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Faculty Directory - Molecular structure

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Genetics and Micriobiology
Multidisciplinary research group that addresses global health problems usiing the interface of chemistry and biology.
(919) 660-1511
James B. Duke Professor
Cell Biology
Cytoskeleton and cell motility, especially the bacterial tubulin homolog FtsZ, the key player in bacterial cell division; Extracellular matrix, especially fibronectin.
919 684 6385
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology
Molecular mechanisms of nociception, specifically the mechanisms of sensory ion channels involved in sensing temperature and touch.
(919) 684-1144
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Harnessesing the unique properties of small organic molecules to study the structure, function and therapeutic potential of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs).
(919) 660-1522
Associate Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Smooth and striated muscle plasticity in response to physiological stress, drug discovery in obesity, and drug discovery in infectious diseases.
919-613-8606
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology, Associate Professor of Surgery
Pathology
Pathogenesis of arthritis and development of novel biomarker tools to aid in the diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring, and effective intervention of the disease in humans and animal model systems.
919-681-6652
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Research Summary (one sentence) This laboratory focuses on targeting the neurokinin-1 receptor in glioblastomas and understanding the molecular basis of postoperative delirium.
(919)681-4775
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
Structural and functional studies of ion channels and transporters
919-684-1005
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Biochemistry
Molecular properties and regulatory mechanisms that control the function of plasma membrane receptors for hormones and drugs.
(919) 684-2974
Professor
Biochemistry
Physical chemistry of biological macromolecules: kinetics, thermodynamics, spectroscopy and structure.
919 684-4363
Professor
Biochemistry
Structural Bioinformatics: concepts and computer tools to visualize, analyze, and correct protein and RNA structures.
919-684-6010
James B. Duke Professor
Biochemistry
3D structural bioinformatics of protein and RNA: structures, interactions, motions, & design; techniques for improving model accuracy.
919-684-6010
University Distinguished Service Professor, Director of Duke NMR Spectroscopy Center
Biochemistry
Studies of molecular structures, assembly mechanisms and function of biological macromolecular machines with physical biochemistry methods.
(919)684-4327
Professor and Director Duke Translational Research Institute
Inventing and developing nucleic acid based therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
919-684-6375
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Epigenetic regulation of the human genome, with a specific emphasis on centromeres and chromosome structure and behavior.
(919) 684-9038
Professor of Pathology
Pathology
Cancer genetics and therapy
(919)-668-7850
Assistant professor
Biochemistry
Radical and metallo-enzymology.
(919) 684-8848
Associate Professor
Biochemistry
NMR methodology and its application to understanding the molecular recognition of essential protein complexes in crucial biological processes.
919-493-0342