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Faculty research area(s)

Richard A. Cerione
signal transduction growth factor receptors; protein structure; drug design and chemical biology; signaling cues that direct cell proliferation, differentiation and development
Josh Chappie

Structural biology, biophysics, protein biochemistry, bacterial pathogenesis and defense systems, infection/agent, intracellular trafficking, nucleotide-driven molecular machines, molecular membrane remodeling, protein-nucleic acid interactions

Jonathan Cheetham
Regenerative Medicine; Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair; Laryngeal Function.
Ruth Collins
Ruth Collins
pharmacology; cancer cell biology; small GTPase regulation of intracellular traffic and cellular growth control
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Bethany Cummings
Obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes pathogenesis and treatment; Development and study of rodent models of bariatric surgery
David Deitcher
David Deitcher
molecular mechanisms of neurotransmitter release; molecular neurobiology and neurogenetics; mechanisms of neurotransmitter and neuropeptide release; synaptic development
Matthew DeLisa
Matthew DeLisa
molecular biotechnology; protein biogenesis and folding pathways; protein engineering
Norm G. Ducharme
Norm G. Ducharme
equine sports medicine; upper respiratory tract
Joseph Fetcho
Joseph Fetcho
motor control with a focus on hindbrain and spinal cord; optical and genetic approaches for studying neuronal structure and function; regeneration
Jesse Goldberg

Systems neuroscience, neural circuits, motor learning 

Ron Harris-Warrick
Ron Harris-Warrick
neurobiology and behavior; neuromodulation of neural networks in lobster and mouse spinal cord; molecular manipulation of ion channels in neurons
Fenghua Hu
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of Neurodegeneration
Toshi Kawate
Toshi Kawate
structures and mechanisms of membrane proteins that regulate extracellular signaling
Sergiy Libert
Mice; molecular biology of aging, age-associated diseases, cancer, neurodegeneration; anorexia, energy metabolism
David Lin
David Lin
axon guidance, neurodevelopment, epilepsy, autism, genomics
Maurine Linder
regulation of cell signaling by protein lipidation
Ellis Loew
Ellis Loew
physiology of vision; sensory biophysics; sensory ecology and nutritional ophthalmology
Mukai, Motoko
Motoko Mukai
endocrine disrupting compounds; neuroendocrine regulation; reproductive, developmental, and metabolic health effect of toxic compounds found in food

Linda Nowak
neurosciences; cellular physiology; receptor pharmacology; membrane biophysics
Kimberly O'Brien
Kimberly O'Brien
calcium metabolism and bone health; control of maternal/fetal nutrient; partitioning and cellular mineral transport; micronutrient status in international settings; development of mass spectrometric methodology; pediatric bone health; pregnancy and mineral metabolism in adolescents

Robert E. Oswald
ion channel receptor/ligand interactions; NMR and molecular dynamics; molecular neurobiology and biophysics; neurotransmitter receptors and signal transduction
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Luis Schang
Role of cellular protein, lipids, and glycans play in viral infection
Chris B. Schaffer
Chris B. Schaffer
advanced optical techniques used to observe and manipulate in vivo biological systems with the goal of developing microscopic scale understanding of normal and disease-state physiological processes
Carolyn Sevier
Carolyn Sevier
signaling of cellular oxidative stress; molecular mechanisms used by cellular pathways that sense and signal redox imbalances within the cell

Holger Sondermann
structural biology; cell signaling; biochemistry; biophysics
Dr. Gary Whittaker
Gary R. Whittaker

Entry of viruses into host cells, receptor binding, cleavage-activation of membrane fusion - focusing on structure-function analysis of human and avian

Chris Xu
Optical imaging of neural structure and function

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