Bioengineering

Robert Latour, Ph.D.

LatourMcQueen-Quattlebaum Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania 1989

Research Interests
Proteins
Adsorption
Simulation

Email latourr@clemson.edu
Office 501-2 Rhodes Research Center
Phone 864-656-5552

Laboratories

Molecular Basis: Protein-Surface Interactions

Molecular Simulation Methods for Biomaterials
Force-field parameterization for protein adsorption simulation
Advanced sampling methods for large molecular systems
Biomaterials design at the atomic level

Molecular Structure of Adsorbed Proteins
Experimental methods to measure adsorbed protein structure
     Orientation
     Conformation
     Bioactivity

Biomaterials Design to Control Cellular Response
Blood contact materials
Platelet adhesion and thrombogenicity