Grad Megan Newcomb (Ribbe lab) has won UCI's grad slam competition
Graduate student Megan Newcomb JUST WON the first place of the
2017 UCI's Grad Slam final. She will represent UC Irvine at the UC
Systemwide Finals on May 4 in San Francisco. Her research
“Nature’s Climate-Saving Machines” is based on the observation
that the enzyme nitrogenase is able to convert greenhouse gases into
fuels. She focuses on understanding how nitrogenase completes these
difficult chemical reactions.