Herzik Lab Members

The Herzik lab welcomes people of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity, caregiver and family commitments, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and eligible age or ability.


Mark Herzik, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSD
mherzik(at)ucsd.edu
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6653-6682
PubMed Citations
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Structural biologist perfecting his EM craft. Interested in the molecular underpinnings governing protein allostery and molecular transport.

Max Bachochin
Graduate Student and Structural Biologist in training
Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Program
mbachoch(at)ucsd.edu


Using novel cryo-EM methodologies to better understand the regulation of mitochondrial health.

Brian Cook
Postdoc and Biochemist/Biophysicist, EM in training
bcook(at)ucsd.edu


Using cryo-EM/ET and various other techniques to understand mitochondrial biology.

Yifei He
Undergraduate Student
Pharmacology/Chemistry and Biochemistry



Evaluating and developing EM classification strategies.

Minh Le
Undergraduate Student
Pharmacology/Chemistry and Biochemistry



Developing methods to assess heterogeneity in cryo-EM.

Kelly McGuire
Postdoc and Biophysicist, EM in training
klmcguire(at)ucsd.edu


Developing cryo-EM methodologies to better understand dynamics in small, flexible proteins.

Marc Morizono
Graduate Student and Structural Biologist in training
Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Program
mmorizon(at)ucsd.edu


Using single-particle cryo-EM to determine the molecular determinants of mitophagy.

Nael Mousa
Master's Student
Chemistry and Biochemistry



Using cryo-EM to understand post-translations modifications and their role in regulating protein biogenesis.

Hoang Nguyen
Graduate Student and Structural Biologist in training
Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Program
UCSD NIH Molecular Biophysics Training Grant
hon005(at)ucsd.edu


Using cryo-EM and hydrogen-deuterium exchange by mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) to investigate receptor plasticity and allostery.

Kendrick Nguyen
Undergraduate Student
Pharmacology/Chemistry and Biochemistry



Using cryo-EM and hydrogen-deuterium exchange by mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) to understand receptor specificty.

Newton Herzik
Scientific Consultant
Chemistry and Biochemistry



Aiding in the development of high-throughput high-resolution cryo-EM methodologies.