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Michael Westberg


Assistant Professor, PhD

Primary affiliation

Michael Westberg

Areas of expertise

  • Protein Engineering and Design
  • Photoactive Proteins
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Chemical and Synthetic Biology

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I am a biophysical chemist fascinated by the interplay between proteins, small molecules, and light. My research aims at understanding and controlling these molecular interactions to design protein-based tools with new functions and applications in chemical and synthetic biology.

Job responsibilities

Teaching: photochemistry, medicinal chemistry, biomolecular design
Committee work: AUSBI - the AU Structural Biology & Biophysics Initiative

Selected publications

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