Graduate Research Associate
Lemons & Wells Labs
Ph.D. Candidate

Contact Info

3012 CCRC
B206.2 Davison Life Sciences
Research Interests:


Discipline Based Education Research

Problem Solving

  • B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2012) University of Georgia
  • ARCS Foundation Scholar, 2017-2019
  • NSF GRFP, Honorable Mention, 2017
  • NIH Glyoscience Training Program Fellow, 2016-2017
  • Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Fellow, 2015
Selected Publications:

Stephanie M. Halmo, Cheryl A. Sensibaugh, Kush S. Bhatia, Alexandra Howell, Ersta P. Ferryanto, Bryant Choe, Kaitlin Kehoe, Morgan Watson, and Paula P. Lemons (2018). Student difficulties during structure–function problem solving. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 46: 453-463.

M. Osman Sheikh, Stephanie M. Halmo and Lance Wells (2017). Recent advancements in understanding mammalian O-mannosylation. Glycobiology, 27(9):806-819.

Stephanie M. Halmo, Danish Singh, Sneha Patel, Shuo Wang, Melanie Edlin, Geert-Jan Boons, Kelley Moremen, David Live, and Lance Wells (2017). Protein O-Linked Mannose β-1, 4-N-Acetylglucosaminyl-transferase 2 (POMGNT2) is a Gatekeeper Enzyme for Functional Glycosylation of α-Dystroglycan. Journal of Biological Chemistry 292(6): 2101-2109.

M. Osman Sheikh, Stephanie M. Halmo, Sneha Patel, Dustin Middleton, Hideyuki Takeuchi, Christopher M. Schafer, Christopher M. West, Robert S. Haltiwanger, Fikri Y. Avci, Kelley W. Moremen, and Lance Wells (2016). Rapid screening of sugar-nucleotide donor specificities of putative glycosyltransferases. Glycobiology 27(3): 206-212.

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