Biological Science Faculty Member
Dr. Scott Stagg
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
Graduate Faculty Status
Dr. Scott Stagg is currently recruiting new postdoctoral investigators.
Research and Professional Interests:
Research in the Stagg lab is directed towards two tracks: the mechanisms of membrane trafficking, and high-throughput high-resolution cryo-EM. On the biological side, we determine the structure and mechanisms of protein complexes involved in vesicle trafficking pathways. We have determined structures of COPII and clathrin coats as well as other membrane remodeling complexes. On the technical side, we develop experimental and computational methods to improve structure determination by cryo-EM.