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Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Research

Related Laboratories and Research Groups

Research Areas

Cancer Biology Research

  • Control of cell proliferation (Clifford, Noguchi, Reginato)
  • DNA replication (Noguchi, Nickels)
  • Transcription (Clifford, Bouchard)
  • Signal transduction (Clifford, Bouchard, Reginato)
  • Apoptosis (Bouchard, Reginato, Clifford), viral carcinogenesis (Bouchard, Clifford)
  • DNA repair (Mazin, Clifford)

Biological Macromolecules Research

  • Membrane proteins (Loll, Chaiken, White)
  • Receptor-ligand interactions (Chaiken, Loll, Jameson, White)
  • Enzymology and drug design (Jorns, Loll, Mazin, Chaiken, Jameson, White)
  • Post-translational protein modifications (Clifford, Bouchard)
  • Molecular-level studies of specific diseases, including HIV and hepatitis (Chaiken, Bouchard, Cocklin), diabetes (Jameson), sepsis (Loll), and neurodegenerative disease (Loll)
  • Another initiative that has arisen from this approach is in the development of small molecule inhibitors (Loll, Jameson, Chaiken, Mazin), including development of new antibiotics (Loll, Jorns, Jameson)

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