The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech and Emory University
315 Ferst Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30306-0535
melissa.kemp at bme.gatech.edu
Modeling and experimental testing of signal transduction pathway dynamics
Network analysis of protein-protein interactions
Biological switch mechanisms
T cell activation
1993-97 B.S., M.I.T.
Nuclear engineering with a minor in biomedical engineering
1997-2003 Ph.D., University of Washington
My doctoral thesis focused on how skeletal muscle regulated glycogenolysis under anaerobic conditions by analyzing the biochemical pathway with computational modeling
2003-2006 Postdoc, M.I.T.
In collaboration with Lucia Wille, generated a predictive model of IL-2 response from T cell activation with varying avidity ligands