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Lin-Feng Chen

Lin-Feng Chen

Epigenetic regulation of NF-κB; the role of NF-κB in apoptosis and cancer; cross-talk between NF-κB and other signaling pathways. NF-κB signaling and H. pylori-mediated gastric disease. Function of RUNX3 as a tumor suppressor in cancer.

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517 Med. Sci. Bldg.
Office: (217) 333-7764
Lab: (217) 333-7864
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John E Cronan

John E Cronan

Genetic approaches to regulation of lipid metabolism; synthesis and attachment of biotin and lipoic acid

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B103 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-7919
Lab: (217) 244-3466
Fax: (217) 244-6697

Rutilio "Rudy" A Fratti

Rutilio "Rudy" A Fratti

Membrane Microdomain Assembly and Membrane Fusion

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490A Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 244-5513
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Robert "Bob" B Gennis

Robert "Bob" B Gennis

Membrane protein structure/function; Expression of membrane proteins from hyperthermophiles; Structure and mechanism of prokaryotic respiratory enzymes that generate a membrane potential

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A320 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-9075
Lab: (217) 333-4939
Fax: (217) 244-3186

John A Gerlt

John A Gerlt

Mechanisms of enzyme-catalyzed reactions, functional genomics, lignin deconstruction for biofuel production

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3107 IGB
Office: (217) 244-7414
Lab: (217) 333-2699
Fax: (217) 244-6538

Raven H Huang

Raven H Huang

Functional and structural characterization of protein enzymes involved in RNA modification and editing, site-specific RNA cleavage, and RNA repair.

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411 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-3967
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Hong Jin

Hong Jin

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493 Roger Adams Laboratory
Office: (217) 244-9493
Lab: (217) 333-3944
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Auinash Kalsotra

Auinash Kalsotra

Tissue development, regeneration and disease, MicroRNAs, Myotonic dystrophy, RNA therapeutics

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Office: 461 Medical Science Building,
506 South Mathews Ave.,
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 300-7654
Lab: (217) 300-5531
Fax: (217) 244-5858

David M Kranz

David M Kranz

Structure, Function, and Engineering of T Cell Receptors; Molecular Basis of Immune Recognition by T Cells; Tumor Targeting with T Cells; Engineering Protein Therapeutics

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352C Burrill Hall
Office: (217) 244-2821
Lab: (217) 244-2823
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Susan  A Martinis

Susan A Martinis

RNA structure and function, RNA-protein interactions,| chemical mechanisms of biological reactions, protein synthesis, tRNA synthetases

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401A Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 244-2405
Lab: (217) 333-4936
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David S. McPheeters

David S. McPheeters

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204 Medical Sciences Building, MC-714
506 South Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 300-2152
Fax: (217) 244-8576

James "Jim" H. Morrissey

James "Jim" H. Morrissey

Protein-phospholipid interactions; regulation of protease cascades; blood clotting; polyphosphate

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323 Roger Adams Lab (office)
Office: (217) 265-4036
Lab: (217) 265-5424
Fax: (217) 265-5290

Satish K Nair

Satish K Nair

Natural products biosynthesis, bacterial signalling, X-ray crystallography

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430 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-0641
Lab: (217) 333-2688
Fax: (217) 244-5858

Mary A Schuler

Mary A Schuler

Molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics: pre-mRNA processing and P450 monooxygenases

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161 Edward R. Madigan Laboratory (ERML)
Office: (217) 333-8784
Lab: (217) 333-8785
Fax: (217) 244-1336

David J Shapiro

David J Shapiro

Identification and use of novel small molecule biomodulators to identify and analyze pathways important in cancer and development of these small molecules as potential anticancer drugs.

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314d Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-1788
Lab: (217) 244-0207
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Stephen G Sligar

Stephen G Sligar

Structural and functional characterization of macromolecular assemblies and the enzymes of biological oxidations, nanoscale systems for human therapeutics, genome/proteome analysis, macromolecular signaling and the biological details of cell migration.

