Self-assembly of chemical and biological systems. Transient interactions in solution by NMR. NMR of soluble proteins. Protein stability and folding by NMR and mutagenesis. Structure and function of metal-containing enzymes and proteins.
University of Illinois, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, B.Sc.
Awards and Honors
Invited Speaker, Symposium on Magnetic Resonance in Metalloproteins, ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 25th-31st, 2011. (2011)
Invited Conferee, Symposium Toward a Strategic Vision for Basic Sciences for Chemical and Biological Defense (Defense Threat Reduction Agency, US Dept. of Defense), Georgia Institute of Technology. (2008)
Michael J. Fox Foundation Rapid Response Grant for "Structural mapping and drug design for prevention and treatment of Parkinson's disease." (2008)
Chair, Natl. Institutes of Health Study Section for High Field NMR Spectrometers (2007)
Expert Witness, High Court of Justice, Lundbeck v. Generics UK, London, UK. (2007)
Expert Witness, US Federal District Court, Forest Labs v. Ivax Pharmaceuticals Wilmington DE (2006)
Chair, NIH special study section for 900 MHz NMR spectrometers, February, 2003. (2003)
Member of NIH metallobiochemistry study section (1998 - 2002)
Johnson & Johnson grant "for continued research on complex molecular structures using NMR" (1994 - 1997)
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (1993 - 1995)
Michael L. Walzer '56 Award for Teaching (1992)
National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award (1992 - 1997)
Fuson Award for Excellence in Organic Graduate Research (1985)
American Chemical Society Richard A. Glenn Award for Coal Chemistry (1981)
|CHEM||11a||General Chemistry I|
|CHEM||15a||Honors General Chemistry I|
|CHEM||59b||Advanced Experimental Chemistry I|
|CHEM||141a||Thermodynamics and Statistical Thermodynamics|
|CHEM||146b||Advanced NMR Spectroscopy|
|USEM||2c||Physical Science Frontiers|