Chemical Biology Research Group Members
Professor, Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
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.
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials, Computational Biochemistry
Computational/theoretical methods to characterize entropy and related effects in proteins and RNA; drug design that includes potential anti-HIV agents.
Laura Miller Conrad
Associate Professor, Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry
Synthesis and investigation of anti-quorum sensing and anti-virulence compounds in bacteria.
Professor, Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Lanthanides, complexes, circularly polarized luminescence, chirality, thermodynamics, and spectroscopy.
Alberto A. Rascón, Jr.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Biochemistry, Bacterial Protein Expression, Protein/Enzyme Purification and Isolation Techniques, Mosquito Midgut Proteases, Proteolytic Enzymes, Inhibitors, and Enzyme Kinetics.
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
Protein conformational dynamics, protein-protein interactions, enzyme specificty.