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David M. Mueller, PhD

David M. Mueller, PhD

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Discipline

Center for Genetic Diseases


The University of Michigan, BS (Chemistry), 1976
Wayne State University, PhD (Biochemistry), 1981
The University of Chicago, Postdoctoral Studies (Molecular Biology), 1981-1985
Fogarty Fellow and Visiting Professor, 2000-2001, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, U.K

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The Mueller Lab uses crystallography, biochemistry and yeast genetics to investigate:

  • the structure/function relationship of the mitochondrial ATP synthase.
  • Understanding the structure and function of the gene product and regulation of the gene, Cln3, defective in the juvenile form of the neurodegenerative disease, Batten disease.  Understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases.