The Center for Structural Biology, or CSB for short, supports exciting research by Life Sciences Institute faculty members and other researchers across U-M, as well as external academic and industry clients. 

Our scientists have been key collaborates on projects to understand complex biological processes using structural analysis — such as how Zika and West Nile Virus spread — and also on efforts to develop new therapeutics. 

To learn more, browse our news section and our publications.  

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Read the feature "Proteins for Public Health," from the 2021 issue of LSI Magazine. Download PDF

Fall 2015

Read the feature "Structural Integrity," from the 2015 issue of LSI Magazine. Download PDF


The center is supported by the U-M Life Sciences Institute, the U-M Rogel Cancer Center, the U-M Medical School Endowment for Basic Sciences and grants from the National Institute of Health.