‚ÄčThe Department of Biological Chemistry is composed of faculty members that form an intellectually exciting community. The diverse research interests focus on understanding the chemistry and biochemistry of life processes. Faculty members are very active and interactive and work in a culture that encourages the free exchange of ideas while fostering exciting collaborations within and outside the department. Such interactions strongly enhance the ability of each member to make seminal discoveries that cross scientific disciplines.

All Areas

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Gene Regulation

gene_ regulation

Metabolism & Energetics

metabolism_energetics

Protein Fold ing & Enzymology

protein_folding_enzymology

Microbiology & Immunology

microbiology

Signal Transduction

signal_transduction

Neurobiology

neurobiology

Cellular Organization & Trafficking

cellular_organization_trafficking

Human Disease

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CATERINA_michael

TRP channel function in thermosensation, pain, and inflammation

COLE_robert

Mass spectrometry strategies to characterize proteins and their modifications in malnutrition, neurological diseases and cancer

Fukunaga_Ryuya

Mechanism and biology of small silencing RNAs

GOLEY_erin

Bacterial cell biology: cytoskeletal function during growth and division

Gould1

Exosome biogenesis and retrovirus budding

Jonathan Lynch, Ph.D.
jlynch48@jhmi.edu

Molecular determinants of host-microbe symbiosis and impact on host health.

MARGOLIS_seth

Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Formation in Development and Disease

The Regulation of Neuronal Gene Expression in Health and Disease

OCONNOR_tamara

Molecular dissection of host-pathogen interactions and the evolution of virulence strategies in natural reservoirs

POMERANTZ

Functional Specificity and Design of Signal Transduction Pathways

REDDY_karen

Understanding how the nuclear periphery and other subcompartments contribute to general nuclear architecture and to specific gene regulation

Sack_George

Human amyloid A protein structure and pathophysiology

Wolfgang2021

Cellular and organismal metabolism

ZACHARA

O-GlcNAc, A Novel Regulator of the Cellular Stress Response and Cell Surival.