Structural Biology Initiative Faculty

  • Dr. Kevin Gardner

    Director, ASRC Structural Biology Initiative
    Einstein Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, City College of New York

    kevin.gardner@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3220

    The Gardner Lab studies the biophysical and biochemical basis of environmental sensing domains, exploring natural regulation, and developing methods of artificial control.

  • Dr. Rinat Abzalimov

    Abzalimov-graphicDirector, Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Facility
    Research Assistant Professor, ASRC Structural Biology Initiative

    rinat.abzalimov@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3236

    The Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Facility provides analytical services and expertise to CUNY researchers and their industrial partners, and academic research labs outside the University.

  • Dr. James Aramini

    aramini-abstractDirector, Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility
    Research Associate Professor

    james.aramini@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3234

    The Biomolecular NMR Facility provides high-field solution and solid-state NMR instrumentation and support to academic researchers within and outside the CUNY system as well as industrial users.

  • Dr. Amédée des Georges

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry, ASRC Structural Biology Initiative
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, City College of New York

    amedee.desgeorges@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3232

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    Dr. Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle

    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, ASRC Structural Biology Initiative
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, The Graduate Center, CUNY

    shana.elbaum@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3245

    The Elbaum-Garfinkle Lab studies protein liquid phase separation and neurodegenerative aggregation using a combination of single molecule fluorescence, soft matter material science and C. elegans genetics.

  • Dr. Bruce Johnson

    Senior Research Director, Computational Sciences

    bruce.johnson@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3227

    The Johnson Lab works at the interface of computation and experiment in developing new techniques for the analysis and use of NMR data from proteins, RNA and metabolomics studies.

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    Dr. Daniel Keedy

    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, ASRC Structural Biology Initiative
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The City College of New York

    daniel.keedy@asrc.cuny.edu | 212-413-3246

    The Keedy Lab combines computation and experiments to reveal alternative protein conformations and explore how they underlie dynamic functions such as catalysis, ligand binding, and allosteric regulation.