Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 447
DegreesUniversity of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, B.S.
ExpertiseStructural studies of actin, actin-containing cytoskeletal assemblies, and bacterial flagella.
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Awards and Honors
Member, National Academy of Sciences (2003)
Fellow, Biophysical Society (2002)
Alexander Hollaender Award from the National Academy of Sciences (2001)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2001)
Burnham Institute Distinguished Lecture Series (2000)
Miller Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley (2000)
Annual Schmidt Lecture, Weizman Institute (1998)
Blakeslee Lecture, Smith College (1996)
Abraham S. & Gertrude Burg Chair in Life Sciences (1993)
Fellow, American Society of Microbiology (1993)
Tom Garrad Lectureship, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (1993)
Elisabeth Roberts Cole Award, American Biophysical Society (1992 - 1993)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1992 - 1993)
Bacaner Research Awards Lecture, University of Minnesota (1990)
MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award "to investigators of proven research competence and productivity" (1990 - 1995)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1987 - 1988)
National Institutes of Health Career Development Award (1969 - 1972)
LaboratoryGrant, NSF-USDP Center of Excellence Award (1968 - 1971)
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (1968)
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship (1967)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Postgraduate Fellowship (1966)
National Science Foundation Cooperative (Predoctoral) Fellowship (1963 - 1965)
U.S. Public Health Service Predoctoral Fellowship (1961 - 1963)
DeRosier, David. "A Partial Atomic Structure for the Flagellar Hook of Salmonella Typhimurium.." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2005): 1023-8.
DeRosier, David. "Structure of the Bacterial Flagellar Hook and Implication for the Molecular Universal Joint Mechanism." Nature (2004): 1062-8.
DeRosier, David. "The Role Actin Filaments Play in Providing the Characteristic Curved form of Drosophila Bristles." Mol. Biol. Cell. (2004): 5481-91.
DeRosier, David. "Three-Dimensional Structure and Organization of a Receptor/Signaling Complex.." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2004): 17480-5.