Biographical Sketch: Michele McGuirl, Ph.D.

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M​ichele McGuirl, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Biophysics, Biomedical Technology, and Computational Biosciences​, where she manages grants in the biophysical studies of protein structure and function. McGuirl comes to NIGMS from the National Cancer Institute, where she was a program director in the Center for Cancer Training. Before that, she was an NIGMS-funded researcher and faculty member at the University of Montana. Her research interests have included electron transfer, metallo-biochemistry, protein folding, and amyloid diseases. McGuirl earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Montana State University. She conducted postdoctoral research at The California Institute of Technology.

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