Credentials: Chemical Biology | Physical
Biophysical Thermodynamics, Kinetics
• Kinetics and mechanism of function of RNA polymerase as a molecular machine in transcription initiation
• Conformational changes in transition states and intermediates of protein and nucleic acid processes using solute and salt effects on rate constants.
• Thermodynamics and mechanism of protein folding, nucleic acid helix formation
• Free energies of hydrogen bonding, hydrophobic and other interactions of C, N, O unified atoms of amides and proteins in water from measurements of small solute interactions
Also Professor of Biochemistry