U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Synthetic Bioactive Molecules Section

Daniel Appella, Ph.D., Chief

Section Staff

Elizabeth E. Rastede

Elizabeth E. Rastede, Special Volunteer
Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University, 2015

Advisor: Professor Bruce Armitage

Current Project: Developing cyclopentane-modified peptide nucleic acids as diagnostic tools.

Kaylyn M. Oshaben

Kaylyn M. Oshaben, Postdoctoral IRTA
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 2016

Advisor: Professor W. Seth Horne

Current Project: Developing cyclopentane-modified peptide nucleic acids for applications as diagnostic research tools.

Mrinmoy Saha

Mrinmoy Saha, Visiting Fellow
Ph.D. Oregon State University, 2014

Advisor: Professor Rich Carter

Current Project: Synthesis of small molecule inactivators of HIV via acetylation of nucleocapsid protein.

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