Gerald B. Koudelka


 State University of New York at Albany
 Bachelors of Science (cum laude)-Biology
 Conferred May 1979

 State University of New York at Buffalo
 Ph.D. Biochemistry
 Conferred August 1984


Department Chair (May 2005-present)
Professor (September 2000-present)
Associate Professor (August 1994-August 2000)
Assistant Professor (September 1988-August 1994)
Dept. of Biological Sciences SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Research Interests: Protein nucleic acid interactions; biological role of sequence dependent DNA structure and flexibility in protein binding and transcriptional regulation.Protein-protein interactions in biological systems. Mechanism of transcription repression. Bacterial pathogenesis

Visiting Professor (September 1995-December 1995)
Dept. of Human Molecular Biology and Genetic/Sealy Center for Structural Biology.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston TX

Research Interests: Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of DNA, DNA binding proteins and protein-nucleic acid complexes

Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate (Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Fellow Medical Foundation of Boston Senior Fellow) (April 1984-August 1988).
Supervisor: Dr. Mark Ptashne
Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Research Interests: Transcriptional activation by E. coli CRP; Role of DNA structure in determining affinity of 434 repressor for 434 operator.


· Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996
· Medical Foundation of Boston-Charles E. King Trust Senior Fellowship, 1987-1989.
· Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1984-1987.
· Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching. SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine, Academic Year 1983.