Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Texas Medical Branch


Catherine H. Schein, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Synopsis of Research Interests:

  • Computer modeling of immune system complexes and allergy inducing proteins
  • Identifying motifs in and modeling of nucleases in DNA repair
  • Cytokine interactions with ribonucleases in chronic diseases
  • Production and mechanism of action of pharmaceutically interesting proteins
  • Factors controlling protein solubility and stability
  • Protein-nucleic acid interactions in eucaryotic cell growth regulation and viral reproduction
  • In vitro toxicology and neural markers of toxicity