Sean T Smrt
NHMFL FSU (Prof. Tim Cross)


BSc (Biochemistry)
University of Illinois at Chicago
PhD (Biophysics)
University of Illinois at Chicago


  1. Smrt ST, Draney AW, Singaram I, Lorieau JL. (2017) Structure and Dynamics of Membrane Proteins and Membrane Associated Proteins with Native Bicelles from Eukaryotic Tissues. Biochemistry. 56(40): 5318-5327. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00575.
  2. Smrt ST, Lorieau JL. (2016) Membrane Fusion and Infection of the Influenza Hemagglutinin (Chapter). Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. (Springer): 1-18. doi: 10.1007/5584_2016_174.
  3. Thiagarajan-Rosenkranz P, Draney AW, Smrt ST, Lorieau JL. (2015) A Positively Charged Liquid Crystalline Medium for Measuring Residual Dipolar Couplings in Membrane Proteins by NMR. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137(37): 11932-11934. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b07515.
  4. Smrt ST, Draney AW, Lorieau JL. (2015) The Influenza Hemagglutinin Fusion Domain is an Amphipathic Helical-Hairpin that Functions by Inducing Membrane Curvature. J. Biol. Chem. 290: 228-238. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.611657.
  5. Eichmann C, Orts J, Tzitzilonis C, Vögeli BR, Smrt ST, Lorieau JL, Riek R. (2014) Intermolecular Detergent – Membrane Protein NOEs for the Characterization of Dynamics of Membrane Protein-Detergent Complexes. J. Chem. Phys. B. 118: 14288-14301. doi: 10.1021/jp509137q.
  6. Draney AW, Smrt ST, Lorieau JL. (2014) Use of Isotropically Tumbling Bicelles to Measure Curvature Induced by Membrane Components. Langmuir. 30: 11723-11733. doi: 10.1021/la5030668.