The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Translating fundamental biology

into new targets, leads and disease models

Facility Highlight

Faculty Highlight

Lila Gierasch, Distinguished Professor

The protein folding problem, namely how amino acid sequence determines the three-dimensional structure of a protein, is not fully understood despite many years of effort. We are addressing this problem in a variety of ways in our laboratory. Methods we use in all of our folding work include circular dichroism, fluorescence, and nuclear magnetic...

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