Brett A. Barbaro

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Brett Barbaro is a consultant at Scripps Research Institute where he is currently working on building physical and atomic-resolution computer models of biological systems. He has over 15 years of laboratory experience and has published numerous articles and several book chapters. He is a graduate of Harvard University’s biochemistry program and received his Ph.D. from the University of California Irvine, where he studied the molecular mechanisms of Huntington’s Disease.

"The scientist…studies [nature] because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living." H. Poincare
- Brett A. Barbaro
Barbaro, Brett

My Courses

Introduction to Biochemistry
In this course we will study life at the atomic and molecular level. We will study the four classes of biomolecules that are the building blocks of living organisms – proteins, carbohydrates,...
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