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Michael Bruno, Ph.D.

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics


Cornell University
Biochemistry & Structural Biology


Barry Lentz, Ph.D.


Dr. Bruno is currently an Instructor and Department Chair of Chemistry at North Carolina School of Science and Math in Durham, NC


  • Fall 2010
    • Special Topics: The Physics of Life, North Carolina Central University
  • Spring 2010
    • Molecules and Cell Function, North Carolina Central University


  • Tarafdar PK, Chakraborty H, Bruno MJ, Lentz BR. Phosphatidylserine-Dependent
    Catalysis of Stalk and Pore Formation by Synaptobrevin JMR-TMD Peptide. Biophys
    J. 2015 Nov 3;109(9):1863-72. PMCID: PMC4643208.
  • Chakraborty, H., Tarafdar, P.K., Bruno, M.J.,Sengupta, T., Lentz, B.R. (2012) Activation Thermodynamics of PEG-Mediated Model Membrane Fusion Support “Defect” Mechanisms of Stalk and Pore Formation. Biophys. J.