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All Faculty  ( * = Emeritus,  ** = Secondary, + = Deceased)


 
Hashim M Al-Hashimi
Phone: (919) 660-1113
Email: hashim.al.hashimi@duke.edu
Website:  Al-Hashimi Lab
Research Interests:  The theoretical design and implementation of new NMR experiments for probing the physicochemical properties of biomolecules, with particular interest in RNA and DNA and the proteins and small molecules that bind to them.
 
 
Michael Been
Phone: (919) 684-2858
Email: been "AT" biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Been Lab
Research Interests: Enzyme Mechanisms, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, RNA Biochemistry


Lorena S. Beese
Phone: (919) 681-5267
Email: lb12@duke.edu
Website:  Beese Lab
Research Interests: Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Enzyme Mechanisms, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, Protein Structure, Replication and Stabilization of Genes, Signal Transduction, Structural Biology, X-Ray Crystallography


 
G. Vann Bennett
Phone: (919) 684-3538
Email: benne012@mc.duke.edu
Website: Bennett Lab
Research Interests: Membrane Biochemistry 

 
David Beratan**
Phone: (919) 660-1526
Email: david.beratan@duke.edu
Website: http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Chemistry/faculty/david.beratan
Research Interests: Computational Biology, Enzyme Mechanisms, Physical Biochemistry
 

 
Perry J. Blackshear**
Phone: (919) 541-4899
Email: black009@niehs.nih.gov
Website:  http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/lst/polypeptide/index.cfm
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Hormones, Signal Transduction 
 

Michael Boyce
Phone: (919) 684-9906
Website: Boyce Lab
Research Interests: The long-term goal of the Boyce lab is to understand the role of protein glycosylation in mammalian cell signaling and physiology.

 
Richard Brennan
Phone: (919) 684-9471
Research Interests:  Gene Function and Regulation, Microbial Pathogenesis, Multidrug Resistance and Tolerance, Oxidative Stress, Protein Structure and Function, Protein-Nucleic Acid Interaction, Structural Biology, X-ray Crystallography


 
Patrick J. Casey**
Phone: (919) 613-8613
Email: casey006@mc.duke.edu
Website: http://pharmacology.mc.duke.edu/faculty/casey.htm 
Research Interests: Enzyme Mechanisms, Membrane Biochemistry, Signal Transduction 
 


Brian E. Coggins
Phone: (919) 684-7772
Research Interests: NMR of Macromolecules, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Structure, Structural Biology


 
Bruce R. Donald**
Phone: (919)-660-6583
Email: brd "at" cs "dot" duke "dot"  edu
Website: http://www.cs.duke.edu/brd/ 
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, NMR of Macromolecules, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Design, Protein Folding, Protein Structure, Structural Biology 


 
 
Harold Erickson**
Phone: 919-684-6385
Email: h.erickson@cellbio.duke.edu
Website: http://www.cellbio.duke.edu/faculty/research/Erickson.html 
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Protein Structure, Structural Biology
 

 
Michael C. Fitzgerald**
Phone: (919) 660-1547
Email: michael.c.fitzgerald@duke.edu
Website: http://www.chem.duke.edu/labs/fitzgerald/
Research Interests: Mass Spectrometry, Structural Biology

 
Irwin Fridovich*
Phone: (919)684-5122
Email: fridovich@biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Emeritus
Research Interests: Enzyme Mechanisms 
 
Ronald Greene(+)


Arno L. Greenleaf
Phone: (919) 684-4034
Email: arno@biochem.duke.edu
Website: Greenleaf Lab
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, RNA Biochemistry 
 
 
Samson Gross*

 
Ziqiang Guan
Phone: (919) 684-3005
Email: ziqiang.guan@duke.edu
Website: Guan Lab
Research Interests: Mass spectrometry, lipidomics, lipid biochemistry, lipid biomarkers of genetic diseases and cancers.


Homme W. Hellinga
Phone: (919) 681-5885
Email: hwh@biochem.duke.edu
Website: Hellinga Lab
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Mass Spectrometry, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Design, Protein Folding, Protein Structure, Structural Biology
 
 

 
Michael Hershfield**
Phone: (919) 684-4184
Email: msh@biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Hershfield Lab
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Medical Biology

Robert L. Hill (+)
Phone: (919) 681-8805
Website: Emeritus
Research Interests: Glycobiology, Protein Structure 

 
Tao-shih Hsieh *
Email: hsieh@biochem.duke.edu
Research Interests: Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, Replication and Stabilization of Genes

 
Kenneth Kreuzer
Phone: (919) 684-6466
Email: kenneth.kreuzer@duke.edu
Website:  Kreuzer Lab
Research Interests: Microbial Pathogenesis, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, Replication and Stabilization of Genes, Virology.y

 
Meta J. Kuehn
Phone: (919) 684-2545
Email: mkuehn@biochem.duke.edu
Website: Kuehn Lab
Research Interests: Membrane Biochemistry, Microbial Pathogenesis
Mechanisms of Toxicity, Host/Microbe Interactions, Protein Secretion Mechanisms

