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University of Colorado Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Affiliated Faculty

Joan Betz, Ph.D.
Biology at Regis College

Protein-DNA interactions regulating transcription

Thomas Blumenthal, Ph.D.
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at CU Boulder
Mechanisms of pre-mRNA processing: splicing and 3' end formation; logic of gene organization on C. elegans chromosomes: eukaryotic operons

Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D.
Biochemistry at CU Boulder

Ribozyme Structure and Telomere Maintenance

Mair Churchill, Ph.D.

Structural biology of gene regulatory mechanisms

Heide L. Ford, Ph.D.
Obstetrics & Gynecology

The SIX family of homeobox genes and their role in development, cell cycle control, and tumorigenesis.

Jacob Friedman, Ph.D.
Pediatrics - Human Nutrition

Our lab is interested in how transcription factors regulate genes of energy balance and glucose homeostasis. Our focus is on insulin receptor signaling, gene regulation, and fetal origins of adult diabetes and obesity.

Arthur Gutierrez-Hartmann, M.D.
Medicine - Endocrinology

The role of POU homeodomain and Ets family transcription factors in tissue-specific gene regulation.

James Hagman, Ph.D.

Transcriptional regulation and differentiation of B lymphocytes

Alexander Karpeisky, Ph.D.
MBC Pharma, Inc.

Karolin Luger, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State University

Structure and function of eukaryotic chromatin

Philippa Marrack, Ph.D.

The production, survival and properties of T cells

Anne-Laure Perraud, Ph.D.

Studying ion channel function in the immune context

Inge Wefes, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate School

Tamim H. Shaikh, Ph.D
Pediatrics - Human Medical Genetics

Copy Number Variation in Human Disease; Neurodevelopmental Genes and Genetics Pathways; Genome Instabilty and Mechanisms of Rearrangement

Matt Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
School of Medicine

Dennis Voelker, Ph.D.
National Jewish Center - Cell Biology

Intracellular phospholipid trafficking among organelles and the structure and function of the pulmonary surfactant proteins A and D

Shawn Zinnen, Ph.D.
MBC Pharma, Inc.