Laura Watkins

Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago


Laura received her B.A. in Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. While at WashU, she worked with Professor Ponder to study polarizable interactions in molecular dynamic simulations. Laura enrolled in the University of Chicago Chemistry doctoral program and joined the Voth group in the Fall of 2015. She is interested in using reactive molecular dynamics to study proton transport in biomolecular systems.