Dr. Samantha Levine 

Current Position:

Research scientist at UC Irvine (2020- )

Beatty Lab position: Postdoctoral scholar and staff scientist.

Research Project:

Design and application of small molecule probes for studying the mycobacterial hydrolases

Selected Publications:

  1. K.R. Tallman, S.R. Levine, K.E. Beatty.  “Small Molecule Probes Reveal Esterases with Persistent Activity in Dormant and Reactivating Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” ACS Infectious Diseases 9(2), 936-944 (2016).

  2. K.R. Tallman, S.R. Levine, K.E. Beatty.  “Identification of active lipases in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using new far-red fluorogenic probes.”  ACS Chemical Biology 11(7), 1810-1815 (2016).

  3. S.R. Levine, K.E. Beatty.  “Synthesis of a far-red fluorophore and its use as an esterase probe in living cells.”  Chem. Commun., 52, 1835-1838 (2016).


California Institute of Technology (B.S. in Chemistry)

CSU-Fort Collins (Ph.D. in Chemistry)


Mahwah, New Jersey