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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Master
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Areas of Research

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Structural Biology

Content
  • Allosteric mechanisms of ligand-gated ion channels
  • Structure and function of the t-tubule L-type Ca2+ channel and the sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ release channel
  • Molecular and biophysical mechanisms of ion channel gating
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Cellular Biophysics

Content
  • Understanding molecular force sensors
  • Actin cytoskeletal dynamics and cell motility
  • Inducible protein allele technology
  • Ion channels in cell function
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Developmental Biophysics

Content
  • Biophysics of cardiac and vessel formation
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Imaging

Content
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Photon microscopy
  • Ultrasound
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Research Faculty: Biochemistry and Biophysics

People
First Name
Christine
Last Name
Beeton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Mary
Middle Name
E.
Last Name
Dickinson
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Dean of Research
First Name
Susan
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Hamilton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and L. F. McCollum Chair in Molecular Physiology
First Name
Frank
Middle Name
T.
Last Name
Horrigan
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
William
Middle Name
R.
Last Name
Lagor
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Robia
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Pautler
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Steen
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Pedersen
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
George
Middle Name
Gerald
Last Name
Rodney Jr.
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Xander
Last Name
Wehrens
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Joshua
Middle Name
D.
Last Name
Wythe
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor