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Welcome to the Dawson Research Group

Departments of Cell Biology and Chemistry
The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
The Scripps Research Institute



The Dawson Group 8/13

Research Interests

We have developed novel protein engineering tools that enable synthetic organic chemistry to be applied directly to proteins. These tools are being used to address fundamental questions in protein folding, stability, and enzymatic catalysis. We are also interested in biological processes involving complex networks of protein/protein and protein/DNA interactions. Our research utilizes a combination of chemical synthesis and biological expression of proteins that are characterized by an array of spectroscopic and biophysical techniques.

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