Rebecca Cooper


Rebecca Cooper
BS, Chemical Engineering
Rice University
Houston, TX
PhD, Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Amarillo, TX
Postdoctoral Scholar
Katya Heldwein, PhD, Adviser



My research focuses on determining the structure of full-length gB, the membrane fusion protein of HSV-1 and understanding the nature of fusogenic conformational changes that it undergoes during viral entry.

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December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research