Dan Pensinger

Dan Pensinger

Postdoctoral Fellow



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I am working to uncover enzymatic activities of proteins of unknown function in the mitochondria. There are hundreds of mitochondrial proteins without a known molecular function, some of which have known associations with human disease. I am working to provide new functional characterizations of these proteins using high-throughput biochemical and non-targeted metabolomic techniques.


PhD Microbiology, August 2019, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S. Biochemistry, May 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison