Donald Max Engelman PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchDevelopmental TherapeuticsMolecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Biology and Structure of Membrane Proteins; Structural Biology

Research Interests

Helix Interactions; Lipid Bilayers; Membranes; Physical Biochemistry; Protein Folding; Proteins more...


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1967

Selected Publications

  • Andreev, O.A., et al. (2007). Mechanism and uses of a peptide that targets tumors and other acidic tissues in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 104:7893-8.
  • Reshetnyak, Y. K., Segala, M., Andreev, O. A. and Engelman, D. M. "A monomeric membrane peptide that lives in three worlds: in solution, attached to and inserted across lipid bilayers" Biophys. J. (2007) In press
  • Matthews, E.E., Zoonens, M., and Engelman, D.M. (2006). Dynamic helix interactions in transmembrane signaling. Cell 127:447-50.



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