Sarah Kwon

Sarah C. Kwon

Laboratory Staff Member
(January-December 2010)

B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2010




Brief Biography

Sarah Kwon graduated in May 2010 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she performed undergraduate research with Prof. Scott K. Silverman. After graduation, she continued to work on the in vitro selection of deoxyribozymes in the Silverman lab.

Research Interests

In the Silverman lab, I investigated deoxyribozymes that catalyze reactions of amino acid side chains.

  • "Systematic Evaluation of the Dependence of Deoxyribozyme Catalysis on Random Region Length", T. E. Velez, J. Singh, Y. Xiao, E. C. Allen, O. Y. Wong, M. Chandra, S. C. Kwon, and S. K. Silverman, ACS Comb. Sci. 2012, 14, 680-687. [pdf] [Supp Info] [PubMed entry]