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Biography

Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.
My advisors are Tom Knight and Angela Belcher.
M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, 2004
B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, 2002

Contact information

Julie Norville
MIT CSAIL
32 Vassar Street, Room 32-311
Cambridge, MA 02139
USA
626.235.3751
norville AT mit DOT edu


Objective: A "Magic Machine" for Creating Membrane Protein Crystals Very Rapidly

I am interested in using a combination of approaches including biomolecular materials, synthetic biology, and electron crystallography (and with strong foundations in molecular biology and biochemistry) in order to create a general method for building protein crystals (particularly for membrane proteins) in a deterministic fashion.

I think that most of the technology to create this "magic machine" or tool for creating membrane protein crystals already exists, however, it will take some time to put all the pieces together to create a working prototype.

Helping me in this adventure are my collaborators and undergraduate students.

Advisors, Collaborators, and Influential Guides

Angela Belcher and the Belcher Lab
Tom Knight and the Knight Lab
Deborah Kelly and Tom Walz
Shuguang Zhang, Andreas Mershin, and the Zhang Lab
Stuart Licht
Malancha Gupta and Karen Gleason

Undergraduate Students (Current)

John Healy (formerly of the Axel Lab)

Interested undergraduates may contact me at norville at mit dot edu

Undergraduate Students (Alumni)

Victoria Chou
Debra Lin
Nomeda Girnius


Side Projects

Bioinformatics of S-layer Proteins

Publications

(with others) Photoresist as a sacrificial layer by dissolution in acetone. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, 2001. MEMS 2001.

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