Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease


Washington State University

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WSU’s role in the SSGCID is to provide equipment and expertise for NMR-based determination of the structure of a small number of proteins that cannot be solved by X-ray crystallography.

Garry W. Buchko, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator and Director of WSU NMR Group
Dr. Buchko, who holds a joint appointment between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State Univesity, is responsible for overseeing the determination of five structures per year at WSU.