Brian Tripp

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Brian Tripp
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
(269) 387-4166
3435 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5410
Mailing address: 
Department of Biological Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5410 USA
Research interests: 
  • Enzymology
  • Protein engineering

Dr. Brian Tripp is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University.

Tripp's research involves protein engineering and structure-function studies of proteins. He is interested in combinatorial approaches to the investigation and alteration of protein function. He has published on:

  • In vivo biotinylation of a fusion peptide.
  • Metal-dependent antibody recognition by a flagellin-thioredoxin random peptide library.
  • Structure-function studies of a gamma-class carbonic anhydrase.

Students in Tripp's laboratory:

  • Troy Burtchett, M.S. 
  • Aaron Wenger, M.S.

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