Thomas Gurry, Ph.D.

Year of Graduation: 



Prof. Collin M. Stultz

Current Position: 

Co-Founder and CEO, Vesta Biosciences; Senior Research Associate, University of Geneva

Doctoral Thesis Title: Order, disorder, and protein aggregation

Publications while at MIT: 


1. Mollack: a web server for the automated creation of conformational ensembles for intrinsically disordered proteins.

Ziegler Z, Schmidt M, Gurry T, Burger V, Stultz CM. Bioinformatics. 2016 Aug 15;32(16):2545-7. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw200. Epub 2016 Apr 19.PMID:27153636


2. Analyzing Ensembles of Amyloid Proteins Using Bayesian Statistics.

Gurry T, Fisher CK, Schmidt M, Stultz CM. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1345:269-80. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2978-8_17.PMID: 26453218


3. Toward a consensus in protein structure nomenclature.

DaSilva LC, Gurry T, Stultz CM. Intrinsically Disord Proteins. 2014 Dec 12;2(1):e970902. doi: 10.4161/idp.29700. eCollection 2014.PMID: 28232882 Free PMC Article


4. Mechanism of amyloid-β fibril elongation.

Gurry T, Stultz CM. Biochemistry. 2014 Nov 11;53(44):6981-91. doi: 10.1021/bi500695g. Epub 2014 Oct 31.PMID:25330398


5. Strong underwater adhesives made by self-assembling multi-protein nanofibres.

Zhong C, Gurry T, Cheng AA, Downey J, Deng Z, Stultz CM, Lu TK. Nat Nanotechnol. 2014 Oct;9(10):858-66. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2014.199. Epub 2014 Sep 21.PMID:25240674 Free PMC Article


6. The dynamic structure of α-synuclein multimers.

Gurry T, Ullman O, Fisher CK, Perovic I, Pochapsky T, Stultz CM. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Mar 13;135(10):3865-72. doi: 10.1021/ja310518p. Epub 2013 Feb 27.PMID:23398399Free Article


7. The contribution of interchain salt bridges to triple-helical stability in collagen.

Gurry T, Nerenberg PS, Stultz CM.Biophys J. 2010 Jun 2;98(11):2634-43. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.01.065.PMID:20513408 Free PMC Article