Faculty and Staff
Geoff Lippa
Visit Asst Professor Biology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center 346
Department: Biology  
Office Hours: Mon: 9-10 am
Tue: 1-3 pm

Thu: 4-5 pm
Post-doctoral studies: Structural Biology
Hauptman Woodward Medical Institute, 2015

PhD: Biochemistry
University of Rochester, 2013

B.S.: Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2007

Areas of Concentration
Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, RNA Biology, X-ray crystallography, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Virology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Selected Publications
Zhu, J, Lippa, G.M., Gulick A.M., Tipton, P.A. "Examining Reaction Specificity in PvcB, a Source of Diversity in Isonitrile-containing Natural Products." Biochemistry. 2015, 54 (16) 2659-69. Salter, J.S.*, Lippa, G.M.*, Belashov, I.A., Wedekind, J.E. "Core-binding factor ß (CBFß) increases the affinity between Cullin5 and HIV-1 Vif within an E3 Ligase Complex." Biochemistry. 2012, 51 (44) 8702-8704. (*Shared first authorship) Lippa, G.M.*, Liberman, J.A.*, Jenkins, J.L.*, Krucinska, J., Salim, M., Wedekind, J.E. Crystallographic Analysis of Small Ribozymes and Riboswitches. In Ribozymes: Methods and Protocols; Hartig, Jorg S. Ed; Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 848,; Humana Press, 2012, p. 15984. (*Shared first authorship)

I am active in sports including soccer, tennis, swimming, and ultimate frisbee. I enjoy cooking and taking hikes with my wife and two rescued dogs.

Classes Taught
BIOL150 (Foundations of Biology) BIOL207 (Anatomy and Physiology I) BIOL208 (Anatomy and Physiology II) CHEM105 (General Chemistry I) CHEM106 (General Chemistry II)
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