Research Interest

  • Cryo-Electron Tomography
  • Cryo-Focused Ion Beam Milling
  • Single Particle Analysis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Proteomic analysis of microtubule inner proteins (MIPs) in Rib72 null Tetrahymena cells reveals functional MIPs.
Fabritius AS, Bayless BA, Li S, Stoddard D, Heydeck W, Ebmeier CC, Anderson L, Gunnels T, Nachiappan C, Whittall JB, Old W, Agard DA, Nicastro D, Winey M, Mol Biol Cell 2021 Aug mbcE20120786
Functional refolding of the penetration protein on a non-enveloped virus.
Herrmann T, Torres R, Salgado EN, Berciu C, Stoddard D, Nicastro D, Jenni S, Harrison SC, Nature 2021 Feb 590 7847 666-670
Tetrahymena RIB72A and RIB72B are Microtubule Inner Proteins in the ciliary doublet microtubules.
Stoddard D, Zhao Y, Bayless BA, Gui L, Louka P, Dave D, Suryawanshi S, Tomasi RF, Dupuis-Williams P, Baroud CN, Gaertig J, Winey M, Nicastro D Mol. Biol. Cell 2018 Aug mbcE18060405
The nexin link and B-tubule glutamylation maintain the alignment of outer doublets in the ciliary axoneme.
Alford LM, Stoddard D, Li JH, Hunter EL, Tritschler D, Bower R, Nicastro D, Porter ME, Sale WS Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 2016 Apr

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Leadership in Emerging Academic Departments (LEAD) program graduate

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Department of Biophysics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2017)
  • Microscopy Society of America (2021)