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List MCB faculty by departmental/campus affiliation

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A

R. Craig Albertson
Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Dominique R. Alfandari
Adam Metalloprotease Function during Embryonic Development


Kathleen F. Arcaro
Environmental Toxicology

Richard B. Arenas
Breast, Melanoma, and Gastrointestinal Cancer

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B

Courtney C. Babbitt
Evolutionary Genomics, Bioinformatics, Next-generation sequencing

Cynthia L. Baldwin
Cellular Immunity: Intracellular Microbes and Gamma Delta T Cells

Michael J. Barresi
How Glial Cells Help Wire the Nervous System

Madelaine Bartlett
Diversity of Shape and Form Present in Flowering Plants

Tobias I. Baskin
Regulation of Plant Morphogenesis during Growth and Development

Magdalena Bezanilla

Tip Growth, Actin Cytoskeleton and Plant Cell Biology


Eric L. Bittman
Circadian Rhythms, Reproduction, and Seasonal Changes in Brain Function

Samuel J. Black
Molecular Basis of Innate Immunity against Parasitic Protozoa

Jeffrey L. Blanchard
Microbial Cellular and Community Networks, Systems Biology, Bioinformatics

John P. Burand
Molecular Biology of Insect Viruses, Insect Pathology

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C

Ana L. Caicedo
Plant Molecular Evolution and Evolutionary Genomics

Maura C. Cannon
Plant Development, Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Inclusion-Bodies, Gas Vesicles

James J. Chambers
Native Proteins Using Covalent Tagging, Observation, and Perturbation

Daniel L. Chase
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurotransmitter Signaling

Min Chen
Application of Proteins in Biotechnology; Functional Mechanism of Membrane Protein Pores, Channels and Transporters

Alice Y. Cheung
Molecular and Biochemical Studies on Sexual Plant Reproduction

Peter Chien
Regulated Protein Degradation in Bacterial Cell-Cycle Progression

John M. Clark
Molecular Action of Pesticides and Cellular Basis for Resistance

Elizabeth A. Connor
Neuromuscular Junction: Development and Maintenance

Helene Cousin
Cranial Neural Crest Migration during Embryonic Development

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D


Kristen DeAngelis
Molecular Microbial Ecology

Edward P. Debold
Muscle Myosin in Cardiovascular Disease and Muscular Fatigue

Gerald B. Downes
Development and Function of Spinal Cord Networks

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F

Michelle Farkas
Development and Application of Chemical Biology Methods for the Study of Cancer Progression and Metastasis

Rafael A. Fissore
Ca2+ Release Mechanisms in Mammalian Oocytes during Maturation and Fertilization

Neil S. Forbes
Engineering Tumor-Targeted Therapies

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G

Scott C. Garman

Structural Biology of Glycoproteins in Human Disease

Anne Gershenson
Protein Folding and Function, Single Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy

Lila M. Gierasch
Biophysical Approaches to Protein Folding and Localization

Lori Goldner
Single Molecule Biophysics

Kevin L. Griffith
Regulation of Biological Networks by Cell-Cell Signaling

David J. Gross
Cell Surface Receptor Signaling

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H

Jeanne A. Hardy
Design of Allosteric Pathways in Caspases and Phosphatases

Samuel P. Hazen
Regulatory networks and natural variation in plant cell wall biosynthesis

Daniel N. Hebert
Protein Folding, Quality Control and Degradation of Membrane Glycoproteins

Alejandro P. Heuck
Bacterial Pathogenesis


Matthew A. Holden
Membrane Transport, Membrane Networks

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J

Abbie M. Jensen
Molecular Mechanisms of Vertebrate Retinal Development and Retinal Disease

D. Joseph Jerry
Tumor Suppressor Genes and the Cellular Basis for Susceptibility to Breast Cancer

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Igor A. Kaltashov
Architecture and Dynamics of Transport Proteins

Rolf O. Karlstrom
Developmental Neurobiology: Axon Guidance, Forebrain Patterning, and Pituitary Development

Maria Kilfoil
Cell Mechanics and Cell Biophysics

Young-Cheul Kim
Impact of Nutrients and Dietary Bioactive Components on Chronic Diseases

Michele M. Klingbeil
Parasitology, Replication and Repair of Mitochondrial DNA

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L

Wei-Lih Lee
Microtubule Dynamics, Mechanisms of Dynein-Mediated Nuclear Migration and Spindle Positioning

Susan B. Leschine
Anaerobic Decomposition of Insoluble Natural Polymers, Fuels from Biomass

Geng-Lin Li
Synaptic Transmission in Sensory Systems

Zhenhua Liu
Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

John M. Lopes
Regulation of Gene Expression in Yeast

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M

Li-Jun Ma
Comparative Fungal Genomics

Jesse Mager
Developmental Biology: Cell-Cell Signaling

Thomas J. Maresca
Ensuring Genomic Integrity through Cell Division

Michele Markstein
Regulation of Gene Expression

Michael J. Maroney
Metallobiochemistry


Craig T. Martin

Transcription, Protein-DNA Interactions

Lisa M. Minter
Notch signaling in autoimmune diseases

Yasu S. Morita
Cell Wall Biogenesis in Mycobacteria

Murugappan Muthukumar

Statistical Mechanics of Polymers

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N

Jennifer Normanly
Auxin Biosynthesis and Signal Transduction in Arabidopsis thaliana

O

Barbara A. Osborne
Immunoglobulin Gene Diversification: Induction of Apoptosis in Lymphocytes

