Chemical Biology Research Group Members
Development of hybrid enzymes as bioctalysts for hydroxylation of organic substrates using light and water. Molecular imprinted polymers.
Crowding and hydration effects on macromolecular structure.
Computational/theoretical methods to characterize entropy and related effects in proteins and RNA; drug design that includes potential anti-HIV agents.
Synthesis and investigation of anti-quorum sensing and anti-virulence compounds in bacteria.
Lanthanides, complexes, circularly polarized luminescence, chirality, thermodynamics, and spectroscopy.
Biochemistry, Bacterial Protein Expression, Protein/Enzyme Purification and Isolation Techniques, Mosquito Midgut Proteases, Proteolytic Enzymes, Inhibitors, and Enzyme Kinetics.
Protein conformational dynamics, protein-protein interactions, enzyme specificty.