The Ball Research Group

Current Group Members:

Zachary Ball

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Rice University
zb1@rice.edu
Office: BRC 327
Phone: 713.348.6159

Zach has been on the faculty at Rice since 2006. For more information, see Zach's CV.

Graduate Students

Sarah Knudsen

sek5@rice.edu

Sarah joined the lab during the fall of 2012. She is working on the development of palladium metallopeptides for asymmetric catalysis.

Jun Ohata

jo11@rice.edu

Jun joined the lab in 2013. His work focuses on selective protein modification.

Cody Martin

samuel.c.martin@rice.edu

Cody joined the lab in 2013. His work focuses on the synthesis of small-molecule inhibitors for Lyn kinase activity.

Alicia Mangubat

aem11@rice.edu

Alicia joined the lab in 2014. She is working on anchoring rhodium to proteins/peptides for the catalysis of minimalistic modifications.

Haopei Wang

hw28@rice.edu

Haopei joined the lab in 2015. She is working on finding applications for current protein modification methods, such as the identification of binding sites.

Katie Kuykendall

mkk6@rice.edu

Katie joined the lab in 2016. Her research focuses on selective peptide/protein modification using rhodium(III).

Undergraduates

Cullen Shope

cbs6@rice.edu

Cullen joined the lab during the fall of 2016.

Andrew Supron

ads6@rice.edu

Andrew joined the lab during the spring of 2017.

Reece Rosenthal

rmr7@rice.edu

Reece joined the lab during the summer of 2017.

Rice Department of Chemistry