Dr. John E. Wiktorowicz
Dr. John Wiktorowicz has been a protein biochemist for over 35 years. He is the Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Wiktorowicz is the Director of the Proteomics Section of the Biomolecular Resource Facility at UTMB, the flagship institution for the University of Texas System Proteomics Core Network for all 16 UT institutions. He serves as the Director of Innovative Technologies for the NHLBI Proteomics Center for Airway Inflammation, and Director of Discovery Proteomics for the NIAID Clinical Proteomics Center. He also holds the positions of Senior Scientist for the Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine and the Institute for Infection and Immunity. His main research interest is to develop new proteomics technologies to address the many challenges imposed by proteomics and to apply them to the outstanding issues in human disease.
He received his BS in Biology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Il, and Ph.D. in Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston TX. He completed his post-doctoral academic training in the Division of Biology at Caltech in Pasadena, CA as a Damon Runyon Fellow, followed by a research fellowship in the Department of Cellular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA.