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Jason Sidabras_Academic Profile

Jason W. Sidabras, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Biophysics
  • MFRC 2058

Contact Information

General Interests

Protein structure/function, technology development for magnetic resonance, MRI coil development; EPR instrumentation development


PhD (Doctor rerum naturalium), Physics, Technical University Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany, 2020
MS, Electrical Engineering, Marquette University, 2010
BS, Electrical Engineering Technology, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI, 2003


I earned a BS in electrical engineering technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and an MS in electrical engineering from Marquette University. While pursuing these degrees, I worked as a research engineer in the MCW Department of Biophysics. I then relocated to Germany, where I conducted my doctoral dissertation research at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion and defended my dissertation at the Technical University of Dortmund. I received a Dr. rer. nat. (PhD equivalent) in physics in January 2020. In late 2020, I returned to the MCW Department of Biophysics as an assistant professor.

Research Interests

My research interests currently focus on technology development to improve magnetic resonance experiments. Applications of the technology range from instrumentation development for electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) for studying protein structure, function, and dynamics to coil development for human and small mammal functional MRI.

Lab Members
Anand Anilkumar, Graduate Student
Richard Scherr, Engineering Technician III
Akansha Sharma, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Joseph Wehrley, Engineering Technician I