Protein Structure and Function Research Area

Researchers interested in Protein Structure and Function

Andrew Bent

Position title: Professor

Email: afbent@wisc.edu

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Plant Pathology
Plant disease resistance and host-pathogen dynamics

Helen Blackwell

Position title: Professor

Email: blackwell@chem.wisc.edu

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Chemistry
Quorum sensing in animal and plant-associated bacteria, artificial bacterial signaling molecules

Briana Burton

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: briana.burton@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Molecular mechanisms of macromolecule transport across membranes

Silvia Cavagnero

Position title: Professor

Email: cavagnero@chem.wisc.edu

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Chemistry
Mechanism of protein folding, misfolding and aggregation in the bacterial cell

Michael Cox

Position title: Professor

Email: cox@biochem.wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Molecular biology and enzymology of genetic recombination and DNA repair

Joseph Dillard

Position title: Professor

Email: jpdillard@wisc.edu

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular mechanisms of disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Tim Donohue

Position title: Professor

Email: tdonohue@bact.wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Bacterial renewable energy strategies

Katrina Forest

Position title: Professor

Email: forest@bact.wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Structural biology of pathogenesis

Jenny Gumperz

Position title: Professor

Email: jegumperz@wisc.edu

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular and functional analyses of T lymphocytes in innate immunity

Katie Henzler-Wildman

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: henzlerwildm@wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Molecular mechanisms of drug efflux and bacterial secondary active transport

Anna Huttenlocher

Position title: Professor

Email: huttenlocher@wisc.edu

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Pediatrics/Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular mechanisms of leukocyte chemotaxis and inflammation

Tu Anh Huynh

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: thuynh6@wisc.edu

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Food Science
Bacterial signal transduction, bacterial pathogenesis and stress response

James Keck

Position title: Professor

Email: jlkeck@facstaff.wisc.edu

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Structure and function of proteins involved metabolic pathways

Patricia Kiley

Position title: Professor

Email: pjkiley@wisc.edu

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Transcriptional control of anaerobic gene expression in E. coli

Robert Landick

Position title: Professor

Email: landick@bact.wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Transcriptional regulation/RNA polymerase structure and function

Dan Loeb

Position title: Professor

Email: loeb@oncology.wisc.edu

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Oncology
Hepatitis B viruses

Vatsan Raman

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: sraman4@wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Design of synthetic bacteriophages for therapy and microbiome editing, engineering microbial transcription, protein design

Alessandro Senes

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: senes@wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Structure and function of membrane proteins of the bacterial divisome.

Michael Thomas

Position title: Professor

Email: michael.thomas@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Biosynthesis of bacterial secondary metabolites

Rodney Welch

Position title: Professor

Email: rawelch@wisc.edu

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular analysis of bacteria pathogens