Graduate Training FacultyThe Biochemistry and Biophysics graduate training faculty include Biochemistry faculty and affiliated faculty drawn from other Division of Science departments. Biochemistry Ph.D. students can rotate through the labs of any faculty member listed here.
Expertise: Regulation of Protein Phosphatases and the Evolution of Cellular Signaling
Expertise: Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis
Expertise: Antimicrobial design; targeted protein degradation; TSC2 activators; enzyme structure-function studies.
Expertise: Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism
Expertise: Condensed matter theory and quantitative biology; application of condensed matter physics models to problems in molecular and cell biology such as regulation of gene expression and chromosome structure.
Expertise: mRNA translation in cellular differentiation and disease
Expertise: Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast.
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons.
Expertise: Solid-state NMR and structure determination of complex materials, including fuel-cell membranes, semicrystalline polymers, carbon materials, nanocomposites, natural organic matter, and thermoelectrics; NMR technique development; basic thermodynamics.
Expertise: New molecular materials and nanomaterials for the exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics, and biomimetics) and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.