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NC State Biochemistry

 

 

Dr. Ascencio-Ibanez
Jose Ascencio-Ibanez
Teaching Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: North Carolina State University
Research area: Plant-pathogen interactions, cell cycle in arabidopsis, senescence, micro algae for biofuels, undergraduate research

Ben Bobayt
Ben Bobay
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: North Carolina State University
Research area: Assistant director of Biomolecular NMR facility; Biological NMR, protein structure and dynamics.
Dr. Brown Dennis T. Brown
Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of Pennsylvania
Research area: Structure, function and assembly of the model membrane containing virus Sindbis

Dr. Cavanagh John Cavanagh
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of Cambridge, UK
Postdoctoral: The Scripps Research Institute
Research area: NMR spectroscopy, protein structures and protein:protein/DNA/metal recognition and interactions

Dr. Clark
A. Clay Clark
Professor and Interim Head of Biochemistry
PhD: Texas A&M University
Postdoctoral: Washington University School of Medicine
Research area: Caspase structure and activation, structure-based drug design and discovery, cancer therapeutics

Dr. Doherty
Colleen J. Doherty
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Michigan State University
Postdoctoral: University of California, San Diego
Research area: Systems and molecular analysis of abiotic stress in plants, circadian rhythms, transcriptional signaling in response to stress, integration of signaling pathways, impacts of climate change on plant stress responses

Dr. Goshe
Michael B. Goshe
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Case Western Reserve University
Postdoctoral: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Research area: Biological mass spectrometry, proteomics, characterizing protein-protein/nucleic acid/ ligand interactions

Linda K. Hanley-Bowdoin
Linda K. Hanley-Bowdoin
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Rockefeller University
Postdoctoral: Cornell University; Monsanto
Research area: Geminiviruses as models for plant DNA replication, transcription and cell cycle regulation

Charles C. Hardin
Charles C. Hardin
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Iowa State University
Postdoctoral: University of California, Berkeley
Research area: Structure-function, immunochemistry and in vivo detection of DNA quadruplexes

Cynthia L. Hemenway
Cynthia L. Hemenway
Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Columbia University
Postdoctoral: Monsanto
Research area: Single-stranded RNA plant viruses, their molecular biology and the biochemical aspects of the cellular infection cycle

Raquel Hernandez
Raquel Hernandez
Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of Texas, Austin
Research area: Vaccines against arthropod vectored virus diseases
James A. Knopp
James A. Knopp
Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
PhD: University of Illinois at Urbana
Postdoctoral: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Research area: Academics; Director of Undergraduate Academic Programs

Sarah MacKenzie
Sarah MacKenzie
Research Scholar in Biochemistry
PhD: North Carolina State University
Research area: Enzyme allostery, protein structure/function, structure-based drug design and discovery, cancer therapeutics
E. Stuart Maxwell
E. Stuart Maxwell
Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Postdoctoral: Insitute Jacque Monod, Paris; University of Chicago
Research area: Synthesis, structure and function of the small nucleolar RNAs

Flora Meilleur
Flora Meilleur
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg (Germany) & Université Joeseph Fourier, Grenoble (France)
Postdoctoral: The Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble (France)
Research Areas: cellulose degrading enzymes, cytochrome P450s, X-ray and neutron structural biology, mechanistic enzymology

Dave Presutti
Dave Presutti
Teaching Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD:
Biochemistry courses: Biochemistry 454
Robert B. Rose
Robert B. Rose
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of California, San Francisco
Postdoctoral: University of California, Berkeley
Research area: Protein crystallography and function of transcription factors. Transcriptional regulation in pancreatic beta cells and diabetes

Paul Swartz
Paul Swartz
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Washington State University
Research area: X-ray crystallography, XRC director

Paul Wollenzien
Paul Wollenzien
Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: University of California, Berkeley
Postdoctoral: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Research area: Structure and function of bacterial ribosomes

Guozhou Xu
Guozhou Xu
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Postdoctoral: Harvard Medical School
Research area: Pathogen-host interactions, Mechanism of signal transduction in the innate immune response, X-ray crystallography.

 
Emeritus Faculty
William L. Miller
William L. Miller
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: Cornell University
Research area: Transcription factors regulating reproduction

Edward C. Sisler
Edward C. Sisler
Professor of Biochemistry
PhD: North Carolina State University
Postdoctoral: Brookhaven National Laboratory; The Smithsonian Institution
Research area: Basic research on the actions of plant hormones