Lab Members

Our Staff

Photo of Dr. James (Dusty) Barber
James (Dusty) Baber, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Next to carrying out NMR and EPR research, Dusty also maintains most of the shared NMR instruments in the groups headed by Drs. Bax and Clore

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Yang Shen, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Yang Shen is the principal person behind many of the widely used NMR software, including SPARTA, TALOS, POMONA, CS-ROSETTA and other programs

Staff Scientist

Next to managing the 900 MHz facility, Jinfa is focusing on software development, in particular for non-uniformly sampled data

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Dennis A. Torchia, Ph.D.
Scientist Emeritus

Our Fellows

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Ashley Barnes, Ph.D.
IRTA Fellow
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Angus Robertson, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow

Work focusing on amyloid and SARS-CoV-2 Main protease

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Sai Chaitanya Chiliveri, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow
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Joseph Courtney, Ph.D.
IRTA Fellow

Work focuses on real-time study of protein folding.

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Tayeb Kakeshpour, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow

Research focus is on early events in amyloid formation of Alzheimer’s peptide and alpha-synuclein

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Venkatraman Ramanujam, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow
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Tsega Solomon, Ph.D.
IRTA Fellow

Tsega’s focus is on protein folding and the effect of mechanical force on solution NMR spectra of proteins

Group Photos

Group photo 2016

A large group photo of NRM staff outside
Celebrating 33 years of protein NMR in NIDDK, former post-docs and colleagues gathered together at the NIH Cloisters

The Bax group around 2010

A group photo of the Bax group outside

The Bax group prior to a rafting trip in 2003

Group photo of the bax group wearing rafting gearTaking advantage of some heavy rainfall, the Bax group rafted down the Shenandoah River