Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Faculty Research Interests

Faculty Research Interest
Dr. Myles Akabas   Malaria purine transport and antimalarial drug development targeting the malaria purine transporter
Dr. Steven Almo   Development of strategies and technologies for high-throughput/large-scale exploration of biological function
Dr. Craig Branch   Magnetic resonance imaging & spectroscopy in neurological and psychiatric disorders, cancer, and metabolic disorders
Dr. Robin Briehl   Physical chemistry, structure, and pathogenesis of sickle cell hemoglobin
Dr. David Cowburn   Structural biology of signal transduction, nuclear pore complex and transport, specializing in NMR
Dr. Kelvin Davies   Potassium channels in bladder and erectile function, and the role of opiorphin in erectile physiology and priapism
Dr. Alan Finkelstein  Ion-conducting channels incorporated into planar lipid bilayer membranes
Dr. Joel M. Friedman   Development of novel nanoparticle platform for topical and systemic drug delivery
Dr. Gary Gerfen  Structural determination of paramagnetic intermediates in enzymatic catalysis
Dr. Linda A. Jelicks  In vivo preclinical anatomic, functional, and molecular multimodality imaging of small animals
Dr. Denis L. Rousseau  Protein folding; molecular mechanisms of cytochrome oxidase and nitric oxide synthase
Dr. Victor Schuster  Prostaglandin transporters in human physiology and disease
Dr. David Sharp  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of cell division and wound healing
Dr. Hernando J. Sosa  Structure and Dynamics of Molecular Motors
Dr. Syun-Ru Yeh  Structure, function, dynamics and folding of heme-containing proteins; laser spectroscopy
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