The Major in
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Interactions with Participating Faculty

Sample Program

Degree Requirements

Specific Courses for the Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Major for Freshmen and Sophomores

The Major for Juniors and Seniors

Transfers into the Major from other Majors or other Schools

Accelerated Tracks and Joint Majors

Application for the Major


The School of Biological Science

The Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

 

Interactions with Participating Faculty

THE supervising faculty advisors and contacts for information regarding this major are Professors:
Donald Senear  dfsenear@uci.edu and
Edward Wagner  ekwagner@uci.edu

Other faculty participants will be involved in planning and developing the specific programs of individual students as well as to discuss alternatives, graduate and career plans, and other matters that arise.

 

Name

Rank

Area of Specialization

 

Dana W. Aswad

Professor

Protein chemistry, post-translational modification

 

Hans-Ulrich Bernard

Professor in Residence

Papillomaviruses and cervical cancer

 

David Camerini*

Assistant Professor

Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of HIV-1

 

Paolo Casali

Professor

Molecular immunology and genetics

 

Melanie Cocco*

Assistant Professor

Protein structure, NMR techniques

 

Michael Cumsky

Associate Professor

Mitochondrial biogenesis and protein import, regulation of gene expression in yeast

 

Hung Y. Fan

Professor

Molecular Biology of retroviruses, cancer biology

 

David A. Fruman

Assistant Professor

Signal transduction, immunology, cell biology

 

Charles Glabe

Professor

Protein chemistry, cell biology

 

Barbara A. Hamkalo

Professor

Chromatin structure, eukaryotic molecular biology


Agnes Henschen-Edman

Professor

Protein chemistry, post-translational modification

 

Christopher C. Hughes

Assistant
Professor

Cellular immunology

 

Anthony A. James

Professor

Immunology, molecular parasitology

 

Thomas E. Lane

Associate
Professor

Virology, immunology

 

Harmut Leucke

Professor

Protein crystallography


Ray Luo

Assistant Professor

Computational Biology, Protein Structure, Protein Function.


Jerry E. Manning

Professor

Immunology, molecular parasitology

 

Alexander McPherson

Professor

Protein and viroid crystallography

 

Edward Nelson

Assistant Professor

Tumor Immunology,  Immunotherapeutics & Genetic Vaccines

 

Timothy F. Osborne

Professor

Eukaryotic gene and metabolic regulation

 

Thomas Poulos

Professor

Protein engineering and crystallography


Ingrid Ruff

Assistant Professor

Viral oncogenesis, viral latency, signal transduction, cancer


Donald F. Senear **

Professor

Biophysical chemistry, macromolecular interactions

 

Andrea J. Tenner

Professor

Molecular immunology

 

Krishna K. Tewari

Professor

Plant biochemistry, metabolic regulation


Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology & Microbiology


Luis P. Villareal

Professor

Virology, molecular evolution

   

Edward K. Wagner*

Professor

Virology, molecular biology

   

Craig Walsh

Assistant Professor

Immunology, Apoptosis, Signal Transduction, T cells

   
 

Gregory Weiss

Assistant Professor

Biomolecular recognition, enzyme engineering

   

*Member of the Faculty Board

**Chair, Faculty Board