Biophysics Faculty

Huiwang Ai

Ai, Huiwang

Spatiotemporal Regulation of Biological Signaling; Protein Engineering for Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics

David Auble

Auble, David T.

Molecular Mechanisms of Transcriptional Regulation

Stefan Bekiranov

Bekiranov, Stefan

Physical Modeling of Microarray Hybridization; Analysis of Genomic Tiling Array Data; Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Regulatory Networks

John Bushweller

Bushweller, John H.

Drug Development Targeting Transcription Drivers in Cancer; Structure/Function Studies of Transcription Factor Drivers in Cancer; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

David Cafiso

Cafiso, David S.

Molecular Mechanisms for Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling

Wei-Min Chen

Chen, Wei-Min

Statistical genetics and genomics.

Linda Columbus

Columbus, Linda

Biophysical Chemistry: Membrane protein structure, function, and dynamics

Zygmunt Derewenda

Derewenda, Zygmunt S.

Structure-function relationships in proteins

Kateri DuBay

DuBay, Kateri

The design of self-assembling nanomaterials

Edward Egelman

Egelman, Edward H.

Structure and Function of Macromolecular Complexes Using Electron Microscopy

Roseanne Ford

Ford, Roseanne M.

Bacterial attachment and biofilms, microbial transport in porous media

Andreas Gahlmann

Gahlmann, Andreas

Super-resolution fluorescence imaging of bacterial cells

Barbie Ganser-Pornillos

Ganser-Pornillos, Barbie

The Structural Biology of HIV assembly

Ku-Lung Hsu

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Chemical Biology, Lipid Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Mass Spectrometry

Donald Hunt

Hunt, Donald F.

Analytical Biochemistry

Peter Kasson

Kasson, Peter M.

Mechanisms of cell entry by influenza; Viral glycan recognition; drug resistance; molecular dynamics simulation; distributed computing.

Dean Kedes

Kedes, Dean H.

Human Herpes virus associated with malignancy, including Kaposi's Sarcoma

Yong Kim

Kim, Yong I.

Ion Channel Dysfunction in Neurological Disorders

James Landers

Landers, James P.

Bioanalytical Chemistry on Microchips

Michael Lawrence

Lawrence, Michael B.

Vascular and Molecular Engineering

Norbert Leitinger

Leitinger, Norbert

Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes

Kevin Lynch

Lynch, Kevin R.

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Wladek Minor

Minor, Wladek

Structure-Function Relationships in Macromolecules; Infectious Diseases and Drug Discovery; Bioinformatics and Big Data; Scientific Reproducibility

Robert Nakamoto

Nakamoto, Robert K.

Structure-Function of Active Transporters

Manoj Patel

Patel, Manoj

Modulation of sodium channel gating by beta subunits and novel sodium channel blockers; Synaptic transmission in dorsal horn neurons

William Pearson

Pearson, William R.

Protein Evolution; Computational Biology

Shayn Peirce-Cottler

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn M.

Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Computational Systems Biology, Vascular Growth and Remodeling, Stem Cell Therapies

Edward Perez-Reyes

Perez-Reyes, Edward

Exploring epilepsy circuits then preventing seizures using AAV-based gene therapies.

Owen Pornillos

Pornillos, Owen

Structure and assembly of HIV Virus/host interactions; Structural biology of the innate immune system

Stefanie Redemann

Redemann, Stefanie

Spindle assembly, the structure function relation and the basics of the huge variability of spindle size, architecture and mechanics between different tissues as well as different species

Jeffrey Saucerman

Saucerman, Jeffrey J.

Roles of complex signaling networks involved in the regulation of cardiovascular function and disease

Avril Somlyo

Somlyo, Avril V.

Novel signal transduction pathways in smooth muscles that regulate contractility and impact diseases of the vasculature, airway and gastrointestinal tract.

P. Todd Stukenberg

Stukenberg, P. Todd

Mechanisms of chromosome segregation in Mitosis and generation of Chromosomal Instability in tumors

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Tamm, Lukas K.

Biomembrane Structure and Function; Cell Entry of Enveloped Viruses; Neurosecretion by Exocytosis; Structure of Bacterial Pathogen Membrane Proteins; Lipid-Protein Interactions

B. Venton

Venton, B. Jill

Analytical Neurochemistry; Dopamine and Serotonin Neurotransmission in Drosophila; Mechanisms of rapid adenosine signaling in rodents

Judith White

White, Judith M.

Virus Entry into Cells: Mechanisms and Development of Anti-Viral Therapeutics

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Wiener, Michael C.

Structural biology (esp. crystallography) of integral membrane proteins; TonB-dependent active transport across the bacterial outer membrane; cancer-related membrane proteins; crystallization methods development

Mark Williams

Williams, Mark B.

Design, Development and Optimization of Medical Imaging Technologies

Mark Yeager

Yeager, Mark

Cardiac Gap Junction Membrane Channels / Integrins Water Channels / Rotavirus / Reovirus / Retrovirus

Jochen Zimmer

Zimmer, Jochen

Transport of biopolymers across biological membranes with a particular interest in polysaccharide and protein translocation.