Faculty

Wayne BarnesWayne Barnes
Associate Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3351
E-mail: barnes@biochem.wustl.edu
PCR methods; plant genetic engineering for insect or virus resistance
Gregory R. BowmanGregory R. Bowman
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-7433
E-mail: bowman@biochem.wustl.edu
Combining simulation and experiment to understand protein conformational changes, their role in signaling, and opportunities they present for drug design.
Peter BurgersPeter Burgers
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3872
E-mail: burgers@biochem.wustl.edu
Biochemistry and genetics of yeast DNA replication and repair
John CooperJohn Cooper
Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Phone: (314) 362-0287
E-mail: jacooper at wustl.edu
Molecular mechanisms of cell motility and cytoskeleton assembly
Sudha CowsikSudha Cowsik
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3342
E-mail: scowsik@biochem.wustl.edu
Protein folding, aggregation, intrinsically disordered proteins, fluorescence methods, fluorine NMR
Tom EllenbergerTom Ellenberger
Professor
Phone:
E-mail: tome@biochem.wustl.edu
Nucleic enzymology, structural biology, macromolecular interactions and molecular recognition
Elliot ElsonElliot Elson
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3346
E-mail: elson@biochem.wustl.edu
Dynamics and equilibrium of interactions of molecules in cells and model systems. Mechanics and dynamics of cells and tissues.
William Frazier
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3348
E-mail: frazier@wustl.edu
Structure-function analysis along with in vitro and in vivo models of vascular disease are employed to understand how thrombospondin-1 and its receptor CD47 control nitric oxide signaling in vascular cells.
Carl Frieden
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-3344
E-mail: frieden@biochem.wustl.edu
Protein folding, aggregation, intrinsically disordered proteins, fluorescence methods, fluorine NMR
Eric GalburtEric A. Galburt
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-5201
E-mail: egalburt@biochem.wustl.edu
Single molecule biophysics, optical trapping, magnetic trapping, DNA transcription
Roberto GallettoRoberto Galletto
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4368
E-mail: galletto@biochem.wustl.edu
Mechanistic studies of DNA motor proteins
MichaelGreenberg_photo sm1Michael Greenberg
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-8670
E-mail: greenberg@biochem.wustl.edu
Molecular motors in health and disease.
Michel GrigorievMichel Grigoriev
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-2974
E-mail: grigorievm@biochem.wustl.edu
Nucleic enzymology, structural biology, macromolecular interactions and molecular recognition
Kathleen HallKathleen Hall
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4196
E-mail: kathleenhal@gmail.com
NMR and biochemical studies of RNA and RNA-protein complexes.
Katie HartKatie Hart
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-7434
E-mail: hartk@biochem.wustl.edu
Combining simulation and experiment to understand protein conformational changes, their role in signaling, and opportunities they present for drug design.
Jim HavranekJames J. Havranek
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-2535
E-mail: havranek@biochem.wustl.edu
Structural modeling, experimental characterization, and engineering of protein-DNA interactions.
Maxene IlaganMaxene Ilagan
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4445
E-mail: ilaganm@biochem.wustl.edu
Mechanism of Notch signaling, Molecular imaging, Assay development, High Throughput Screening
James JanetkaJames W. Janetka
Associate Professor
Phone: (314) 362-0509
E-mail: janetkaj@wustl.edu
Design and chemical synthesis of novel compounds; X-ray structure-based design; medicinal chemistry
Alex KozlovAlex Kozlov
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4394
E-mail: kozlov@biochem.wustl.edu
Mechanisms of DNA-protein interactions; DNA motor proteins (helicases) and SSB proteins
Andrzej KrezelAndrzej Krezel
Associate Professor
Phone: (314) 362-8482
E-mail: krezela@biochem.wustl.edu
Structural biology of transcriptional regulation in gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori.
Weikai LiWeikai Li
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-8687
E-mail: liw@biochem.wustl.edu
Structural and biochemical studies of membrane proteins supporting blood coagulation
Timothy M. LohmanTimothy Lohman
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4393
E-mail: lohman@biochem.wustl.edu
Mechanisms of DNA-protein interactions; DNA motor proteins (helicases) and SSB proteins
Garland MarshallGarland Marshall
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-6039
E-mail: garland@biochem.wustl.edu
Major focus is molecular recognition – the basis of intermolecular interactions and specificity seen in drug and hormone receptors, antigen-antibody and substrate-enzyme systems.
Onken, Mike smMichael Onken
Assistant Professor
Phone: (314) 362-4606
E-mail: mdonken@wustl.edu
Molecular mechanisms of cell motility and cytoskeleton assembly
Linda PikeLinda Pike
Professor
Phone: (314) 362-9502
E-mail: pike@biochem.wustl.edu
Mechanism of action of growth factors; polyphosphoinositide metabolism

Adjunct Professor

Katherine Henzler-Wildman
Katherine Henzler-Wildman
Lab Phone: (314) 362-1570

Emeriti Professors

Jacques BaenzigerJacques Baenziger
Phone: (314) 362-8730
E-mail: baenzigerj@biochem.wustl.edu
Synthesis and function of unique carbohydrate structures as information-bearing macromolecules
George DrysdaleGeorge Drysdale
Phone: (314) 362-3358
E-mail: drysdale@biochem.wustl.edu
Macromolecular interactions and recognition
Linda KurzLinda Kurz
Phone: (314) 362-3401
E-mail: kurz@biochem.wustl.edu
Macromolecular interactions and molecular recognition
John MajorsJohn Majors
Phone: (314) 362-1135
E-mail: majors@biochem.wustl.edu
Transcriptional regulation of gene expression in retroviruses and yeast
Scott MathewsF. Scott Mathews
Phone: (314) 362-1080
E-mail: mathews@biochem.wustl.edu
X-ray structure and analysis of macromolecules

Joint Faculty