Research

Expertise

The Raj laboratory has developed significant expertise in:

  • Evaluating protein-protein interactions using co-immunoprecipitations for individual interactions and RIME-SILAC for global interactions.
  • Targeting protein-protein interactions.
    • With Jung-Mo Ahn, Ph.D., of UT Dallas, we have created a new class of drugs known as peptidomimetics.
  • Evaluating ex vivo cultures of prostate cancer.
    • The Raj laboratory has the largest experience in the world in growing prostate cancer tissues from primary and metastatic sites in explant cultures.
  • Animal and cellular models of prostate cancer.
    • We have developed multiple models, including several unique to the laboratory.