Cameron Mackereth began his scientific training at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, where he completed a degree in biochemistry in 1996. His Ph.D. degree at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, under the supervision of Dr. Lawrence McIntosh, dealt with the structural investigation of a domain common to several protein families involved in transcription and cellular signaling. He continued to use nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, where he looked at domain arrangements of large protein-RNA splicing complexes in the group of Dr. Michael Sattler. In the fall of 2007, he joined the IECB as a Group Leader. The lab is focused on the structural details of how proteins and nucleic acids come together to form complexes. A combination of biochemical methods is used to probe the way in which the pieces of these biomolecules are assembled, but the main technique is nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
Biography Updated on 9 October 2011