Johnna Bingham

Johnna Bingham

Johnna Bingham

Johnna Bingham

Rotation Scholar

Johnna received her B.A in Biology from Mary Baldwin College (now University).  There she studied avian malarial parasite burden on nest defensive behaviors in Red-eyed Vireos. She then enrolled into the Interdisciplinary Master’s Program at NC State a program funded by NSF.  There she studied acetylene hydratase, a tungsten containing metalloenzyme important for environmental degradation of chlorinated solvents.  Johnna joined the Starbird lab in August as a rotation student studying TAM receptor ligand binding complexes with human gas6 a ligand for AXL.  Johnna enjoys playing soccer (played in college for Mary Baldwin College), bike riding and karaoke.