Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of California, San Francisco
B.S. in Biochemistry, Loyola Marymount University

Courses Taught

Chem 117: Introductory Chemistry
Chem 240: Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Chem 260: Nutrition and Metabolism: Biochemical Mechanisms
Chem 300: Protein Biochemistry
Chem 370: Advanced Topics: Drugs and Disease

Research Interests

protein folding and misfolding, bacterial stress response


Two distinct classes of cochaperones compete for the EEVD motif in heat shock protein 70 to tune its chaperone activities. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2022. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2022.101697.
The interactions of molecular chaperones with client proteins: why are they so weak? Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101282.
Functional genomics screen identifies proteostasis targets that modulate prion protein (PrP) stability. Cell Stress and Chaperones, 2021. doi: 10.1007/s12192-021-01191-8.
Protein-protein interactions in the molecular chaperone network. Accounts of Chemical Research, 2018. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00036.
For a complete list of publications, see Google Scholar profile.

Taylor Arhar

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 Pronouns: she/her/hers  Email:  Phone: 608-363-2098  Office: Room 416, Sanger Center for the Sciences

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