Chemical Biology Program
The Daniel Bachovchin Lab
The Bachovchin lab uses chemical and cell biology approaches to study important questions in innate immunity. We are particularly interested in characterizing the molecular mechanisms controlling the formation of inflammasomes, key components of the innate immune system that sense intracellular danger signals and trigger pyroptotic cell death.
Chui, A.J*; Okondo, M.C.*; Rao, S.D.*; Gai, K.; Griswold, A.R.; Johnson, D.C.; Ball, D.P.; Taabazuing, C.Y.; Orth, E.L.; Vittimberga, B.A.; Bachovchin, D.A. # “N-terminal degradation activates the Nlrp1b inflammasome.” Science. 2019, 365, 82-85.
Rao, S.D.*; Chen, Q.*; Wang, Q.*; Orth-He, E.L.*; Saoi, M.; Griswold, A.R.; Bhattacharjee, A.; Ball, D.P.; Huang, H.-C.; Chui, A.J.; Covelli, D.J.; You, S.; Cross, J.R.; Bachovchin, D.A. # “M24B aminopeptidase inhibitors selectively activate the CARD8 inflammasome.” Nat Chem Biol. 2022, in press.
Daniel Bachovchin, PhD
- Chemical biologist Daniel Bachovchin designs selective inhibitors to study enzymes and pathways in cancer and immune system signaling.
- PhD, The Scripps Research Institute
- Josie Robertson Investigator (2015-2020)
- Louise and Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award for Distinguished Achievement in Basic Research
- Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry (2018)
- Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research (2017-2021)
- Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Innovators in Cancer Research (2018)
- Stand Up to Cancer 2017 Innovative Research Grant Recipient (2017-2020)
- California Breast Cancer Research Program Fellowship (2011-2012)
- National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship (2006-2007)
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