Chad M Rienstra



A129B CLSL, Box 50-6, MC-712
Office: (217) 244-4655

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois
A129 CLSL Box 50-6
600 S Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801

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Fundamental studies of biomolecular structure and dynamics. Interactions of lipids, proteins and drugs. NMR technology development, including experimental and computational methods. Applications to Parkinson’s disease, blood clotting disorders, and systemic fungal infections.

Research Interests


B.A., 1993, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN (Chemistry and Mathematics)
Ph.D., 1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Chemistry)
Postdoc., 1999-2002, Columbia University


Sloan Fellowship, 2007
Keck Foundation Research Excellence Award, 2006
NSF CAREER Award, 2003-08
Research Corporation Research Innovation Award, 2003-2005