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Iwahara Lab

About the Principal Investigator

Through his entire career, Prof. Junji Iwahara has studied various aspects of protein-DNA interactions using NMR spectroscopy and other biophysical methods.

Education & Training
  • 1989 - 1993    University of Tokyo (Japan): BS
  • 1993 - 1998    University of Tokyo (Japan): PhD (Supervisor: Shigeyuki Yokoyama)
  • 1998 - 2002    University of California, Los Angeles: Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Robert T. Clubb)
  • 2002 - 2007    National Institutes of Health: Research Fellow(Supervisor: G. Marius Clore)
Faculty Positions
  • 2017 - Present  Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UTMB: Professor
  • 2012 - 2017     Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UTMB: Associate Professor
  • 2007 - 2012     Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UTMB: Assistant Professor
Current Grant Support
  1. Grant MCB-2026805 from NSF (9/1/20 - 8/31/24; Role, PI)
  2. Grant R35-GM130326 from NIH (2/1/19 - 1/31/24; Role, PI)
Past Grant Support
  1. Grant R21-MH113098 from NIH (3/15/19 - 1/31/21; Role, PI)
  2. Grant CHE-1608866 from NSF (9/1/16 - 8/31/20; Role, PI)
  3. Grant R01-GM107590 from NIH (8/1/14 - 7/31/19; Role, PI)
  4. Grant R01-GM105931 from NIH (4/1/14 - 3/31/18; Role, PI)
  5. Grant CHE-1307344 from NSF (8/1/13 - 7/31/16; Role, PI)
  6. Grant 2010424 from US - Israel Binational Science Foundation (10/1/11 - 9/30/15; Role, co-PI)
  7. Grant P01-HL107152 from NIH (10/1/11 - 8/31/15; Role, co-investigator)
  8. Grant 12BGIA8960032 from American Heart Association (1/1/12 - 12/31/13; Role, PI)
  9. Grant MCB-0920238 from NSF (7/1/09 - 6/30/12; Role, PI)
  10. Pilot grant from Institute of Translation Sciences (8/1/12 - 7/31/13; Role, PI)
  11. Pilot grant from UTMB NIHES Center (8/1/12 - 7/31/13; Role, PI)
  12. Grant PRF#49968-DNI4 from American Chemical Society (9/1/09 - 8/31/11; Role, PI)
  13. Grant H-1683 from Welch Foundation (6/1/08 - 5/31/11; Role PI)
  14. Pilot grant from UTMB NIHES Center (5/1/08 - 4/30/09; Role, PI)

ORCiD: Junji Iwahara