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. lab website
Expertise: Self-organization of Living and Active matter.
Expertise: Scientific computing, fluid dynamics, and mathematical biology.
Expertise: Single-molecule Biochemistry and Biophysics. Transcription and RNA processing. Cytoskeletal networks and regulation. lab website
Expertise: Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis. lab website
Expertise: Application of statistical mechanics, modern computational techniques, and theory to problems in biology and condensed matter physics; assembly of viral capsids and other large protein complexes; pattern formation in collections of internally driven particles; effects of molecular chirality on large-scale structure. lab website
Expertise: Antimicrobial design; targeted protein degradation; TSC2 activators; enzyme structure-function studies. lab website
Expertise: Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes. lab website
Expertise: Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism. lab website
Expertise: Mechanisms for control of mitochondrial protein activity, quality, and lifespan. lab website
Expertise: Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods. lab website
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: Chemical glycobiology and organic chemistry
Expertise: Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast
Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.
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
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development. lab website
Expertise:Biological redox enzymes structure and mechanism.
Expertise: Biophysical mechanisms underlying flow generation by cilia arrays. lab website
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons. lab website
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: Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell.
Expertise: Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes. lab website
Area of Expertise: Total synthesis of natural products. Chemoselective functionalization of peptides. Genome mining and natural product biosynthesis.
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.