Elizabeth A. Craig

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Elizabeth A. Craig
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Rhode Island
Washington University in St. Louis
Known forMolecular chaperones
Scientific career

Elizabeth A. Craig is a Steenbock Professor of Microbial Science and Chair of the Biochemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1998.[1][2][3] Research in her laboratory concentrates on the folding and remodeling of proteins in the cell via molecular chaperones.[3][4]


Craig earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island and her Ph.D. from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri in 1972.[5]


Craig joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979. She has a joint appointment in the Biochemistry and Genetics departments.[4]


  1. ^ "Honors and Awards - Elizabeth A. Craig". Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 4 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Alberts Issues Challenge to New NAS Members". The Scientist. The Scientist. 12 (12): 14. 8 June 1998. Retrieved 17 December 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Craig, Elizabeth Anne--University of Wisconsin-Madison". National Academy of Sciences. 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2009.
  4. ^ a b "The Craig Laboratory". Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 23 December 2008. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  5. ^ "Faculty and Their Research--Elizabeth A. Craig". Genetics at UW-Madison. 17 December 2009. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2009.

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