PI: Freddie (Fred) Salsbury Jr.
Professor, Department of Physics
cross-appointment, Cancer Biology Department
Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program in Structural and Computational Biophysics
Co-Director, Crystallography and Computational Biosciences Core of the Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center
Current Position: Wells Fargo
PhD Physics, 2013-2018 Wake Forest University
Teach for America, 2011-2013
BS Physics, 2011 Birmingham-Southern University
BA Religion-Philosophy, 2011 Birmingham-Southern University
Studies therapeutic polymers, simulation methods and ion interactions.
Graduate Student: Jiajie "JJ" Xiao
Current Position: GSK
PhD Physics, 2012-2018 Wake Forest University
BS Physics, 2011 Sun Yat-Sen University (China)
Studies aptamers, drug design, and thrombin.
Graduate Student: Ryan Godwin
Current Position: Entrepreneur
PhD Physics, 2012-2017 Wake Forest University
MS Applied Physics, 2008 Northern Arizona University
BS Physics and Astronomy, 2005 University of Arizona
Studies zinc fingers, RNA and methods in molecular dynamics
Interested in entrepreneurship.
Postdoctoral Research Associate: Yan Lu
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Xidian University
Postdoc Physics, 2012-2016 Wake Forest University
Ph.D. Physics, 2011 Fudan University (China) and IBPC (France)
Studies protein-DNA interactions and coarse-grained models