Jamil Momand


I teach chemistry, biochemistry, and bioinformatics courses at Cal State LA. I run a laboratory that investigates how cancer cells evade chemotherapy. Such knowledge should help us design form effective therapeutics to combat cancers. We are also interested in understanding the molecular switches that modulate protein activity. One molecular switch is oxidation of cysteine thiols. We hope to develop software tools that reliably detect such switches in proteins.  


Post-Doc, 1992 in molecular biology

  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Ph.D., 1989 in biochemistry

  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

B.S., 1983 in biochemistry

  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 

Contact Information 

Dr. Jamil Momand
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles CA 90032
jmomand [at] calstatela [dot] edu

Office Phone: (323) 343-2300
Laboratory Phone: (323) 343- 2363
Fax: (323) 343-6490

Office Location: Biological Sciences 336
Laboratory Location: La Kretz Hall Annenberg, Wallis Integrated Science Complex 247 & 248