• NSMIT (MyNSM)

Research Divisions

Biochemistry

Primary

  • Steven Bark Protein Interactions and Networks, Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Chemistry
  • James Briggs (Interim Chair)
    Computational Biochemistry/Biophysics; Computer-Aided Drug Design
  • Li Chen Principal Investigator (PI) at the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Joseph Eichberg (Emeritus)
    Phosphoinositides and Phosphorylation in Signal Transduction
  • George Fox (Policy Leader, Biochemistry)
    RNA Structure, Function, and Evolution
  • Robert Fox
    The Physical Basis of Protein Structure and Function
  • Masaya Fujita
    Microbial Development and Gene Regulation
  • Xiaolian Gao
    Biological NMR of Nucleic Acids and Proteins; Microarray BIOCHIP Technologies
  • Marc Garbey
  • Preethi Gunaratne
    Genomics, Developmental Biology and microRNAs underlying Gene Networks in Stem and Tumor Cells
  • Yu Liu
    Mechanisms of heart development and diseases
  • Robert Schwartz
    Molecular Development and Drug Discovery
  • Shiao-Chun David Tu (Emeritus)
    Redox Enzymes; Applications of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence
  • Yuhong Wang
    Single molecule study of ribosome-small molecule interactions in protein biosynthesis
  • Zhang Weihua
    The molecular mechanism of cancer metastasis
  • William Widger
    Bioenergetics; Electron Transport; Photosynthesis; Cyanobacterial Genomics
  • Hye-Jeong Yeo
    Structural Molecular Biology; X-ray Crystallography

Joint/Adjunct


Cell and Molecular Biology

Primary

  • Sang-Hyuk Chung
    Roles of hormones and their receptors in HPV-induced cervical cancer
  • Brigitte Dauwalder
    Genetic and Molecular Control of Complex Behaviors in Drosophila
  • Anne Delcour
    Electrophysiology of Bacterial Pores
  • Stuart Dryer (Vice Chair)
    Development and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Daniel Frigo
    Identification and Therapeutic Targeting of Novel Hormone-Regulated Signaling Pathways in Disease
  • Jan-Ake Gustafsson
    Nuclear receptors (NRs), esp. estrogen receptors and LXR receptors, NR comodulators
  • Peter Jurtshuk (Emeritus)
    Microbial Physiology; 16S rRNA Bacterial Phylogeny Studies
  • Erin Kelleher
    Evolutionary genomics of reproductive biology and small RNA mediated silencing in Drosophila
  • Seema Khurana
    Regulation of epithelial cell biology and pathobiology by actin and actin-binding proteins
  • Chin-Yo Lin
    Mechanisms of Transcriptional Regulation by Estrogen Receptor Alpha
  • Michael Rea
    Neurobiology of Circadian Clock; Neurochemical Regulation of Circadian Phase
  • Gregg Roman
    (Policy Leader, Cell and Molecular Biology) Drosophila Behavioral Genetics
  • Amy Sater
    Vertebrate Development; Neural Induction; Cell Signaling
  • Philip Snider
    Genetics
  • Margaret Warner
    Ligand-activated Nuclear receptors in health and disease
  • Dan Wells (Interim Dean)
    Vertebrate Genetics and Genomics; Evolution of Development
  • Cecilia Williams
    Nuclear receptors and functional genomics in stem cells and cancer
  • Xiaoliu Shaun Zhang
    Cancer virotherapy, immunotherapy and gene therapy
  • Jokubas Ziburkus
    Neurophysiology of neuronal network interactions in normal and epileptic tissue

Joint/Adjunct

  • Ricardo Azevedo (Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs)
    Evolutionary Genetics
  • Richard Bond Pharmacology of Receptor Theory; G Protein-Coupled Receptors
  • Timothy Cooper
    Adaptation and genomics of experimental populations; bacteria-plasmid interactions
  • Joseph Eichberg (Emeritus)
    Phosphoinositides and Phosphorylation in Signal Transduction
  • Laura Frishman
    Visual Neuroscience: Retinal Function and Circuitry
  • Masaya Fujita
    Microbial Development and Gene Regulation
  • Brian Knoll
    Receptor Theory; G Protein-Coupled Receptors
  • J. Leigh Leasure
    Behavioral Neuroscience: Recovery of function after CNS injury
  • Alison McDermott
    Ocular surface innate immunity, inflammation and wound healing
  • Deborah Otteson
    Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of gene expression; retinal stem cell biology; molecular genetics of retinal development and differentiation.
  • Maria Victoria Tejada-Simon
    Learning and memory. Neurobiology of cognitive disorders
  • Shiao-Chun David Tu (Emeritus)
    Redox Enzymes; Applications of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence
  • Paul Webb
    Nuclear Hormone Receptors, ligand design, and Diabetes
  • Rebecca Zufall
    Genome and Molecular Evolution; Evolution of Protists

Ecology and Evolution

Primary

  • Ricardo Azevedo (Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs)
    Evolutionary Genetics
  • Blaine Cole
    Evolution of Social Behavior and Origin of Complex Traits
  • Timothy Cooper
    Adaptation and genomics of experimental populations; bacteria-plasmid interactions
  • Tony Frankino
    Evolution & Development; Ecology & Evolution of Multivariate Morphological Phenotypes
  • Dan Graur
    Theoretical Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics
  • Rich Meisel
    Evolutionary genomics of sex chromosomes, sex determination, and sexual dimorphism
  • Elizabeth Ostrowski
    Population Genomics, Social Evolution; Multicellular Development in Amoebae
  • Mary A. Ottinger
  • Steven Pennings (Policy Leader, Ecology and Evolution)
    Plant Community Ecology and Plant-Herbivore Interactions
  • Diane Wiernasz
    Ecological Genetics and Sexual Selection
  • Rebecca Zufall
    Genome and Molecular Evolution; Evolution of Protists

Joint/Adjunct

  • Anna Armitage
    Coastal and Wetlands Community Ecology
  • Yuriy Fofanov
    Bioinformatics, Applied Statistics, Mathematical Modeling, Information Theory
  • George Fox (Policy Leader, Biochemistry)
    RNA Structure, Function, and Evolution
  • Marc Garbey
    Computational surgery, computational ecology
  • Kresimir Josic
    Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience, Biological Networks
  • Erin Kelleher
    Evolutionary genomics of reproductive biology and small RNA mediated silencing in Drosophila
  • Gregg Roman (Policy Leader, Cell and Molecular Biology)
    Drosophila Behavioral Genetics
  • Amy Sater
    Vertebrate Development; Neural Induction; Cell Signaling
  • Janet Siefert
  • Dan Wells (Interim Dean)
    Vertebrate Genetics and Genomics; Evolution of Development