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Faculty Directory

Faculty NameResearch Concentration(s)DepartmentResearch Topics
Charles AbramsNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Steve AckermanMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsEosinophil effector functions in inflammation and tissue remodeling in asthma and allergy, regulation of eosinophil development
Solomon AfelikCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineSurgery
Olusola AjiloreNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Simon T. AlfordNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Waddah A AlrefaiIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyGastroenterology and Hepatology
Jon ArtIntegrative and Translational Physiology, NeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyPhysiology & biophysics of hair cells and their synapses in the inner ear

Judith BehnsenMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and ImmunologyWe study the role of the bacterial and fungal microbiota during Salmonella pathogenesis using in vitro and in vivo systems (germ-free mice).
Elizaveta BenevolenskayaCancer Biology, Molecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsThe role of tumor suppressor pRB in differentiation through epigenetic mechanisms such as regulating histone demethylases.
Ernesto R. BongarzoneNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyWhite matter disease, Parkinson’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Proteopathy
Maarten C. BoslandCancer BiologyPathologyProstate cancer; cancer prevention; anticancer effects of natural compounds; experimental pathology
Marlene BouvierMolecular and Structural BiologyMicrobiology and ImmunologyOur research activities are focused on the cell biology, immunology, and structural biology of class I MHC molecules
Scott T. BradyNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyAxonal transport, Neuronal Cytoskeleton, Neurodegeneration
Mark S. BrodieNeurobiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsElectrophysiology of ventral tegmental area neurins in brain slices; actions of ethanol on the central nervous system

Michael CaffreyMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Michael CarrithersNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Zheng W. ChenMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Emma ChildsNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Jaehyung (Gus) ChoIntegrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationCellular and Molecular PharmacologyMy lab studies the molecular mechanisms of cell-cell interactions in thrombosis and vascular inflammation.
Oscar ColamoniciCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Karen ColleyCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsControl and organization of protein glycosylation and the role of glycans in protein function.
Edwin CookNeurobiologyPsychiatry

Robert DanzigerIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyCardiology
Dawood DarbarIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyCardiology
Luisa A DiPietroIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPeriodontics
Alan M. DiamondCancer BiologyPathology
Erbo DongNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Xiaoping DuMolecular and Structural BiologyCellular and Molecular PharmacologyMolecular mechanisms of cell adhesion, migration, signaling; platelets, thrombosis, inflammation; develop new drugs
Steven DudekCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyPulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

Michael FederleMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Patricia W FinnMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMedicine
Jonna FrasorCancer BiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsEndocrinology, hormone receptors, cancer therapeutics,
Nancy FreitagMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and ImmunologyInterests in host-pathogen interactions, mechanisms used by microbes to cause disease, and how common drugs suppress immunity to infection.
Maxim FrolovCancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative MedicineBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Ron GabaIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyRadiology
Peter H. GannCancer BiologyPathology
Vadim GaponenkoMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
David GavinNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Ravinder K. GillMolecular and Structural Biology
Maria Irene Givogri,NeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Elizabeth GloverNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Frank GonzalezIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyObstetrics and Gynecology
Henar Cuervo GrajalIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and Biophysics
Dennis GraysonNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Paul GrippoCancer biologyGastroenterology and Hepatology
Alessandro GuidottiNeurobiologyPsychiatry

Anatha HarjithIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyMedicine
Nissim HayCancer BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Bin HeMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Ahlke HeydemannIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and Biophysics
Terry Vanden HoekIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyEmergency Medicine
Guochang HuIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyAnesthesiology

Nao IkegakiCancer BiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology

Jae-Won ShinCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular PharmacologyMechanobiology, Biomaterials, Biophysics, Stem Cells
Christopher JansonNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
R. John SolaroIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and Biophysics
Barbara JungCancer biologyGastroenterology and Hepatology

Andre Kajdacsy-BallaIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPathologyEnvironmental cadmium effect on prostate cancer progression and on early atherosclerosis.
Jack KaplanMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Andrei KarginovMolecular and Structural BiologyCellular and Molecular PharmacologyDevelopment of synthetic biology approaches for dissection of processes regulating cell migration and cell-cell interactions.
Alisa L. KatzenCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Linda KenneyMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Amy L. KenterMolecular and Structural BiologyMicrobiology and Immunology
Jiyeon KimCancer BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Jan K. KitajewskiCancer Biology, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsVascular Biology, Angiogenesis, Tumor Microenvironment,
Yulia KomarovaCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Shafi KuchayCancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Mary Jo LaDuNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyWe focus on the interactions of two proteins that are genetically linked to Alzheimer’s disease: amyloid-beta peptide and apolipoprotein E.
Primal de LanerolleCell Biology and Regenerative MedicinePhysiology and Biophysics
Scott LangneckerNeurobiologyPsychiatry
John LarsonNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Amy LasekNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Lester LauCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Arnon LavieMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Brian Thomas LaydenIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyEndocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism
Orly LazarovNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyMolecular and cellular processes underlying cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease; hippocampal neurogenesis and plasticity.
Alex Leow (Wei-Hsun Liao)NeurobiologyPsychiatry
Irena LevitanIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy
Xiubei LiaoMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Chong Wee LiewIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and Biophysics
Yuru LiuCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Jeffery LoebNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Sarah E. LutzNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Anna LysakowskiNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Alexander V. LyubimovIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyCellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Donna MacDuffMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Ajay V MakerCancer biologyMath Statistics and Computer Science
Asrar B MalikCancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationCellular and Molecular PharmacologyI study mechanisms of inflammation that underlie cardiovascular diseases . I challenge my trainees is to ask transformational questions.
Jason McAnanyNeurobiologyOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Alan McLachlanMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and ImmunologyHepatitis B virus (HBV), gene regulation, hepatocellular carcinoma, mouse development, DNA methylation
Dolly MehtaIntegrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Brad MerrillCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsCRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, Wnt Signaling, Stem Cell Biology, and Synthetic Biology
J. Michael O’DonnellIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsCardiac function and metabolism in heart disease
Richard MinshallCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Gerardo MorfiniNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell BiologyKinase-based intracellular signaling relevant to axonal function in health and disease.

