Biophysics Affiliated Faculty Members

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Jonathan Abraham, M.D., Ph.D.

Member of the Faculty
Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School

Our laboratory seeks to understand at the molecular level how the human body tackles infections by agents that cause highly lethal human diseases that have limited treatment or vaccine options.

... Read more about Jonathan Abraham, M.D., Ph.D.
New Research Building, Room 939L
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-5388

Brian J. Bacskai

Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator, Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Researching Alzheimer's disease using multiphoton microscopy to observe, in vivo, the anatomy and physiology of specific cell type in the brain.... Read more about Brian J. Bacskai

Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
114 16th St., CNY 114, Room 2010
Charlestown, MA 02129
p: 617 724-5306
Howard Berg, Ph.D.

Howard Berg, Ph.D.

Herchel Smith Professor of Physics, Harvard University
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Member, Rowland Institute for Science

 

Our quest is an understanding of the behavior of bacteria at the molecular level, especially behavior involving chemical stimuli (chemotaxis)... Read more about Howard Berg, Ph.D.

Biological Laboratories Building, Room 3063
16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617 495-0924 fax: 617 496-1114
Stephen C. Blacklow, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen C. Blacklow, M.D., Ph.D.

Gustavus Adolphus Pfeiffer Professor
Chair, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Member, Department of Cancer Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Blacklow laboratory studies biochemical and molecular mechanisms of signal transduction. A major focus is on elucidating key events mediated by the Notch signaling pathway in health and disease.... Read more about Stephen C. Blacklow, M.D., Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School
LHRRB Building, Room 201B
45 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-5176

Alan Brown

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

Our long-term goal is to understand transport mechanisms in the cell. To do this we use a combination of structural, biophysical and biochemical techniques with an emphasis on high-resolution electron microscopy. ... Read more about Alan Brown

Department of BCMP
LHRRB 203,
240 Longwood Avenue,
Boston, MA 02115
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Luke H. Chao

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Compartmentalization is a hallmark of cellular life. The Chao lab is interested in how macromolecular assemblies propagate and maintain cellular ultrastructure. ... Read more about Luke H. Chao
185 Cambridge Street, Simches Research Building, -6.808
Boston, MA 02114
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George M. Church

Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, & Health Sciences & Technology, Harvard Medical School/ MIT
Director of HMS NHGRI-Center of Excellence in Genomic Science, Director of Personal Genome Project
Broad Institute & Wyss Harvard Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering

Pursuing "Next generation" DNA sequencing methods and chip-DNA-synthesis, gene editing and stem cell engineering.... Read more about George M. Church

Harvard Medical School
Department of Genetics
Nee Research Building, Room 238
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-1278
L. Stirling Churchman

L. Stirling Churchman

Assistant Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

High-resolution global studies to elucidate the molecular mechanisms that control the expression of both the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes.... Read more about L. Stirling Churchman

Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
New Research Building, 0356,
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115