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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

MICHAEL C MOSSING

CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
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452 COULTER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5339
Joined UM: 07/01/1998

Areas of Expertise

  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS
  • CHEMISTRY, ENZYMES
  • CHEMISTRY, PROTEIN STRUCTURE
  • COMBINATORIAL MUTAGENESIS
  • DNA-BINDING PROTEINS
  • GENE REGULATION
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  • MOLECULAR GENETICS
  • NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE
  • PROTEIN ENGINEERING
  • PROTEIN STRUCTURE
  • RECOMBINANT DNA
  • RESEARCH METHODS
  • STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
  • TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS

Brief Bio

Michael Mossing is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Dr. Mossing received his Ph.D. under the guidance of Tom Record at the University of Wisconsin in 1985. Following four years of as an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow with Bob Sauer at MIT, Dr. Mossing took a position of Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. In 1998 he joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Mississippi and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2003. Dr. Mossing has published numerous papers on the biophysical chemistry of protein folding, assembly and protein-nucleic acid interactions, with particular focus on the lac and bacteriophage lambda Cro Repressors. He has received funding from the US National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Mossing is Chair of the City of Oxford Pathways Commission and an advocate for pedestrian and bicycle access. Dr. Mossing teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Biochemistry, Biophysical Chemistry and Molecular Biology.

Degrees

BS
BIOCHEMISTRY
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN (1980)
PHD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN/MADISON, WISCONSIN (1985)

Committee Memberships

College of Liberal Arts Taylor Medal
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Faculty Senate-University Services
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University Standing Committee
STEM-Innovative Teaching & Learning
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University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee