Eric A Toth


Toth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Dr. Toth received his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. Dr. Toth undertook graduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and received a doctorate in Biochemistry in 1999 for his structural studies of adenylosuccinate lyases. Dr. Toth continued his research in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA as a postdoctoral research associate from 1999-2000. Subsequently, Dr. Toth did postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School from 2000 to 2004, where he studied the structure and function of replicative helicases and lesion-bypass polymerases. Dr. Toth was supported by NIH fellowships during both his doctoral and postdoctoral studies. Dr. Toth assumed his current position at the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2004.

Research Interest

Eric A. Toth research centers on the structure and function of protein complexes crucial to chromosomal integrity and RNA processing.