Biochemistry and Biophysics

Biochemistry-Biophysics Faculty

Anthony C. Bishop
Professor of Chemistry
Ashley R. Carter
Assistant Professor of Physics
Caroline E. Goutte
Professor of Biology
Interests: Molecular mechanisms of cell and developmental biology, genetic analysis of model systems, Notch signaling pathway in C. elegans
David E. Hansen
Professor of Chemistry; Chair of Chemistry
Sheila S. Jaswal
Assistant Professor of Chemistry.
Jeeyon Jeong
Assistant Professor of Biology
Interests: Cell Biology of Metals, Iron Homeostasis, Plant Molecular Biology
William A. Loinaz
Professor of Physics; Chair of Physics and Astronomy
Patricia B. O'Hara
Amanda and Lisa Cross Professor of Chemistry
Interests: Scholarly interests include fluorescence ensemble and single molecule measurements, biomolecular dynamics, and protein - small molecule interactions. My teaching interests are situated in Biophysical and General Chemistry, with some courses in general science topics such as Molecular Gastronomy and Olive Oil Chemistry. At the College, I served on most committees and was Dean of New Students from 2010-2014. In the 2014-2015 academic year, I am on sabbatical, first as a visiting professor at Bo?azi├ži University in Istanbul, Turkey and then at Stellenbosch University in Capetown, South Africa.
Dominic L. Poccia
Rufus Tyler Lincoln Professor of Biology (On Leave 7/1/2015 - 12/31/2015)
Interests: Mechanisms of membrane fusion, fertilization and cell cycle regulation.
David I. Ratner
Alfred Sargent Lee '41 and Mary Farley Ames Lee Professor of Biology
Interests: Cellular differentiation in Dictyostelium amoebae; ubiquitin-dependent proteolysis; signal transduction pathways
Patrick L. Williamson
Edward H. Harkness Professor of Biology; Chair of Biochemistry-Biophysics
Interests: Lipid bilayer organization; lipid asymmetry; transbilayer lipid transport; recognition and removal of apoptotic cells