Stein, Robert

Robert Stein

Hometown/High school: Vienna, Virginia; James Madison HS

Major: Bsc. in Chemistry with specialization in Environmental Chemistry; and Archaeology

Research with Professor John Herr in the Department of Cell Biology in the University of Virginia School of Medicine since Spring of 2014

My research focuses on an oolemmal protein, Sperm Acrosomal SLLP1 Binding (SAS1B) protein, that is considered an ideal candidate for female contraception and cancer therapies.  My thesis project is to express this oolemmal protein in a mammalian system for crystallization studies.