Research Faculty in the Biomedical Sciences

Principal Investigator
& Department

Scientific Discipline
& Title of Research

Dr. Ehab Abourashed

Dr. Ehab Abourashed 
College of Pharmacy

 

Isolation and properties of bioactive plant constituents.

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

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.

Robert LeSuer
Dr. Robert LeSuer 
Chemistry and Physics

Electrochemistry - dye-sensitized solar cells.

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.

Asare Nkansah
Dr. Asare Nkansah 
Chemistry and Physics

Synthesis of polymers for drug release.

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.

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

Dr. Kevin Swier
Dr. Kevin Swier
Biological Sciences

Microbiology - intracellular signaling during phagocytosis.

Amber Wise

Dr. Amber Wise
Chemistry and Physics

Environmental chemistry - detection of trace contaminants in environmental samples.

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