Current Group Members

Positions available:

We are looking to recruit graduate students and/or postdoctoral researchers starting this fall. Contact Professor Berryman ( for more information.

Orion in lab

Orion Berryman

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Director of Small Molecule X-ray Diffraction

Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, MUS Material Science Program

Eric John in front of ice

Eric John

Doctoral Candidate • 7th year

B.S. Chemistry (UW-Eau Claire)
Hobbies: backpacking, live music, cooking, video games
Hometown: Grafton, Wisconsin

Jiyu posing

Jiyu Sun

Doctoral Candidate • 7th year

B.S. Chemistry (Nankai University)
Hobbies: soccer, reading, music
Hometown: Tianjin, China


Seth Helsley

Doctoral Student • 2nd year

B.S Biochemistry (Idaho State University)                                                                                              Hobbies: Hiking, Gardening, Running
Hometown: Meridian, Idaho


Novik Thomas

Undergraduate in Biochemistry
Hobbies: Cross Stitching, Sewing, and Snowboarding
Hometown: Lolo, Montana