Faculty

The chemical biology community at UC Davis includes a large group of productive, well funded and collaborative faculty members with a strong history of mentoring pre-doctoral students. Our faculty comprises 29 trainers with primary appointments in six different departments in five different colleges.

James Ames

 James  Ames
  • Professor
  • Biophysical chemistry and structural biology

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Shota Atsumi

 Shota  Atsumi
  • Associate Professor
  • Synthetic biology and metabolic engineering

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Peter Beal

 Peter  Beal
  • Professor
  • Nucleic acids chemical biology

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R. David Britt

 R. David  Britt
  • Professor
  • Biological and synthetic energy catalysis, metalloenzymes, EPR spectroscopy

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Xi Chen

 Xi  Chen
  • Professor
  • Chemical biology/glycoscience

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Sheila David

 Sheila  David
  • Professor
  • Chemical biology of DNA repair

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Oliver Fiehn

 Oliver  Fiehn
  • Professor
  • Mass spectrometry and computation chemistry for metabolomics

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Andrew Fisher

 Andrew  Fisher
  • Professor
  • Protein structure-function and X-ray crystallography

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Annaliese Franz

 Annaliese  Franz
  • Associate Professor
  • Organic synthesis, catalysis and biofuels

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Christopher Fraser

 Christopher  Fraser
  • Associate Professor
  • Cellular and viral mRNA translation in humans

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Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague

 Jacquelyn  Gervay-Hague
  • Professor
  • Carbohydrate synthesis, biological profiling and vaccine design

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David Goodin

 David  Goodin
  • Professor
  • Metalloenzyme structure and function

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Bruce Hammock

 Bruce  Hammock
  • Professor
  • Biological chemistry of regulatory lipids, medicinal chemistry

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J. Clark Lagarias

 J. Clark  Lagarias
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Structure, function and evolution of bilin-based photoreceptors

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Kit Lam

 Kit  Lam
  • Professor
  • Lymphoma, cancer therapy, molecular imaging, drug development and combinatorial chemistry

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Delmar Larsen

 Delmar  Larsen
  • Associate Professor
  • Photoactivated dynamics in sensory proteins and photocatalysis

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Julie Leary

 Julie  Leary
  • Professor
  • Protein : Carbohydrate interactions in inflammation

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Carlito Lebrilla

 Carlito  Lebrilla
  • Professor
  • Bioanalytical mass spectroscopy

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Angelique Louie

 Angelique  Louie
  • Professor
  • Molecular imaging and novel imaging probes

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David Olson

 David  Olson
  • Assistant Professor
  • Organic synthesis and chemical neuroscience

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David Segal

 David  Segal
  • Professor
  • Genome engineering tools and therapeutics

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Jared Shaw

 Jared  Shaw
  • Associate Professor
  • Synthetic methods, natural products, chemical biology

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Justin Siegel

 Justin  Siegel
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computational enzyme design

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Alexei Stuchebrukhov

 Alexei  Stuchebrukhov
  • Professor
  • Electron and proton transfer dynamics in condensed phases

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Julie Sutcliffe

 Julie  Sutcliffe
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Dean Tantillo

 Dean  Tantillo
  • Professor
  • Theoretical organic chemistry, natural products biosynthesis

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Michael Toney

 Michael  Toney
  • Professor
  • Enzyme catalysis, functional genomics and biofuel cells

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David Wilson

 David  Wilson
  • Professor
  • Structural biochemistry

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Heike Wulff

 Heike  Wulff
  • Professor
  • Design of potassium channel modulators

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