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Christian Hassig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Adjunct
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
California Campus
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(858) 784-2939


Ph.D. (Molecular and Cellular Biology), Harvard University 1998
B.A. (Chemistry/Biochemistry), University of California, San Diego 1992

Professional Experience

2015-2016 Vice President of Drug Discovery, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
2009-2015 Director of Drug Discovery, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
2002-2009 Associate Director, Biology, Kalypsys
1999-2001 Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley

Selected References

All Publications

Wu, T. Y. H., Hassig, C., Wu, Y. Q., Ding, S. & Schultz, P. G. Design, synthesis, and activity of HDAC inhibitors with a N-formyl hydroxylamine head group. (2004). Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 14(2), 449-453.

Luz, J. G., Hassig, C. A., Pickle, C., Godzik, A., Meyer, B. J. & Wilson, I. A. Xol-1, primary determinant of sexual fate in c. Elegans, is a ghmp kinase family member and a structural prototype for a class of developmental regulators. (2003). Genes & Development, 17(8), 977-990. PMCID: PMC196039.

Arevalo, J. H., Hassig, C. A., Stura, E. A., Sims, M. J., Taussig, M. J. & Wilson, I. A. Structural-analysis of antibody specificity - detailed comparison of 5 fab'-steroid complexes. (1994). Journal of Molecular Biology, 241(5), 663-690.