Christine M. Dunham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Associated Faculty Member, Department of Chemistry
B.A., Biochemistry, Barnard College, Columbia University
Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, Laboratory of Prof. William G. Scott, thesis entitled "Structure and Function of an RNA enzyme"
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Laboratory of Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan
Awards and Honors2019 American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Young Investigator
2018 Emory School of Medicine Researcher Appreciation Day Recognition
2017 American Crystallographic Association Etter Early Career Awardee
2016 - 2021 Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
2011 - 2015 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
2010 - 2015 NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
2004 - 2008 American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow
1999 - 2003 NSF-GAANN Graduate Research Fellowship
B.A. Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Former lab members
John Shanks, Senior Research Specialist, 2017-2019; Retired.
Cheston Husein, Emory College undergraduate
Courtney Shin, Emory College undergraduate
Sam Hong, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2017; Postdoctoral fellow at MD Anderson.
Jeff Meisner, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2017; Research scientist at Kaleido.
Sunita Subramanian, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2015-2016.
Nina Onuoha, undergrad researcher, Emory University, 2013-16; Research technician in Dr. Anice Lowen's laboratory.
Miki Ruangprasert, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2011-2015; Scientific Instructional Designer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jack Dunkle, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2011-2015; Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
Dayne West, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2013-2015; Research Scientist, Georgia Tech.
Tatsuya Maehigashi, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2009-2015; Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University.
Stacey Miles, Lead research specialist, 2009-14; Research technician at the Centers for Disease Control.
Crystal Fagan, Ph.D., BCDB grad student 2009-14; Postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Adrian Ferré-D’Amaré’s lab at the NIH.
Steve Kong, undergrad researcher, Emory University, 2012-14.
Shein El Cho, undergrad researcher, Agnes Scott College, 2012-13; Graduate student at Stanford University.
Julie Liu, undergrad researcher, Emory University, 2012; Ph.D. student at Rice University.
Jhomar Marquez, Research specialist, 2010-12; GE Sale Representative.
Nisha Giridharan, undergrad researcher, Emory University, 2012-13; Medical student at the University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Glen Meades, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2010-11; Lecturer at Kennesaw State University.
Hasan Irier, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, 2009-2010; FDA.
Rachel Erdman, Research specialist, 2008-10; Patent attorney, Finnegan Associates.
Melon Nega, summer undergrad researcher, Emory University, 2010; Research specialist at Yerkes National Primate Center.
Alyssa Rabon, summer undergrad researcher, Clemson University, 2010; Pharmacy student at the Medical University of South Carolina.