Faculty

Department of Biochemistry Faculty, Emeriti and Adjunct Professors
Chris Bleackley Mechanisms of cell-mediated cytotoxicity and apoptosis
David Brindley Targeting the autotaxin-lysophosphatidate-inflammatory axis to improve cancer treatment
Joseph Casey Membrane Transport in Corneal Blindness
Richard Fahlman Discovery of Novel Functions of small RNAs
Carlos Fernandez-Patron Biology of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in health and disease
Larry Fliegel Regulation of intracellular pH via the Na+/H+ exchanger
Mark Glover Mechanisms of regulation of gene expression
Ing Swie Goping Investigating mammary gland biology and breast cancer
Charles Holmes Regulation of protein phosphatases and phosphorylation
Olivier Julien Functional proteomics and protease biology
Joanne Lemieux Structural studies of membrane proteins associated with disease states
Bernard Lemire The mitochondrial respiratory chain in disease and in aging
Andrew MacMillan Chemical and biochemical mechanisms of RNA processing
Marek Michalak Endoplasmic reticulum in health and disease
Sue-Ann Mok Deciphering the functional architecture of molecular chaperone networks
Michael Overduin Structural biology of signaling and trafficking
Michael Schultz Metabolic programming in vertebrate cells
Leo Spyracopoulos Structure and function of proteins involved in the protein ubiquitination pathway
David Stuart Mechanisms of regulation of cell division
Brian Sykes Structure, function and dynamics of muscle, prion, membrane, and antifreeze proteins
Nicolas Touret Molecular Cell Biology of Innate Immune Receptors
Holger Wille Structural investigations of infectious prions and other misfolded proteins
Howard Young Regulation of calcium transport in heart disease

  

Emeriti
Michael Ellison Mechanisms of cellular regulation
Michael James Three-dimensional structure of proteins; hydrolytic mechanisms of proteinases
Cyril Kay Muscle contraction/relaxation: Protein de novo design
Ronald MacElhaney Roles of lipids in the structure and function of biological membranes
Paul Scott
Structure and function of extracellular matrix macromolecules
Jim Stone Neoplastic transformation of cultured cells by dominant oncogenes
Dennis Vance Molecular and cell biology of phospholipid biosynthesis and function
Joel Weiner Membrane protein structure and bioenergetics

 

Adjunct
Rosalind Godbout Regulation of gene expression in the developing retina and in retinoblastoma
Peter Hwang (1) Developing solution NMR for large protein complexes and membrane proteins.
(2)Targeting the cardiac troponin complex to understand and treat heart failure.
Rene Jacobs Understand the complex interactions involved in the etiology of obesity, Diabetes and other chronic diseases
Liang Li Analytical mass spectrometry (MS) for metabolomics and proteomics
Luis Schang Protein kinases and other cellular factors in the replication and pathogenesis of viruses and prions
Lorne Tyrrell Study of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV)
David Westaway The use of genetically engineered "transgenic" mice to recreate and understand human neurologic disorders
Dawei Zhang Regulation of cholesterol homeostasis