About Us

Amberlyn Wands, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2010, University of Michigan

B.S. in Chemistry 2002, University of Texas at Dallas


Yu, S-H, Wands, AM & Kohler, JJ. Photoaffinity probes for studying carbohydrate biology. Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry (2012) 31: 325-352.

Yu, S-H, Boyce, M, Wands, AM, Bond, MR, Bertozzi, CR, & Kohler, JJ.Metabolic labeling enables selective photocrosslinking of O-GlcNAc-modified proteins to their binding partners, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, (2012) 109: 4834-4839.

Wands, A.M., Wang, N., Lum, J.K., Hsieh, J., Fierke, C.A., Mapp, A.K. Transient-state Kinetic Analysis of Transcriptional Activator•DNA Complexes Interacting with a Key Coactivator. J. Biol. Chem., 2011, 286 (18), 16238-45.

Majmudar, C.Y., Lee, L.W., Lancia, J.K., Nwokoye, A., Wang, Q., Wands, A.M., Wang, L., Mapp, A.K. Impact of nonnatural amino acid mutagenesis on the in vivo function and binding modes of a transcriptional activator. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131 (40), 14240-2.

Wands, A.M. and Mapp, A.K. Transcription-Based Therapeutics, in Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ (2008).