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Bryan W. Berger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University
Surfactant science, membrane biology, protein crystallization, hybrid material design

William F. DeGrado, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Investigator, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
small molecule and protein design as an approach to understanding macromolecule structure and function

Roland L. Dunbrack, Ph.D.

Member, Fox Chase Cancer Center
development of methods for protein structure prediction by homology using Bayesian statistics; application of these methods to proteins of biological and clinical interest
Fox Chase Cancer Center webpage

Robert Fairman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology, Haverford College
protein folding and protein design
Haverford College webpage

Alessandro Gardini, Ph.D.

Wistar Institute Assistant Professor, The Wistar Institute
Genome-wide study of transcriptional regulation in normal and malignant hematopoiesis; role of enhancers and noncoding RNAs as epigenetic modulators
Wistar webpage

Yoshitomo Hamuro, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Technology Development, ExSAR Corporation
characterization of protein dynamics, protein-ligand interactions, protein-protein interactions, using hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry

Stephen C. Harvey, Ph.D.

Georgia Research Alliance Professor, Emeritus, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
Computational and experimental studies on: force generation by dsDNA viral packaging motors; the determination of RNA secondary and tertiary structure; and the origin and evolution of the ribosome.
Harvey Lab website

Ronald H. Hoess, Ph.D.

retired from DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company

Kathleen Howard, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Swarthmore College
studying the structure and dynamics of membrane-bound biomolecules using primarily NMR and EPR spectroscopies
Swarthmore webpage

Mark Lemmon, Ph.D.

David A. Sackler Professor of Pharmacology; Co-director, Cancer Biology Institute, Yale School of Medicine
signaling pathways of receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs)
Yale webpage

Heinrich Roder, Ph.D.

Senior Member, Fox Chase Cancer Center
protein folding, structure and dynamics, NMR and optical spectroscopy
Fox Chase Cancer Center webpage

Emmanuel Skordalakes, Ph.D

Wistar Institute Associate Professor, The Wistar Institute
X-ray crystallography; telomere biology; cancer and aging 
Wistar webpage

David W. Speicher, Ph.D.

Wistar Institute Professor, The Wistar Institute
development of novel technologies to study proteome changes associated with metastases of human cancers; structure-function of membrane proteins
Wistar webpage