My lab uses biomolecules and molecular biology techniques in order to synthesize inorganic materials for Li ion battery and catalysis applications.
Understanding spatial and temporal regulation of cellular metabolic enzymes and their organization in cells
Bush, C. Allen
Biosynthesis and structures of glycoprotein oligosaccharides and bacterial antigenic polysaccharides.
The biochemical mechanism of the induction of chemoprotective enzymes is studied in various cultured cells type with a view toward elucidating important metabolites and their chemical reactivity.
Single-stranded DNA- and RNA-binding proteins: Kinetics and control of binding, and relationship of these properties to the regulation of DNA replication, repair and recombination.
Understanding molecular underpinnings of how signaling pathways cross-talk with metabolic pathways in cancer cells by developing and applying novel bioanalytical and biophysical tools.
Chemical protein engineering; Structure and function relationships for proteins in innate and adaptive immunity; Molecular design of antiviral and antitumor peptides.
Understanding the mechanism and role of cell communication via the release of gliotransmitters.