Dill, Ken, Ph.D., 1978, UCSD, Computer modeling of protein molecules and theory and principles of the machine mechanisms and evolution of cells
Bowen, Mark E.3, Ph.D., 1998, University of Ilinois, Chicago; Single molecule spectroscopy; signaling by the MAGUK family of scaffolds
Boon, Elizabeth M.4, Ph.D., 2003, California Institute of Technology: Nitric oxide signaling in bacteria
Carrico, Isaac4, Ph.D. 2003, California Institute of Technology: Site-specific protein labeling; glycoproteins
Garcia-Diaz, Miguel2, Ph.D., 2003, UAM University (Madrid, Spain): Structural enzymology of eukaryotic DNA/RNA transactions
Gergen, J. Peter1, Ph.D., 1982, Brandeis University: Transcriptional regulation in development; structure and function of Runt domain proteins
Green, David, F.6, Ph.D. 2002, MIT: Protein design; computational glycobiology; specificity of protein interaction networks
Hollingsworth, Nancy1, Ph.D., Meiotic synapsis, recombination, and segregation in yeast
Hannun, Yusuf, 1,7, MD , Bioactive lipids in cancer pathogenesis and therapeutics
Karzai, Wali1, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1995. Structure-Function studies of RNA-protein interactions
Miller, W. Todd3, Ph.D., 1989, Rockefeller University: Tyrosine phosphorylation and signal transduction
Neiman, Aaron1, Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Francisco: Vesicle trafficking and intracellular signaling in yeast
Obeid, Lina, 7, Ph.D., Bioactive lipids in inflammation, aging and cancer
Raleigh, Daniel P.4, Ph.D., 1988, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Experimental studies of protein folding and amyloid formation.
Rizzo, Robert6, Ph.D., 2001, Yale University: Computational biology; drug design
Sampson, Nicole4, Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Berkeley: Structure and function of enzymes in mycobacterial sterol metabolic pathways and their role in pathogenesis; Chemical biology of mammalian fertilization; new polymer synthesis
Simmerling, Carlos L.4, Ph.D., 1991, University of Illinois: Development of tools for efficient simulation of chemical systems and using them to study the structure and dynamics of molecules involved in biological processes
Simon, Sanford R.1, Ph.D., 1967, Rockefeller University: Proteinases and their inhibitors in invasiveness, inflammation and tumor metastasis;
Inhibition of bacterial metalloproteinases.
Smith, Steven O.1, Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Berkeley: Structure and function of membrane proteins.
Thomsen, Gerald H.1, Ph.D., 1988, Rockefeller University: Regulation of early vertebrate development by growth factor signals, ubiquitin modification, and T box family transcription factors
Tonge, Peter J.4, Ph.D., 1986, University of Birmingham, England: Tuberculosis pathogenesis and drug discovery; enzyme mechanisms and rational inhibitor design; fluorescent proteins
Wang Jin4, Ph.D., 1991 University of Illinois: Fundamental mechanism of biomolecular folding and recognition
Wollmuth, Lonnie, Ph.D. Structure-function, physiology, and pathophysiology of ligand-gated ion channels
Glynn, Steven1, Ph.D. University of Sheffield, UK., Mechanisms of mitochondrial proteostasis
Holdener, Bernadette1, Ph.D., 1990, University of Illinois: The role of protein folding in WNT signal transduction and development
Luk, Edward1, Ph.D., Chromosome biology and genome regulation
Martin, Benjamin L.1, Ph.D., 2005, University of California, Berkeley: Stem cell maintenance and differentiation, developmental mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis
Seeliger, Jessica2, Ph.D., Stanford University, Mechanisms of bacterial cell envelope assembly in infectious disease; development and application of novel biochemical methods to mycobacteria
Seeliger, Markus2 Ph.D., Cambridge University, 2003, Mechanism of protein kinases and ubiquitin ligases in cancer and aging
Airola, Michael1, Ph.D., 2010, Cornell University: Structure, function, and inhibition of lipid modifying enzymes
Chowdhury, Saikat1, Ph.D. Cytoskeletal dynamics and regulation, cryo-electron microscopy and cell biology
French, Jarrod1, Ph.D., Cornell University, Structure, function and mechanism of proteins and protein complexes involved in human nucleotide metabolism
Kaczocha, Martin, Ph.D., Role of fatty acid binding proteins and endocannabinoids in pain, inflammation, and related pathophysiologies
Matus, David Q.1 Ph.D., 2006, University of Hawaii, Cell cycle regulation of morphogenesis and cell invasive behavior in development and cancer
Pisconti, Dada. PhD 2003, University of Bari (Italy). Muscle stem cells and regeneration, muscular dystrophy.
Rosebrock, Adam, Ph.D. Regulation of central carbon metabolism during cell growth and division using mass spectrometry and metabolomics
Tan, Dongyan2, Ph.D. Structure and function of macromolecules involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression
Liu, Chang-Jun5, Ph. D. 1999, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Miller, Lisa M.5, Ph.D.,1995, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: synchrotron imaging of cell and tissue composition; role of metal ions and protein misfolding in disease
Qun Liu, Ph.D., 2006, Cornell University: Structural biology of membrane proteins, Ca2+ signaling and X-ray crystallography.
Schwender, Jörg 5, Ph. D., 1999, University of Karlsruhe, Germany: Experimental and theoretical analysis of plant metabolic networks.
Shanklin, John5, Ph.D., 1988, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Structure-function relationships of lipid modification enzymes.
Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistantships, Fall 2018: 27
1) Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
2) Department of Pharmacological Sciences
3) Department of Physiology and Biophysics
4) Department of Chemistry
5) Brookhaven National Laboratory
6) Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
7) Department of Medicine