Enzymology, Nutrition and Metabolism faculty
- Donald H. Burke
Ribozyme mechanism and evolution and the origin of life; antiviral nucleic acid aptamers and the molecular basis of drug resistant HIV-1.
- Peter V. Cornish
RNA biochemistry, single molecule fluorescence, NMR, RNA folding and dynamics.
- David W. Emerich
Enzymology, physiology and genomics of biological nitrogen fixation and related metabolic activities.
- Mark Hannink
BTB-Kelch substrate adaptor family in development, oncogenesis and neurodegeneration.
- Gerald Hazelbauer
Transmembrane receptors and sensory transduction in bacterial chemotaxis.
- Abraham J. Koo
Study of small signaling molecule-mediated defense responses against biotic stress and lipid metabolism in plant.
- Dennis B. Lubahn
Biochemical genetics and epigenetics of estrogens and related receptors.
- Jan A. Miernyk
Protein targeting and folding in plants, organelle biogenesis, posttranslational modifications.
- Brenda A. Peculis
RNA processing, RNA stability, RNA turnover, RNA decapping enzymes, snoRNPs required for ribosome biogenesis.
- Michael J. Petris
Regulation of metal nutrition and impacts on common human diseases.
- Joseph C. Polacco
Nitrogen and nitric oxide metabolism in plants.
- Douglas D. Randall
Metabolism, signal transduction, protein kinases and phosphorylated proteins in plants.
- Stefan G. Sarafianos
Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance and inhibition of HIV, SARS, and other viral and bacterial pathogens.
- Krishna K. Sharma
Structure-function of crystallins, role of ocular proteases and molecular basis for cataract development.
- Grace Y. Sun
Neurodegenerative diseases, signal transduction, phospholipases A2, oxidative stress, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant botanical compounds.
- John J. Tanner
X-ray crystallography of proline metabolic enzymes, bacterial virulence proteins and anti-DNA antibodies; structural bioinformatics of protein-bound water; molecular dynamics simulations of biological molecules.
- Jay J. Thelen
Proteomics and phosphoproteomics of seed development and metabolism in oilseeds.
- Peter A. Tipton
Mechanistic enzymology applied to agriculturally and medically important enzymes.
- Judy D. Wall
Environmental microbiology; bioremediation of toxic metal; genetics and biochemistry of sulfate-reducing bacteria.
- Gary A. Weisman
Nucleotide receptors and signaling in inflammation, cardiovascular and autoimmune exocrine disease.