Adam C. Wylder

Adam C. Wylder

Undergraduate Student
(June 2014-May 2017)

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2017


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Brief Biography

Adam Wylder was an undergraduate student majoring in Biochemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He performed undergraduate research under the supervision of Prof. Scott K. Silverman. After graduation, he moved to the University of Chicago for his Ph.D. studies in biological sciences.

Research Interests

My research project pursued the identification of deoxyribozymes with phosphoserine and phosphothreonine lyase activity.

  • "Phosphoserine Lyase Deoxyribozymes: DNA-Catalyzed Formation of Dehydroalanine Residues in Peptides", J. Chandrasekar, A. C. Wylder, and S. K. Silverman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 9575-9578. [pdf] [Supp Info] [PubMed entry]