Dr. Ruth E. Stark

Dr. Ruth Stark is a member of Area Group 1 of the RCMI. Located in the Department of Chemistry at the City College campus of The City University of New York, the research group led by Distinguished Professor Ruth E. Stark pursues diverse research projects in the areas of molecular biophysics and structural biology.


Our main research focus areas are: Molecular Biophysics (structure and dynamics of cytosolic and membrane proteins; fatty acid binding and transport, molecular structure and biomechanics of Plant Cuticles; molecular structure and development of fungal melanins) Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Technology. We collaborate with research groups in the New York Metropolitan area as well as at other sites in the U.S. and overseas. Our 14-person research team includes Senior Research Fellows, Postdoctoral Associates, Ph.D. & M.S. Students, Undergraduate Students majoring in Chemistry and Biology, and a high school student.




Dr. Ruth E. Stark
Department of Chemistry
The City College and
The City University of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
t. 212.650.8916
Office: MR-1208b, Lab: MR-, MR-