Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology (BBSB)

*Asterisk indicates faculty who have taken mentor training and/or implicit bias training.

Jeffrey Abramson
Jeffrey Abramson
Membrane Protein Structure and Function
Nzhde Agazaryan
Nzhde Agazaryan
Radiosurgery and radiotherapy
Anne Andrews
Anne Andrews
Serotonin neurotransmitter system and complex behaviors 
Keriann Backus*
Keriann Backus*
Chemical tools to manipulate the adaptive immune response
Ambre Bertholet*
Ambre Bertholet*
controlling mitochondrial energy distribution to combat pathologies associated with impaired mitochondrial function
Gal Bitan
Gal Bitan
Development of therapeutic and diagnostic tools for proteins aggregation diseases
Douglas  Black*
Douglas Black*
Regulation of gene expression through pre-mRNA splicing
James Bowie
James Bowie
Membrane Protein Folding and Synthetic Biochemistry for Green Production of Chemicals and Biofuels
Manish Butte
Manish Butte
T cell activation and tolerance; genetic immunodeficiency and autoimmunity
Minsong Cao
Minsong Cao
Image guidance in radiation oncology
Samson Chow
Samson Chow
Molecular mechanisms of viral integration into host DNA
Heather Christofk
Heather Christofk
Signaling pathways and metabolism in stem cells and cancers
Robert Clubb
Robert Clubb
Molecular basis of bacterial pathogenesis 
Rachelle Crosbie*
Rachelle Crosbie*
Cell-matrix interactions in neuromuscular disease
David Eisenberg*
David Eisenberg*
Protein Structure, folding and design
Kym Faull
Kym Faull
Mass spectrometry, metabolomics and proteomics
Juli Feigon
Juli Feigon
Nucleic acid structure and function
Samuel French
Samuel French
Proteomic study of liver cancer development
William Gelbart*
William Gelbart*
Physical aspects of viral infectivity and gene delivery systems
Ben Glasgow
Ben Glasgow
Structure and function of lipid carrier proteins in tears
Tamir Gonen*
Tamir Gonen*
Structures and functions of membrane proteins involved in homeostasis using cryoEM
Feng Guo*
Feng Guo*
RNA-targeting drug development
Zhefeng Guo
Zhefeng Guo
Structure and fibrillization mechanisms of amyloid fibrils
Kent Hill*
Kent Hill*
Motility and Signaling Functions of the Trypanosome Cilium
Kendall Houk*
Kendall Houk*
Computational investigation of chemical and biological reactions
Jing Huang
Jing Huang
Structure and function of protein networks in the cell
Wayne Hubbell
Wayne Hubbell
Protein structure and dynamics using EPR spectroscopy
Lin Jiang*
Lin Jiang*
Computational structural biology and drug design for protein aggregation diseases
Tracy Johnson*
Tracy Johnson*
Pre-messenger RNA splicing and processing; chromatin modification
Carla Koehler*
Carla Koehler*
Mitochondrial biogenesis- protein translocation into mitochondria
Raphael Levine
Raphael Levine
Theoretical systems biology
Joseph Loo*
Joseph Loo*
Studying protein expression and structure by proteomics and mass spec.
Daniel Low
Daniel Low
Modeling of human breathing motion, radiation therapy
Megan McEvoy
Megan McEvoy
Mechanisms of bacterial metal ion handling systems
Mayank Mehta
Mayank Mehta
Neural mechanisms of space-time perception using virtual reality and computational modeling
Riccardo Olcese
Riccardo Olcese
Molecular physiology of voltage dependent ion channels 
Gregory Payne
Gregory Payne
Mechanisms of intracellular protein traffic and endocytosis 
Kathrin Plath*
Kathrin Plath*
Epigenetic regulation of stem cell self-renewal, differentiation, and cancer
Margot Quinlan*
Margot Quinlan*
Regulation of the actin cytoskeleton
Jian Yu Rao
Jian Yu Rao
Develop tools for cancer screening and early detection
Jose Rodriguez
Jose Rodriguez
Atomic analysis of protein nano-assemblies
Amy Rowat
Amy Rowat
Physical properties, structure and function of cells and the nucleus
Saman Sadeghi
Saman Sadeghi
Radiofluorination of bioactive molecules
Anand Santhanam
Anand Santhanam
3D surface imaging and tissue biomechanics modeling
Hui Sun
Hui Sun
Targeting new classes of membrane receptors to develop novel therapeutics
Gabriel Travis*
Gabriel Travis*
Biochemistry of vertebrate photoreceptors
Julio Vergara
Julio Vergara
Excitation-contraction coupling in mammalian muscle
Wei Wang
Wei Wang
Bioinformatics and computational biology
Shimon Weiss
Shimon Weiss
Single molecule biophysics; macromolecular interactions
James Wohlschlegel
James Wohlschlegel
Dissecting Ubiquitin-regulated Signaling Networks
Todd Yeates*
Todd Yeates*
Structural, computational, and synthetic biology
Stephen  Young
Stephen Young
Pathogenesis of hypertriglyceridemia and diseases of the nuclear lamina
Hong Zhou
Hong Zhou
CryoEM of membrane proteins, protein-nucleic acid complexes and microbes