Faculty

Biochemistry faculty 2019

Research Faculty

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.

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

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Jeff Gelles
Jeff Gelles
Graduate Program Chair AY 2023-2024
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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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Douglas Theobald
Douglas Theobald
Biochemistry Department Chair AY 2023-2024
Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2303 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Biochemistry 308

Expertise: Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes

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Teaching Faculty

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

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Emeriti Faculty

Chris Miller
Chris Miller
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry

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

Expertise: Structures of enzymes and enzyme-substrate complexes