Katherine Byrd

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Katherine Byrd earned a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in May, 2015.  Under the supervision of Professor Paul Helquist, she worked on the design, synthesis and application of cholesterol-based molecular probes as biochemical tools for the study of cholesterol trafficking.  In August 2015, Katherine joined Dr. Blagg’s laboratory as a postdoctoral researcher.  She is working on the design and synthesis of novel C-terminal Hsp90 inhibitors.

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