Daniel F. McCain, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 403C Science Building
Telephone: (540) 464-7456
Fax: (540) 464-7261
Assistant Professor (Initial Appointment - 2004)
Ph.D. - Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2004)
B.S. - Allegheny College(1997)
Dr. McCain is a biochemist with research interests in the study of enzymes. His research involves studying the detailed mechanisms of enzymes using techniques such as enzyme kinetic assays, UV-Vis spectrometry, bacterial transformation, protein expression and purification, chromatography, and site-directed mutagenesis. Prior to coming to VMI, Dr. McCain did his thesis research in the laboratory of Zhong-Yin Zhang at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he studied the mechanisms of protein phosphatases.