UCB's role in the SSGCID includes gene construction and expression testing in bacterial, baculovirus and mammalian systems, large-scale protein production and purification; crystallization screening and production, pre-screening of crystals before they are sent for data collection at the synchrotron beam-lines, and structure determination using the resulting data.
UCB Site Team
Thomas E. Edwards, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator of the UCB Site Team
Dr. Edwards serves as UCB’s Co-Principal Investigator to the SSGCID project. In this role, Dr. Edwards is responsible for oversight of all aspects of UCB’s research activities within SSGCID, and also serves as UCB’s principal contact with SCRI and NIAID.
Don Lorimer, Ph.D., Site Lead for the UCB Team
Dr. Lorimer serves as the Site Lead for all of UCB’s activities for the SSGCID project.