Graduate Training Faculty

The 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.
Niels Bradshaw
Niels Bradshaw
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2309 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building, 206

Regulation of Protein Phosphatases and the Evolution of Cellular Signaling

Irving Epstein
Irving Epstein
Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry and HHMI Professor
781-736-2503 Shapiro Science Center, 3-09

Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems

Seth Fraden
Seth Fraden
Professor of Physics
781-736-2888 Abelson-Bass-Yalem Building, 214

Macromolecules in suspension. Physics of protein crystallization. Microfluidics.

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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

Single-molecule Biochemistry and Biophysics. Transcription and RNA processing. Cytoskeletal networks and regulation.

Bruce Goode
Bruce Goode
Professor of Biology
781-736-2464 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 532

Cell Biology and Biochemistry of the Cytoskeleton

Liz Hedstrom
Liz Hedstrom
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
781-736-2333 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building, 112

Relationship between protein structure and function in enzyme catalysis and inhibitor action. Understanding the effects of mutations in vivo.

Tijana Ivanovic
Tijana Ivanovic
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2439 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 450

Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes

Sebastian Kadener
Sebastian Kadener
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-4915 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 332

Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism

Julia Kardon
Julia Kardon
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2359 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 519

Mechanisms for control of mitochondrial protein activity, quality, and lifespan. Website.

Dorothee Kern
Dorothee Kern
Professor of Biochemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
781-736-2354 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 444

Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods.

Jané Kondev
Jané Kondev
Professor of Physics
781-736-2812 Abelson-Bass-Yalem Building, 301

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.

Isaac Krauss
Isaac Krauss
Associate Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2574 Edison-Lecks, 226

Chemical glycobiology and organic chemistry

Amy S.Y. Lee
Amy S.Y. Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology
781-736-4951 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 441

mRNA translation in cellular differentiation and disease

Susan Lovett
Susan Lovett
Abraham S. and Gertrude Burg Professor of Microbiology
781-736-2497 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 337

Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast

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

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

Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-4939 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 656

Mapping the functional repertoire of (bio)inorganic systems and protein metallocofactors; paradigms of (bio)catalysts relevant to the human health and environment.

Suzanne Paradis
Suzanne Paradis
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-5305 Shapiro Science Center, 1-08A

Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development

Thomas Pochapsky
Thomas Pochapsky
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
781-736-2559 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 655

Biological redox enzymes structure and mechanism

Avital Rodal
Avital Rodal
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2459 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 528

Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons

Ben Rogers
W. Benjamin Rogers
Assistant Professor of Physics
781-836-2857 Abelson-Bass-Yalem Building, 221

Self-assembly at the colloidal length scale

Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2520 Edison-Lecks, 118A

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.

Timothy Street
Timothy Street
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-4961 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, 648A

Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell

Douglas Theobald
Douglas Theobald
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2303 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Biochemistry, 308

Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes

Bing Xu
Bing Xu
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-5201 Edison-Lecks, 320

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.