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116 Morrill Hall
Office: (217) 244-7395
Lab: (217) 244-5329
Fax: (217) 265-4073

Emad Tajkhorshid

Emad Tajkhorshid

Computational Studies of Membrane Proteins and Membrane Associated Phenomena

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3009 Beckman Institute
Office: (217) 244-6914

Colin A Wraight

Colin A Wraight

Electron and proton transfer in proteins and across membranes; biological energy conversion; control of redox cofactor function; molecular engineering of ligand-protein interactions

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160 Davenport Hall
Office: (217) 333-3245
Lab: (217) 333-8725
Fax: (217) 244-6615

Martin D Burke

Martin D Burke

Iterative Cross-Coupling (ICC): Towards a General Strategy for Complex Small Molecule Synthesis; Towards the Total Synthesis of Amphotericin B via Iterative Cross-Coupling; Harnessing the Power of Synthesis to Probe the Structure and Function of the Amphotericin B Ion Channel

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Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois
454 Roger Adams Laboratory
600 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 244-8726

Aditi Das

Aditi Das

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Office: (217) 244-0630
Lab: (217) 244-5329

Taekjip  Ha

Taekjip Ha

Developing and using single-molecule fluorescence microscopy and nano-mechanical manipulation tools for molecular biophysics research

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133 Loomis Lab
Office: (217) 265-0717
Lab: (217) 244-0444
Fax: (217) 244-6819

Paul J Hergenrother

Paul J Hergenrother

Using small molecules to identify novel targets for the treatment of cancer, drug-resistant bacteria, and neurodegeneration

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261 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-0363
Lab: (217) 333-3694
Fax: (217) 244-8024

Deborah E Leckband

Deborah E Leckband

Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Adhesion; Cell Engineering

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127 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 244-0793
Lab: (217) 244-2007
Fax: (217) 333-5052

Yi Lu

Yi Lu

Protein design and engineering; in vitro selection and characterization of new catalytic DNA and RNA molecules as anti-viral pharmaceutical agents or as metal ion biosensors

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A324 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-2619
Fax: (217) 333-2685

William W Mantulin

William W Mantulin

Chad M Rienstra

Chad M Rienstra

Solid state nuclear magnetic resonance (SSNMR), including the development of new pulse sequence methodology and instrumentation, and application to studies of protein structure and dynamics

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A129 CLSL
Office: (217) 244-4655
Lab: (217) 333-7606
Fax: (217) 244-3186

Scott K Silverman

Scott K Silverman

DNA as an enzyme

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140 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 244-4489
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Wilfred A van der Donk

Wilfred A van der Donk

The understanding of enzymatic transformations that are of pharmaceutical importance

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161 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 244-5360
Lab: (217) 333-3896
Fax: (217) 244-8024

Huimin Zhao

Huimin Zhao

Synthetic biology; protein engineering; metabolic engineering; biocatalysis; biosynthesis

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215 Rogers Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-2631
Fax: (217) 333-5052

Edward Conrad

Edward Conrad

Structure, metabolism, and biological activities of heparin and heparan sulfate

318E RAL
Office: (217) 333-2011

Antony R Crofts

Antony R Crofts

Structure/function relationships in photosynthetic energy conversion; structure of membrane proteins; mechanism of energy conservation; photosynthesis in intact plants; energetics of the biosphere

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153 Davenport Hall
Office: (217) 333-2043
Lab: (217) 333-7407
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Michael Glaser

Michael Glaser

Growth factor and hormone regulation of myelin synthesis; membrane domains and signal transduction

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321 Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-3960
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 Govindjee

Govindjee

Oxygenic photosynthesis, history of photosynthesis research, and photosynthesis education

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265 Morrill Hall
Office: (217) 333-1794
Fax: (217) 244-7246

Lowell P Hager

Lowell P Hager

Oxidative enzyme mechanisms and protein chemistry

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318G Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-9686
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Eric Jakobsson

Eric Jakobsson

Computational studies of biological transport: understanding and engineering life at the interface

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4021 Beckman Institute
Office: (217) 244-2896
Lab: (217) 244-0072
Fax: (217) 244-2909

George W Ordal

George W Ordal

Investigation of the molecular basis of excitation and adaptation during chemotactic sensory transduction in bacteria

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407 Medical Sciences Building
Office: (217) 333-9098
Lab: (217) 333-0268
Fax: (217) 333-8868

Robert L Switzer

Robert L Switzer

Regulation of bacterial gene expression by transcriptional attenuation

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318D Roger Adams Lab
Office: (217) 333-3940
Lab: (217) 333-7098
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William W Mantulin

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Edward Conrad