr. Joseph L. Johnson; PhD Candidate at Purdue)
  • Tyler Floden (BS degree in Chemistry, Undergraduate Research 2013-2015, Co-Advised by Dr. Erin Sheers)
  • John Alfveby (Graduated with MS degre in Chemistry 2014; Industrial/Business Appointment)
  • Chang Thao (McNair Scholar, Graduated 2014; UW-Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health)
  • Travis Fransen (Biochemistry Major, Spring 2013; Pharamcy)
  • Robb Welty (Graduated with MS degree in Chemistry 2013, Currently at Washington University, PhD Candidate at Washington University at St Louis)
  • Dhanushka Wickramasinghe (Graduated with MS degre in Chemistry 2012; Junior Scientist, PhD Graduate Program)
  • Randi Timerman (SURP, UROP, Biochemistry Major, Graduated in 2014 and Applying for Medical School)
  • Jillian Bartusek (SURP, UROP, Biochemistry Major, Graduated in 2012, Northwestern Health University)
  • Monica Soto Velasquez (SURP, Currently at Purdue University, PhD Candidate at Purdue)
  • Bauer LeSavage (East High School; Volunteer, Summer 2011)
  • Brett Tuominen (Chem 3194: Fall 2010; UROP: Spring 2011, Pharmacy)
  • Peter Steltz (Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chem 3194: Spring 2010; SURP: 2010; UGRA: Spring 2011)
  • PSU (Graduates):
  • Qianru Yu (Bioengineering, Ph.D., 2005 - 2009)
  • Angel Davey (Chemistry, Ph.D., 2002 - 2008)
  • Florly Ariola (Bioengineering, Ph.D., 2005 - 2008; incomplete)
  • Andrew Lutes (Bioengineering, M.S., 2005 - 2008)
  • Dr. Yuexin Liu (Postdoctoral Associate, August 2005 - August 2006)
  • Deepti Mudaliar (Bioengineering, M.S., 2003 - 2005)
  • Ronn Walvick (Bioengineering, M.S., 2003 - 2005)
  • PSU (Undergraduates):
  • Christine Cornejo (Schreyer Honors College, BIOE, fall 2007 – spring 2009)
  • Joseph Porter (Juniata College, summer 2008)
  • Ricardo Ayala (University of Puerto Rico, BBSI, summer 2007 & 2008)
  • Yasmine Noza (BBSI, summer 2006)
  • Chandandeep Kaur (UC Irvine, SROP, summer 2005)
  • Chieh-Hsin Kuan (BIOE, fall 2004, spring 2005 and summer 2005)
  • Hye-Ryong Kim (University of Rochester, NY, BBSI, summer 2004 and 2005)
  • Wilnelia M. Rivera (University of Puerto Rico, SROP, summer 2004)
  • Andra Colbert (Virginia State University, McNair Scholar, summer 2004)
  • Vasuda Ramachandran (Electrical Engineering, Volunteer, summer 2004 - summer 2005)