Professor Matt Shoulders

July 15, 2012

Dr. Matt Shoulders, previously an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow at the Scripps Research Institute in Professor Jeff Kelly’s laboratory, joined the faculty on July 15, 2012. Dr. Shoulders carried out his PhD studies under Professor Ronald T. Raines at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a B.S. in chemistry from Virginia Tech in 2004.

Dr. Shoulders' current research interests involve understanding at a fundamental level how the cell remodels itself to address challenges to protein homeostasis, elucidating the pathophysiology of protein folding-related diseases with poorly defined etiology, and targeting the biological processes uncovered for the development of first-in-class small molecule drugs.