Olivier Lichtarge

Principal Investigator

Olivier Lichtarge

M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Cullen Foundation Professor in Molecular and Human Genetics
Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics,
of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Pharmacology, and the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Rm T921 Mail Stop BCM225
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713-798-5646
Fax: 713-798-7773
Assistant: Sherri Weaver (713-798-4795, sweaver@bcm.edu)


  • Lichtarge O, Yao H, Kristensen DM, Madabushi S and Mihalek I, "Accurate and scalable identification of functional sites by evolutionary tracing"
  • Lichtarge O, Sowa ME and Philippi A, "Evolutionary traces of functional surfaces along G protein signaling pathway."
  • Lichtarge O, "Getting past appearances: the many-fold consequences of remote homology."
  • Lichtarge O, Yamamoto KR and Cohen FE, "Identification of functional surfaces of the zinc binding domains of intracellular receptors."
  • Lichtarge O, Bourne HR and Cohen FE, "Evolutionarily conserved Galphabetagamma binding surfaces support a model of the G protein-receptor complex."
  • Lichtarge O, Bourne HR and Cohen FE, "An evolutionary trace method defines binding surfaces common to protein families."