UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Gaczynska, Maria Eleonora

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Medicine
(210) 567-7262
gaczynska@uthscsa.edu

Research Interest: (1) Chemical biology of biomacromolecules. Special emphasis: the role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in cancer and aging; development of small molecule regulators of the proteasome. (2) Atomic force microscopy from single molecules to single cells. Special emphasis: structure and molecular dynamics of large protein assemblies, protein-DNA complexes and protein polymers; nanomechanical profiling of cancer cells, including circulating tumor cells; studying interactions of circulating tumor cells with innate immunity cells.

9/2005 - Present Associate Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Molecular Medicine, San Antonio, TX