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X-Ray Crystallography

X-Ray crystallography is the most common technique used for determining the high resolution structures of macromolecules, and is a powerful approach for understanding how proteins and nucleic acids function.  Many laboratories at UNC use crystallography as an important tool to study a variety of  research areas including drug discovery, protein engineering, cell signaling, enzymology, and cytoskeleton research.  The crystallography core facility at UNC  provides equipment and robots for crystallization, automated X-ray diffraction screening, and provides access to SERCAT beamline at Argonne National Laboratory.


Rick Baker

Nicholas Brown

Charles Carter

Brian Kuhlman

Robert McGinty

Matthew Redinbo

Kevin Slep

John Sondek

Chrystal Starbird