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Mengli Cai, Ph.D.

Scientific Focus Areas: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Structural Biology

Professional Experience

  • Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1991

Research Goal

The purpose of my research is to understand the function and mechanism of macromolecules in the human body.

Current Research

I conduct research on structural biology, macromolecular nuclear magnetic resonance, protein-protein interactions, and protein-nucleic acid interactions.

Applying our Research

This research will help us understand human disease and design better drugs.

Research in Plain Language

I study the structure and dynamics of macromolecules (large molecules that comprise living things) and their complexes using a research tool called multidimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

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Last Reviewed April 2024