Structure and function of ion channel proteins. Membrane transport and mechanisms of electrical excitation.
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
Swarthmore College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Member, National Academy of Sciences (2007)
National Institutes of Health grant renewed, "Ion Channel Mechanisms" (2006 - 2010)
President, Biophysical Society (2000 - 2001)
Pew Scholars Program National Advisory Committee (1999)
"Decade of the Brain" lecture, Society for Neuroscience (1998)
MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award, National Institutes of Health (1996 - 2001)
Alden W. Spencer Neurobiology Award, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1994 - 1995)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator (1989)
K.S. Cole Award in Membrane Physics (1985 - 1986)
Muscular Dystrophy Association Postdoctoral Fellowship (1974 - 1976)
National Institutes of Health Molecular Biology Training Grant (1972 - 1974)
National Institutes of Health University Fellowship (1970 - 1972)
National Science Foundation Traineeship (1969 - 1970)
|BCHM||102a||Quantitative Approaches to Biochemical Systems|
|BCHM||103b||Advanced Biochemistry: Information Transfer Mechanisms|
|BCHM||104a||Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules I|
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|CHEM||141a||Thermodynamics and Statistical Thermodynamics|