Jin Yan (Year 2020)
Research Interest: Enzyme Structure-Function Relationship
Favorite Enzyme: Proteases
Science Hero: Hans Adolf Krebs
Fun Fact: One stress-relief activity for Jin is popping bubble wrap.
Asish N. Chacko (Year 2020)
Research Interest: Natural product biosynthesis and enzyme engineering
Favorite Enzyme: Nitrogenase
Science Hero: A. P. J. Abudul Kalam.
Fun Fact: Asish’s home is located 2.7 meters below sea level and about 90% of his village is covered by water bodies!
Zixuan Jiang (Class of 2022, Chemistry Major)
Research Interest: Enzymology and natural product biosynthesis
Favorite Enzyme: Telomerase
Science Hero: Rosalind Elsie Franklin
Fun Fact: Zixuan’s happiness comes from eating durian every day.
Chloe Reavill (Class of 2022, Biochemistry Major)
Research Interest: Enzymology and drug development
Favorite Enzyme: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase
Science Hero: Rosalind Franklin
Fun Fact: Chloe was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and she has not lived anywhere else until she came out to Santa Barbara for college.