Undergraduate education

University of Wisconsin-Madison - BS (2009)

Years in MSTP


PhD program

Chemistry, 2016


Sam Gellman, PhD

Thesis title

Peptide models of parallel beta-sheet and amyloid (mis)folding


Internal Medicine, Emory University, 2018-

Current position

Resident, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Watkins RW, Lavis LD, Kung VM, Los GV, Raines RT. Fluorogenic affinity label for the facile, rapid imaging of proteins in live cells. Org Biomol Chem. 2009 Oct 7;7(19):3969-75. PMID: 19763299; PMCID: PMC2800956.

Fuchs SM, Rutkoski TJ, Kung VM, Groeschl RT, Raines RT. Increasing the potency of a cytotoxin with an arginine graft. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2007 Oct;20(10):505-9. PMID: 17954521.

PhD publications

Kung VM, Cornilescu G, Gellman SH. Impact of Strand Number on Parallel β-Sheet Stability. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Nov 23;54(48):14336-9. PMID: 26457984; PMCID: PMC4715541.