 
Seok-Yong Lee
Phone: (919)-684-1005
Email: sylee "AT" biochem.duke.edu
Website: Lee Lab
Research Interests: Membrane Biochemistry, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Structure, Structural Biology, X-Ray Crystallography
 

 
Robert J. Lefkowitz**
Phone: (919) 684-2974
Email: lefko001@receptor-biol.duke.edu
Website:  http://www.lefkolab.org
Research Interests: Hormones, Medical Biology, Membrane Biochemistry, Signal Transduction
 

 
Dewey G. McCafferty**
Phone: 919-660-1516
Email: dewey@duke.edu
Website: http://www.chem.duke.edu/~dewey/labgroup/
Research Interests: Chemical Biology, Enzyme Mechanisms, Gene Function and Regulation, Medical Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry
 

 
Paul L. Modrich
Phone: (919) 684-2775
Email: modrich "AT" biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Modrich Lab
Research Interests: Research interests include Nucleic Acid Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, and Origins of Mutation.
 

 
Christopher Newgard**
Phone: (919) 668-6059
Email: newga002@mc.duke.edu
Website: http://pharmacology.mc.duke.edu/faculty/newgard.htm 
Research Interests: Hormones, Mass Spectrometry, Medical Biology, Metabolomics, Natural Products, Nutrition, Signal Transduction

 
Christopher Nicchitta**
Phone: 919-684-8948
Email: c.nicchitta@cellbio.duke.edu
Website: Nicchitta Lab
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Membrane Biochemistry, Protein Structure

 
Terrence G. Oas
Phone: (919) 684-4363
Email: oas@duke.edu
Website: Oas Lab
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Mass Spectrometry, NMR of Macromolecules, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Design, Protein Folding, Protein Structure, RNA Biochemistry, Structural Biology
 

 
Christian R.H. Raetz (+)
Phone: (919) 684-3384
Website: Raetz Lab
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Chemical Biology, Enzyme Mechanisms, Glycobiology, Mass Spectrometry, Membrane Biochemistry, Metabolomics, Microbial Pathogenesis, Natural Products, Structural Biology


 
K.V. Rajagopalan*
Phone: (919) 681-8845
Email: raj@biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Emeritus
Research Interests: Enzyme Mechanisms, Metabolomics, Natural Products, Protein Structure

 
David C. Richardson
Phone: (919) 684-6010
Email: dcr "at" kinemage biochem duke edu
Website: Richardson Lab
Research Interests: Computational Biology, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Design, Protein Folding, Protein Structure, RNA Biochemistry, Structural Biology, X-Ray Crystallography


 
Jane S. Richardson
Phone: (919) 684-6010
Email: jsr "at" kinemage biochem duke edu
Website: Richardson Lab
Research Interests: Computational Biology, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Design, Protein Folding, Protein Structure, RNA Biochemistry, Structural Biology, X-Ray Crystallography
 

 
Laura Rusche  -  *New Contact Information
Email: lrusche@buffalo.edu
Website: : http://biology.buffalo.edu/Faculty/Rusche/Rusche.html

 
Maria Schumacher
Phone: (919) 684-9468
Website: Schumacher Lab
Research Interests: The Schumacher laboratory focuses on understanding, at a detailed atomic level, several key biological processes involving protein-nucleic acid interactions.

 
Leonard Spicer
Phone: (919) 684-4327
Email: spicer@biochem.duke.edu
Website:  Spicer Lab
Research Interests: NMR of Macromolecules, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Structure, Structural Biology, Virology

 
Deborah A. Steege *
Phone: (919) 684-4098
Email: steege@biochem.duke.edu
Research Interests: Gene Function and Regulation, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, RNA Biochemistry


Dennis J. Thiele **
Phone:  (919) 684-5776
Website:  Thiele Lab
Research Interests: Copper transporters in growth, development and disease; Communication between copper import and copper stores; Fe deficiency: reprogramming via mRNA degradation; Copper and iron in fungal pathogenesis; Heat Shock Factors in protein mis-folding diseases
 

 
Eric J. Toone**
Phone: (919) 681-3484
Email: eric.toone@duke.edu
Website:
Research Interests: Chemical Biology, Glycobiology, Membrane Biochemistry, Natural Products

 
Robert E. Webster*
Email: webster@biochem.duke.edu
Website: :  Emeritus
Research Interests:

 
Kenichi Yokoyama
Phone: (919) 684-8848
Email: ken.yoko@duke.edu
Website: Yokoyama Lab
Research Interests: Enzyme Mechanisms, Radical Reactions, EPR spectroscopy, Natural Product Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

 
Pei Zhou
Phone: (919) 668-6409
Email: peizhou@biochem.duke.edu
Website: http://zhoulab.biochem.duke.edu/ 
Research Interests: NMR of Macromolecules, Physical Biochemistry, Protein Structure, Structural Biology



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