Daifei Liu, 6th year MB&B grad student, has been awarded the 2016-2017 Mary Ellen Jones Prize

July 25, 2017

Congratulations to Daifei Liu, 6th year MB&B grad student (’17) in Chuck Sindelar’s lab whose dissertation titled “Structural Studies of Macromolecular Complexes by Electron Microscopy” has been awarded the Mary Ellen Jones Prize. The monetary award is given to recognize the most distinguished dissertation in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry submitted during the academic year.  Daifei will pursue postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Dr. Steven McKnight at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  He plans to study the structure and dynamics of protein assemblies composed of the low complexity domains found in many RNA-binding proteins.