MBRS-Supported Research Projects:
Current and previous funding cycles over the past two decades.

Principal Investigator
& Department

Funding Period

Scientific Discipline
& Title of Research

Dr. Aida Abraha
Dr. Aida Abraha
Chemistry and Physics

2004-2007

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

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

2004-2007

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

Dr. Linda Austin
Dr. Linda Austin
Biological Sciences

1987-1991

Neurobiology - Neurotoxicity and Lead

Dr. Floyd Banks
Dr. Floyd Banks
Biological Sciences

1984-1999

Neurophysiology - The effects of exercise hypertrophy on neuromuscular transmission.

Dr. Richard Beil
Dr. Richard Beil
Biological Sciences

1987-1995

Reproductive Physiology - Regulation of an Androgen-Dependent Gene Expressed by Rat Bulbourethral Glands.

Dr. Mark-Eugene Duban
Dr. Mark-Eugene Duban
Chemistry and Physics

2004-2007

Organic Chemistry - Antisense Oligoamides as Antiinfectives: Strategies and Tactics in Monomer Synthesis and in Oligomer Syntheses and Bioassays.

Dr Mark Erhart
Dr. Mark Erhart
Biological Sciences

1992-2004


2007-2011

Genetics/Molecular Biology

- Evolutionary History of the Mouse t-Complex: A Molecular genetics Approach.

- A Mouse Model for Dominant Adult-onset Ataxia

Dr. Susan Ford
Dr. Susan Ford
Chemistry and Physics

1987-1999

Biochemistry - Biosynthesis of Vitamin B-12.

Dr. J. Ache Gana
Dr. Ache Gana
Biological Sciences

2004-2007

Genetics - Transcriptional analysis of the CAR gene from Medicago sativa.

Dr. Caroll Henry
Dr. Caroll  Henry
Biological Sciences

1987-1999

Mycology - The genetics, variability and pathogenicity of Ustilago hordei.

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

2005-2011

Organic chemistry - Preparation of Self-Healing Composites for Bone Cement.

Dr.John Leitzel
Dr. John Leitzel
Chemistry and Physics

1997-2004

Organic chemistry - Amide-linked DNA: Hybridization Behavior and Template-Directed Synthesis.

Dr. Kristy Mardis
Dr. Kristy Mardis
Chem
istry and Physics

2008-2012

Computational chemistry - Conformations of C-Type Cytochrome Self-Assembling Complexes.

Dr. Andrew Maselli
Dr. Andrew Maselli
Biological Sciences

2005-2011

Cell biology - Formation, Stability, and Structure of Hirano Bodies.

Dr. Sharon McCarthy
Dr. Sharon  McCarthy
Chemistry and Physics

1992-1999

Chemistry - Computer modeling of mutagenic and carcinogenic molecular interactions.

Dr. Michael Mimnaugh
Dr. Michael Mimnaugh
Chemistry and Physics

1984-1991

Bioorganic Chemistry - Membrane Biochemistry: Beta Adrenergic Blockers.

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at this time.

Dr. Augusta Mylroie
Chemistry and Physics

1983- 1991

Biochemistry - Lead Toxicity-Metabolic Interactions between Essential and Toxic Metals.

Dr. Juanita Sharpe
Dr. Juanita Sharpe
Biological Sciences

2005-2011

Molecular biology & biochemistry - Conformational Analysis of Cardiolipin Associated Bax.

Dr Warren Sherman
Dr. Warren Sherman
Chemistry and Physics

1983-1999

Organic Chemistry - Design and function of sensitizers for photodynamic therapy.

Dr. Kevin Swier
Dr. Kevin Swier
Biological Sciences

1998-2007

Microbiology - Leishmania-major infected macrophage activation of naive T-cells.

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