Heather was a research specialist in the lab from June 2010-June 2011. Heather is originally from San Francisco, CA. She graduated from Haverford College in 2010 with a B.S. in Chemistry. Heather went on to pursue her MD at Thomas Jefferson University: Jefferson Medical College.


Edelstein, L., M.A. Stetz, H.A. McMahon, C.H. Londergan. (2010). The effects of alpha-helical structure and cyanylated cysteine on each other. J. Phys. Chem. B. 114(14):4931-6. pdf file link

McMahon, H.A., K.N. Alfieri, K.A. Clark, C.H. Londergan. (2010). Cyanylated Cysteine: A Covalently Attached Vibrational Probe of Protein-Lipid Contacts. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1(5):850-855. pdf file link




Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania