People

Jared Lewis

Principal Investigator

Department of Chemistry
Indiana University
Curriculum Vitae


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Postdocs

Dr. Rui Huang

Postdoc

Artificial Metalloenzymes and kinase engineering
B.S. Biotechnology, Sun Yat-sen University
M.S. Microbiology, Sun Yat-sen University
Ph.D. Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech. (Zhang Lab)

Papers:

Engineering Dirhodium Artificial Metalloenzymes for Diazo Coupling Cascade Reactions

A High-throughput Method for Directed Evolution of NAD(P)+ dependent Dehydrogenases for the Reduction of Biomimetic Nicotinamide Analogues


Dr. Bingqing Liu

Postdoc

Artificial Metalloenzymes
B.S. Applied Chemistry, Hubei University
M.S. Organic Chemistry, Hubei University
Ph.D. Chemistry, North Dakota State University (with Wenfang Sun)
Postdoc, University of South Florida (with Xiaopeng Li)

Papers:

Controlling the Optical and Catalytic Properties of Artificial Metalloenzyme Photocatalysts Using Chemogenetic Engineering

Metal-Responsive Regulation of Enzyme Catalysis Using Genetically Encoded Chemical Switches


Graduate Students

Payal

Graduate Student

Artificial Metalloenzymes and non-native enzyme catalysis
B.S. Chemistry, University of Delhi
M.S. Chemistry, Indiana Institute of Technology, Bombay


Qian (Bridgette) Du

Grad Student

Halogenase Engineering and Polymer Degradation
B.A. Biochemistry/Chemistry, University of California, San Diego
M.S. Biochemistry/Chemistry, University of California, San Diego


Jake Gaines

Graduate Student

Halogenase Biocatalysis
B.S. Chemistry, Loyola University Chicago


Christian Gomez

Graduate Student

Non-native Fe(II)- and 2KG-dependent enzyme catalysis
B.S. Chemistry, Universidad De Buenos Aires



Amardeep Kumar

Graduate Student

Non-native enzyme catalysis
B.S. Chemistry, University of Delhi
M.S. Chemistry, IIT Bombay

Papers:

Controlling Non-Native B12 Reactivity and Catalysis in the Transcription Factor CarH


Caitlin Roof

Grad Student

Halogenase Engineering
B.S. Chemistry (Comparative Lit. minor), Indiana University


Prabir Saha

Graduate Student

Artificial Metalloenzymes
B.S. Chemistry, University of Calcutta
M.S. Chemistry, Indiana Institute of Technology, Kanpur





Undergraduates

We are always looking for talented undergraduates who are excited to get into the lab and learn what research is all about! Please contact Prof. Lewis or a Lewis group member for more information.

Current Undergraduate Researchers:
Nicholas Honeycutt
Harumi Shimano