Undergraduate education

University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, 2004

Years in MSTP

2004-2013

PhD

Biophysics, 2011

Mentor

Ron Raines, PhD

Thesis title

Electrostatic interactions of biological processes: cellular internalization of pancreatic-type ribonucleases and salt-bridge formation in a DNA-wrapping protein

Residency

Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, 2014-

Current position

Resident, Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

PhD publications

Sundlass NK, Raines RT. Arginine residues are more effective than lysine residues in eliciting the cellular uptake of onconase. Biochemistry. 2011 Nov 29;50(47):10293-9. PMID: 21980976; PMCID: PMC3234306.

Ma L, Sundlass NK, Raines RT, Cui Q. Disruption and Formation of Surface Salt Bridges Are Coupled to DNA Binding by the Integration Host Factor: A Computational Analysis. Biochemistry. 2010 Dec 15. PMID: 21121696; PMCID: PMC3064960.

Sundlass NK, Eller CH, Cui Q, Raines RT. Contribution of Electrostatics to the Binding of Pancreatic-Type Ribonucleases to Membranes. Biochemistry. 2013 Sep 17;52(37):6304-12. PMID: 23947917; PMCID: PMC3839965.