Peter B. Moore

Sterling Professor Emeritus
Member of Yale faculty since 1969

E-mail: peter.moore@yale.edu

Education
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

Honors
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