John A. Gerlt

Professor

John A. Gerlt

Professor

Biography

Professor Gerlt is the Program Director of the Enzyme Function Initiative (EFI) under the National Institute
of General Medical Sciences involving 9 academic institutions in the US and Canada. He is a mechanistic
enzymologist and an expert in structure-function studies of numerous metabolic enzymes. Prof Gerlt
has made numerous significant contributions to the field of mechanistic enzymology and physical
organic chemistry, and his seminal work on the enolase superfamily and the crotonase superfamily
has established a new and important discipline of genomic enzymology. Prof Gerlt has won numerous
awards and currently holds the Gutgsell Chair, a prestigious University Endowed Chair. He has published
extensively in prestigious journals and is currently the Associate Editor for the ACS journal, Biochemistry,
and is on the Editorial Board of several journals.

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