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

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.

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

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. 

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.

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.

Dagmar Ringe
Dagmar Ringe
Harold and Bernice Davis Professor of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease
781-736-4902 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, 654

Expertise: Structures of enzymes and enzyme-substrate complexes. 

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

Teaching Faculty

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

Emeriti Faculty

Gregory Petsko
Gregory Petsko
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Chris Miller
Chris Miller
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry

Structure and Mechanism of Ion Channels and Transporters