Prof. James Fraser

University of California, San Francisco


James Fraser studied Biology as an undergraduate at McGill University. His Ph.D. work at UC Berkeley under Dr. Tom Alber focused on the relationship between protein conformational dynamics and enzymatic catalysis. He moved to UCSF in 2011 as an independent fellow. Currently, Professor Fraser is Chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences. His work spans across various disciplines, including structural biology, deep mutational scanning, and protein engineering. Fraser is also known for his commitment to open science and serves on the board of ASAPbio.


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