Evolution of Mammalian Diving Capacity Traced by Myoglobin Net Surface Charge

This article in Science examines the molecular evolution of myoglobin and in particular changes that result in differences in the net surface charge of the protein.  Increases in net surface charge allow for increased oxygen storage while protecting protein stability.  … Continue reading

Spring 2013

Congratulations to Jessica Alexander and Katie Friedman on the completion of their Master’s thesis and defense.  We will miss them both but look forward to hearing about their future successes.     Karissa Lear and Magali Lemahieu successfully defended their … Continue reading