Tom Kurtzman

Tom Kurtzman
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

Research Interests
Research in the Kurtzman lab focuses on the development of computational tools that can aid in the discovery and rational design of new drugs.  His approach applies statistical mechanical theory and computer simulations to better understand the physical principles that govern the molecular recognition between proteins and small molecule ligands (drugs).  A particular emphasis is placed on the role that water plays in the molecular recognition process.  A principal goal of his research is to help design and discover drugs that bind with high affinity and selectivity to given protein targets.

Lehman College
Department of Chemistry
Science Hall 1409
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, NY 10468

Phone: (718) 960-8832
Fax:     (718) 960-8750

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