Core Faculty

Burt Anderson, Ph.D.
Regulation of bacterial virulence
Michael Barber , D PHIL
Assoc. Dean & Professor
Metalloenzymes, Flavoproteins
George Blanck , Ph.D.
Genomics, Vaccine Development
Denise Cooper, Ph.D.
Regulation of PKCßII splicing
Robert J. Deschenes, PhD
Chair & Professor
Signal transduction/Cancer
Ferreira Gloria Ferreira, Ph.D.
Heme biosynthesis
Peter Medveczky , MD
Tumor virology
Susan Pross, Ph.D.
Nicotine and immune system
Kenneth Ugen, Ph.D.
Vaccine Development
Michael White, Ph.D.
Genomics, Genetics, Development, Replication

Associate Professors

Ingrid Bahner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
David Kang, PhD David Kang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Neurodegenration & neuroprotection
Niketa Patel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Obesity, Alternative Splicing
Vladimir Uversky, PhD Vladimir Uversky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phenomenon of protein intrinsic disorder
Chad Dickey, PhD
Chad Dickey , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chaperone and neuro degeneration
Subhra Mohapatra, PhD

Subhra Mohapatra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Tumor Biology & Therapeutics

Andreas Seyfang, PhD Andreas Seyfang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Opportunistic Microbial Pathogens


Assistant Professors

Yu Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Structure based drug design

Caralina Marin de Evsikova , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Developmental Programming of Metabolism

Jaya Padmanabhan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Alzheimer's Disease
Danielle Gulick, PhD Danielle Gulick
Assistant Professor
Substrates of Schizophrenia and Addiction


Alexei Evsikov , Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Comparative Genomics and Reproduction

Tomar Ghansah , Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Tumor Immunology and Signal Transduction
Mitchell David Mitchell, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Postranslational Modifications


Josh Gamsby, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Circadian Rhythm Biology




Laura C. Pendleton, MS
Regulation of nitric oxide synthesis


Duane C. Eichler, Ph.D.
Vascular Endothelial Function
Nick Burdash
Nick Burdash , Ph.D.
Immunomodulation, infection
Hassell John Hassell , Ph.D.
Wound Healing, Extracellular Matrix
R. Kennedy Keller , Ph.D.
Regulation of Isoprenoid Biosynthesis
ok Larry Solomonson, Ph.D.
Nitric oxide synthase

Thomas Klein , Ph.D.
Cellular immunology
Gene Ness , Ph.D.
Cholesterol biosynthesis

Williams Ted Williams, Ph.D.
Professor & Associate Vice President for Diversity & Equal Opportunity

Core Facilities

Charlie Szekeres, PhD.
Director, Flow Cytometry Facility
Cytometry and cell sorting