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Daniel G. S. Capelluto
Protein Signaling Domains Laboratory
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences Department
Biocomplexity Institute
Office: 263C
Lab rooms: 250/252/254
1015 Life Science Circle
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0477
E-mail: capellut@vt.edu
Phone: (540) 231-0974

Education
Ph.D. 1997 University of Buenos Aires
1997 Visitor Scientist Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Uppsala
1999-2002 Postdoctoral Associate University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
2002-2005 Instructor of Pharmacology University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
2005-2008 Research Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Virginia Tech
2008-2012 Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Department

Research Interests
Our current research centers on the molecular structure and biochemical functions of signaling transduction systems involved in membrane trafficking and cell signaling. Our goal is to understand how protein domains transduce signals from biological membranes. Our laboratory employs biophysical approaches including high field nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, circular dichroism, computer modeling, liposome-binding assays, fluorescence spectroscopy and surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy. With these tools, we can determine protein:lipid interfaces, ligand binding pockets and membrane insertion of protein domains from the molecular to the atomic resolution.

 

 

Daniel G. S. Capelluto
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences Department
Biocomplexity Institute 263C
1015 Life Science Circle
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0477
E-mail: capellut@vt.edu
Phone: (540) 231-0974

College of Science

 

 

Department of Biological Sciences
2125 Derring Hall
Mail Code 0406
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0406
Phone: (540) 231-8930
Fax: (540) 231-9307

Last update 31 May 2017