Kyle Sunden

Madison, WI

(269) 615-0174

sunden@wisc.edu

Education

University of Wisconsin–Madison

2016-present

In pursuit of a PhD in Analytical Chemistry

GPA: 3.83 transcript

Kalamazoo College

2010-2016

BA in Chemistry (ACS Approved Curriculum)

BA in Computer Science

Minor in Mathematics

F.W. Heyl Scholar Full-ride academic scholarship awarded for excellence in mathematics and sciences

Enrolled concurrent with High School as a Dual Enrollment student from 2010-2012.

Magna Cum Laude

Honors in Chemistry

Honors in Compter Science

GPA: 3.90 transcript

Gull Lake High School

2008-2012

Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center

2008-2012

Experience

Graduate Research Assistant: Spectroscopy

2016-Present Madison, WI

John C. Wright Group

Undergraduate Researcer: Computational Chemistry

2014-2016 Kalamazoo, MI

Laura Lowe Furge Group

  • Performed computational analysis of human Cytochrome P450 2D6, a drug metabolizing enzyme
  • Used the AMBER 14 molecular dynamics suite wih Pytraj and CAVER 3.0 to analyze results
  • Completed a Senior Individualized Project, investigating polymorphic variants and their interactions with bufuralol, a substrate of CYP2D6
  • Published analysis of mechanism based inactivation in PLoS ONE (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108607)
  • Presented findings to the Great Lakes Drug Metabolism & Disposition Group, May 2015

Teaching Assistant: Computer Science

2013-2016 Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo College Computer Science Department

  • Departmental Student Advisor, chosen by the department to serve as peer resource to underclassmen as they explore academic options
  • Aid in-class activites for Introduction to Computer Science, Pictures and Sounds, Introduction to Programming, Data Structures, Mobile Computing, and Building the Internet
  • Hold regular office hours to assist and teach students in all classes in the department

Laboratory Teaching Assistant: Chemistry

2014-2015 Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo College Chemistry Department

  • Selected by Dr. Stevens-Truss to share knowlege of computational methods for medicinal chemistry laboratory, including visualizing protein structure and docking substrates with Autodock Vina
  • Oversaw laboratory experiments for introductory chemistry

Publications

  1. WrightTools: a Python package for multidimensional spectroscopy

    Thompson, B. J.; Sunden, K. F.; Morrow, D. J.; Kohler, D. D.; and Wright, J. C.

    The Journal of Open Source Software (2019)

    DOI: 10.21105/joss.01141

    Github: WrightTools

    BibTeX Citation

    @article{Thompson_2019,
     author = {Thompson, Blaise and Sunden, Kyle and Morrow, Darien and Kohler, Daniel and Wright, John},
     title = {WrightTools: a Python package for multidimensional spectroscopy},
     journal = {Journal of Open Source Software},
     publisher = {The Open Journal},
     year = {2019},
     month = {jan},
     number = {33},
     volume = {4},
     pages = {1141},
     url = {https://doi.org/10.21105%2Fjoss.01141},
     doi = {10.21105/joss.01141}
    }
    

  2. Three Dimensional Triply Resonant Sum Frequency Spectroscopy Revealing Vibronic Coupling in Cobalamins: Toward a Probe of Reaction Coordinates

    Handali, J. D.; Sunden, K. F.; Thompson, B. J.; Neff-Mallon, N. A.; Kaufman, E. M.; Brunold, T. C.; and Wright, J. C.

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2018)

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07678

    OSF: https://osf.io/x4w2p

    BibTeX Citation

    @article{Handali_2018c,
     author = {Handali, Jonathan D. and Sunden, Kyle F. and Thompson, Blaise J. and Neff-Mallon, Nathan A. and Kaufman, Emily M. and Brunold, Thomas C. and Wright, John C.},
     title = {Three Dimensional Triply Resonant Sum Frequency Spectroscopy Revealing Vibronic Coupling in Cobalamins: Toward a Probe of Reaction Coordinates},
     journal = {The Journal of Physical Chemistry A},
     publisher = {American Chemical Society (ACS)},
     year = {2018},
     month = {oct},
     number = {46},
     volume = {122},
     pages = {9031--9042},
     url = {https://doi.org/10.1021%2Facs.jpca.8b07678},
     doi = {10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07678}
    }
    

  3. Interference and phase mismatch effects in coherent triple sum frequency spectroscopy

    Handali, J. D.; Sunden, K. F.; Kaufman, E. M.; and Wright, J. C.

