Nicole Wagner

Assistant Research Professor


  • Postdoc, University of Connecticut, 2013-2014 (Advisor: Robert Birge)
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2013 (Biochemistry)
  • B.S., University of Connecticut, 2007 (Molecular and Cell Biology)

Research Interests

  • Genetic optimization of membrane proteins through site-directed, site-specific saturation, semi-random mutagenesis, and directed evolution
  • Analysis of the structure, function, and biogenesis of membrane proteins through the use of molecular modeling and spectroscopy
  • Design and development of novel biomimetic devices targeted at restoring vision and controlling neural activity
Nicole Wagner
Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-6593
Fax(860) 486-2981
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of Chemistry
55 N. Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationR-404