Marissa Kieber

Marissa Successfully Defends Her PhD

Congratulations Marissa!
2018-04-11 14.19.12

2018-04-11 17.04.12

Linda and Marissa co-present at UNC Wilmington

On April 7, 2017, Linda and Marissa had a fun time visiting and presenting their science to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNC Wilmington.

Columbus Lab Members Presents at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

Four graduate students attended the 2015 Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in Baltimore on Febreuary 7-11.

Jennifer Martin presented a platform talk entitled Insights into the Specificity of Neisserial Opa Protein Interactions with Human Receptors.

Ashton Brock presented a poster entitled Systematic Perturbations of Micelle Properties to Investigate the Stabilization of Membrane Protein Structure and Function.

Marrissa Keiber presented a poster entitled Neisserial Opa Protein Dynamics and Interaction with Host CEACAM Receptors.

Jason Kuhn presented a poster entitled Interactions of Liposomal Opa Proteins with Human Cell Surface CEACAM Receptors.

Graduate Student

BS: Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2012)

Marissa’s research aimed to determine the loop dynamics of Neisserial Opa proteins and to define the interaction surface of Opa-CEACAM binding using EPR. A low resolution Opa60 –CEACAM1 binding complex will be generated using EPR data coupled with computational approaches (in collaboration with the Kasson laboratory).

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