Christopher Reyes

Patent examiner for the USPTO

Christopher ReyesBS Chemistry and MA in Spanish University of Virginia
MS University of California Berkeley, Chemistry

As an undergradaute researcher, Chris cloned a OpaI for expression in E. coli cells, optimized refolding of OpaI, and began NMR studies mapping the OpaI – CEACAM receptor interactions.

Thien Nguyen and Christopher Reyes receive poster prize

Thien and Chris presented a poster titled “Cloning, expression and purification of Opa proteins from Neisseria gonorrhoeae and a human CEACAM binding partner” at the ACS meeting hosted at UVA on April 18th. They received 4th place in the poster competition with a monetary value of $50.

Christopher Reyes receives the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

The Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards Program, administered by the Faculty Senate, funds outstanding undergraduate research projects in the spring and/or summer for current second and third-year undergraduate students. (more…)