Graduate Student – Biochemistry Program
B.S. – San Diego State University, Chemistry 2010
I am interested in studying post-translational modifications, specifically O-GlcNAc modification. Using the photocrosslinking technique, I will be extending our study by developing a complementary in vitro approach.
AC Rodriguez*, S-H Yu*, B Li, H Zegzouti & JJ Kohler. Enhanced Transfer of a Photocrosslinking O-GlcNAc Analog by an O-GlcNAc Transferase Mutant with Converted Substrate Specificity. The Journal of biological chemistry. in press. * Equal contribution
ND Pham, CS Fermaintt*, AC Rodriguez*, JE McCombs, N Nischan & JJ Kohler. Cellular Metabolism of Unnatural Sialic Acid Precursors and Analogs. Glycoconjugate Journal (2015) doi: 10.1007/s10719-015-9593-7. * Equal contribution
AC Rodriguez & JJ Kohler. Recognition of diazirine- modified O-GlcNAc by human O-GlcNAcase. MedChemComm (2014), 5 (8): 1227- 1234.