Faculty and Research

Professor, Department Head
(413) 545-3422
Focus:
Plant metabolic regulation and engineering
Professor
(413) 545-3386
Focus:
Development of advanced computational methods and their applications to the study of biomolecules and biomaterials.
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Professor
(413) 545-4027
Focus:
Molecular and cell biology of male-female interaction and polarized cell growth in plant reproduction
Professor
(413) 545-2310
Focus:
Protein degradation and unfolding; protein quality control
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Research Assistant Professor
(413) 545-6079
Lecturer
(413) 545-0277
Focus:
Cellular and systemic metabolism, animal physiology
Extension Professor, Mass Spectrometry Center Director
(413) 577-1528
Focus:
Biological mass spectrometry, protein folding and dynamics
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Professor
(413) 577-4488
Focus:
Structural biology of glycoproteins in human disease
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Research Associate Professor
(413) 545-1250
Focus:
Protein folding and function, protein dynamics, single molecule fluorescence microscopy
Distinguished Professor
(413) 545-6094
Focus:
Protein Folding in the Cell
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Professor
(413) 545-0079
Focus:
Protein folding, quality control and degradation of glycoproteins
Associate Professor
(413) 545-2497
Focus:
Pore-forming toxins and translocation of virulence factors in bacterial pathogenesis
Associate Professor
(413) 545-1205
Focus:
Fungal comparative genomics, eukaryotic genome evolution and organism adaptation
Assistant Professor
(413) 545-4083
Focus:
Biological chemistry of plant natural products
Lecturer
(413) 577-6059
Focus:
Bacterial stress response, metabolic shut-down, signal transduction, gene regulatory networks
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Lecturer
(413) 577-3804
Focus:
Molecular mechanism of muscle contraction
Assistant Professor
(413) 577-2891
Focus:
How synaptic cell adhesion and signaling guide synaptic function and connectivity in the developing human brain and their contributions to neuropsychiatric disorders
Professor, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences
(413) 545-4091
Focus:
Prion cycle regulation in vivo, cellular mechanisms and consequences of protein misfolding and resolution
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Lecturer, Chief Undergraduate Advisor
(413) 406-8837
Focus:
Trypanosome metabolism and biochemistry; malate dehydrogenase regulation; comparative enzymology of MDH
Assistant Professor
(413) 545-0631
Focus:
Understanding the molecular mechanism of memory formation by dissecting the function and structural regulation of key proteins in this process. A major focus is CaMKII and its substrates/ binding partners, because CaMKII required for long-term memory formation.
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Senior Lecturer
(413) 545-4026
Focus:
Plant cell walls, bioenergy, grass developmental biology
Distinguished Professor
(413) 577-2890
Focus:
Molecular chaperones, stress responses, and nitric oxide metabolism in plants
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Associate Professor
(413) 545-4806
Focus:
Mechanisms of intracellular symbiosis between eukaryotic legume hosts and nitrogen-fixing bacteria
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Research Professor
Focus:
Signal transduction pathways in the regulation of plant hormone responses and reproduction