Daniel Wacker, PhD – Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacological Sciences

Department of Neuroscience

Member of the Drug Discovery Institute at Mount Sinai



During his PhD in the Stevens lab at The Scripps Research Institute he solved several G Protein-Coupled Receptor (GPCR) crystal structures, including that of the first serotonin receptor, 5-HT2B. In 2014 he joined the Roth lab at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill as a Postdoctoral Researcher, where he set up a GPCR crystallography program and trained several Postdocs, PhD students, and undergraduates that co-authored top-tier publications.