Research Faculty in the Biomedical Sciences
Principal Investigator DepartmentScientific Discipline & Title of Research
Dr. Aida Abraha
Dr. Aida Abraha Chemistry and Physics

Biochemistry

Effect of calpain on tau assembly in vitro and in Alzheimer’s disease.


Dr. Al-Ghoul
Dr. Walid Al-Ghoul Biological Sciences

Physiology

Mechanisms of Intestinal Mucosa Damage as Therapeutic Targets in Postburn Sepsis.


Anser Azim
Dr. Anser Azim
Biological Sciences
Immunology and medical microbiology.

Chris Botanga
Dr. Christopher Botanga
Biological Sciences
Molecular biology and plant biochemistry

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Dr. Melvin Daniels
Biological Sciences
Molecular biology; studies of transplantation tolerance.

Dr Mark Erhart
Dr. Mark Erhart
Biological Sciences
Genetics/molecular biology; mouse model of disease.

Dr. J. Ache Gana
Dr. Ache
Gana
Biological Sciences
Plant molecular biology and genetics.

Valerie Goss
Dr. Valerie Goss
Chemistry and Physics

Material science

DNA nanostructures.


Lucy He
Dr. Rong Lucy He
Biological Sciences

Cellular and molecular biology

Leukocyte activation & deactivation.


Dr. LeRoy Jones II
Dr. LeRoy Jones II
Chemistry and Physics

Organic chemistry

preparation of self-healing composites for bone cement.


Dr. Kristy Mardis
Dr. Kristy Mardis
Chemistry and Physics

Computational chemistry

Conformations of C-Type Cytochrome Self-Assembling Complexes.


Dr. Andrew Maselli
Dr. Andrew Maselli
Biological Sciences

Cell biology

Formation, stability, and structure of Hirano bodies. Determination of molecular ultrastructure using electron microscopic techniques.


Mohammad Newaz
Dr. Mohammad Newaz 
College of Pharmacy
Regulation of blood pressure and vascular reactivity in hypertension.

Devi Potluri
Dr. Devi Potluri
Biological Sciences
Molecular basis of plant response to environmental stresses.

Melany Puglisi
Dr. Melany Puglisi 
College of Pharmacy
Pharmacology of marine organism constituents.

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Dr. Robert Richter
Chemistry and Physics
Microwave-assisted organic synthesis; determination of essential plant constituents.

Felix Rivas
Dr. Felix Rivas
Chemistry and Physics

Organic synthesis

heteroatom-containing molecules.


Noe de la Sancha
Dr. Noe de la Sancha
Biological Sciences

Mammalian biology

ontogenetic variation.


Dr. Kevin Swier
Dr. Kevin Swier
Biological Sciences

Microbiology

intracellular signaling during phagocytosis.

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