John L. Markley

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Emeritus Professor 2020-present
Professor 1984-2020
Steenbock Professor of Biomolecular Structure
Emeritus Head of NMRFAM and BMRB
B.A., Carleton College
Ph.D., Harvard University
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
Email: markley@nmrfam.wisc.edu

Professional Services

Head, National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison – 1988–Present

Head, Biological Magnetic Resonance data Bank – 1988–Present

International Council on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems

  • Treasurer 1992-1994
  • Secretary 1994-1996
  • Chairman 1996-1998

Editorial Boards

Nature, Scientific Data - 2013−Present

Current Metabolomics - 2012−Present

Biomolecular NMR Assignments - 2007−Present

Biopolymers - 2006-Present

Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics - 2001-Present

European Journal of Biochemistry / FEBS Journal, Assoc. Editor - 1999-2009

Macromolecular Structures - 1996-1998

Journal of Magnetic Resonance - 1993-Present

Biophysical Journal - 1991-1997

Journal of Biomolecular NMR - 1990-Present

Turkish Journal of Chemistry - 1990-Present

Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics - 1988-2001

Bulletin of Magnetic Resonance - 1983-1988

National and International Advisory Positions

Member, External Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core (MCMRC) – 2014-Present

Convener, wwPDB Task Force on Validation of NMR Structures - 2009−2010

Member, Advisory Committee, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Biomolecular NMR Core, San Antonio, TX - 2009

Member, International Science Council of the European NMR Research Infrastructures in Ljubljana, Debrecen, Brno, Warsaw, Oxford, Utrecht, Florence and Frankfurt - 2009

External Advisory Board for the HWB-NMR Facility, University of Birmingham, UK - 2008−Present

International Advisory Board for eNMR (Project funded by the European Community) – 2008

Member, Scientific Working Group for the Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease – 2008-Present

External Advisory Committee for the Nebraska Center for Rapid Bioanalysis (COBRE) - 2007−2008

Scientific Advisory Board, Protein Information Management System (PIMS) – 2005-2008

Scientific Advisory Board, Genome Canada project on Building the Metabolomics Toolbox: Enabling Rapid Disease Diagnosis Through Metabolic Profiling - 2005

External Advisory Committee, Resource for Solid State NMR of Proteins, University of California-San Diego – 2003-2006

IUPAB Task Force on “NMR in Biological Systems” - 2001

External Reviewer, NMR Laboratory, Mayo Research Institute - 1998

Technical Advisory Board, Protein Data Bank, Brookhaven National Laboratory – 1997-1999

Advisory Committee, Stable Isotopes Resource, Los Alamos National Laboratory – 1996-2000

External Reviewer, Department of Biochemistry, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 1996

Advisory Committee, UCSF Special Resource for Biomolecular Graphics – 1995-1999

Advisory Board, Protein Data Bank, Brookhaven National Laboratory – 1993-1996

External Reviewer, Department of Biochemistry, Ohio State University - 1991, 1995

Advisory Committee, Structural Biology Program, Academia Sinica, Taipei - 1991-1996

IUPAC/IUB IUBMB/CODATA Task Group on Standardization of Data Bases on Protein Structures Determined by NMR – 1991-1998

Chairman, Division of Biology and Medicine, International Society of Magnetic Resonance – 1990-1993

CODATA Task Group on Biological Macromolecules – 1990-1998

Advisory Committee, High Field NMR Facility, National Magnet Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – 1987-1993

Carleton College Comprehensive Examinations Group - 1985

External Reviewer, Biochemistry Core Curriculum, Grinnell College - 1982

Advisory Committee, NMR Facility for Biomedical Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 1976-1992

Government Service and Foundation Consulting

Member and chair of numerous NIH and NSF site visits

Mail reviewer of grant proposals submitted to: NIH, NSF, USDA, MRC-Canada, Petroleum Research Foundation, Research Corporation, United States-Israel Binational Foundation, Wellcome Trust, among others.

Member, NIH Physical Biochemistry Study Section - 1997-2001

Member, NIH Biomedical Research Technology Review Committee - 1994−1995

Member, Steering Committee, Research Resource Directors - 1983

Member, NIH Biophysical Chemistry (BBCB) Study Section - 1978−1982

Consultant, NIH-Sponsored Workshop on High Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy - March 1977

Ad Hoc Member, NIH BBCB Study Section - 1976

Ad Hoc Member, Special NIH BBCA and BBCB Study Sections - 1976

Meetings Organized

Inaugural ISGO/PSI Workshop on NMR in Structural Genomics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (with Gaetano Montelione) - 2002

Symposium on Advanced NMR Techniques and Biomolecular Structure at the 1995 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, (with Mitsu Ikura and Masatsune Kainosho) - 1995

Session on NMR of Biomolecules, Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerville, New Jersey - 1995

1994 Steenbock Symposium on High Pressure Effects in Molecular Biophysics and Enzymology, Madison, Wisconsin (with Catherine A. Royer and Dexter B. Northrop) - 1994

Stable Isotope Applications in Biomolecular Structure and Mechanisms, Santa Fe, New Mexico (program committee) - 1994

International Biological NMR Symposium, Stanford, University (with Stanley J. Opella) - 1994

The Use of Stable Isotopes in NMR Studies of Protein Structure, Dynamics and Function, Palais Luxembourg, Paris, France (program committee) - 1994

Conference on Frontiers of NMR in Molecular Biology   II, Keystone Symposia on Molecular & Cellular Biology, Keystone, Colorado (with Peter Wright and Masatsune Kainosho) - 1990

Molecular Approaches to the Elucidation of Biological Functions by Stable Isotope Aided NMR Spectroscopy, Oiso, Japan (with Masatsune Kainosho) - 1989

Nuclease Meeting, Biochemistry Department, University of Wisconsin Madison (with Micheal H. Zehfus) - 1988

International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems, Madison, Wisconsin (with Chien Ho and James S. Hyde) - 1988

Protein Society, Inaugural Meeting, San Diego, California (program committee) - 1988

UCLA Workshop on the Frontiers of NMR in Biotechnology, Lake Tahoe, (with Dale Oxender and C. Fred Fox) - 1988

Gordon Conference on the Physics and Physical Chemistry of Biopolymers (with Wilma Olson) - 1984

​Eighth Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR) (national advisory committee) - 1983

Biochemical NMR Spectroscopy:  a Dedication and Symposium, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana - 1978