    Chemical Physics (2018)

    DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.05.023

    OSF: https://osf.io/m9ycr

    BibTeX Citation

    @article{Handali_2018,
     author = {Handali, Jonathan D. and Sunden, Kyle F. and Kaufman, Emily M. and Wright, John C.},
     title = {Interference and phase mismatch effects in coherent triple sum frequency spectroscopy},
     journal = {Chemical Physics},
     publisher = {Elsevier BV},
     year = {2018},
     month = {aug},
     volume = {512},
     pages = {13--19},
     url = {https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.chemphys.2018.05.023},
     doi = {10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.05.023}
    }
    

  4. WrightSim: Using PyCUDA to Simulate Multidimensional Spectra

    Sunden, K. F.; Thompson B. J.; and Wright, J. C.

    Proceedings of the 17th Python in Science Conference (2018)

    DOI: 10.25080/Majora-4af1f417-00c

    Github: WrightSim

    BibTeX Citation

    @inproceedings{Sunden_2018,
     author = {Sunden, Kyle and Thompson, Blaise and Wright, John},
     title = {WrightSim: Using PyCUDA to Simulate Multidimensional Spectra},
     publisher = {SciPy},
     year = {2018},
     url = {https://doi.org/10.25080%2Fmajora-4af1f417-00c},
     doi = {10.25080/majora-4af1f417-00c},
     booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th Python in Science Conference}
    }
    

  5. Molecular Dynamics of Human Cytochrome P450 2D6 to Investigate Effects of Polymorphic Variation on Metabolism of Bufuralol

    Sunden, K. F.; and Furge, L. L.

    Senior Individualized Project at Kalamazoo College (2015)

    BibTeX Citation

    @misc{sunden_2015,
     author = {Sunden, Kyle F. and Furge, Laura Lowe},
     title = {Molecular Dynamics of Human Cytochrome P450 2D6 to Investigate Effects of Polymorphic Variation on Metabolism of Bufuralol},
     institution = {Kalamazoo College},
     year = {2015},
     url = {http://hdl.handle.net/10920/30372}
    }
    

  6. Molecular Dynamics of CYP2D6 Polymorphisms in the Absence and Presence of a Mechanism-Based Inactivator Reveals Changes in Local Flexibility and Dominant Substrate Access Channels

    de Waal, P. W.; Sunden, K. F.; and Furge, L. L.

    PLoS One (2014)

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108607

    BibTeX Citation

    @article{de_Waal_2014,
     author = {de Waal, Parker W. and Sunden, Kyle F. and Furge, Laura Lowe},
     title = {Molecular Dynamics of CYP2D6 Polymorphisms in the Absence and Presence of a Mechanism-Based Inactivator Reveals Changes in Local Flexibility and Dominant Substrate Access Channels},
     journal = {PLoS ONE},
     publisher = {Public Library of Science (PLoS)},
     year = {2014},
     month = {oct},
     number = {10},
     volume = {9},
     pages = {e108607},
     url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108607},
     doi = {10.1371/journal.pone.0108607},
     editor = {Papaleo, Elena}
    }
    

Presentations

  1. WrightSim: Using PyCUDA to Simulate Multidimensional Spectra

    Sunden, K. F.; Thompson, B. J.; and Wright, J. C.

    _Poster_

    17th Science in Python Conference (2018)

    Austin, TX, USA

  2. Molecular Dynamics of Human CYP2D6 Provides Insights Into Structure, Function, and Susceptibility to Inactivation of Polymorphic Variants of CYP2D6

    Sunden, K. F.

    Oral Presentation

    Great Lakes Drug Metabolism and Disposition Group (2015)

    Ann Arbor, MI, USA

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(Last modified on May 12, 2019)