Doug Daniels

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Doug Daniels

Research Professor; Executive Director, UDSMART Center

  • Full-Time Faculty

Profile

Doug Daniels, a biochemist who led a team of creative scientists seeking new ways to fight fatal diseases, was named as the first executive director of the University of Dayton SupraMolecular Applied Research and Technology Center in the summer of 2016. At the University of Dayton, he is a research professor in chemistry.

Daniels comes to the UDSMART Center from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he served as director of protein science and structural biology. Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the institute seeks to discover the molecular basis of major human diseases, develop new approaches to diagnostics and treatment, and share those discoveries openly with the scientific community.

Degrees

  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA