Mark Maienschein-Cline

  • Program Years: 2009-2013
  • Academic Institution: University of Chicago
  • Field of Study: Physical Chemistry
  • Academic Advisor: Aaron Dinner
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2012
    M.S. Chemistry, August 2008
    B.S. Chemistry and Math, Haverford College, 2007

Current Status

  • Research Area: Bioinformatics


K Ochiai*, M Maienschein-Cline*, G Simonetti, J Chen, R Rosenthal, R Brink, AS Chong, U Klein, AR Dinner, H Singh, and R Sciammas. Distinct modes of IRF4 action orchestrate the germinal center and plasma cell fates of activated B cells. Accepted, Immunity, 2013. *co-authors contributed equally

N Aghaeepour, G Finak, The FlowCAP Consortium, The DREAM Consortium, H Hoos, TR Mosmann, R Gottardo, R Brinkman, and RH Scheuermann. Critical Assessment of Automated Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Techniques. Accepted, Nature Methods, 2013.

M Maienschein-Cline, AR Dinner, WS Hlavacek, and F Mu. Improved Predictions of Transcription Factor Binding Sites Using Physicochemical Features of DNA. Nucleic Acids Res, 40:e175, 2012.

K Ochiai, M Maienschein-Cline, M Mandal, JR Triggs, E Bertolino, R Sciammas, AR Dinner, MR Clark, and H Singh. A gene network triggered by limiting IL-7 activates pre-BCR signaling and differentiation. Nat Immunol, 13:300-307, 2012.

M Maienschein-Cline, J Zhou, KP White, R Sciammas, and AR Dinner. Discovering transcription factor regulatory targets using gene expression and binding data. Bioinformatics, 28:206-213, 2012.

M Mandal, SE Powers, M Maienschein-Cline, KM Hamel, BL Kee, AR Dinner, and MR Clark. Epigenetic repression of the Igk locus by STAT5-mediated Ezh2 recruitment. Nat Immunol, 12:1212-1221, 2011.

A Dickson, M Maienschein-Cline, A Tovo-Dwyer, JR Hammond, and AR Dinner. Flow-dependent unfolding and refolding of an RNA by nonequilibrium umbrella sampling. J Chem Theory Comput, 7:2710-2720, 2011.

M Maienschein-Cline and LR Scott. Scalable solution of non-linear time-dependent systems. University of Chicago Technical Report, TR-2011-01, 2011.

M Maienschein-Cline, A Warmflash, and AR Dinner. Defining cooperativity in gene regulation locally through intrinsic noise. IET Sys Biol, 4:379-392, 2010.

M Maienschein-Cline and CH Londergan. The CN stretching band of aliphatic thiocyanate is sensitive to solvent dynamics and specific solvation. J Phys Chem A, 111:10020-10025, 2007.

CH Londergan, M Maienschein-Cline, and C Reynoso. Cysteine-based vibrational probes of structure and local environment. Biophys J, 161A, 2007.

BL FitzPatrick, M Maienschein-Cline, LJ Butler, S-H Lee, and JJ Lin. Determining the partial photoionization cross-sections of ethyl radicals. J Phys Chem A, 111:12417-12422, 2007.

PK Whitman, DE Hahn, TE Soules, MA Norton, SN Dixit, EE Donohue, JA Folta, WG Hollingsworth, and M Maienschein-Cline. Performance of thin borosilicate glass sheets at 351 nm. Proceedings of SPIE, 4679: 384, 2004.


Windt Memorial Fund Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry, 2011
Invited to Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates, 2009
Freud Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2007
Phi Beta Kappa, Haverford College, 2007
American Chemical Society Prize, Haverford College, 2007
Lyman Beecher Hall Prize in Chemistry, Haverford College, 2007
High Honors in Chemistry, Haverford College, 2007
Honors in Mathematics, Haverford College, 2007