Carlos Catalano

Carlos Catalano

Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Address:

Primary Phone: 303-724-0011

Recent Publications

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Fourth Floor Room 4118

Research Interests:

  • Physical Virology
  • Molecular mechanisms of viral DNA packaging motors
  • Assembly and maturation of viral capsids
  • Viral capsids as designer nanoparticles for therapeutic and diagnostic (theranostic) applications

Representative publications:

Ortiz, D., delToro, D., Ordyan, M., Pajak, J., Sippy, J., Catala, A., Oh, C.S., Vu, A., Arya, G., Feiss, M., Smith, D.E., & Catalano, C. E. (2018). Concerted Action of ASCE Glutamate and Arginine Residues in Catalysis of ATP Hydrolysis in the Phage Lambda DNA Packaging Motor. Nucleic Acids Research, 47(3), 1404-1415. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1217

Catalano, C. E. (2018). Bacteriophage Lambda: The Path from Biology to Theranostic Agent. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, e1517, 1-16. doi:10.1002/wnan.1517

Yang, T.-C., Ortiz, D., Nosaka, L. A., Lander, G. C., & Catalano, C. E. (2015). Thermodynamic Interrogation of the Assembly of a Viral Genome Packaging Motor Complex. Biophysical Journal, 109, 1663-1675. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2015.08.037