Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine Faculty
Professor and Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in Basic Science
451 Health Sciences Drive
Genetic susceptibility to cancer, cancer genetics and genomics, human population genetics, cancer health disparities, global cancer health, Hispanic genetic demography.
Matthias Frank, Ph.D.
Michael Saxton, Ph.D.
Research Chemist Emeritus
4321 Tupper Hall
Rm 1400 Research III Building
Role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the genesis and progression of breast tumors; tumor suppressor proteins and their mechanisms of action, mechanisms of therapeutic resistance to targeted agents, microRNA-based and other novel therapeutics for triple-negative breast cancer.
4453 Tupper Hall
Invents new molecular tools for analyzing and engineering functional neural circuits. Leveraging these tools, combined with optical imaging techniques, studies molecular mechanisms of neurological disorders at system levels to search for novel therapeutic treatments.
4110 Tupper Hall
Structure and dynamics of proteins using electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy. Protein mis-folding and degenerative disease. Macromolecular assembly of protein filaments. Apolipoprotein structure and rHDL. Structure of biological membranes.