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

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TPCB Faculty

Seth Darst, PhD

Rockefeller University


PhD, 1987, Stanford University

MS, 1984, Stanford University

BS, 1982, University of Colorado, Boulder


Member, National Academy of Science

Research Topics

  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
    • X-ray crystallography
  • Computational Chemistry
    • Protein modeling

Therapeutic Areas

  • Microbiology

photoRNA, the blueprint for proteins, is made in all cells by a complex molecular machine , the DNA-dependent RNA polymerase. The Darst lab’s research explores the mechanism and regulation of transcription by determining three-dimensional structures of RNA polymerase and associated proteins.

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

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