Structural molecular biology.
Our major objective is to determine the precise molecular architecture of certain a-proteins that have dynamic as well as structural roles in the cell. The chief methods are X-ray crystallography together with molecular biology and biochemistry.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Bryn Mawr College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Founding Fellow, Massachusetts Academy of Sciences (2008)
NIH grant: Muscle Structure and the Contractile Mechanism (2005)
Neilson Professorship in Biochemistry and Biology, Smith College (2002)
Founder's Award, Biophysical Society (2000 - 2001)
Charter Fellow, Biophysical Society (1999)
Rothschild/Mayent Fellowship, Institut Curie (1999)
Honoree, 3rd Alpbach Workshop on Fibrous Proteins (Austria 9/97) and special issue Journal of Structural Biology (1997 - 1998)
Member, National Academy of Sciences (1996)
MERIT Award Renewal, National Institutes of Health (1995)
NIH MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award to investigators of proven research competence and productivity (1990 - 2000)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1979 - 1980)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1978)
Fulbright Scholar, King's College, London (1954 - 1955)
National Science Foundation Fellow (1953)
Bryn Mawr European Fellow (1950)
Graduated summa cum laude, Bryn Mawr College (1950 - 1951)
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