Alexandra NabaCancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative MedicinePhysiology and BiophysicsMy lab uses cutting-edge proteomics and bioinformatics to study the role of the extracellular matrix in development, health, and cancer.
Toru NakamuraMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsRegulation of telomere maintenance mechanism
Viswanathan NatarajanIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyCellular and Molecular PharmacologyAreas of Interest: Endothelial Permeability; Bioactive Lipid Mediators in lung inflammation and injury; Mitochondria in lung cancer
Natalia NietoCancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyPathologyLiver, fibrosis, alcoholic liver disease, cancer
Larisa NonnCancer BiologyPathologyProstate cancer, vitamin D, microRNA, health disparities

Sang Ging OngCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Kostandin PajciniCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular PharmacologyWe work on Notch signaling in hematopoietic development and disorders and we study how blood stem cells are formed in the fetal environment.
Ghanshyam PandeyNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Subhash PandeyNeurobiologyPsychiatry
David PerkinsIntegrative and Translational PhysiologySurgery
Luan K. Phan (Kinh Luan Phan)NeurobiologyPsychiatry
Neil PliskinNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Carol PodlasekCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineUrology
Sergey PopovCell Biology and Regenerative MedicinePhysiology and Biophysics
Bellur S. PrabhakaCancer Biology, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Amynah PradhanNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Gail S. PrinsCell Biology and Regenerative MedicinePathology

Usha RajIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPediatrics
Ajay RanaCancer biologySurgery
Basabi RanaCancer biologySurgery
Mrinalini C. RaoMolecular and Structural BiologyPhysiology and Biophysics
Mark M. RasenickCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, NeurobiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsG protein signaling, the cytoskeleton and lipid rafts: Neurobiology of Depression and antidepressants.
Pradip RaychaudhuriCancer BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Jalees RehmanCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Microbiology, Immunity and InflammationCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Justin M. RichnerMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Adrienne Rogalski-WilkCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineAnatomy and Cell BiologyLatent HIV cell-specific biomarkers and pathways; Cell biology of gp105, surface marker of polarized, caveolin-enriched cell surface domains
Liudmila RomanovNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Lijun RongMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Mark RosenblattNeurobiologyOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Susan R. RossMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunologyretrovirus, arenavirus, restriction factor, genetics of susceptibility to infection, innate immunity

Rob SargisIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyEndocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism
Nava SegevCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsRegulation of Intracellular Trafficking by Molecular Switches
Kamal SharmaNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Rajiv SharmaNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Dan ShayeCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsTubulogenesis, C. elegans, Angiogenesis, Vascular Development and Disease, Kidney Development and Disease
Sojin ShikanoCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Deepak ShuklaMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunologyherpesvirus infection: mechanism, immunity, & antivirals
Miljan SimonovicMolecular and Structural BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsStudying mechanisms that regulate human gene translation.
Konstantin SlavinNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Neil SmalheiserNeurobiologyPsychiatry
Fei SongNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation
Carlos StoccoIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and BiophysicsOur research focuses on the processes controlling ovarian function and the hormone signaling and genomic pathways regulating fertility.
Jun SunCancer Biology, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationGastroenterology and Hepatology

Soroush TahmasebiCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Leon TaiNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Owen TamplinCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Chinnaswamy TiruppathiMicrobiology, Immunity, and InflammationCellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Pieter de TombeCell Biology and Regenerative MedicinePhysiology and Biophysics
Kuei Y. TsengNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology
Angela TynerCancer BiologyBiochemistry and Molecular GeneticsEpithelial cell biology, tyrosine kinase signaling, colon, breast, prostate cancer

David UckerCell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Microbiology, Immunity, and InflammationMicrobiology and Immunology
Terry G UntermanIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyEndocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism

Karl W. VolzMolecular and Structural BiologyMicrobiology and Immunology

William E. WaldenMolecular and Structural BiologyMicrobiology and Immunology
Michael John WalshIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPathology
Kishore WaryCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineCellular and Molecular PharmacologyMy laboratory investigates the underlying molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular development and disease
Beata M. WolskaIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyPhysiology and Biophysics

Akira YoshiiNeurobiologyAnatomy and Cell Biology

Fernando testaiNeurobiologyNeurology and Rehabilitation