Grayson graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry & B.S. in Mathematics from Haverford College in 2021. He is a PhD student in Dr. Linchong You's lab.
Modeling and engineering useful and robust synthetic microbial communities for environmental, manufacturing, and health applications.
G.S. Hamrick, C.H. Londergan, L.K. Charkoudian. “Heterologous Expression, Purification, and Characterization of Type II Polyketide Acyl Carrier Proteins”. 2022. Methods in Molecular Biology: Engineering Natural Product Biosynthesis.
Y.I. Cho, C.L. Armstrong, A. Sulpizio, K.K. Acheampong, K.N. Banks, O. Bardhan, S.J. Churchill, A.E. Connolly-Sporing, C.E.W. Crawford, P.L. Cruz Parrilla, S.M. Curtis, L.M. De La Ossa, S.C. Epstein, C.J. Farrehi, G.S. Hamrick, W.J. Hillegas, A. Kang, O.C. Laxton, J. Ling, S.M. Matsumura, V.M. Merino, S.H. Mukhtar, N.J. Shah, C.H. Londergan, C.A. Daly, B. Kokona, L.K. Charkoudian. “Engineered chimeras unveil swappable modular features of fatty acid polyketide synthase acyl carrier proteins”. 2022. Biochemistry.
Honors & Awards:
Arnold & Mabel Beckman Scholar
ACS Scholastic Achievement Award
Phi Beta Kappa
GCURS Outstanding Presentation in Chemical Biology
Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll
US Lacrosse Academic All-American
Conference Abstracts & Presentations:
North Carolina Microbiome Consortium, Durham, NC. June 2022. Poster Presentation.
Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, Haverford, PA. October 2020. Poster Presentation.
American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting, Virtual. August 2020. Poster Presentation.
Arnold & Mabel Beckman Symposium, Virtual. August 2020. Poster Presentation.
Experimental Biology 2020, San Diego, CA. April 2020. Poster Presentation. Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 global outbreak.
American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. March 2020. Poster Presentation. Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 global outbreak.
Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS), Houston, TX. November 2019. Oral Presentation awarded Outstanding Presentation in Chemical Biology.
Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, Haverford, PA. September 2019. Poster Presentation.
Arnold & Mabel Beckman Symposium, Irvine, CA. August 2019.