Faculty Profiles

Michael C. Fitzgerald
Professor of Chemistry
3222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1547
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.S., Davidson College 1989

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Analytical

Wang, M, Wales, TE, and Fitzgerald, MC. "The Thermodynamics of Backbone-Backbone Hydrogen Bonds are Conserved ina Protein Fold." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (2005). (Academic Article)

Lin, SM, Haney, RP, Campa, MJ, Fitzgerald, MC, and Patz, EF. "Characterising phase variations in MALDI-TOF data and correcting them by peak alignment." Cancer Inform 1 (2005): 32-40. Open Access Copy

Roulhac, PL, Powell, KD, Dhungana, S, Weaver, KD, Mietzner, TA, Crumbliss, AL, and Fitzgerald, MC. "SUPREX (Stability of Unpurified Proteins from Rates of H/D Exchange) analysis of the thermodynamics of synergistic anion binding by ferric-binding protein (FbpA), a bacterial transferrin." Biochemistry 43.50 (December 21, 2004): 15767-15774. Full Text

Dai, SY, Gardner, MW, and Fitzgerald, MC. "SUPREX (Stability of Unpurified Proteins from Rates of H/D Exchange) Analysis of Some Proteins." Analytical Chemistry (December 2004). (Academic Article)

Howard, BA, Zheng, Z, Campa, MJ, Wang, MZ, Sharma, A, Haura, E, Herndon, JE, Fitzgerald, MC, Bepler, G, and Patz, EF. "Translating biomarkers into clinical practice: prognostic implications of cyclophilin A and macrophage migratory inhibitory factor identified from protein expression profiles in non-small cell lung cancer." Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 46.3 (December 2004): 313-323. Full Text

Yang, X, Wang, M, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Analysis of protein folding and function using backbone modified proteins." Bioorg Chem 32.5 (October 2004): 438-449. (Review) Full Text

Wang, MZ, Shetty, JT, Howard, BA, Campa, MJ, Patz, EF, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Thermodynamic analysis of cyclosporin a binding to cyclophilin a in a lung tumor tissue lysate." Anal Chem 76.15 (August 1, 2004): 4343-4348. Full Text

Wales, TE, Richardson, JS, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Facile chemical synthesis and equilibrium unfolding properties of CopG." Protein Science : a Publication of the Protein Society 13.7 (July 2004): 1918-1926. Full Text

Cisneros, GA, Wang, M, Silinski, P, Fitzgerald, MC, and Yang, W. "The protein backbone makes important contributions to 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase enzyme catalysis: understanding from theory and experiment." Biochemistry 43.22 (June 2004): 6885-6892. Full Text

Powell, KD, and Fitzgerald, MC. "High-throughput screening assay for the tunable selection of protein ligands." J Comb Chem 6.2 (March 2004): 262-269. Full Text