Brian Sohn

Brian is an undergraduate student at Washington University in St. Louis majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry. Brian currently is a student volunteer at St. Mary’s Hospital and a PLTL leader for physics. He is involved in multiple clubs, including Science Olympiad, WashU Chemistry Tournament (WUCT), and Korean Standing Drums. Before coming to WashU, he worked as an undergraduate researcher at a food science lab at UIUC. He enjoys playing games and practicing the piano during his free time. After graduating in May 2023, Brian now works as a researcher in the Apte Lab at WUSTL.


Howard, M.K., Miller K.R., Sohn B.S., Ryan J.J., Xu A., and M.E. Jackrel^ (2023). Probing the drivers of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm protein amyloidogenesis and disrupting biofilms with engineered protein disaggregases. mBio. 10.1128/mbio.00587-23 (^Corresponding author) pdf file  link

Sprunger, M.L., K. Lee, B.S. Sohn, and M.E. Jackrel^ (2022). Molecular determinants and modifiers of Matrin-3 toxicity, condensate dynamics, and droplet morphology. iScience. 25(3):103900. pdf file link

Howard, M.K., B.S. Sohn, J. von Borcke, A. Xu, and M.E. Jackrel. (2020). Functional analysis of proposed substrate-binding residues of Hsp104. PLoS ONE. 15(3):e0230198. pdf file link