Jens Meiler

  • Vanderbilt University

    School of Medicine Basic Sciences Staff Spotlight: Karen Davis

    Karen Davis, the program coordinator for the Center for Structural Biology, enjoys feeling like she is "a part of something bigger” than herself, both in and out of the office. She is a huge soccer fan and coaches two co-ed recreational soccer teams at the Nashville Youth Soccer Association. Read More

    Apr. 17, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    The Expert from Nowhere

    To understand a protein’s structure is to understand its function, says structural and chemical biologist Jens Meiler, PhD, distinguished research professor of Chemistry. It can take a PhD student up to five sleep-deprived years to determine the structure of a single protein, and of the 20,000 human proteins, only about… Read More

    Jan. 26, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Study reveals need for matching targeted therapies with EGFR subtypes

    New research from Vanderbilt investigators suggests that clinicians should take a deeper dive into distinguishing EGFR mutations when prescribing targeted therapies for non-small-cell lung cancers. EGFR exon 19 deletion mutations are the most common EGFR mutations in patients with lung cancer. However, the term “exon 19 deletion” is a catch-all… Read More

    Jul. 28, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Collaborative research yields new protein structure

    Structure of a caveolin-1 complex obtained using cryo-electron microscopy. A protomer, or a structural unit, is highlighted in magenta. The image was cropped to focus on panel A of Figure 1 of the paper, modified and published here in accordance to a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. Read More

    May. 16, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Eichman, Meiler and five Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows in 2021

    Seven Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty members have been elected 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Among those elected is Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Cybele Raver,… Read More

    Jan. 26, 2022