User:Timothy L. Foley

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Tim Foley (an intoxicated interpretation)
  • Timothy L. Foley
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Pacific Hall 6220
  • 9500 Gilman Drive
  • La Jolla, CA, 92093-0358
  • Email me through OpenWetWare

I work in the Burkart Lab at University of California, San Diego. I am currently drafting, along with a fellow graduate student, a lab wiki that contains useful lab protocols and equipment signup calendars.


  • 2006, MS, Chemistry, University of California, San Diego
  • 2004, BS, Cell Biology & Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Research interests

  1. Therapeutically active small molecules from Nature
  2. Enzyme structure and function
  3. Engineering of 'novel' metabolic pathways
  4. New antibiotics


  1. Foley TL and Burkart MD. A homogeneous resonance energy transfer assay for phosphopantetheinyl transferase. Anal Biochem. 2009 Nov 1;394(1):39-47. DOI:10.1016/j.ab.2009.06.037 | PubMed ID:19573516 | HubMed [Assay_01]
  2. Meier JL, Barrows-Yano T, Foley TL, Wike CL, and Burkart MD. The unusual macrocycle forming thioesterase of mycolactone. Mol Biosyst. 2008 Jun;4(6):663-71. DOI:10.1039/b801397g | PubMed ID:18493665 | HubMed [MLTE]
  3. Foley TL and Burkart MD. Site-specific protein modification: advances and applications. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2007 Feb;11(1):12-9. DOI:10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.11.036 | PubMed ID:17189712 | HubMed [Review]
  4. La Clair JJ, Foley TL, Schegg TR, Regan CM, and Burkart MD. Manipulation of carrier proteins in antibiotic biosynthesis. Chem Biol. 2004 Feb;11(2):195-201. DOI:10.1016/j.chembiol.2004.02.010 | PubMed ID:15123281 | HubMed [ChemBiol]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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