Allison Lamanna

Allison Lamanna

Allison Lamanna

Biological Chemistry
Office: SCI 360
Phone: 617-358-4374
Fax: 617-353-6466
Office hours: By appointment

Degrees and Training

  • BA in Chemistry, Cum Laude, with Honors, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 1998
  • PhD in Biochemistry, in the laboratory of L.L. Kiessling, Biochemistry Department, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, 2004
  • Postdoctoral fellow with R.G. Matthews, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004-2007
  • Postdoctoral fellow (research/teaching) with K. Karbstein, Chemistry Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, 2007-2010


  • CH 171/172 – Principles of General/Organic and Biological Chemistry
  • CH 111/112 – General and Quantum Chemistry


Biological recognition processes and assembly of ribosomal subunits