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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Institute for Cellular Engineering

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James Chambers
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-3864
chambers@chem.umass.edu
http://www.chamberslab.com

Photochemical Neurobiology
We use photochemistry, coupled with advanced chemical biology, to engineer new functional features into biologically-relevant proteins to study complex neuroscience problems.

 

Research Interest

Potential Application

Engineering photosensitive proteins

Controlling network activity with light

Applying novel labeling techniques

Observing neuroscience processes

Designing novel caged functions

Spatially and temporally precise delivery

 

 

University of Massachusetts
Institute for Cellular Engineering
686 North Pleasant Street
159 Goessmann Laboratory
Amherst, MA 01003