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scientific focus area thumbnail logoStructural Biology employs advanced techniques such as X-ray crystallography, mass spectrometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to create structural models of biological molecules; these models can provide three-dimensional, atomic level information that helps researchers explore biological interactions and develop novel drugs.

Gregory Alushin, Ph.D.

José D. Faraldo-Gómez, Ph.D.

Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D.

Richard Hendler, Ph.D.

Jay R. Knutson, Ph.D.

Jennifer C. Lee, Ph.D.

Alan Peterkofsky, Ph.D.

Antonina Roll-Mecak, B.E., Ph.D.

James R. Sellers, Ph.D.

Justin Taraska, Ph.D.

Nico Tjandra, Ph.D.

Martha Vaughan, M.D.

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