Coleman Professor of Life Sciences
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Brian received his PhD in physical biochemistry from the University of Iowa studying the biophysics of protein-protein interactions. He completed a postdoc in structural immunology at Harvard University, working with the late Don C. Wiley. He is the scientific great-grandson of Rosalind Franklin and Linus Pauling. Brian moved to the University of Notre Dame in 2001 to start a lab using physical and structural principles to understand cellular immunity.
Brian is also the drummer in the local rock band The Standard Deviants and a sometimes drummer for some other local bands and one time even played a gig in Costa Rica. Brian grew up in a military family moving all around the world. Contact him by emailing email@example.com.