Home Department: Biophysics

Office Address: Beckman Institute, Room 3041, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Email Address: akvasan2@illinois.edu


Education

  • B.A. in Math, Austin College 2016
  • B.A. in Physics, Austin College 2016

Research Interests

  • Characterizing the gating mechanism of outer membrane porins using Markov state models
  • Developing new algorithms for exploring antibiotic permeation pathways in high-dimensional conformational space
  • Investigating how the arrangement of lipopolysaccharides around porins influene permeability