PI: Myriam Cotten


mcotten at

Department of Applied Science, William & Mary, 540 Landrum Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Ph.D. 1999, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL.
M.S. 1993, Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale, Paris, France.
B.S. 1991, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.


  • NSF MCB grant: ““Collaborative Research: Leveraging Biophysical Methods to Investigate the Interplay of Host Defense Mechanisms at Biological Membranes.”
  • NIH NIGMS grant: “Investigating the Mechanism of Action of Host Defense Metallopeptides at Biological Cell Membranes.”
  • NSF CAREER grant: “Molecular Recognition and Biological Function at Water-Bilayer Interfaces: Bridging Structural, Dynamics, and Functional Studies in Membrane- Interacting Amphipathic Peptides.”
  • Teacher-Scholar Award from the Dreyfus Foundation
  • Cottrell Scholar from Research Corporation.

Biological Chemistry; Biophysical Chemistry; Principles of Chemistry

Global education class “Chemistry, Nature, and Healing”

Hiking, running, traveling, horseback riding, yoga