Liliya Vugmeyster Photo
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

Mailing Address:
Department of Chemistry
Campus Box 194, P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Office Location:
Science Building
Room 4114

Expertise Areas:
Biophysical characterization of protein dynamics using solid and solution state NMR spectroscopy and computational modeling

B.S. in Chemistry, Lehman College, City University of New York, NY, 1991-1996
Ph.D. in Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, 1996-2001
Post-doc in Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 2002-2004
Post-doc in Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 2004-2005

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, J. Chem. Phys., 140, 075101 (2014) "Restricted Diffusion of Methyl Groups in Proteins Revealed by Deuteron NMR: Manifestation of Intra-well Dynamics"

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, Lipton AS  J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (20), 6129–6137 (2013) "Origin of Abrupt Rise in Deuteron NMR Longitudinal Relaxation Times of Protein Methyl Groups Below 90 K"

 Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, Penland K, Hoatson GL, Vold RL, J. Phys. Chem. B, 117 (4), 1051–1061 (2013) "Glassy Dynamics of Protein Methyl Groups Revealed by Deuteron NMR"

Vugmeyster L, Do T, Ostrovsky D, Fu R, Hagedorn B, Solid State NMR, 45-46, 11-15(2012) "Characterization of Water Dynamics in Frozen Soils by Solid-State Deuteron NMR"

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, Khadjinova A, Ellden J,  Hoatson GL, Vold RL,  Biochemistry50, 10637–10646(2011) "Slow Motions in The Hydrophobic Core of Chicken Villin Headpiece Subdomain and their Contributions to Configurational Entropy and Heat Capacity from Solid-State Deuteron NMR measurements"

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, J. Biomol. NMR, 50(2), 119-127 (2011) "Temperature Dependence of Fast Carbonyl Backbone Dynamics in Chicken Villin Headpiece Subdomain"

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, Ford JJ, Lipton AS, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (12), 4038–4039 (2010) "Freezing of dynamics of a methyl group in a protein hydrophobic core at cryogenic temperatures by deuteron NMR spectroscopy."

Vugmeyster L, Ostrovsky D, Ford JJ, Burton SD, Lipton AS, Hoatson GL, Vold RL, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131 (38), 13651–13658 (2009) "Probing the dynamics of a protein hydrophobic core by deuteron solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy."

Vugmeyster L, McKnight CJ, Biophys. J. 95, 5941-5960 (2008) "Slow motions in chicken villin headpiece subdomain probed by cross-correlated NMR relaxation of amide NH bonds in successive residues."

Biochemistry, CHEM 3810 and CHEM 4810