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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

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Projects and Programs

Biomanufacturing Initiative

Ongoing
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

Interlaboratory Studies using the NISTmAb to Advance Biopharmaceutical Structural Analytics

Author(s)
Katharina Yandrofski, Trina Mouchahoir, M. Lorna De Leoz, David L. Duewer, Jeffrey W. Hudgens, Kyle Anderson, Luke Arbogast, Frank Delaglio, Robert Brinson, John Marino, Karen W. Phinney, Michael J. Tarlov, John E. Schiel
Biopharmaceuticals such as monoclonal antibodies are required to be rigorously characterized using a wide range of analytical methods. Various material

Awards

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Group Leader