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Denise Cooper, Ph.D.

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
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KrishnaReddy

Krishna Reddy

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • The general interest of our lab focuses on the process of palmitoylation, a post-translational lipid modification that plays an important role in stability and trafficking of several important proteins such as Ras, as well as other proteins responsible for a variety of human diseases. My research combines structural bioinformatics and molecular biology in order to understand the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family. In particular, I aim to elucidate the structural mechanisms and identify novel functional regions in this family of proteins.

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