Carolyn Rankin

Adjunct Research Associate, Molecular Biosciences
Primary office:


The major goal of this laboratory is to understand the molecular mechanisms that lead to the polymerization of the microtubule-associated protein tau into pathological structures observed in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Current interests include the effects of phosphorylation on this process and the mechanism of fatty acid binding to the tau protein.


Contact Us

Strong Hall, Room 200

minicollege@ku.edu

 

Today, we're thankful for the students, staff and scholars who spend their days doing important work across the ric… https://t.co/vi18BUszTy


KU Today
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times