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Faculty

 

Edward Arnold, Ph.D., Professor. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University
Protein and virus structure, X-ray crystallography, AIDS, polymerases, and vaccines

Steven Brill, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University
DNA replication, DNA repair, DNA helicase, genetic analysis, genome stability, protein purification, yeast

Barbara Brodsky, PhD., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Structural studies of normal and mutant triple-helical domains in collagens, acetylcholinesterase and collectins.

Kiran Chada, D.Phil., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Developmental gene expression in transgenic mice.

Monica Driscoll, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University
Developmental neurogenetics, molecular genetics of neuronal cell death, mechanosensory transduction in touch and feeling, molecular mechanisms of aging

Richard Ebright, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University
Structure, mechanism, and regulation of transcription complexes; small-molecule inhibitors of transcription; single-molecule imaging; single-molecule nanomanipulation

Celine Gelinas, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Rel/NF-kB transcription factors in gene expression, cell growth control, apoptosis and oncogenesis.

Michael Hampsey, Ph.D., Professor & Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Regulation of gene expression; yeast genetics.

Shu-Chan Hsu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University
Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development and function

Masayori Inouye, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Bacterial pathogenicity; suicide genes in bacteria; single protein production in living cells; cold-shock response; gene regulation; protein folding

Sumiko Inouye, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Molecular biology of myxobacteria; gene expression, signal transduction; bacterial retroelements; msDNA

Marilyn Kozak, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Control of translation by messenger RNA structure in eukaryotic cells.

Peter Lobel, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Hereditary neurodegenerative diseases, functional genomics, lysosomes, protein targeting

Joachim Messing, Ph.D., Director, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University
Molecular and genetic mechanisms of agronomically important quantitative traits. Molecular biology of plant development. Regulation of gene expression in higher plants. Plant genomics. Bioinformatics.

Kiran Madura, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Ubiquitin-dependent proteolysis in signal transduction pathways in yeast.

Guy Montelione, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University
New NMR methods development, molecular recognition, growth factors, protein: nucleic acid complexes, structures of RNA-binding proteins, molecular dynamics, protein design

Vikas Nanda, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Protein design and evolution bioinformatics

Smita Patel, Ph.D., Professor Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Structure-function and dynamics of enzyme-catalyzed processes involved in genome replication and transcription.

Monica Roth, PhD., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Retroviral entry, replication, and integration.

Ann Stock Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers RWJMS
Structure/function analysis of signal transduction proteins.

Aaron Shatkin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology, Rutgers RWJMS
Viral cytopathogenesis, protein synthesis, mRNA 5'-capping, transcription elongation, protein processing

Vasil Studitsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Transcription regulation; chromatin remodeling; mechanisms of enhancer and insulator action