Faculty

  • Interim Director of the Program in Chemical Biology
Research Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute; Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Molecular complexes, membrane trafficking, breast Cancer
Robert A. Gregg Professor of Chemistry
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Macromolecular structure and function, cancer chemical biology
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Basic mechanisms of membrane-bound protein-quality control systems.
  • Associate Chair of Biological Chemistry
Vincent Massey Collegiate Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Chemical biology of hydrogen sulfide signaling, regulation of mammalian sulfur metabolism in health and disease, structural enzymology of human B12 trafficking proteins
Associate Professor of Chemistry; Associate Professor of Biophysics
Expertise: Chemical Microbiology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Live-cell super-resolution imaging, single-molecule fluorescence microscopy, plasmonics, and nanophotonics
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Investigating how chlorophyll is modified to absorb a broader range of light and how organisms build and tailor sunscreen pigments that provide protection from harmful UV-radiation
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Lipid modifications and intracellular signal transduction in cardiac pathophysiology
  • Director of the Biophysics Program
Cyrus Levinthal Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry and Biophysics; Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Chemistry
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry, biophysics
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology
Research:
The Cernak Lab studies the interface of chemical synthesis and computer science. They employ informatics in reaction discovery, total synthesis, cell imaging and medicinal chemistry studies
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Expertise: Chemical Microbiology
Research:
Developing computer models to understand how complex networks in a cell – spanning metabolism, gene regulation and signaling – interact with each other, how these networks break down in disease, and how they can be targeted for therapy using drug combinations.
Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Expertise: Chemical Microbiology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Our lab uses a variety of biochemical, microscopic, and genetic techniques to elucidate amyloid fiber polymerization.
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance through structural and biochemical studies of histones and their regulators
Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute; Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
The structural biology and biophysics underlying microtubule-based intracellular transport, defects in which can result in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.
Associate Professor of Pathology; Associate Professor of Biophysics
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology
Research:
Structural biology, development of small molecules targeting protein-protein interactions, development of NMR techniques for drug discovery
Professor of Pathology; Professor of Biological Chemistry
Expertise: Cancer Chemical Biology, Macromolecular Structure and Function
Research:
Chromatin modification, MLL, Stem Cell, Leukemia

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