Richard Baxter

Research Scientist

Departments & Organizations


Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BQBS)

Structural Biology

Faculty Research


Dr. Baxter is an expert in structural and functional studies of proteins. His current research focus is the A. gambiae complement pathway. As a postdoctoral fellow he determined the crystal structure of TEP1, the central molecule in this pathway that plays a major role in the mosquitoes immune response to malarial parasites. Ongoing research in Dr. Baxter's laboratory is aimed at understanding the molecular basis of this immune response and the development of novel chemical entities for vector-based malaria control strategies.

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Richard Baxter
Mailing Address
Dept. of Chemistry
PO Box 208107

New Haven, CT 06520-8107