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Metalloprotein Lab Group at UTSA


                   We welcome prospective students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics! There is an ample opportunity in our lab to learn about biocatalysis, chemical biology, enzymology, medicinal chemistry, molecular and structural biology, nutrition and drug metabolism, and protein chemistry as well as small-molecule drug discovery programs for antitumor, antibiotics, and antidepressants. We have the research interests to meet your needs. Please see our department Open House brochure.

Principal Investigator



Professor Aimin Liu, Ph.D.

Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX 78249-0698




Postdoctoral Fellow

                Dr. Inchul Shin (Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Seoul National University)     E-mail

                Dr. Jiasong Li (Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Science and Technology of China)     E-mail

                Dr. Yu Yang (Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Jiangnan University)     E-mail

                Dr. Teruaki Koto (Ph.D. in Materials Science and EPR Spectroscopy, Japan)     E-mail



Graduate Research Assistant

               Mr. Ian Davis (Lab Manager)     E-mail

               Dr. Teruaki Koto     E-mail

               Ms. Yifan Wang     E-mail

               Ms. Romie Nguyen     E-mail

               Mr. Ephrahime Traore     E-mail



Undergraduate Research Scholar

                 Ms. Elizabeth Fritz     E-mail



Lab Alumni and Current (or Last Known) Post


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