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Timothy A Cross

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Timothy A Cross


Phone: (850) 644-0917

Address: 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706

Building: NHMFL FSU

Educational Background

Trinity College Hartford, CT B.S. 1976 Chemistry
University of Penn. Philadelphia, PA Ph.D. 1981 Chemistry
University of Penn. Philadelphia, PA Postdoc '81-'83 Chemistry
Universität Basel Basel, Switzerland Postdoc '83-'84 Biophys. Chem.

Research Interests

- Understanding how biological macromolecules, specifically membrane proteins, carry out their function
- Structural Biology and Structural Genomics
- Structural and Dynamic characterization of membrane proteins
- Development of solid state NMR methodology for macromolecular studies.
- Development of high field NMR technology and applications

Professional Experience

Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
Assistant & Associate Professor 1984-1993
Professor 1993-
Director of the FSU Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility 1984-
Department of Biological Science Courtesy Associate Professor 1997-
Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University 1984-
Director of the Institute & Structural Biology Program 1991-1993
Center for Materials Res. & Tech., Florida State University 1990-
National High Magnetic Field Lab., Florida State University 1990-
Acting Director NMR Program 1991-1994
Director for New Initiatives 1995-1997
Director of the NMR Program 1998-

Awards, Honors, and Service

2010 Florida Award, Florida Local Section of the American Chemical Society (2010)
Member, Editorial Board: Journal of Magnetic Resonance (2010)
Fellow of the Biophysical Society (2007)
Earl Frieden Professorship, FSU (2003)
Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University (2001)
Biophysical Society Council Member (2000-2002)
Editorial Board - Biophysical Journal (1998-2004)
Editorial Board - J. Magnetic Resonance (1998-2003)
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1998-present)
Advisory Board - Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry (1997-2000)
NIH BBCB Study Section (1995-1999)
NIH Shared Instrumentation Panel (1993)
NIH Special Study Section (1993)
Florida State University Developing Scholar Award (1990-1991)
NSF Biophysics Review Panel (1989-1992)
NSF ILI Review Panel (1989)
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (1988-1990)
NIH Molecular Cytology Study Section (ad hoc) (1988)
NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1985-1990)
NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship (1983-1984)
NIH Predoctoral Trainee in Cell and Molecular Biology (1978-1981)
Honors in Chemistry and General Scholarship (1976)
Mary A. Terry Fellowship (1976-1978)
Phi Beta Kappa (1975-present)