Biographical Sketch: Frank Shewmaker, Ph.D.

Frank Shewmaker, Ph.D., is a program director of the Biophysics Branch in the Division of Biophysics, Biomedical Technology, and Computational Biosciences. He oversees grants involving the biophysical studies of protein structure, function, assembly, and aggregation.

Before joining NIGMS, Shewmaker was an associate professor of biochemistry in the medical school of Uniformed Services University at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Tulane University School of Medicine and conducted his postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health.

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