Faculty

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Faculty Member Laboratory Research Focus
Andrew J. Berger, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Optics

Berger Lab

Biomedical optics, specifically spectroscopic diagnostic techniques

Kara L. Bren, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Bren Lab

Bioinorganic and Biophysical Chemistry of Metalloproteins

Regine Choe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Choe Lab

Diffuse optics for in vivo cancer detection, diagnosis and therapy monitoring

Mark E. Dumont, Ph.D.

Dumont Lab

Signal transduction; membrane protein structure, yeast molecular biology

Dmitri N. Ermolenko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Ermolenko Lab

Structural dynamics of the ribosome and ribosomal ligands during proteins synthesis

Thomas H. Foster, Ph.D.
Professor of Imaging Sciences

Foster Lab

Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer and Microbial Infections

Sina Ghaemmaghami, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

Ghaemmaghami Lab

Molecular mechanisms of prion propagation and pathogenesis

Alan M. Grossfield, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Grossfield Lab

Investigating membranes and membrane proteins via computer simulation

Jeffrey J. Hayes, Ph.D.
Chair  and  Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Hayes Lab

William A. Bernhard Memorial Lab

DNA structure; chromatin; protein-DNA interactions

Paul J. Kammermeier, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology

Kammermeier Lab

G protein coupled receptor signaling and modulation of ion channels in neurons

Scott D. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

NMR imaging and spectroscopy; Tumor biology; RNA structure determination; anion transport

Clara L. Kielkopf, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Kielkopf Lab

Structural and biophysical basis of normal and disease-associated pre-mRNA recognition

Todd D. Krauss, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Krauss Lab

Understanding the fundamental properties of materials with a size in between individual molecules and macroscopic objects

Lynne Maquat, Ph.D.

Maquat Lab

RNA metabolism in mammalian cells; Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (mRNA surveillance); Influence of pre-mRNA splicing on mRNA translation

David H. Mathews, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Mathews Lab

Predicting RNA Secondary Structure

David W. McCamant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

McCamant Lab

Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Photophysics

James L. McGrath, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

McGrath Lab

Cell Motility, and Quantitative light microscopy

Benjamin L. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of Dermatology

Benjamin Miller Lab

Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

Eric Phizicky, Ph.D.

Phizicky Lab

tRNA Biogenesis, Function & Quality Control

Terry Platt, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

no longer accepting students

Molecular mechanisms of gene expression; transcription termination and mRNA 3' and formation in Escherichia coli and yeast; protein-nucleic acid.

Lewis Rothberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Rothberg Lab

Organic Electronics, Plasmon-enhanced Spectroscopy and Biomolecular Sensing

Alan E. Senior, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry & Biophysics

no longer accepting students

Multidrug-resistance in cancer; ATP synthesis in bacteria and mitochondria

Alan Victor Smrcka, Ph.D.

Smrcka Lab

Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction

Douglas H. Turner, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Turner Lab

Biophysical Chemistry of RNA Folding and Therapeutics

Richard E. Waugh, Ph.D.
Chair  and  Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Waugh Lab

Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

Joseph E. Wedekind, Ph.D.

Wedekind Lab

Mechanisms of action of non-protein-coding (nc)RNAs

David Ian Yule, Ph.D.

Yule Lab

Mechanisms Underlying Ca2+ Signaling Events in Exocrine Cells