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P

Om Parkash
Plant Molecular Genetics

V. Adrian Parsegian
Biological Physics

Sandra L. Petersen
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Underlying the Neural Control of Ovulation

Shelly Peyton
Biomaterial Platforms to Investigate and Apply Fundamental Principles of Cell Migration

Dominic L. Poccia
Activation of Sperm Nuclei at Fertilization

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R

Luke Remage-Healey
Forebrain Circuit Physiology and Neuroendocrinology

Margaret A. Riley
Microbial Molecular Evolution and Ecology

Susan C. Roberts
Cellular and Metabolic Engineering

Jennifer L. Ross
Biological Physics of Microtubules


Vincent M. Rotello
Synthetic Models of Biomolecular Activity

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S

Ana M. Salicioni
Molecular Mechanisms Responsible for Sperm Function

Steven J. Sandler
Molecular Mechanisms of DNA Replication and Homologous Recombination

Maria M. Santore
Interfacial Polymer Physics, Dynamics and Colloidal Phenomena

Danny J. Schnell
Mechanisms of Protein Import into the Plant Chloroplast, Protein Targeting, Organelle Biogenesis

Alan L. Schneyer
Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis and Insulin Sensitivity

Lawrence M. Schwartz

Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Programmed Cell Death

Stylianos P. Scordilis

Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Contractile Proteins

David A. Sela
Genomics, Genetics and Molecular Ecology of the Human Microbiome

Sabyasachi Sen
Stem Cell Growth and Development; Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Rong Shao
Molecular Mechanisms in Breast Cancer Development


Sallie Smith-Schneider
Signaling during Mammary Gland Development and Carcinogenesis

Alexander Suvorov
How Environmental Toxins Reprogram Metabolism and Behavior

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T

Janice C. Telfer
Role of Runx Family Transcription Factors in Immune System Development

Gregory N. Tew
Supramolecular Polymer Science

Sankaran "Thai" Thayumanavan
Biomimetic Organic Molecules and Polymers

Lynmarie K. Thompson
Structure and Mechanism of Membrane Proteins

Alicia R. Timme-Laragy
Developmental toxicology of environmental contaminants, transcription-factor-mediated antioxidant defenses, pancreatic B-cell development

Kimberly D. Tremblay
Stem Cells and Developmental Biology

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V

Richard Vachet
Bioanalytical Chemistry

Elizabeth Vierling
Molecular Chaperones and the Mechanism of Plant Response to Environmental Stress

Pablo E. Visconti
Signal Transduction Pathways during Sperm Capacitation

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W

Patricia Wadsworth
Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Living Cells

Elsbeth L. Walker
Plant Genetics and Epigenetics

Dong Wang
Mechanisms of Intracellular Symbiosis between Eukaryotic Legume Hosts and Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria



Steven A. Williams
Molecular Biology of Human Parasitic Diseases/Genome Projects

Sarah Witkowski
Molecular Mechanisms Contributing to Deleterious changes in Myocardial and Vascular Tissue

Hen-Ming Wu
Molecular Biology of Plant Development

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X

Hang Xiao
Identification of Potential Cancer Preventive Dietary Components

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Z

Guodong Zhang
Angiogenesis, Inflammation and Tumorigenesis

Robert A. Zimmermann
Structure and Function of Ribosomes in Protein Synthesis

R. Thomas Zoeller
Neuroendocrine Regulation of Thyroid: Mechanisms of Thyroid Hormone Action on Brain Development

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Associate or Emeritus Faculty

Sarah J. Bacon
Human Reproductive Physiology

David Bickar
Systems for Electron Transport and Oxygen Utilization

Frank C. Cannon
Genetic Regulators of Virulence Factors in Burkholderia cepacia

Rachel D. Fink
Cell Rearrangements during Early Embryogenesis

Molly Fitzgerald-Hayes
Chromosome Segregation and Centromere Function; Cell Cycle Control and Checkpoint Signaling

Maurille J. Fournier
Molecular Biology of Small Nucleolar RNAs

Richard A. Goldsby
Somatic Hypermutation of Immunoglobulin Genes

Adam C. Hall
Anesthetic Action in the Mammalian Nervous System

Peter K. Hepler
Role of Calcium and the Cytoskeleton in Cell Division and Development

James Holden
Physiology and ecology of hyperthermophilic archaea; Geomicrobiology of geothermal environments

Joseph G. Kunkel
Pattern Formation and Development

Lynne McLandsborough
Involvement of Bacterial Surface Molecules in Attachment to Food and Food Processing Surfaces

Jerrold Meyer
Neurotransmitter Development and its Modulation by Psychoactive Drugs

Randall W. Phillis
Molecular Genetics of Neural Development in Drosophila

Omar A. Quintero
Actin-Based Motors and Cytoskeleton

David I. Ratner
Regulation of Gene Expression in Dictyostelium

Nate Schnarr
Polyketide Synthase Engingeering

Dennis G. Searcy
Cellular Evolution and Physiology

J. Enrique Silva
Thyroid Hormone Physiology, Thermogenesis, Temperature Homeostasis

Elizabeth S. Stuart
Anti-Idiotypic Stimulation of Protective Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces

Ludmila Tyler
Plant Cell Walls, Bioenergy, Grass Developmental Biology

Christine A. White-Ziegler
Environmental Regulation of Gene Expression in Escherichia coli

Patrick L. Williamson
Lipid Asymmetry in the Plasma Membrane

Craig T. Woodard
Steroid Hormonal Regulation of Development in Drosophila

Christopher L.F. Woodcock
Structure-Function Relationships in the Nucleus

Nagendra Yadava
Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Dysfunction; Cell Death


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