Lab Alumni

Rikki Andersen, PhD

Post Doctoral Researcher

929-389-4845


Columbia University

Department of Biological Sciences

I received my PhD in molecular biology and biophysics from the ETH Zurich under the supervision of Prof. K. Locher. Soon after my PhD I joined the lab of Prof. G. King at the University of Queensland. I received a NHMRC post-doctoral fellowship and gained experience in research based project management i.e. planning of project phases, management of resources, funding applications, data acquisition and analysis, presentation of results, teaching, report preparation, and supervision of technicians and students. Guided by a strong interest in membrane proteins, I specialized in protein crystallography for a long time. Widening my area of expertise, I am now entering the exciting field of systems biology at Columbia University.
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe, is that none of it has tried to contact us - Calvin & Hobbes
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Columbia University

Department of Biological Sciences