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My Chem/Biochem


Principal Investigator

Sheryl L. Wiskur, Ph.D.

Sheryl Wiskur joined the UofSC Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 2005 and is currently an Associate Professor of Chemistry and the Director of Graduate Studies in the department.


Graduate Students

Ziyuan Gong

Ziyuan obtained his M.S. at the University of Akron in Akron, OH and joined the Wiskur research group in 2019.


Nathan Halsteter

Nathan received his B.S. from Saint John Fisher College in Rochester NY and joined the Wiskur Group in November 2020.


Christian Harrison

Christian received his B.S. from SUNY Cortland and joined the Wiskur group in September 2020.


Alberto Smith

Alberto received his B.S. from UC Irvine and M.S. from CSU-Los Angeles.  He joined the Wiskur Group in September 2021.

Undergraduate Students


Amanda McGowan

Amanda is currently majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and joined the lab in the spring of 2021.


Former Members

Shelby Dickerson, Ph.D. 2021


Brandon Redden, Ph.D. 2020


Tian Zhang, Ph.D. 2019


Li Wang, Ph.D. 2017


Robert Clark, Ph.D. 2015


Ravish Akhani, Ph.D. 2014


Maggie Klauck, Ph.D. 2013


Cody Sheppard, Ph.D. 2013


Yan Zhang, M.S. 2013


Dieu Nguyen, Ph.D. 2010


Sachin Patel, Ph.D. 2010

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