Adams, Erin - Associate ProfessorStructure and biochemistry of proteins involved in immunological recognition. Characterization of gamma delta T cell receptors and their ligands and activating and inhibitory receptors involved in the innate immune response.
Arac-Ozkan, Demet - Assistant ProfessorStructural, biochemical and functional studies of adhesion proteins on the cell membrane. Understanding how adhesion-type G-protein-coupled receptors function in the brain.
Bezanilla, Francisco - ProfessorBiophysics and dynamics of ion channels
Crosson, Sean - Associate ProfessorDeciphering the Structure, Function, and Topology of Microbial Signaling Systems
Dawson, Glyn - ProfessorStudies sphingolipid signalling pathways and programmed cell death in brain and tumors. Focus on ceramide and the pathways it regulates such as PI3K. Use of quantum dots coated with chaperones as therapy vehicles for inherited lysosomal storage diseases resulting point mutations in Batten genes
Drummond, D. Allan - Assistant ProfessorProtein misfolding, unfolded protein responses, and translational fidelity.
Friedmann, Herbert - Associate ProfessorBacterial enzymes; nucleotide, porphyrin, bile pigment, and corrinoid metabolism; bacterial delta-aminolevulinic acid synthesis and control.
Greene, Geoffrey - ProfessorSteroid hormone regulation of gene networks in reproductive tissues and cancers. Structure and function of nuclear receptors.
Keenan, Robert - Associate ProfessorStructural biology and directed evolution.
Kent, Stephen - ProfessorChemical protein synthesis. Application of chemistry to the study of proteins. Mechanism of enzyme catalysis.
Koide, Shohei - ProfessorProtein design. Protein-protein interaction. Signaling network. Epigenetics. Structural biology. Synthetic biology.
Kossiakoff, Anthony - ProfessorStructure and function of hormone-receptor interactions, enzyme-inhibitor interfaces, and synthetic proteins.
Kovar, David - Assistant ProfessorBiochemical mechanisms of actin filament organization.
Makinen, Marvin - ProfessorElectron magnetic resonance; enzyme mechanisms; metalloenzymes; molecular dynamics; structural basis of enzyme action.
Meredith, Stephen - ProfessorProtein aggregation and amyloid fibril structure; peptide synthesis; lipoprotein structure.
Moffat, Keith - ProfessorTime-resolved macromolecular crystallography; photoreceptors; design and engineering of light-sensitive proteins
Pan, Tao - ProfessorRNA functional genomics, RNA epigenetics, RNA folding
Perozo, Eduardo - ProfessorStructure and Dynamics of Ion Channels and transporters
Piccirilli, Joseph - ProfessorNon-Coding RNA structure, function, and mechanism; RNA metabolism, engineering antibodies that bind RNA, imaging technology for RNA and cancer
Rice, Phoebe - ProfessorWe study mechanisms of DNA recombination and protein-DNA recognition, combining the tools of biochemistry and x-ray crystallography.
Rock, Ronald - Associate ProfessorMolecular motors; cytoskeletal organization; single-molecule biophysics
Roux, Benoit - ProfessorTheoretical and computational studies of the structure, dynamics and function of biological macromolecular systems.
Ruthenburg, Alexander - Assistant ProfessorChromatin Biochemistry, Biophysics and Chemical Biology
Schwartz, Nancy - ProfessorTranscriptional control of ECM expression during chondrogenesis and neurogenesis; regulation of sulfate activation; skeletal dysplasias.
Shapiro, James - ProfessorGenome reorganization and multicellular regulatory systems in bacteria populations.
Sosnick, Tobin - ProfessorProtein and RNA/ribozyme folding; design of light-sensitive allosteric proteins; structure prediction, biological dynamics and thermodynamics as basis for understanding function.
Steck, Theodore - ProfessorMembrane cholesterol biochemistry and cellular cholesterol homeostasis.
Steiner, Donald - ProfessorBiosynthesis and evolution of pancreatic islet hormones; protein precursor processing mechanisms; development and function of the islet alpha (glucagon) and beta (insulin) cells.
Taylor, Edwin - ProfessorMolecular mechanism of muscle contraction, nonmuscle actomyosin, cell motility, microfilaments, and microtubules