Faculty & Research
Chemical Biology

Chemical Biology

Chemical Biology Research

Chemical Biology is a relatively new field, ranging from enzymology to medicinal chemistry, and from structural biology to proteomics. The Department of Molecular Biology has major research programs in proteomics and structural biology coupled with exciting collaborations with the Chemistry department to bring cutting edge chemical concepts and tools to bear on previously impenetrable biological systems. For example, projects range from screening for small molecules that activate or inhibit biological pathways to analyzing and modifying proteins to change epigenetic programs. Students will see an exciting new discipline evolving and will learn and practice the principles that are driving this new field.

Faculty in Chemical Biology Research

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Mohamed S. Donia


Phone(609) 258-5870

Research: Small-molecule-mediated interactions in complex microbial communities

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Computation and Modeling, Genomics, Genetics, Microbiology and Virology

Research Lab

locationMoffett Lab

James Link

A. James

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Phone (609) 258-7191

Research: Protein engineering and chemical biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology & Virology

Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A208, A403
Phone Lab (609) 258-4476

Tom Muir



Phone(609) 258-5778
Research: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Cell Biology: Investigating the physiochemical basis of protein function in complex systems of biomedical interest with new chemical biology technologies

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology

locationFrick Lab, 325




Research: forthcoming

Areas of Research: forthcoming

Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 138-141


Samuel Wang

Samuel S.

Associate Professor

Phone(609) 258-0388

Research: Information processing and learning in mammalian brains

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development, Evolution, Genetics, Neuroscience, Policy, Structural Biology

Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A85
Phone Lab (609) 258-0374

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