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Biomolecular Structure and Function Group

The Biomolecular Structure and Function Group advances new measurement methods and modeling tools for structural analysis of biomolecules and biomolecular complexes.

In collaboration with U.S. industry, government agencies, and scientific institutions, the Biomolecular Structure and Function Group develops precision measurement and modeling tools and standards to support determination of biomolecular structure, dynamics, energetics and function.  The group also advances innovative approaches for engineering biological systems to support applications in biotechnology and bioscience research.  

Our group is located at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR), a joint institute of the University of Maryland and NIST.  For information on group activities please visit IBBR

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Biomanufacturing Initiative

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health care costs. The

Publications

Enabling adoption of 2D-NMR for the higher order structure assessment of monoclonal antibody therapeutics

Author(s)
Robert G. Brinson, John P. Marino, Frank Delaglio, Luke W. Arbogast, Ryan M. Evans, Anthony J. Kearsley, Yves Aubin, Gregory Pierens, Xinying Jia, David Keizer, Jonas Stahle, Goran Widmalm, Chad Lawrence, Patrick Reardon, John Cort, Koichi Kato, Stuart Parnham, Andreas Blomgren, Torgny Rundlof, Kang Chen, David Keire, Thea Suter-Stahel, Gerhard Wider, Donna Baldisseri, Julie Wu, Mats Wikstrom, Medhi Mobli
Of the top ten drugs on the global market in 2016, seven of them are biologics with a combined market value of over US$60 billion. Moreover, around 2,800

Contacts

Group Leader