Eric Arnoys

Eric Arnoys


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

Professional History

  • Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Calvin University (College), 2007-present
  • Sabbatical, Institute Biology Leiden, Leiden University, the Netherlands, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Calvin University (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


Undergraduate student names appear in bold.

Looyenga, B., Van Opstall, Z. Lee, J. Bell, E. Lodge, K. Wrobel, E. Arnoys, and L. Louters. 2016. Determination of GLUT1 Oligomerization Parameters Using Bioluminescent Förster Resonance Energy Transfer. Science Reports. 6:1-14.

Arnoys, Eric J., Ackerman, Cheri M, and Wang, John L. “Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of Galectin-3” in Galectins: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, 2015, 1207, 465-483, Editors Sean R. Stowell and Richard Cummings, Humana Press.

Wang, John L., Haudek, Kevin C., Voss, Patricia G., Patterson, Ronald J., and Arnoys, Eric J. “Intracellular Galectins: Platforms for Assembly of Macromolecular Complexes.” In Galectins and Disease Implications for Targeted Therapeutics, 2012, 1115, 81-93, Editors: Anatole A. Klyosov and Peter G. Traber, ACS Symposium Series, American Chemical Society.

Haudek, Kevin C., Spronk, Kimberly J, Voss, Patricia G., Patterson, Ronald J., Wang, John L., and Arnoys, Eric J., “Dynamics of Galectin-3 in the Nucleus and Cytoplasm.” Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 2010, 1800, 181-189.

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

Arnoys, E.J., Wang J. "Dual Localization: Proteins in Extracellular and Intracellular Compartments." Acta Histochemica 109, 89-110. 2007Abstract

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, 602-11. 2006Abstract 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, 612-22. 2006.  Abstract Full text


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