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Ken's portrait photo Kenneth W. Adolph

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Hideki Aihara Hideki Aihara

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Structural biology of protein-nucleic acid interactions relevant to virology and cancer

312 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

David A. Bernlohr

Distinguished McKnight Professor and Head, Cargill Chair in Systems Biology of Human Metabolism

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Christina Camell

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We investigate inflammation and metabolic dysregulation in older individuals to generate mechanistic understanding of the pathways involved.

312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Yue Chen Yue Chen

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Functional proteomic analysis and biochemical characterization of metabolic-sensing PTMs in protein homeostasis, signaling and epigenetics

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Headshot of Robert Clarke Robert Clarke

Professor; Executive Director, The Hormel Institute

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We take a systems and integrative biology approach to studying drug resistance in breast cancer

801 16th Ave NE
Austin, MN 55912
United States

Peter Crawford

Professor; Director of Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Anath Das

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Plant-microbe interactions; Molecular analysis of Agrobacterium virulence; Type IV secretion; Polar targeting of proteins

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Mikael Elias

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Jim Ervasti James M. Ervasti

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Molecular basis of muscular dystrophy

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Robert Evans III Robert Evans III

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Research interests involve engaging students in structural biology/biophysics collaborations including instrument development, XRC, NMR, Cryo-EM/ET, etc.

5-104 Nils Hasselmo Hall
312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Michael F. Freeman

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Room 244 Gortner Lab
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Aaron Goldstrohm

Professor; BMBB Graduate Program

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We study the regulation of gene expression by RNA-binding proteins and ribonucleases during development and in diseases.

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Wendy Gordon

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Tim Griffin Timothy J. Griffin

Professor; Director, Center for Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

The Griffin group seeks to develop and apply mass spectrometry and bioinformatic technologies for the molecular analysis of biological systems and disease states.

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Romas Kazlauskas Romas J. Kazlauskas

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Engineering enzymes for applications in pharmaceutical synthesis, plastics recycling and as animal feed enzymes

1479 Gortner Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Arkady B. Khodursky

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

1479 Gortner Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Do-Hyung Kim

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Mechanisms that coordinate metabolic homeostasis

David C. LaPorte

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Michael Latham Michael Latham

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We use NMR spectroscopy and biochemical techniques to study the structures and dynamics that underlie the functions of macromolecular complexes

5-136 Nils Hasselmo Hall
312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Doug Mashek Douglas Mashek

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Our laboratory focuses on the relationship between lipid droplet biology and the development metabolic and aging related disease.

Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Kevin H. Mayo

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Luiza Mendonca Luiza Mendonca

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Integrative imaging approaches to investigate cell pathways exploited by RNA viruses; identify molecular targets for therapeutic interventions

5-130 Nils Hasselmo
312 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Sharon E. Murphy

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Our research focuses on the contribution of individual differences in nicotine and carcinogen metabolism to lung cancer risk.

2231 6th St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Laura Niedernhofer

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

321 CHURCH ST. SE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55455
United States

Douglas H. Ohlendorf

Professor, Associate Head of Education

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

312 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Laurie Parker

Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We develop in vitro and cell-based assays and substrate tools for post-translational modification enzymes using peptide chemical biology and proteomics.

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Juan Carlos Rivera-Mulia

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Developmental regulation of genome architecture and function

420 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Paul D. Robbins

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

321 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Robert J. Roon

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

312 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Michel M. Sanders

Distinguished University Teaching Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Claudia Schmidt-Dannert

Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Associate Head of Research, Director Post Doctoral Studies

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We are developing biological systems for the sustainable synthesis of valuable compounds and fabrication of functional materials through biological design.

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Janet L. Schottel

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Studying cancer therapies focused on engineered bacteria to release immunomodulators that impact breast and fibrosarcoma tumors

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Burckhard Seelig Burckhard Seelig

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Synthetic Biology - Protein Evolution and Engineering - Artificial Proteins - Origin of Life - Astrobiology

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Paul G. Siliciano

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Michael Smanski

McKnight Land Grant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

David D. Thomas

Professor & Dietrich Chair; Director, Minnesota Muscle Training Program

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We detect the molecular motions and interactions that are essential for cellular movement (e.g., muscle), focusing on applications to therapeutic discovery

321 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Thu Truong headshot Thu Truong

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We study cancer stem cells, signal transduction, gene regulation, cancer metabolism, post-translational modifications, breast cancer biology

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, 55455
United States

Gianluigi Veglia

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We study the interactions between globular and membrane-associated proteins and enzymes involved in cardiac and skeletal muscle contractility.

312 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Lawrence P. Wackett

Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

The Wackett lab studies enzyme catalysis and its utility in biotechnology, focusing on bioremediation of PFAS, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.

1479 Gortner Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55108
United States

Carrie M. Wilmot

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Structural enzymology; metals and organic cofactors.

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Jeongsik Yong

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Cell signaling-mediated dynamics of regulatory transcriptome and functional proteome in cancer and metabolic diseases

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Lei Zhang headshot Lei Zhang

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We study the somatic genome and epigenome instability in aging and longevity applying single-cell multi-omics technologies.

6-106 MCB
420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States