Undergraduate education

Harvard, BA, 1996

Years in MSTP

1997-2005

PhD

Chemistry, 2003

Mentor

Samuel Gellman, PhD

Thesis title

Synthesis and Biological Applications of Cationic Beta-Peptides and Styrenic Polymers

Residency

Internal medicine, University of Washington, 2005-2008

Fellowship

Infectious disease, Stanford University, 2008-2011

Current position

Assistant professor, Department of Medicine-Infectious Diseases, Hackensack University Medical Center

PhD publications

Gelman MA, Weisblum B, Lynn DM, Gellman SH. Biocidal activity of polystyrenes that are cationic by virtue of protonation. Org Lett. 2004 Feb 19;6(4):557-60. PMID: 14961622.

Gelman MA, Richter S, Cao H, Umezawa N, Gellman SH, Rana TM. Selective binding of TAR RNA by a Tat-derived beta-peptide. Org Lett. 2003 Oct 2;5(20):3563-5. PMID: 14507173.

Umezawa N, Gelman MA, Haigis MC, Raines RT, Gellman SH. Translocation of a beta-peptide across cell membranes. J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Jan 23;124(3):368-9. PMID: 11792194.