MB&B Faculty

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Mark W Hochstrasser, PhD

Chairman

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Cell Growth Processes; Enzymes; Gene Deletion; Mass Spectrometry; Microscopy, Immunoelectron; Molecular Biology; Mutant Chimeric Proteins; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Transcription Factors; Ubiquitin

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Susan J Baserga, MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics and of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

Biochemical Processes; Biogenesis; Genes, rRNA; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Radiation Oncology; Ribonucleoproteins; RNA Helicases

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Julien Berro, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biophysics; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Endocytosis; Mathematical Concepts; Microscopy

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Enrique M. De La Cruz, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cytoskeleton; Kinetics; Molecular Biology; RNA Helicases; Thermodynamics

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Donald Max Engelman, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Lipid Bilayers; Membranes; Molecular Biology; Protein Folding

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Alan Garen, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Genetics; Molecular Biology

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Mark B Gerstein, PhD

Albert L Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, and of Computer Science. Co-Director of the Yale Program in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Computational Biology; DNA; Genomics; Medical Informatics

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Jonathon Howard, BS, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Physics

Research Interests

Axoneme; Biophysics; Biostatistics; Microtubules; Mitosis; Molecular Biology; Molecular Motor Proteins; Nanotechnology; Physics

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Michael R Koelle, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Caenorhabditis elegans; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurotransmitter Agents; RGS Proteins; Serotonin

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Anthony J Koleske, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Molecular Biology; Morphogenesis; Schizophrenia; Stress, Physiological

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William H Konigsberg, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Blood Coagulation; DNA Replication; Genetics; Molecular Biology

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Nikhil Malvankar

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Bacteria, Anaerobic; Bacterial Adhesion; Bacterial Infections; Biophysics; Chemistry, Physical; Electron Transport; Environmental Microbiology; Microscopy, Atomic Force; Nanotechnology

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Andrew D Miranker, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

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Karla M Neugebauer, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Cell Nucleus; Genomics; Interstitial Cells of Cajal; Molecular Biology; Nuclear Cap-Binding Protein Complex; Zebrafish

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Lynne J Regan, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Chemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Chemistry; Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein; Fragile X Syndrome; Molecular Biology

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Christian Schlieker, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities

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Matthew Simon, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Chromatin; RNA, Untranslated

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Chuck V Sindelar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Adenosine Triphosphate; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cryoelectron Microscopy; Crystallography, X-Ray; Kinesin

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Dieter G Soll, PhD

Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Research Interests

Amino Acyl-tRNA Synthetases; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Genetic Code; Genomics; Organisms

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Mark J Solomon, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Cell Cycle; Cell Division; Cell Nucleus Division; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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Joan A Steitz, PhD

Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests

Autoantibodies; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Transformation, Viral; Gene Expression; Ribonucleoproteins, Small Nuclear; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional

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Thomas A Steitz, PhD

Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Crystallography, X-Ray; DNA Replication; Nucleic Acids; Recombination, Genetic

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Scott A Strobel

Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

Henry Ford II Professor

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biofuels; Biophysics; Chemicals and Drugs; Chemistry; Endophytes; Ribosomes; Technology, Industry, Agriculture

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Patrick Sung, DPhil

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; DNA End-Joining Repair; DNA Repair; Homologous Recombination; Radiation Oncology

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Yong Xiong, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Emeritus Faculty (Primary)

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Nigel D. F. Grindley, PhD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

DNA; Molecular Biology; Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerases

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Peter Lengyel, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Robert G Shulman, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Secondary Faculty

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Karen S Anderson, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Co-Director Therapeutics/Chemotherapy Program

Research Interests

Anti-Retroviral Agents; HIV Reverse Transcriptase; Molecular Biology; Multifunctional Enzymes; Pharmacology

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Richard Baxter

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Titus J. Boggon, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Crystallography; Hemangioma, Cavernous, Central Nervous System; Molecular Biology; Protein Kinases; Signal Transduction; Substrate Specificity

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Ronald R Breaker

Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests

Bacteria; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Computational Biology; Fungi; Genetics, Microbial; Genomics; Metabolomics; Microbiology; Molecular Biology

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Gary W Brudvig

Benjamin Silliman Professor of Chemistry

Research Interests

Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy; Metalloproteins; Molecular Biology; Photosynthesis

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Sandy Chang, MD, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Associate Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Research Interests

DNA Damage; Molecular Biology; Pathology; Telomere-Binding Proteins; Werner Syndrome

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Daniel C. DiMaio, MD, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology

Deputy Director, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

Neoplasms; Papillomaviridae; Polyomaviridae; Tumor Virus Infections; Virus Diseases

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Erdem Karatekin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Exocytosis; Liposomes; Membrane Fusion; Microfluidics; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Molecular Biology; Physiology; Secretory Vesicles

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J Patrick Loria, PhD

Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Chemistry; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy; Molecular Biology; Protein Folding

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I George Miller, Jr, MD

John F. Enders Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Section Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

Biophysics; Epstein-Barr Virus Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine; Pediatrics; Sarcoma, Kaposi; Virology

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Thomas Dean Pollard, MD

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cytokinesis; Molecular Biology; Myosins

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Karin Marion Reinisch, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Director of Graduate Studies

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David G. Schatz, PhD

Professor of Immunobiology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Chair of Immunobiology

Research Interests

Antibody Diversity; Antibody Formation; Biological Evolution; Developmental Biology; Gene Rearrangement, B-Lymphocyte; Gene Rearrangement, T-Lymphocyte; Genes, Immunoglobulin; Leukemia, Lymphoid; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin; Molecular Biology; Somatic Hypermutation, Immunoglobulin

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Frederick J. Sigworth, PhD

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering; Electrophysiology; Ion Channels; Microscopy, Electron; Patch-Clamp Techniques; Physiology; Potassium Channels; Potassium Channels, Voltage-Gated; Sodium Channels; Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels; Xenopus

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Sarah A. Slavoff

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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William C Summers, MD, PhD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology, in the History of Medicine and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Lecturer in History

Research Interests

Biological Phenomena; Diseases; Genetic Phenomena; Global Health; History of Medicine; Humanities; Microbiological Phenomena; Molecular Biology; Plague; Public Health; Radiology; Viruses

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Shervin (Seyedtaghi) Takyar, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Angiogenesis Inhibitors; Asthma; Immunity, Cellular; Macrophage Activation; MicroRNAs; Neoplasms; Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A

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Corey J Wilson

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, of Biomedical Engineering and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Sandra L Wolin, MD, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Director, Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine

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Carl Zimmer

Professor Adjunct

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Emeritus Faculty (Secondary)

Peter B Moore, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

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Charles M Radding, MD

Professor Emeritus of Genetics

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Professor Adjunct of Research

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Kenneth R Williams, PhD

Professor (Adjunct) of Research of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Founder, W.M. Keck Foundation Biotechnology Resource Laboratory

Co-Director, Yale/NIDA Neuroproteomics Center

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dov Greenbaum, PhD, JD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

Research Interests

Bioethics; Genetics; Genomics; Health Care; Health Policy; Information Science; Microarray Analysis; Molecular Biology; Social Sciences

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