Thomas C. Irving
- Professor of Biology and Physics
- Executive Associate Chair, Biology Division, BCS Department
- Director, Biophysics Collaborative Access Team (BioCAT)
- Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D. University of Guelph
M.Sc. University of Guelph
B.Sc. University of Guelph
Muscle structure, function and regulation
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- American Crystallographic Association
- American Physical Society Division of Biological Physics
- Biophysical Society
- Sigma Xi
- American Heart Association
- Ontario Scholar (1974)
- I.O.D.E. Capt. Frederick Bond Memorial University Entrance Scholarship
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (1983-84)(1985-86)
- Canadian Heart Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship (1989 - 1991)
- IITRI fellow (1998- 2000)
- Sigma Xi / IIT Award for Excellence in University Research (senior division) 2007
A complete list can be found at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=irving+T
- Determine the Structural Basis of the Frank-Starling Law of the Heart, collaboration with Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.
- Deduce the structural and functional l roles of My-BP-C in muscle contraction, collaboration with University of Massachusetts Medical School.
- Study the deleterious effect of mutations in the myosin light chains in cardiomyopathies, collaboration with University of Miami Medical School.
- Deduce the structural and functional and structural roles of nebulin in muscle contraction and their role in nemaline myopathy, collaboration with University of Arizona/NIH.
- Deduce the structural mechanism of delayed stretch activation in striated muscle, collaboration with Duke University Medical School.
International Journal of Molecular Science
Subfields: Muscle, motility, macromolecular small-angle X-ray diffraction and scattering
Discipline: Synchrotron radiation research
Subfields: Applications of synchrotron small angle diffraction to biophysical problems