Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

 

MARTIN PRING, D.PHIL.
Associate Professor of Physiology

Department of Physiology
C200 Richards Building
3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6085
pringm@mail.med.upenn.edu

Phone: (215) 898-6870
Fax: (215) 573-5851

Other Perelman School of Medicine Affiliations
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Degrees
B.A., Oxford University, 1963
M.A., Oxford University, 1966
D.Phil., Oxford University, 1966

Honors
E.A. Bennett Research Award in Basic Science (Society for Biological Psychiatry), 1975
Mary and Christian F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1983

Professional Affiliations
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, FASEB

Research Interests
Integration and optimization algorithms, application of digital computers to analysis of complex biological phenomena.

Research Description
The connecting theme of Dr. Pring's research is the analysis of complex biological phenomena by fitting mathematical representations of physical models of the underlying processes to experimental observations. The phenomena studied include biochemical reaction networks, molecular and bulk transport processes, biophysical transduction mechanisms, and various combinations of these. One such area of recent study is the mechanisms and thermodynamics of actin filament assembly and its control by proteins that in varying combinations bind actin monomers and cutcap and nucleate the filaments.

Publications

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