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Center for Structural Biology

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Recent CSB Highlights:

  • Hollis and Perrino labs identify a redox regulatory mechanism for the HIV restriction factor, SAMHD1. link

  • Kim Nelson and Leslie Poole carry out an extensive functional and structural characterization of catalytic residues in a model decameric bacterial peroxiredoxin. link

  • Lowther and Howlett labs investigate the cannabinoid receptor interacting protein 1a competition with β-arrestin for CB1 receptor binding sites. link

The Center for Structural Biology at Wake Forest University (WFU) is an Interdisciplinary Organization which combines research and educational resources from WFU Health Sciences and WFU School of Medicine, the WFU Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and the Undergraduate School of Arts & Sciences.  It is based at Wake Forest Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Avenue, Suite 550, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101.

CSBWFU Faculty

Rebecca Alexander
Rebecca Alexander

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Professor of Chemistry.

Al Claiborne
Al Claiborne

Ph.D., Duke University. Professor of Biochemistry.

Larry Daniel
Larry Daniel

Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Professor of Biochemistry.

Patricia DosSantos
Patricia DosSantos

Ph.D., Virginia Tech. Associate Professor of Chemistry

Cristina Furdui
Cristina Furdui

Ph.D., University of Nebraska. Associate Professor of Internal Medicine.

Tom Hollis
Tom Hollis

Ph.D., University of Texas. Professor of Biochemistry.

Todd Lowther
Todd Lowther

Ph.D., University of Florida. Associate Professor of Biochemistry.

Doug Lyles
Doug Lyles

Ph.D., University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Professor and Chair of Biochemistry.

Jed Macosko
Jed Macosko

Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. Associate Professor of Physics.

Kimberly Nelson
Kimberly Nelson

Ph.D., Duke University. Research Instructor of Chemistry

Derek Parsonage
Derek Parsonage

Ph.D., Birmingham University (U.K.). Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.

Fred Perrino
Fred Perrino

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati. Professor of Biochemistry.

Leslie Poole
Leslie Poole

Ph.D., Wake Forest University. Professor of Biochemistry and Director.

Fred Salsbury
Fred Salsbury

Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. Associate Professor of Physics.

Emeritus Faculty

Mark Lively
Mark Lively

Ph.D., Georgia Tech. Professor of Biochemistry.

Roy Hantgan
Roy Hantgan

Ph.D., Cornell University. Associate Professor of Biochemistry.

CSBWFU Staff

Misty Allen
Center Coordinator
Telephone: 336 716-6775
e-mail: mkallen@wakehealth.edu

Chris Williamson
B.S., Wake Forest University.
Operations/Technical Support Analyst.
Telephone: 336 716-3149
e-mail: chris@csb.wfu.edu

CSBWFU Facilities

Three hallmarks of the Center for Structural Biology at the Biotech Place include the X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory, the Biomolecular Computing and Graphics Facility, and the Biomolecular Resource Facility (BRF).

X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory
Biomolecular Computing and Graphics Facility
Protein NMR and Mass Spectrometry
Macromolecular Interactions Core Laboratory (MICL)

Graduate Student Resources

Map and Directions

We are located Wake Forest Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Avenue, Suite 550, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101


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CSBWFU Contact Information

Leslie Poole</a>, Ph.D.
Leslie Poole, Ph.D.
Director
Center for Structural Biology
336 716-6711
Misty Allen
Misty Allen
Center Coordinator
Center for Structural Biology
336 716-6775

Correspondence:

Center for Structural Biology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157
FAX:  336 777-3242