Elizabeth R. Wright

Professor (also with Morgridge Institute for Research)

Picture of Elizabeth R. WrightHector F. DeLuca Biochemistry Laboratories
Room 471B 433 Babcock Drive Madison, WI 53706-1544
Phone: (608) 265-0666
Email: erwright2@wisc.edu
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B.S., Biology, Columbus State University
B.S., Chemistry, Columbus State University
Ph.D., Chemistry, Emory University
Postdoctoral, Structural Biology, California Institute of Technology

Areas of Study

Biomolecular Folding & Interactions
Cell Structure & Signaling
Immunology & Virology
Membrane Dynamics & Proteins
Structural Biology

Research Overview

The work in the Wright lab uses cryo-EM to investigate the structures of many types of cells. We also develop methods for advancing this technology. The goal is to use this information to aid in the development of novel antimicrobials, therapeutics, and vaccines.