Joseph (Pepper) Pennington

Bliska/Ross labs

Pepper received his bachelor's degrees in biochemistry and microbiology from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. He's now a member of the Mierke-Pellegrini lab in the Biochemistry and Cell Biology program at Dartmouth. Pepper works on developing and characterizing small molecule inhibitors targeting the GTPase Rac1 using computational and biophysical techniques such as NMR. He also works on characterizing the binding interface of NF-κB Essential Modulator (NEMO) protein with IκBα in the NF-κB pathway. Outside of the lab Pepper enjoys hiking, fishing, rock climbing, trivia, board games, and playing with his cat P.Nutt. 


HB Hinman Box 6128