Douglas Root | Department of Biological Sciences

Douglas Root

Douglas Root
Associate Professor
Dr. Root's research interests include molecular motors and force spectroscopy.

Dr. Douglas Root teaches classes in the following subjects: Biochemistry II, Bioinstrumentation and Analytical Techniques, and Protein Structure and Function.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Molecular Biology, UCLA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Selected Publications

  • Accepted/In-press: Asymmetric Myosin Binding to the Thin Filament as Revealed by a Fluorescent Nanocircuit, (2012).
  • Demonstrating the uses of the novel Gravitational Force Spectrometer to stretch and measure fibrous proteins, (2011)
  • Close Proximity of Myosin Loop 3 to Troponin Determined by Triangulation of Resonance Energy Transfer Distance Measurements, (2009).

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