Dennis Goldfarb, PhD

Dennis Goldfarb, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Understanding mechanisms in cellular biology and disease; using machine learning, statistical modeling and computer science to improve protein identification/quantification and to create novel analytical capabilities.


  • 2018: PhD, computer science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


  • 2018 - 2019: Postdoctoral research associate, mass spectrometry and proteomics, University of North Carolina

Selected Research Publications

Structural basis of paralog-specific KDM2A/B nucleosome recognition.
  • Spangler CJ, Skrajna A, Foley CA, [...] Goldfarb D, McGinty RK
  • Nat Chem Biol 2023
Microbial enzymes induce colitis by reactivating triclosan in the mouse gastrointestinal tract.
  • Zhang J, Walker ME, Sanidad KZ, [...] Goldfarb D, [...] Zhang G
  • Nat Commun 2022

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