Erik Procko

Erik Procko

Erik Procko’s research primarily investigates the structures, functions, and mechanisms of transmembrane receptors and transporters, applying methods in cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, and biophysics. Currently, the Procko lab integrates...
Ning Wang

Ning Wang

Ning Wang uses advanced research techniques to gain a fundamental understanding of cell mechanics, including cytoskeletal biomechanics and control of cell form and function; bio-imaging of cytoskeletal structures and stress distribution in living cells;...
Raven Huang

Raven Huang

Raven Huang has a longstanding interest in understanding how protein enzymes catalyze novel chemical reactions. His research focuses on drug discovery, enzymology, host-pathogen interactions, protein synthesis, protein-nucleic acid interactions, RNA biology, and...
Stephan Sligar

Stephan Sligar

Stephan Sligar has spent his professional career focused on the discovery, development, and use of chemical and biophysical tools to understand fundamental problems in biochemistry. Sligar’s lab developed the Nanodisc platform, which allows for the generation of a...
Diwakar Shukla

Diwakar Shukla

Diwakar Shukla’s research group develops and employs computational chemistry approaches to decipher the mechanisms of regulation of protein function, which play a critical role in governing cellular and organismal behavior. Shukla’s group develops computational and...
Hyunjoon Kong

Hyunjoon Kong

Hyunjoon (Joon) Kong’s lab is developing advanced biomaterials that can be used to address problems in biology and medicine. The Kong lab conducts research that aims to better understand the roles of an extracellular matrix and bio-transports on cancer...
Jie Chen

Jie Chen

Dr. Chen researches signal transduction mechanisms that underlie cellular and developmental processes in mammals using experimental approaches such as molecular biology, biochemistry, and mouse genetics. Her research with the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a...