Welcome to my Science Pages
Ph.D.: University of Rochester
Multiple Drug Resistance Proteins
Drug Transport Mechanism studies
Small molecule drug docking
Virtual screening technologies for new inhibitors
Rotary Motors from Biology and ATP Synthase Research
Enzymatic mechanism studies
Mechanisms of multisite cooperative catalysis
Mechanisms of ligand binding in complex multisubunit systems
Membrane protein complex ion-pumping mechanisms in coupled membrane systems
2009 Darwin Year Celebrations
Video and audio links to the 2009 events organized at SMU to celebrate the 150th year since the publication of the ORIGIN OF SPECIES
Lecture: "Down in the Trenches - Gene Families and Effects on Modern Medicine"
A lecture on the Evolution of Cancer and
Problems in Chemotherapies from the SMU Darwin
Celebration's Faculty Forum (9/12/2009)
Big Problems with Intelligent Design and Discovery Institute
The Discovery Institute visited SMU on September 23, 2010. This was my response the next day.
A Teaching Moment - 100 SMU students in a discussion about Discovery Institute pseudo-science
The Discovery Institute visited SMU on September 23, 2010. This was the discussion we had in my General Education biology class the next day.
Lecture: "Intelligent Design is not Science"
A lecture on Intelligent Design for “The Scientific Method – Critical and Creative Thinking” at the Department of Physics at SMU
Lecture with Prof. Randy Scalise (SMU Physics): "Navigating Science and Pseudoscience"
A lecture on techniques to separate apparent facts from factual reality
Given in the 18th Teaching Effectiveness Symposium at the Center for Teaching Excellence at SMU (8/19/2010)
In silico Simulation and Modeling of Protein and Small Molecule Structures
Modern computational methods give novel insight into the structure and function of proteins and enzymes.
Websites of interest to the Biomedical community
Interesting Links on evolutionary topics
John Wise at Biology at SMU
My Teaching Website at the Department of Biological Sciences at SMU website
Biology at SMU
The Department of Biological Sciences at SMU website