User:Steven J. Koch

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Steve Koch, Experimental Biophysicist

This user is a DNA unzipper

My Blogs
science, research, and teaching.
Plus our lab blog.
My Open Notebook


Biosketch

Ann Arbor, Michigan Childhood 1974-
1992
Science, Video Games, Commodore 64, Michigan Wolverines, Detroit Tigers, Playing Baseball, Science Olympiad
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor B.S. 1992-
1996
Physics, Marching Band
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY M.S
Ph.D.
2000
2003
Physics / Biophysics
Sandia National Laboratories and
Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT),
Albuquerque, NM
Postdoctoral
fellow
2003-
2006
Biophysics and Nanotechnology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Assistant
Professor
2006-
present
Molecular Biophysics


Links to OpenWetWare pages

Our research lab wiki

My public lab notebook

Junior Physics lab course on OWW

Research Interests

  • Development of biophysical tools, particularly single-molecule manipulation techniques
  • Optical tweezers, magnetic tweezers, MEMS and nanophotonics devices
  • Kinesin
  • Protein-DNA interactions, cellular molecular biophysics
  • Eukaryotic transcription, DNA damage repair

Contact info

sjkoch@unm.edu
Steven J. Koch
Center for High Technology Materials
1313 Goddard SE, MSC04-2710
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Reading suggestions

My reading suggestions on Amazon.

Scratch pad

/2009 NSF CAREER Special:Contributions/Anthony Salvagno
Special:Contributions/Cmorse
Special:Contributions/Andy Maloney
Recent Kochlab activity
Physics 102
/307L ideas
/Turkeys from Treviso
/Test notebook template
/Test notebook
Physics 500 Optical Tweezers Talk
Wiki ideas
User:Steven J. Koch/Example task list
User:Steven J. Koch/Articles to read

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