Principal Investigators

Names are sorted by country


Bourke, Jane (Monash, Australia) Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Gregory, Karen (Monash, Australia) Metabotropic glutamate receptor, CNS drug discovery Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Halls, Michelle (Monash, Australia) Compartmentalized GPCR signalling Google scholar, Email

Leach, Katie (Monash, Australia) Class C GPCRs Google scholar, Email

May, Lauren (Monash, Australia) Cardiac G Protein-Coupled Receptor Pharmacology, Adenosine Receptors. Allostery, Biased Agonism Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Qin, Chengxue Helena (Baker, Australia) Formyl peptide receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Ritchie, Rebecca (Baker, Australia) Email, Twitter

Wooten, Denise (Monash, Australia) Metabolic Receptor Biology  Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Smith, Nicola (UNSW, Sydney, Australia) GPCR de-orphanization Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Finch, Angela (UNSW, Sydney, Australia) Adrenoceptors, Complement Receptor 5a and Taste Receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Depoortere, Inge (University Leuven, Belgiun) Gastrointestinal peptides and their receptors Email

Lavoie, Christine (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)  Gα proteins and Calnuc role in the regulation of receptor trafficking, and in the regulation of normal and altered cellular responses in neuropathogenic events. Email

Rosenkilde, Mette (Copenhagen University, Denmark) Molecular pharmacology of GPCRs Google scholar, Email

Acher, Francine (University Paris Descartes, France)

Kellenberger, Esther (University of Strasbourg, France) Structure-based discovery of active molecules, particularly understanding and modeling molecular recognition,
and CCR5, the co-receptor for HIV. Email

Bachelerie, Françoise (Inserm and Paris Saclay University, France) Chemokine receptors in host-pathogens interactions investigating different aspects from their structures to their physiopathologic functions Email

Chabert, Marie (Univ d’Angers, France) Email

Alfonso-Prieto, Mercedes (Jülich, Germany) Chemosensory GPCRs Google scholar, Email

Bondar, Ana-Nicoleta (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany) Development of graph-based algorithms for protein hydrogen-bond networks and development of force-field parameters for drug molecules, and using these developments to the understand the role of hydrogen-bond networks and of protonation-coupled protein function, including of GPCRs. Google scholar, Email

Coin, Irene (University of Leipzig, Germany) Peptide–GPCR interactions and their dynamics, arrestins, cross-linking Google scholar, Email

Di Pizio, Antonella (Leibniz, Germany) Modeling chemosensory GPCRs Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Kostenis, Evi (Bonn University, Germany) GPCR signal research and pathway deconvolution, Inst. Director

Müller, Christa (Bonn University, Germany) Adenosine, ATP, P2Y, P2X, Adenine receptor Google scholar, Email

Schediel, Anke (Bonn University, Germany) Google scholar, Email

Sommer, Martha (Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany) Arrestins binding to GPCRs Google scholar, Email

Bondar, Ana-Nicoleta (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany) Computational biophysics of membrane transporters and receptors, development of graph-based data analysis algorithms Google scholar, Email

Sengupta, Durba (NCL, Pune, India) Google scholar, Email

Vaidya, Vidita (TIFR, Bombay, India) Google scholar, Email

Banerjee, Antara ( ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai, India) GPCRs in reproductive endocrinology Google scholar, Email

Levavi-Sivan, Berta (HUJI, Israel) Kisspeptin/kisspeptin receptor system and puberty in fish Email

Niv, Masha (HUJI, Israel) Taste GPCRs, modeling, chemoinformatics, behavioral Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Shalev-Benami, Moran (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) CryoEM of GPCRs Google scholar, Email

Hershfinkel, Michal (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)  Zinc sensing receptor ZnR/GPR39, Gq-coupled receptor, physiology of ZnR/GPR39 Google scholar, Email

Ciancetta, Antonella (University of Ferrara, Italy)  Molecular modelling; Structure-based Design of GPCR binders; Opioid receptors Email

Morra, Giulia (SCITEC Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy)  Arrestin activation and modulation, and functional selectivity Google Scholar, Email

Chung, Ka Young (U. Seoul, Korea) HDX-MS to study GPCR conformational change Google scholar

Szpakowska Martyna (Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg) Roles and pharmacology of atypical chemokine receptors in health and diseases Google scholar, Email

Smit, Martine J. (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands) Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Glass, Michelle (University of Otago, New Zealand) Cannabinoids, neurodegenerative diseases, Huntington’s disease Google scholar, Email

Grimsey, Natasha (The University of Auckland, New Zealand) GPCR signalling and intracellular trafficking, cannabinoid receptors Google scholar, Email

Hay, Debbie (The University of Auckland, New Zealand) Class B GPCRs, drug discovery Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Grimsey, Natasha (The University of Auckland, New Zealand) Email, Twitter

Kivell, Bronwyn (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Structurally novel opioid receptors Email

Moreira, Irina (Universiy of Cumbria, Portugal) Molecular modeling; GPCR/G-protein interactions; GPCR/Arrestin interactions Google scholar, Twitter

