New SBI Personnel

We welcome two new additions to the CUNY Structural Biology Initiative, effective Jan 5.

Dr. Bruce Johnson has been hired as the Senior Research Director of Computing.  Bruce is a leader in the area of developing software to support structural biology and chemistry applications, including his widely-used NMRViewJ package ( for NMR data processing and analysis for academic and industrial applications.

In addition, we’d like to welcome Diane Beckford as the new Associate Director of the Structural Biology Initiative, serving as our lead administrator.  Formally trained with degrees in computer science and telecommunications, Diane brings over sixteen years of program and center administration experience within the CUNY system to our group.