Lab Members

Principal Investigator

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Scott Horowitz

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging

B.A. Wesleyan University

M.A. Wesleyan University

Ph.D. University of Michigan

When not in the lab, there's a good chance you'll find Dr. Horowitz in some sort of musical endeavor. He currently sings with the Denver choir Kantorei.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Ahyun Son

B.S. Seoul Women's University

M.S. Yonsei University

Ph.D. Yonsei University

She joined the Horowitz lab in April 2018. 

Her current project focuses on studying the role of nucleic acids in protein folding and stability in cells using fluorescence proteins as biosensors. 

Ahyun spends her free time cooking, doing crochet, and playing the piano. She currently serves as the first keyboardist for worship services in Disciples Mission Church in Denver.

Graduate Students

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Ted joined the lab in 2017, working on mechanisms by which different nucleic acid structures can induce or prevent protein aggregation. He also enjoys climbing, playing volleyball, and hanging with his cat 4-legged Ted. 

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Jess studyies how nucleic acids modulate protein folding. She enjoy doing aerial silks, running and figure skating. 

Jess Huang

Ted Litberg

Undergraduate Students

Millennie Um

Olivia Schneider

Dhiona Jaramillo

Alumni

Alexa Gomez

Trang "Linda" Nguyen

Adam Begeman

Teddy Wroblewski

Haley Hammond

Thane Gehring

Veronica Huizar Cabral

Kori Lea-Smith