UCSF Laboratory of Andrej Sali QB3

Lab Members

Former Lab Members

Group Leader

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Andrej Sali


Administrative Assistant

Steve Ha


Ignacia Echeverria

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Structural modeling and analysis of pathogen-host complexes using integrative techniques.

Kala Bharath Pilla

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Develop a framework for computing a meta-model of the cell.
  • Protein structure determination by experimental and computational hybrid approach.

Tanmoy Sanyal

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Transport through the Nuclear Pore Complex.
  • Development of meta-modeling frameworks for insulin pathways in the pancreatic-beta cell.

Jeremy Tempkin

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Modeling the assembly of the nuclear pore complex
  • Development of spatiotemporal integrative modeling methods

Sai Ganesan

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Determining the structure(s) of SWI/SNF protein complex by integrating EM and proteomics data
  • Predicting prokaryotic metabolic pathways and networks by integrating structural, evolutionary and functional information
  • Integrating pathway and structure prediction for metabolons

Rakesh Ramachandran

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Modeling of macromolecular assemblies using evolutionary restraints
  • Understanding conformational landscape of macromolecular assemblies guided by electron microscopy data

Barak Raveh

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • My aim is to create a data-driven model of nucelocytoplasmic transport through the Nuclear Pore Complex, based on multiple sources of experimental data.

Daniel Saltzberg

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Structural modelling of intermediate states in the aggregation pathway of Abeta using integrative techniques.
  • Development and implementation of structural restraints for hydrogen-deuterium exchange data.

Shruthi Viswanath

Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Determining the structure of the spindle pole body (SPB) complex by integrative modeling using data from crystallography, SAXS, cryo-EM, ET, FRET and proteomics experiments

Graduate Students

Seth Axen

Graduate Student
Graduate Program in Biological and Medical Informatics
  • Integrative modeling of protein ensembles and dynamics

Aji Palar

Graduate Student
Graduate Program in Biophysics
  • Integrative structural biology of host-pathogen complexes
  • Integrative network modelling

Ilan Chemmama

Graduate Student
Graduate Program in Biophysics
  • Integration of various sources of data for characterizing ensemble of states.
  • Mapping of energy landscape from ensemble of states.

Scientific Programmers

Ben Webb

Academic Coordinator
  • Development of the Modeller package for comparative modeling.
  • Development of the IMP platform for assemblies and modeling.
  • Refinement of protein structure models.
  • Systems administration.
Andrej Sali, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences; Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry; School of Pharmacy, University of California at San Francisco, UCSF MC 2552, Mission Bay, Byers Hall, 1700 4th Street, Suite 503B, San Francisco, CA 94143, Tel +1 (415) 514-4227, Fax +1 (415) 514-4231, 4234, , Web http://www.salilab.org