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  Several faculty members, associates, students and staff routinely use the Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography Facility to collect data from protein crystals, viruses and fibers. The users can schedule data collection by contacting Soma and requesting time. Current schedule should be consulted before requesting time. The following is the list of current users and link to their research interests.
  • Mike Blaber, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Ph. D., University of California at Irvine, 1990.  Protein Structure and stability relationships; serine protease structure and specificity relationships.
  • Hong Li, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Ph. D., University of Rochester, 1994. Structural characterization of protein:RNA interaction using x-ray crystallography.
  • W. Ross Ellington, Professor of Biological Sciences, Ph. D., University of Rhode Island, 1976. Comparative and Evolutionary Biochemistry.
  • Igor Alabugin, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ph. D., Moscow State University, 1995. Anticancer agents, Radical reactions, and Photochemical reactions.
  • Linda Hirst, Assistant Professor of Physics, Ph. D., U. Manchester, UK, 2001.  Biomolecular Self-Assembly; lipid phase behavior and membrane biophysics.
  • Hengli Tang, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Ph. D., University of California, San Diego, 1998. Virus-host cell interactions, HIV, and HCV.
  • Betty Gaffney, Professor of Biology, Ph.D., Stanford. Lipids & arachidonic acid mediators, and magnetic resonance
  • D. van Winkle, Associate Professor of Physics, Ph. D., University of Colorado, 1984. Experimental physics, molecular fluids, liquid crystals.

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