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Richard M. Amasino

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Phone: (608) 265-2170
Research Area: Regulation of plant development; mechanisms of floral induction.
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Aseem Z. Ansari

Professor, (also with The Genome Center)
Phone: (608) 265-4690
Research Area: Studying the regulation of gene expression at the interface of chemistry, biology and genomics
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Alan D. Attie

Jack Gorski Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-1372
Research Area: Genetics of Diabetes, beta-cell biology
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Sebastian Y. Bednarek

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-0309
Research Area: Plant cell biology; intracellular protein trafficking, membrane biogenesis
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Samuel E. Butcher

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-3890
Research Area: RNA structure, function and dynamics; NMR spectroscopy of RNA and macromolecular complexes; biochemistry of RNA catalysis
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Margaret Clagett-Dame

Professor, (also Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Phone: (608) 262-3450
Research Area: Molecular mechanism of action of the vitamin A metabolite, all-trans retinoic acid, in nervous system development; the therapeutic use of vitamin A and D analogs
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Michael M. Cox

Evelyn M. Mercer Professor in Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-1181
Research Area: Molecular biology and enzymology of genetic recombination and DNA repair
Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth Cavert Miller Professor, Steenbock Professor of Microbial Science
Phone: (608) 263-7105
Research Area: Folding and remodeling of proteins in the cell - the function of molecular chaperones
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Brian G. Fox

Marvin J. Johnson Professor in Fermentation Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-9708
Research Area: Biochemical, catalytic, and spectroscopic studies of redox active enzymes; protein engineering
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Paul D. Friesen

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7774
Research Area: Molecular biology of eukaryotic DNA viruses, regulation of gene expression, programmed cell death (apoptosis), and retrotransposons
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Colleen E. Hayes

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-6387
Research Area: Molecular mechanisms that regulate immune responses
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Katherine Henzler-Wildman

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-1094
Research Area: Dynamics and Function of Integral Membrane Proteins, Secondary Active Transport, Ion Channels
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Hazel M. Holden

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-4988
Research Area: Structure and function of enzymes
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Aaron Hoskins

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 890-3101
Research Area: Elucidating biochemical mechanisms in eukaryotic RNA metabolism with chemistry, biology, and single molecule analysis
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Laura L. Kiessling

Steenbock Professor of Chemistry
Phone: (608) 262-0541
Research Area: Biomolecular recognition processes; the chemistry and biology of protein-saccharide interactions
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Judith Kimble

Vilas Professor
Phone: (608) 262-6188
Research Area: Molecular regulation of animal development
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Robert Landick

Professor
Phone: (608) 265-8475
Research Area: RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of transcript elongation in bacteria and humans
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John L. Markley

Steenbock Professor of Biomolecular Structure (also Director of NMRFAM and BMRB)
Phone: (608) 263-9349
Research Area: NMR spectroscopy and its biological applications; structure function relationships in proteins; stable-isotope-assisted multinuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; processing and analysis of multi-dimensional NMR data; structural genomics; metabolomics
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Thomas F. J. Martin

Wasson Professorship in Biochemistry of Higher Animals
Phone: (608) 263-2427
Research Area: Mechanisms of hormone action; signal transduction and second messengers; regulation of hormone and neurotransmitter secretion; inositol phospholipid biochemistry
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Julie Mitchell

Professor of Biochemistry and Mathematics
Phone: (608) 432-5853
Research Area: Predictive models of molecular interactions and protein design
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James M. Ntambi

Katherine Berns Von Donk Steenbock Professor
Phone: (608) 265-3700
Research Area: Genetic regulation of metabolism: the stearoyl-CoA desaturase genes
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David J. Pagliarini

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-3254
Research Area: Mitochondrial biogenesis and metabolism; cell signaling; proteomics
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Ann C. Palmenberg

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7519
Research Area: Molecular biology of RNA picornaviruses; protein translation, proteolytic processing; RNA synthesis; viral pathogenesis; viral vaccines, vaccine vectors; computer-based sequence analysis
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J. Wesley Pike

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-8229
Research Area: Transcriptional mechanisms of steroid hormone action in the skeleton
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Ronald T. Raines

Henry Lardy Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-8588
Research Area: Chemical biology, protein chemistry and engineering, enzymology, biofuels
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John Ralph

Professor (also Biological Systems Engineering & D.O.E. Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)
Phone: (608) 890-2429
Research Area: Plant cell wall structure, biosynthesis and utilization
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Srivatsan Raman

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Systems and synthetic biology; computational protein design combined with high-throughput phenotyping; allosteric transcription factor design; directed evolution of microbial biosynthetic pathways.
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Ivan Rayment

Michael G. Rossmann Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-0437
Research Area: Molecular basis of protein function
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M. Thomas Record, Jr.

Steenbock Professor in Chemical Sciences
Phone: (608) 262-5332
Research Area: Protein-nucleic acid interactions, including kinetics and mechanism of transcription initiation, characterization of DNA wrapping in protein DNA complexes, development of small molecule solutes as thermodynamic and mechanistic probes of protein and DNA conformational changes.
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Alessandro Senes

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-2584
Research Area: Biochemical and computational studies of membrane protein interactions
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Michael R. Sussman

Professor (also Director of UW Biotechnology Center)
Phone: (608) 262-8608
Research Area: Signal transduction in eukaryotes, development of genomic technologies, plasma membrane receptors and ion transporters, Arabidopsis thaliana.
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Douglas B. Weibel

Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 890-1342
Research Area: Microbial biochemistry and engineering
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Marvin P. Wickens

Max Perutz Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-8007
Research Area: Molecular genetics; RNA and RNA-protein interactions; developmental biology
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Jill C. Wildonger

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 890-4619
Research Area: Characterizing how discrete functional domains in neurons are created by investigating how proteins are trafficked; combining in vitro approaches with in vivo live-cell imaging in the developing fruit fly