Curriculum Vitae
Daniel E. Goldberg

PubMed Publications: for goldberg + DE
Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences profile
Lab website:

Office Address: Departments of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine
9210 McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Campus Box 8230
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone, office: 314-362-1514
FAX: 314-367-3214
Email: goldberg [at]




1979 - 1985 M.D. and Ph.D., Molecular Biology (Dr. Stuart Kornfeld), Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1978 - 1979 Research Assistant, Department of Biological Chemistry, laboratory of Dr. Eugene Kennedy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1975 - 1978 A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Current Position:

Professor of Medicine and Co-chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Molecular Microbiology,
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Academic Positions and Employment:

1995-97 Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Assistant Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

1990 - 1994 Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
1988 - 1990 Research Associate,
Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry (Dr. Anthony Cerami), Rockefeller University, New York, NY
1987 - 1988 Fellow in Infectious Diseases,
Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1985 - 1987 Resident in Internal Medicine,
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA


Selected Publications, Last 3 years:

  1. Muralidharan V, Oksman A, Goldberg DE: Heat shock protein 110 maintains the asparagine-rich proteome of Plasmodium falciparum; Nature Comm, in press.

  2. Sigala PA, Crowley JR, Hsieh S, Henderson JP, Goldberg DE: Direct tests of enzymatic heme degradation by the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum; J Biol Chem, in press.

  3. Ledbetter S, Altenhofen L, Cobbold SA, Istvan ES, Fennell C, Doerig C, Llinas M, Goldberg DE: Plasmodium falciparum responds to amino acid starvation response by entering into a hibernatory state; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, in press.

  4. Goldberg DE, Siliciano RF, Jacobs WR. Outwitting evolution: fighting drug-resistant TB, malaria and HIV. Cell 2012; 148: 1271-1283.

  5. Ndonwi M, Burlingame OO, Miller AS, Tollefsen DM, Broze GJ Jr, Goldberg DE: Procoagulant effect of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein II; Blood 2011, 117: 6347-54.

  6. Muralidharan V, Oksman A, Iwamoto M, Wandless TJ, Goldberg DE: Asparagine repeat function in a Plasmodium falciparum protein assessed with a regulatable fluorescence affinity tag; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2011, 108: 4411-16.

  7. Istvan ES, Dharia NV, Gluzman I, Winzeler EA, Goldberg DE: Validation of isoleucine utilization targets in Plasmodium falciparum; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2011, 108: 1627-32.

  8. Russo I, Babbitt S, Muralidharan V, Butler T, Oksman A, Goldberg DE: Plasmepsin V licenses Plasmodium proteins for export into the host erythrocyte; Nature 2010, 463: 632-636.

  9. Goldberg DE, Cowman AF: Moving in and renovating: export of proteins from the Plasmodium parasite into the host erythrocyte. Nat Rev Microbiol 2010; 8: 617-621.

Lab Members:

Research Assistant Professor  
Eva Istvan PhD UT Southwestern
Post-doctoral Fellows  
Jeremy Mallari PhD, UCSF
Paul Sigala PhD, Stanford
Natalie Spillman PhD, Australian National University
Josh Beck PhD, UCLA
Tamira Butler (PhD)
Priay Pal (MD, PhD)
Kevin Kim (BA)
Samantah Hsieh (BA)
Maria Schletzbaum (BA)
Anna Oksman MS
Barb Vaupel MS
Administrative Assistant  
Mary Pichler