MLSC           View from MLSC
The Sorin Lab is located in MLSC-300, on the 3rd floor of the Molecular & Life Sciences Center, across from the MLSC chemistry stockroom. As you can see, we have an exceptional view of the Blue Pyramid from our 3rd floor location!

For information about previous lab members please visit the Sorin Lab Alumni Page





Eric J. Sorin, Ph.D.
Eric Sorin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Computational Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach



Karel Aceituno
Karel Aceituno (Spring 2021 - present)
Major: B.S. Biochemistry, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: Drug Docking and Enzyme Inhibition
Post-graduation: PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Honors, Awards, etc: RISE Fellows Program (2021)
John Stern Physical Chemistry Summer Research Award (2021)



Jake Bremer
Jake Bremer (Fall 2018 - present)
Major: B.S. Information Systems, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: Systems Administration
Post-graduation: Industry



Danna De Boer
Danna De Boer (Spring 2019 - present)
Major: B.S. Chemistry & B.A. German Studies, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: Enzyme Inhibition
Post-graduation: Grad School in the Chemical Sciences
Honors, Awards, etc: BUILD Scholars Program (2020)
Kenneth L. Marsi Endowed Scholarship (2020)
Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry Scholarship (2020)
CSULB Summer Student Research Scholarship (2021)
ACS/DAAD Internship in Germany (2021, term TBD due to pandemic)
ACS Award in Physical Chemistry (2021)



Jia Mao
Jia Mao (Spring 2019 - present)
Major: B.S. Chemical Engineering, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: Drug Docking & Enzyme Inhibition
Post-graduation: Industry
Honors, Awards, etc: Women & Philanthropy Research Scholarship (2020)
CSULB Summer Student Research Scholarship (2021)
SoCalGas Student Research Assistantship (2021)



Soriya Ngo
Soriya Ngo (Summer 2020 - present)
Major: MS Computational Physics, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: QM/MM, Docking
Post-graduation: Doctoral studies in the physical sciences



Vinh Ngo
Vinh Ngo (Summer 2020 - present)
Major: MS Biochemistry Program, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: TBD
Post-graduation: PhD Program in Molecular Bioscience



Nguyet Nguyen
Nguyet Nguyen (Summer 2018 - summer 2021)
Major: B.S. Chemical Engineering, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: RNA Folding, Apolipoproteins, Docking
Post-graduation: MD/PhD
Honors, Awards, etc: Supplemental Instruction Leader (CHEM 111)
College of Engineering Boeing Academic Scholarship (2019)
Women & Philanthropy Research Scholarship (2019)
SoCalGas Student Research Assistantship (2021)



Bryan Skorka
Bryan Skorka (Summer 2020 - present)
Major: B.S. Chemistry, CSULB
Sorin Lab Research: RNA Folding, Drug Docking & Enzyme Inhibition
Post-graduation: Grad School/Teaching
Honors, Awards, etc: UROP