Chad Brautigam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Biophysics

Graduate Programs: Molecular Biophysics


Undergraduate University of Colorado at Boulder (1991), Biology
Graduate School Yale University (1993), Biochemistry
Graduate School Yale University (1998), Biochemistry

Research Interests

  • Analytical Ultracentrifugation
  • Isothermal Titration Calorimetry
  • Protein-protein interactions
  • Structural Biology/X-ray Crystallography
  • Structural Elucidation of Enzymatic Mechanisms


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Featured Publications

Haemophilus ducreyi Hfq contributes to virulence gene regulation as cells enter stationary phase.

Gangaiah D, Labandeira-Rey M, Zhang X, Fortney KR, Ellinger S, Zwickl B, Baker B, Liu Y, Janowicz DM, Katz BP, Brautigam CA, Munson RS, Hansen EJ, Spinola SM MBio 2014 5 1 e01081-13

Improving the Thermal, Radial and Temporal Accuracy of the Analytical Ultracentrifuge through External References.

Ghirlando R, Balbo A, Piszczek G, Brown PH, Lewis MS, Brautigam CA, Schuck P, Zhao H Anal. Biochem. 2013 May

Trypanosoma brucei S-Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase N Terminus Is Essential for Allosteric Activation by the Regulatory Subunit Prozyme.

Velez N, Brautigam CA, Phillips MA J. Biol. Chem. 2013 Feb 288 7 5232-40

Multi-signal sedimentation velocity analysis with mass conservation for determining the stoichiometry of protein complexes.

Brautigam CA, Padrick SB, Schuck P PLoS ONE 2013 8 5 e62694

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  • Magna cum laude
    University of Colorado at Boulder (1991)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    University of Colorado at Boulder (1991)
  • Williams Family Foundation Scholarship
    High School (1987)