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Simiao (Michelle) Lu

PhD


Supervisor: Christian Blouin
Research Area: Protein Evolution and Folding

4th Floor, Mona Campbell Building
sm648653@dal.ca


Keywords

Bioinformatics, Molecular dynamics, Neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer's disease, Protein misfolding and aggregation, Molecular modelling, Statistics in shape analysis, Python


Research Interests

I am interested in studying protein misfolding and aggregation by using bioinformatics techniques and statistics concepts for data analysis. Drug design will be also involved in my further research.

Education

Ph.D (in progress)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University

M.Sc. (2013)
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University

B.Sc. (with honours) (2011)
Department of Chemistry, St. Francis Xavior University

Awards & Professional Activities

Scholarships & Awards


China National Scholarship (2007)

Professional Activities


2010 Atlantic Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (2010), Oral presentation

95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (2012) Oral presentation

96th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (2013) Oral presentation

2013 Atlantic Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (2013) Oral presentation Honourable mention book prize

NeuroConX Innovation Exchange (2015) Poster presentation

Publications

  1. Lu, S. Boyd, R. J. and Grindley, T. B., (2015) Role of Fluoride in Accelerating the Reactions of Dialkylstannylene Acetals The Journal of Organic Chemistry 80(6):2989-3002 [PubMed] [Article]