- Professor, Emory Univeristy Since 2009
- Laboratory Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2003-present
- Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1987-2009
- Postdoc, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1985-1987
- Ph.D., Duke University, 1985
- B.S., Wake Forest University, 1981
- LANL Women's Career Development Mentoring Award, 2008
- Editorial Board Member, Biophysical Journal, 2005-2008
- Member, NIH BBCA study section, 2001-2005
- Los Alamos Fellows Prize for work on fast events in protein folding, 1997
- R&D100 Award, Ultrafast Infrared Spectrometer, 1995
- Phi Lambda Upsilon
- Sigma XI
- Magna Cum Laude, Wake Forest University
- R01 GM 053640, Dyer (PI), 8/2008-4/2013
- Fast Events in Protein Folding
- Studies of the fundamental processes in protein folding using fast T-jump and pH-jump methods coupled with time resolved spectroscopy (IR and fluorescence).
- P01 GM 068036, Callender (PI), 6/2009 -5/2014
- Protein Dynamics in Enzymatic Catalysis
- (Subprojects 3&6: Dyer,PI)
- Studies of the role of protein dynamics in enzymatic catalysis, with a focus on new experimental tools including time-resolved spectroscopy and the movement of protons through proteins.
- DR 20070096, Dyer (PI), 10/2006-9/2009
- Biomimetic Hydrogen production by transition metal photocatalysts
- Explore biomimetic approaches to solar water splitting and hydrogen production.