Jerry H. Brown

Brandeis University, USA


Jerry H. Brown received the following degrees in chemistry: a B.A. degree from Brandeis University (Waltham, Mass, USA, 1983), an M.S. degree from Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel, 1985), and a Ph.D. degree from Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass, USA, 1991). As a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard (1991–1993), he helped determine the crystal structure of the Class II histocompatibility antigen with Don C. Wiley, and as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center at Brandeis University, he helped determine the crystal structure of bovine fibrinogen with Carolyn Cohen. Dr. Brown has remained at Brandeis, where he serves as a Senior Research Scientist. His current research interests include structure and function of proteins of the muscle system, in particular tropomyosin and myosin, and deciphering basic designs in protein structures, especially alpha-helical coiled coils.

Biography Updated on 6 January 2013

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