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Eva De Alba

Associate Professor
B.Sc.: University Complutense, Madrid
M.S.: University Complutense, Madrid
PhD: Spanish National Research Council

Prof. Eva deAlba
School of Engineering
Bylaw 55 Unit: 
Recent Success: 
Watch this Space
Community Affiliations: 
Red Cross
Member of HSRI Executive Committee
Graduate Courses: 
Potentially: Macromolecular Assemblies in Biology; Advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Undergraduate Courses: 
Biochemistry for Bioengineers
Graduate Student Research: 
Application of biophysical techniques to the study of bio-macromolecular assemblies
Current Graduate Students: 
Past Research Topics: 
Molecular bases of Inflammation and programmed cell death NMR Spectroscopy
Area Of Expertise: 
Structural Biology
Protein Engineering and Design
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Electron Microscopy
Programmed Cell Death
Field of Study: 
Year Joined UC Merced: 
Post Doc School: 
Madrid, Spain
Current Funding Needs: 
Funding for research on the structure, function and biotechnological applications of biomacromolecular assemblies
Current Research Focus: 

Applying our research findings to engineer proteins with altered functionality to serve as templates for potential therapeutic targets, and to the biotechnological application of protein molecular platforms and ultra-structures.

  • Molecular mechanisms that control cellular processes essential to life from a biochemical and biophysics perspective
  • Regulation of inflammation & programmed cell death
  • Autoimmune disorders, cancer, neurological and cardiovascular diseases