U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kent Thurber

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-402-4687
Email: thurberk@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Staff ScientistLaboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, NIH2005-present
  • Postdoctoral FellowMaterials Magnetic Resonance Group, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory2003-2005
  • Postdoctoral FellowMagnetic Resonance Force Microscopy Group, U.S. Army Research Laboratory1999-2003
  • Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology1999
  • B.S.Massachusetts Institute of Technology1994

 Related Links

  • Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physics
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Research Summary/In Plain Language

Research in Plain Language

My research improves the accuracy of tools we use to study the 3-dimensional structure of proteins.  One important part of my work involves a process that will make it possible to study very small or dilute samples.​