Eric Arnoys

Eric Arnoys


  • B.S., Calvin College, 1992
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Michigan State University, 1998

Professional History

  • Associate Professor—Biochemistry, Calvin College, 2007-present
  • Sabbatical—Institute Biology Leiden, Leiden University, the Netherlands, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Professor—Biochemistry, Calvin College, 1999-2007
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University, 1997-1999

Research and scholarship

  • Nuclear localization signals, nuclear targeting; protein-protein interaction

  • Biochemical and biological applications of atomic force microscopy

Detailed Research Plans


Undergraduate student names appear in bold.

"Dynamics of galectin-3 in the nucleus and cytoplasm." Haudek, K.C., Spronk, K.J., Voss, P.G., Patterson, R.J., Wang. J.L., Arnoys, E.J., Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009; July 16.

Arnoys, E.J., Wang J. "Dual localization: proteins in extracellular and intracellular compartments." Acta Histochemica 109, 2007; 89-110. Abstract

Davidson, P.J., Li, S.Y., Lohse, A.G., Vandergaast, R., Verde, E., Pearson, A., Patterson R.J., Wang, J.L., Arnoys, E.J. "Transport of galectin-3 between the nucleus and cytoplasm. I. Conditions and signals for nuclear import." Glycobiology 16, 2006; 602-11. Abstract Full text

Li, S.Y., Davidson, P.J., Lin, N.Y., Patterson, R.J., Wang, J.L., Arnoys, E.J. "Transport of galectin-3 between the nucleus and the cytoplasm. II. Identification of the signal for nuclear export." Glycobiology 16, 2006; 612-22. Abstract Full text



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