Duane Winkler

Associate Professor - Biological Sciences
Tags: Molecular Biology Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics structural dynamics

Professional Preparation

PhD - Biochemistry
University of Texas - HSC - 2009
BS - Biochemistry & Genetics
Texas A&M University - 2003

Research Areas

Structural Biology
Biochemistry and Biophysics
X-ray Crystallography


“The yeast copper chaperone for copper-zinc superoxide dismutase (CCS1) is a multifunctional chaperone promoting all levels of SOD1 maturation.” 2019 - publications
“The defined toxin-binding region of the cadherin G-protein coupled receptor BT-R1, for the active Cry1Ab toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis.” 2019 - publications
“Quantifying the Interaction between Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutase (Sod1) and its Copper Chaperone (Ccs1).” 2018 - publications
“Interaction of Fluorescently Labeled Cadherin G-Protein-coupled Receptor with the Cry1Ab Toxin of Bacillus thuringiensis.” 2018 - publications
“Copper-zinc Superoxide Dismutase is Activated Through a Sulfenic Acid Intermediate at a Copper-ion Entry Site.” 2017 - publications


Molecular Mechanisms of Sod1 Maturation Processes
Structure-function Based Rational Design of Insecticide(s)