Protein crystallography and structural enzymology. Rational drug design.
Structure and function of PLP dependent enzymes, DNA binding proteins, and enzymes that utilize bimetallic centers for catalysis. Structures of enzymes and enzyme-substrate complexes. X-ray crystallography.
Boston University, Ph.D.
Barnard College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Affilitate Neruoscience Program (2010)
Wyeth/Douglass Lectureship (2007)
Von Humboldt Research Prize (2006)
Abram L Sachar Medallion, Brandeis University (2005)
Alexander von Humbolt Forschungspreis (2005)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2005)
McKnight Endowment Fund For Neuroscience Award (2004)
American Chemical Society Student Award (2003)
Editor, Archives in Biochemistry and Biophysics (2003)
Program Director, Molecular Biophysics Program, National Science Foundation (1997)
Markey Associate Professor (1990 - 1994)
First Recipient, Biophysical Society Margaret Oarkley Dayhoff Award for Outstanding Performance in Research (1985)
|BCHM||101a||Advanced Biochemistry: Enzyme Mechanisms|
|BCHM||103b||Advanced Biochemistry: Information Transfer Mechanisms|
|BCHM||171b||Protein X-ray Crystallography|
|CONT||300b||Ethical Practice in Health-Related Sciences|
|FYS||83b||Science in Art|