Andrew D Miranker PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Chemical Engineering

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student Research

School of Engineering and Applied ScienceHigh Performance ComputationStructural BiologyMolecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Protein Folding and Dynamics; Structural Biology

Research Interests

Conformational changes in proteins which give rise to a special class of protein complex known as amyloid fibrils more...


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Hebda, JA and Miranker, AD (2009) The Interplay of Catalysis and Toxicity by Amyloid Intermediates on Lipid Bilayers: Insights from Type II Diabetes, Annual Reviews in Biophysics 38:125–152.
  • Calabrese, MF and Miranker, AD (2009) Metal binding sheds light on mechanisms of amyloid assembly, Prion 3:1-4.



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