Michael J. Schnieders, PhD

Director, Computational Biomolecular Engineering Lab

Michael Schnieders is a professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Biochemistry. In addition to directing the Computational Biomolecular Engineering Lab, he is a researcher at the Iowa Technology Institute, the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, the Institute for Vision Research, and the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an affiliate of the University of Iowa Genetics Cluster Initiative and the Iowa Informatics Initiative. He is also a member of the Biophysical Society and the American Chemical Society. 

Research areas
  • Next generation theory and tools for biomolecular x-ray crystallography
  • Prediction of the structure, thermodynamics, and solubility of drug tablets
  • Personalized medicine: from genome sequencing to molecular phenotypes
  • Biomolecular electrostatics
Portrait of Michael Schnieders
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
BSE, Biomedical Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa