Professor Nate Traaseth

Professor Nate Traaseth

Nathaniel J. Traaseth

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota

Phone: 212-992-9784
Office: Brown Building, 29 Washington Place, Room 660
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Areas of Research/Interest
NMR Spectroscopy, Physical Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Biophysics, Structural Biology


Banigan JR, Gayen A, Cho MK, Traaseth NJ (2015) A Structured Loop Modulates Coupling Between the Substrate-Binding and Dimerization Domains in the Multidrug Resistance Transporter EmrE. J Biol Chem, 290, 805-14.

Traaseth NJ, Banigan JR, Leninger M (2015) Exploring Transporters within the Small Multidrug Resistance Family Using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. eMagRes, 4, 551-9.

Banigan JR, Gayen A, Traaseth NJ (2015).  Correlating Lipid Bilayer Fluidity with Sensitivity and Resolution of Polytopic Membrane Protein Spectra by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1848, 334-41.

Cho MK, Gayen A, Banigan JR, Leninger M, Traaseth NJ (2014). The Intrinsic Conformational Plasticity of Native EmrE Provides a Pathway for Multidrug Resistance. J Am Chem Soc, 136, 8072-80.

Kushala S, Lao BB, Henchey LK, Dubeya R, Mesallati H, Traaseth NJ, Olenyuka BZ, Arora PS (2013). Protein Domain Mimetics as In Vivo Modulators of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor Signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 110, 15602-7.

Gayen A, Banigan JR, Traaseth NJ (2013). Ligand-Induced Conformational Changes of the Multidrug Resistance Transporter EmrE Probed by Oriented Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Angew Chemie Int Ed, 52, 10321-4.

Chen H, Huang Z, Dutta K, Blais S, Neubert TA, Li X, Cowburn D, Traaseth NJ, Mohammadi M (2013) Cracking the Molecular Origin of Intrinsic Tyrosine Kinase Activity through Pathogenic Gain-of-Function Mutations. Cell Reports, 4(2), 376-84.

Banigan JR, Gayen A, Traaseth NJ (2013). Combination of 15N reverse labeling and afterglow spectroscopy for assigning membrane protein spectra by magic-angle-spinning solid-state NMR: application to the multidrug resistance protein EmrE. J Biomolec NMR, 55, 391-9.

Banigan JR, Traaseth NJ (2012). Utilizing Afterglow Magnetization from Cross-Polarization Magic-Angle-Spinning Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy to Obtain Simultaneous Heteronuclear Multidimensional Spectra. J Phys Chem B, 116, 7138-44.

American Institute of Chemist's Award (2003), Izaak Koltoff Fellowship (2003-2004), NIH Neuro-Physical-Computational Sciences Grant (2004-2005), AHA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2005-2007), Overend Award (2007), Paul D. Boyer/James B. Peter Award (2008)

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