Structure/function relationships in photosynthetic energy conversion; structure of membrane proteins; mechanism of energy conservation; photosynthesis in intact plants; energetics of the biosphere.
Membrane protein structure/function; Expression of membrane proteins from hyperthermophiles; Structure and mechanism of prokaryotic respiratory enzymes that generate a membrane potential
Computational Biology, Ion Channels, Learning and Memory, Neurobiology, Pattern Formation, Sensory Processing
Oxygenic photosynthesis, history of photosynthesis research, and photosynthesis education
Computational studies of biological transport: understanding and engineering life at the interface. In our laboratory we use both bioinformatics and simulation to understand biological transport.