Michael Chapman

Michael S. Chapman

Professor and Chair of Biochemistry
Wurdack Chair of Biological Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry



Research Interests:

  • Macromolecular
    structure & function.
  • Structural Virology
    • Virus-host interactions
    • Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) gene therapy vectors.
  • Enzyme dynamics & mechanism.
  • Computational methods development.

Approaches:

  • X-ray crystallography.
  • Electron microscopy.
  • NMR spectroscopy.
  • Enzymology.
  • Molecular virology.
  • Computer modeling.
Chapman group

News:

Chapman & Carette labs identify the AAV receptor: Nature, Feb 4, 2016. Commentary: