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 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building, 206
Expertise: Regulation of Protein Phosphatases and the Evolution of Cellular Signaling.
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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.
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Tijana Ivanovic
Tijana Ivanovic
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2439 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 450
Expertise: Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes.
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Julia Kardon
Julia Kardon
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2359 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 519
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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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

Douglas Theobald
Douglas Theobald
Associate 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

Emeriti Faculty

Chris Miller
Chris Miller
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry

Structure and Mechanism of Ion Channels and Transporters
Gregory Petsko
Gregory Petsko
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
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.