Julius Von Borcke

Julius was an undergraduate student in the lab from 2017-2019. He majored in Chemistry with a biochemistry concentration, and minoring in Biology and Psychology. Originally he is from Frankfurt, Germany, although he has spent some time living near Chicago as well. At Wash U, Julius was a member of the Campus Y, coaching younger children soccer. Over the past summers, he has shadowed and performed research in various different countries.  Outside of Wash U, Julius enjoys hiking, traveling, and running.


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