Lauren Leisen

Lauren Leisen

Mentor

Dr. Carl Denard

College

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Major

Chemical Engineering

Minor

Biomolecular Engineering

Organizations

Sigma Alpha Iota - International Women's Fraternity, UF Gator Band

Academic Awards

N/A

Volunteering

N/A

Research Interests

Protein Engineering

Hobbies and Interests

Research Project

Substrate Specificity Engineering and profiling of S. pyogenes sortase A using Directed Evolution and High-throughput Screening

The project goal is to identify sortase enzymes with wide substrate specificity which can then be engineered utilizing directed evolution for in vivo applications involving inhibition of proteins responsible for cancer and disease.

  • Dr. Carl Denard
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomolecular Engineering
  • Protein Engineering
  • N/A
  • Sigma Alpha Iota - International Women's Fraternity, UF Gator Band
  • N/A
  • Substrate Specificity Engineering and profiling of S. pyogenes sortase A using Directed Evolution and High-throughput Screening
  • The project goal is to identify sortase enzymes with wide substrate specificity which can then be engineered utilizing directed evolution for in vivo applications involving inhibition of proteins responsible for cancer and disease.