Primary Faculty

Huiwang Ai

Ai, Huiwang

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

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

Zygmunt Derewenda

Derewenda, Zygmunt S.

Structure-function relationships in proteins

Brant Isakson

Isakson, Brant

Translating our discoveries in the microcirculation to tangible benefits in patients.

Peter Kasson

Kasson, Peter M.

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

Anne Kenworthy

Kenworthy, Anne

Studying membrane microdomains and intracellulartrafficking of Ras using quantitative fluorescence microscopy in living cells

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

Gary Owens

Owens, Gary K.

Identification of Factors and Mechanisms that Regulate the Stability of Late Stage Atherosclerotic Lesions and the Probability of Thromboembolic Events Including a Heart Attack or Stroke

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

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.

Swapnil Sonkusare

Sonkusare, Swapnil

Microcirculation, vascular ion channels, calcium signaling mechanisms, endothelial cells, hypertension

Lukas Tamm

Tamm, Lukas K.

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

Michael Wiener

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 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.