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Stefano Costanzi

Biochemistry, molecular biology and molecular pharmacology research, mainly conducted through computational techniques. A major area of interest relates to the study of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), the single family of drug targets most exploited by currently marketed medicines.

 

Douglas Fox

Sustainable flame retardants; polymer nanocomposites; physicochemical properties of green solvents; thermodynamics and kinetics of metathesis reactions. 

See also:
Biomaterials Design Lab
BDL on OpenWetWare

 

James Girard

Analytical chemistry.

 

Matthew Hartings

Medical use of metals. 

See also:
Biomaterials Design Lab
Hartings Lab Bioinorganic Chemistry

 

Monika Konklieva

Delaying of microbial resistance.

 

Abigail Miller

Analytical chemistry, specifically single-molecule based quantitative bioassays. Using this technique, Miller is able measure chemical reactions, the amount of product and reactants, between target molecules (proteins) and probe molecules (antibodies, aptamers).