Thomas Torng, PhD

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Postdoctoral Associate
3SHM c-130, 33 cedar St, New Haven, CT
+1 203-785-5138

Research Bio

Thomas is studying the microtubule-severing activity of spastin in the context of a supported lipid bilayer. An experimental system with a lipid membrane greatly enhances the significance of in vitro studies of spastin and allows for the inclusion of related membrane-bound proteins.

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Education & Training

phd Dartmouth College Biochemistry Hanover, NH, USA (2021) Advisor: Dr. William Wickner. 
bs Cornell University Ithaca, NY (2015)  Advisor – Dr. Gerald Feigenson