Dr. George D. Rose holds a joint appointment in biophysics and biophysical chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor Emeritus in the Thomas C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins. His research focuses on protein folding.
His team is currently studying the spontaneous disorder order transition that occurs in proteins under certain physiological conditions.
Dr. Rose received his undergraduate degree in mathematics in 1963 from Bard College. He earned his M.S. in mathematics and computer science from Oregon State University in 1972, and his Ph.D. In biochemistry and biophysics from Oregon State University in 1976.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Rose was Alumni Endowed Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. From 1991-92, he was a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From 1980-91 he was distinguished professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center of The Pennsylvania State University.
His work was recognized in 2014 with a Temporary Eminent Scholar appointment in the department of chemistry faculty at the Technische Universität München. In 2011, he became Honorary Hans Fischer Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Technische Universität München. In 2011 he also received the Humboldt Research Award (Forschungspreise).