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
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of Chemistry
55 N. Eagleville Rd.
Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationA-209