Selent, Jana (Pompeu Fabra, Spain) GPCR Dimers as Drug Target, Membrane Effects Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Castro, Marian (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain) Molecular Pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptors Google scholar, Email

Delemotte, Lucie (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) Computational biophysics Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Stoeber, Miriam (University of Geneva, Switzerland)  Signalling and trafficking of GPCRs, with specific focus on intracellularly localized receptors  Google scholar, Email

Waldhoer, Maria (CSO, InterAx Biotech, Switzerland)  GPCR signalling  Email, Twitter

Nikolic, Katarina (University of Belgrade, Serbia)  Study and design of multi-targeted ligands.  Google scholar, Email

Ardévol, Anna (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)   Bitter taste receptors at gastrointestinal wall controlling enterohormone secretion.  Google scholar, Email

Birgul Iyison, Necla (Boğaziçi, Turkey) Google scholar, Email

Sensoy, Ozge (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey) Computational Google scholar

Hanyaloglu, Aylin (Imperial College London, UK)  Understanding fundamental cell biological mechanisms regulating GPCR activity and applying these to diverse physiological and pathophysiological systems Email

Canals, Meritxell (The University of Nottingham, UK) Interactions between GPCRs and intracellular proteins Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Marshall, Fiona (MRL UK at MSD, UK) Drug Discovery Google scholar, Twitter

Stoddart, Leigh (The University of Nottingham, UK) Senior Research Fellow Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Tikhonova, Irina (Queen’s University Belfast, UK) GPCR computational studies Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Tomas, Alejandra (Imperial College London , UK) GPCR trafficking and subcellular signalling Google scholar, Email

Crouch, Rosalie (Medical University of South Carolina, SC, USA) Rod and cone pigments, visual rhodopsins Email

Jones, Carrie (Vanderbilt University, TN, USA) Sophisticated phenotyping of allosteric modulators of GPCRs in vivo with behavioral, neurochemical and imaging approaches to understand systems and circuit-level effects on disease states Google Scholar, Email

Jastrzebska, Beata (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA) Understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms of retinal degenerative diseases associated with compromised rhodopsin regeneration Email

Gilchrist, Annette (Midwestern University, Illinois, USA) Development of technologies to identify allosteric and pathway selective “biased” drugs based on their ability to modulate GPCR/G protein coupling Email

Shenoy, Sudha (Duke University, NC, USA) GPCR endocytic signalling and trafficking Email

Tsvetanova, Nina (Duke University, NC, USA) GPCR ubiquitination and trafficking. signalling Email

Wingler, Laura (Duke University, NC, USA) Understanding the mechanisms underlying the rich pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptor ligands using multidisciplinary approaches Google Scholar, Email

Handel, Tracy (UCSD, California, USA) Biophysics, structural biology, Chemokines Email

Irannejad, Roshanak (UCSF, California, USA) Cardiac physiology, adrenergic receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Kufareva, Irina (UCSD, California, USA) Computational structural biology Google scholar, Email

Brown, Joan Heller (UCSD, California, USA)  Signal transduction mechanisms through which G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) regulate cell growth and cytoskeletal responses Google scholar, Email

Trejo, JoAnn (UCSD, California, USA) Cell signalling by protease-activated G protein-coupled receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Vaidehi, Nagarajan (City of Hope, California, USA) G-protein-coupled receptor dynamics, chemokines Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Bohn, Laura (Scripps , Florida, USA) GPCRs in neurological functions, opioid, serotonin and cannabinoid families Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Arac, Demet (University of Chicago, Illinois, USA) Adhesion GPCRs Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Pradhan, Amynah (School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI), Illinois, USA) Pain, opioid receptors Twitter

Johnson, Kari (Uniformed Services University, Maryland, USA) GPCRs in modulating neurotransmission Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Newman, Amy (NIDA, Maryland, USA) Dopamine and serotonin receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Jutkiewicz, Emily (University of Michigan, Michigan, USA) Behavioral effects of opioids, regulation of receptors Email

Devi, Lakshmi (Mount Sinai, New York, USA) Opioid/Cannabinoid Receptors, Post-Transcriptional Processing Google scholar, Email

Fan, Qing (Columbia University, New York, USA) Class C GPCR activation mechanisms Email

Filizola, Marta (Mount Sinai, New York, USA) Opioid/Cannabinoid Receptors Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Zachariou, Vanna (Mount Sinai, New York, USA) GPCR signaling, RGS, epigenetics, pain Email, Twitter

Hamm, Heidi (Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee, USA) GPCR signal transduction and neuroscience Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Niswender, Colleen (Vanderbilt Center, Tennessee, USA) Director of Molecular Pharmacology for the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery Google scholar, Email

Buck, Linda (Fred Hutchinson Center , Washington, USA) Odorant receptors and trace amine-associated receptors (TAARs) (2004 Nobel Prize Laureate  (with  Richard Axel)) Email

Cahill, Catherine (UCLA, USA) Google scholar, Email, Twitter

Pluznick, Jennifer (Johns Hopkins, USA) Email, Twitter