Peter B. Moore

Sterling Professor Emeritus
Member of Yale faculty since 1969


B.S. Yale University, 1961
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1966
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut de Biologie Moleculaire, University of Geneva (Switzerland), 1966-67
Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (UK), 1967-69

NIH Merit Award, 1986-95
Fellow of AAAS, 1992
National Academy of Sciences, 1997
Rosenstiel Award, 2001
AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, 2002
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003
Biophysical Society, Presdient-Elect, 2009

Recent Publications
S. Tu, G. Blaha, P.B. Moore, & T.A. Steitz. Structures of MLSbK antibiotics bound to mutated large ribosomal subunits provide a structural explanation for resistance. Cell 2005, 121, 257-270.

N.R. Voss, M. Gerstein, T.A. Steitz, & P.B. Moore. The geometry of the ribosomal polypeptide exit tunnel. J. Mol. Biol. 2006, 360, 893-906.

H. Jin, J.P. Loria, & P.B. Moore. Solution structure of an rRNA substrate bound to the pseudouridylation pocket of a box H/ACA snoRNA. Molec. Cell 2007, 26, 205-215.

S.J. Schroeder, G. Blaha, J. Tirado-Rives, T.A. Steitz, & P.B. Moore. The structure of antibiotics bound to the E site region of the 50S ribosomal subunit of Haloarcula marismortui: 13-deoxytedanolide and girodazole. J. Mol. Biol. 2007, 367, 1471-1479.

G. Blaha, G. Gurel, S.J. Schroeder, P.B. Moore, & T.A. Steitz. Mutations outside the anisomycin-binding site can make ribosomes drug-resistant. J. Mol. Biol. 2008, 379, 505-519.

Peter B. Moore

Research Interests