Macromolecular Synthesis, Assembly and Localization faculty
- Lesa J. Beamer
Structural biology: X-ray crystallography of medically important proteins.
- 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.
- Shi-jie Chen
Predicting RNA structures and structural changes; Computational studies of RNA thermal stability and folding kinetics.
- Peter V. Cornish
RNA biochemistry, single molecule fluorescence, NMR, RNA folding and dynamics.
- William R. Folk
Gene expression and replication; plant nutritive improvement and medical uses.
- Thomas Guilfoyle
Transcriptional control by auxins in plants; plant RNA polymerases.
- Mark Hannink
BTB-Kelch substrate adaptor family in development, oncogenesis and neurodegeneration.
- Gerald Hazelbauer
Transmembrane receptors and sensory transduction in bacterial chemotaxis.
- Antje Heese
Characterizing the role of vesicular trafficking components in plant innate immunity; PAMP-triggered immune responses; flg22-induced trafficking of FLS2.
- Xiao Heng
NMR investigations of RNA structures, particularly from Hepatitis C and HIV-1, and their roles in regulation.
- Gavin M. King
Single molecule biophysics.
- Bruce A. McClure
Cell-cell interactions in pollen recognition and rejection.
- Jan A. Miernyk
Protein targeting and folding in plants, organelle biogenesis, posttranslational modifications.
- Scott C. Peck
Proteomics of protein phosphorylation and protein kinases; signaling and secretion during host-pathogen interactions; proteomics of drought stress responses.
- 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.
- Charlotte L. Phillips
Collagen in inherited and acquired diseases of bone and kidney; matrix metalloproteinases; medical genetics.
- Linda Randall
Molecular chaperones in protein export; analysis of protein-protein interactions.
- 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.
- Richard Tsika
Transcriptional regulation in striated muscle during development, activity, and stress; transgenic mouse models.
- Steven R. Van Doren
Structural biology: NMR investigations of protein structure, dynamics and protein-protein interactions, particularly proteins important in inflammatory diseases.
- Gary A. Weisman
Nucleotide receptors and signaling in inflammation, cardiovascular and autoimmune exocrine disease.
- Shuqun Zhang
MAP kinases and signaling in plant defense responses.
- Xiaoqin Zou
Protein-ligand interactions, protein-protein interactions, computer-aided drug design and modeling of quantitative structure-function relationships of membrane proteins.