The University of Michigan is home to a world-renowned program in structural biology. Approximately twenty laboratories are engaged in studying the structure and function of biological macromolecules utilizing a combination of experimental and computational approaches. Research encompasses a broad range of fields, including enzymology, gene regulation, neuroscience, nucleic acid chemistry, signal transduction, metabolism, microbiology/virology, and protein processing and modification. The University offers graduate level courses in structural biology and related fields and possesses X-ray crystallography and NMR instrumentation to support research on campus. In addition, the researchers have access to nearby state-of-the-art facilities including a regional 900 MHz NMR spectrometer and the LS-CAT macromolecular crystallography beamlines at the Advance Photon Source Synchrotron. The combination of these resources and expertise creates an outstanding environment for training and research in structural biology at the University of Michigan.
Students interested in graduate training in structural biology can apply to a variety of graduate programs, at the University of Michigan.