James Keck

Credentials: Biomolecular Chemistry Department

Position title: Structural Mechanisms of Genome Maintenance

Email: jlkeck@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-1815

Address:
Health Sciences Learning Ctr
750 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

LAB WEBSITE:

https://kecklab.bmolchem.wisc.edu/

FOCUS GROUPS:

Molecular & Genome Biology of Microbes; Cancer Biology

RESEARCH DESCRIPTION:

We study the structural and cellular mechanisms of DNA replication, recombination, and repair. Our approaches include X-ray crystallographic studies of key proteins involved in these processes along with biochemical and chemical biological experiments that establish the mechanisms by which genome maintenance is catalyzed and regulated.

ALSO A TRAINER IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS: Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB), Microbiology Doctoral Training Program (MDTP), Biophysics

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