SMB Faculty Profiles

Murali Chandra

Murali Chandra


Room: VBR 251
Phone: (509)-335-7561


Current Position

2007-Present Associate Professor, IPN, Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Dr. Chandra's research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms responsible for regulation of the contractile machinery of heart muscle cells, and how myofilament remodeling is linked to pathogenesis of heart diseases. 


1981 B.Sc. Chemistry, Karnataka University - Dharwad, India
1983 M.Sc. Biochemistry, Karnataka University - Dharwad, India
1989 Ph.D. Biochemistry, Australian National Uniersity - Canberra, Australia

Current Funding

NIH Mechanistic Understanding of Troponin T Role in Cardiac Thin Filament Activation, PI
NIH Kinetics of Cardiac Myofilament Activation, Co-PI

Publications on PubMed


Washington State University