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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dr. Varney has served as Manager of the University of Maryland, Baltimore Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Shared Service Facility for over 14 years and as Structural Biology Section Leader for the Center for Biotherapeutics (CBT) since 2011. In addition to conducting her own research, as director of this facility, Dr. Varney promotes the use of NMR spectroscopy in University of Maryland School of Medicine NIH-funded research, manages all NMR-related projects conducted at the UMB NMR facility, and keeps the NMR spectrometers (600 MHz, 800 MHz, 950 MHz NMR) in good working condition. A major component of Dr. Varney’s position is oversight of NIH-funded projects and training users.