Patricia L. Clark


Office: 443 Stepan Chemistry Hall
Phone: 574.631.8353

Patricia Clark is the John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Director of Notre Dame’s Biophysics Graduate Program. Her research program uses a wide range of biophysical and other approaches to investigate protein folding in the cell. As BIC Director, she oversees operations and coordinates grant proposal preparation for new instrument acquisition.

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Giselle Jacobson

Associate Director

Office: 441 Stepan Chemistry Hall
Phone: 574.631.3556

Giselle Jacobson joined the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility at its inception in 2018. She is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the BIC, including training new users, offering consultations for experiment design and data interpretation, assessing user needs for new instrument purchases, maintaining the instruments, and bookkeeping. Giselle received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2017 under the direction of Patricia Clark from the University of Notre Dame, where she studied protein folding in the cell. She completed her B.S. in Chemistry at Grand Valley State University.