Weill Cornell Medical College The Rockefeller University Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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TPCB Faculty

Brian Chait, DPhil

Rockefeller University


DPhil, 1976, University of Oxford

BSc Hons, 1970, University of Cape Town

BSc, 1969, University of Cape Town

Research Topics

  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
    • Mass spectrometry
  • Chemical Cell Biology
    • Cellular imaging
    • Proteomics
  • Biotechnology
    • Protein engineering
    • Nanotechnology
  • Computational Chemistry
    • Docking
    • Protein modeling

Therapeutic Areas

  • Cancer
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Virology

photoMass spectrometry is a powerful analytical technique that can accurately measure the molecular masses of individual biomolecules, including peptides, proteins and large intact protein assemblies. The Chait lab specializes in the development of mass spectrometers and other tools and methods for investigating a variety of biological and biochemical phenomena.

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

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