People

Administration

  • Kevin Gardner, Ph.D.

    • Director, Structural Biology Initiative
    • Einstein Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The City College of New York

    The Gardner Lab studies the biophysical and biochemical basis of environmental sensing domains, exploring natural regulation, and developing methods of artificial control.

    Email: kgardner@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3220
  • Rinat Abzalimov, Ph.D.

    • Director, Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Facility
    • Research Assistant Professor, Structural Biology Initiative

    The Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Facility provides analytical services and expertise to CUNY researchers and their industrial partners, and academic research labs outside the University.

    Email: rabzalimov@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3236
  • James Aramini, Ph.D.

    • Director, Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility
    • Research Associate Professor, Structural Biology Initiative

    The Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility provides high-field solution and solid-state NMR instrumentation and support to academic researchers within and outside the CUNY system as well as industrial users.

    Email: jaramini@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3234
  • Amédée des Georges, Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Structural Biology Initiative
    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The City College of New York

    The des Georges lab studies structural and functional study of the regulation of large macromolecular complexes using cryo-electron microscopy.

    Email: adesgeorges@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3232
  • Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle, Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Structural Biology Initiative
    • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, The Graduate Center, CUNY

    The Elbaum-Garfinkle Lab studies protein liquid phase separation and neurodegenerative aggregation using a combination of single molecule fluorescence, soft matter material science and C. elegans genetics.

    Email: selbaumgarfinkle@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3245
  • Eta A. Isiorho, Ph.D.

    • Research Associate Professor, Structural Biology Initiative
    • Facility Manager, Macromolecular Crystallization Facility
    Email: eisiorho@gc.cuny.edu

  • Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

    • Senior Research Director, Computational Sciences, Structural Biology Initiative

    The Johnson Lab works at the interface of computation and experiment in developing new techniques for the analysis and use of NMR data from proteins, RNA and metabolomics studies.

    Email: bjohnson@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3227
  • Daniel Keedy, Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Structural Biology Initiative
    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The City College of New York

    The Keedy Lab combines computation and experiments to reveal alternative protein conformations and explore how they underlie dynamic functions such as catalysis, ligand binding, and allosteric regulation.

    Email: dkeedy@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3246

Doctoral Students

Undergraduate Students

  • Leandro Pimentel
    • Undergraduate Honors Student, Gardner Lab, Structural Biology Initiative
  • Kaitlyn Toy
    • Undergraduate Student, Gardner Lab, Structural Biology