Faculty

Biochemistry faculty 2019

Research Faculty

Dan Oprian
Daniel Oprian
Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry
Chair, Biochemistry
781-736-2322 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 407

Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.

Niels Bradshaw
Niels Bradshaw
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2309 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 416

Expertise: Regulation of Protein Phosphatases and the Evolution of Cellular Signaling. lab website

Carol Fierke
Carol Fierke
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2101 Irving Presidential Enclave

Office of the Provost

Jeff Gelles
Jeff Gelles
Aron and Imre Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
781-736-2377 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building 208

Expertise: Single-molecule Biochemistry and Biophysics. Transcription and RNA processing. Cytoskeletal networks and regulation. lab website

Tijana Ivanovic
Tijana Ivanovic
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2439 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 455

Expertise: Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes. lab website

Julia Kardon
Julia Kardon
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2359 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building 303

Expertise: Mechanisms for control of mitochondrial protein activity, quality, and lifespan. lab website

Dorothee Kern
Dorothee Kern
Professor of Biochemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
781-736-2354 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 444

Expertise: Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods. lab website

Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-4939 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 656

Expertise: Mapping the functional repertoire of (bio)inorganic systems and protein metallocofactors; paradigms of (bio)catalysts relevant to the human health and environment. lab website

Timothy Street
Timothy Street
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-4961 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 648A

Expertise: Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell.

Douglas Theobald
Douglas Theobald
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2303 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Biochemistry 308

Expertise: Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes. lab website

Teaching Faculty

Emily Westover
Emily J. Westover
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2304 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Biochemistry,108

Emeriti Faculty

Thomas Hollocher
Thomas Hollocher
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building 206
Chris Miller
Chris Miller
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building 206

Expertise: Structure and Mechanism of Ion Channels and Transporters

Gregory Petsko
Gregory Petsko
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Expertise: X-ray crystallographic analysis of protein structure and enzyme mechanisms.
Dagmar Ringe
Dagmar Ringe
Professor Emerita of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease
781-736-4902 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center 654

Expertise: Structures of enzymes and enzyme-substrate complexes.