Chemical Biology

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Dr. Lionel Cheruzel

Lionel Cheruzel

Associate Professor
Bioinorganic and Inorganic Chemistry and Biochemistry

DH 281
(408) 924-5283
Cheruzel Group Page

Development of hybrid enzymes as bioctalysts for hydroxylation of organic substrates using light and water. Molecular imprinted polymers.

Elaine Collins

Elaine Collins

Professor and Associate Dean
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research Page

Vitamin D endocrinology, protein expression and purification, RNA viruses.

Marc d'Alarcao

Marc d'Alarcao

Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry

DH 607
(408) 924-4962
d'Alarcao Group Page

Synthesis and biological evaluation of carbohydrates. Medicinal chemistry.

Dr. Daryl Eggers

Daryl Eggers

Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry

DH 604
(408) 924-4960
Eggers Group Page

Crowding and hydration effects on macromolecular structure.

Dr. Brooke Lustig

Brooke Lustig

Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor in Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering
Computational Biochemistry

DH 417
(408) 924-4968

Computational/theoretical methods to characterize entropy and related effects in proteins and RNA; drug design that includes potential anti-HIV agents.


Laura Miller Conrad

Assistant Professor
Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry

DH 608
(408) 924-4957
Miller Conrad Group Page

Synthesis and investigation of anti-quorum sensing and anti-virulence compounds in bacteria.

Dr. Gilles Muller

Gilles Muller

Associate Dean of Research, Office of Research
Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology 

IRC 212
(408) 924-2632
Muller Group Page
Lanthanides, complexes, circularly polarized luminescence, chirality, thermodynamics, and spectroscopy.

Dr. Roy Okuda

Roy Okuda

Organic Chemistry

DH 009A
(408) 924-2525
Research Group Page

Bio-organic chemistry of enzymes, marine natural products.

Dr. Joseph Pesek

Joseph Pesek

Analytical Chemistry

DH 501
(408) 924-4950
Pesek Group Page

Chemical modification of surfaces, separation methods.

Dr. Alberto Rascon 

Alberto A. Rascón, Jr.,

Assistant Professor

DH 612
(408) 924-4969

Biochemistry, Bacterial Protein Expression, Protein/Enzyme Purification and Isolation Techniques, Mosquito Midgut Proteases, Proteolytic Enzymes, Inhibitors, and Enzyme Kinetics.

Dr. Daniel Straus

Daniel A. Straus

Organic and Organometallic Chemistry

SCI 141
(408) 924-4998
Straus Group Page

Synthesis and reactivity of organotransition metal complexes.