Andrew Lam was an undergraduate in the Vagelos Scholars Program in the Molecular Life Sciences, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with majors in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Neurobiology, alongside a Master’s Degree in Chemistry. Andrew worked in the lab from March 2019 to May 2021. Outside of the classroom and the lab, Andrew serves as an EMT and was a board member on Penn’s Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT), worked for the Daily Pennsylvanian, and served on a variety of Penn’s volunteer organizations. In his free time, Andrew enjoys running, making Spotify playlists, and cooking. In 2021, Andrew won a Penn Alumni Student Award of Merit! Andrew went on to pursue his M.D. at Stony Brook University.


Fare, C.M., K. Rhine, A. Lam, S. Myong, and J. Shorter. (2022). A minimal construct of nuclear-import receptor Karyopherin-β2 defines the regions critical for chaperone and disaggregation activity. J. Biol. Chem. 299(2):102806. pdf file link






Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania