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TPCB Faculty

Sean Brady, PhD

Rockefeller University

Education

PhD, 2001, Cornell University

BA, 1993, Pomona College

Awards

HHMI Early Career Scientist

Research Topics

  • Bioactive Small Molecules
    • Natural product biosynthesis
  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
    • Enzymology
    • NMR spectroscopy
    • Biotechnology
  • Metagenomics

Therapeutic Areas

  • Cancer
  • Microbiology
  • Antibiotics

photoNatural products — or more generally, genetically encoded small molecules — play a wide variety of roles in biology and have proved very useful in the development of small molecule therapeutic agents. Research in the Brady Lab centers on the discovery, biosynthesis and characterization of new, genetically encoded small molecules from microbial sources, with a special focus on those produced by uncultured soil bacteria and pathogenic bacteria.

Read more about Prof. Brady’s research on the Rockefeller website

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