2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Chemistry
Supported by: Undergraduate Advising and Research
Mentor: Aaron Straight, Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Andy Nguyen (’12) is a chemistry major from Oakland, CA. This summer he will be pursuing honors research in the Straight lab (biochemistry) on centromere proteins to better understand the mechanism underlying cell division. Outside of the lab, Andy is also interested in medicine and health policy. In his free time, Andy likes to watch indie films and attend street festivals.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 17, 2011:

Investigating the Functions of M18BP1 and CENP-C in Centromeric Chromatin Assembly

Andy Nguyen1, Corey Meyer2, Ben Moree2, Bradley French2, Aaron Straight2
[Departments of Chemistry1and Biochemistry2, Stanford University]