• Brian Schick


    Professional Background

    Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of California Riverside
    B.S. Biochemistry, University of California Riverside
    B.S. Game and Simulation Programming, DeVry University Fremont

     Mr. Schick enrolled in the biomedical program at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and changed programs to the Biochemistry program in his junior year. In his senior year Mr. Schick did his undergraduate research in the laboratory of Dr. Spindler where he investigated ageing in rats using Northern Blots. After earning his B.S. in biochemistry, Mr. Schick enrolled in the doctoral program in Biochemistry at the University of California Riverside where he joined the laboratory of Dr. Jurnak. Mr. Schick earned his Ph.D. studying macromolecular crystallography of the Elongation Factor Tu - Elongation Factor Ts complex of Escherichia coli. Dr. Schick graduated and took the position of Staff Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Kantardjieff at the California State University Fullerton. After two years of mentoring students in macro and micro molecular crystallography at Fullerton, Dr. Schick began work in the laboratory of Dr. Rupp at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). At the LLNL Dr. Schick helped automate crystallization of proteins.


     Dr. Schick grew up in Davis, CA and still visits his friends there. He has a brother in Baltimore, MD and a sister in Phoenix, AZ. 

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