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List MCB faculty alphabetically by last name
List MCB faculty by departmental/campus affiliation

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Dominique R. Alfandari
Adam Metalloprotease Function during Embryonic Development

Juan Anguita
Proinflammatory Signals in Response to Infection

Kathleen F. Arcaro
Environmental Toxicology

Richard B. Arenas
Breast, Melanoma, and Gastrointestinal Cancer

B

Sarah J. Bacon
Human Reproductive Physiology

Cynthia L. Baldwin

Cellular Immunity: Intracellular Microbes and Gamma Delta T Cells

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

Magdalena Bezanilla

Tip Growth, Actin Cytoskeleton and Plant Cell Biology

Anthony C. Bishop

Bio-Organic Chemistry and Chemical 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

Jeffrey D. Blaustein
Neuroendocrinology, Hormones and Behavior, Reproductive Endocrinology

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

C

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

Daniel L. Chase
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurotransmitter Signaling

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

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

Elizabeth A. Connor

Developmental Neurobiology: Synapse Development and Regeneration

Susan L. Cumberledge
Signal Transduction in Development and Tumorogenesis


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D

Geert J. De Vries

Sexual Differentiation of the Brain

Gerald B. Downes
Development and Function of Spinal Cord Networks


F

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

Neil S. Forbes
Engineering Tumor-Targeted Therapies

Nancy G. Forger
Development of Neural Sex Differences: Hormones and Neurotrophic Factors


G

Scott C. Garman

Structural Biology of Glycoproteins in Human Disease

Lila M. Gierasch
Biophysical Approaches to Protein Folding and Localization

Richard A. Goldsby
Somatic Hypermutation of Immunoglobulin Genes

David J. Gross
Cell Surface Receptor Signaling

H

Adam C. Hall
Anesthetic Action in the Mammalian Nervous System

David E. Hansen
Bioorganic Chemistry: Isolation of Novel Antibody Catalysts

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

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

Peter K. Hepler
Plant and division and development

Alejandro P. Heuck
Bacterial Pathogenesis

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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

K

Igor A. Kaltashov
Architecture and Dynamics of Transport Proteins

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

Young-Cheul Kim
Nutrient Regulation of Adipocyte Differentiation and Metabolism in Obesity and Diabetes

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

Michael J. Knapp
Kinetics and Metallobiochemistry

Joseph G. Kunkel

Pattern Formation and Development

L

George M. Langford
Actin-Dependent Organelle Motors and the Cytoskeleton

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

M

Michael J. Maroney
Metallobiochemistry

Craig T. Martin

Transcription, Protein-DNA Interactions

Jerrold S. Meyer
Neurotransmitter Development and its Modulation by Psychoactive Drugs

Murugappan Muthukumar

Statistical Mechanics of Polymers

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N

John R. Nambu
Gene Regulation and Programmed Cell Death in Drosophila Development

Leonard C. Norkin
Virus Entry through Caveolae: Transmembrane Signaling

Jennifer Normanly
Auxin Biosynthesis and Signal Transduction in Arabidopsis thaliana

O

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

P

Yeonhwa Park

Conjugated Linoleic Acid Research and Biologically Active Compounds from Dietary Sources

Om Parkash
Plant Molecular Genetics

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

Randall W. Phillis
Molecular Genetics of Neural Development in Drosophila

Dominic L. Poccia
Activation of Sperm Nuclei at Fertilization

Pablo J. Pomposiello
Oxidative Stress Using Bacterial Models

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R

David I. Ratner
Regulation of Gene Expression in Dictyostelium

Margaret A. Riley
Microbial Molecular Evolution and Ecology

Vincent M. Rotello
Synthetic Models of Biomolecular Activity

S

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

Danny J. Schnell

Mechanisms of Protein Import into the Plant Chloroplast, Protein Targeting, Organelle Biogenesis

Lawrence M. Schwartz

Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Programmed Cell Death

Stylianos P. Scordilis

Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Contractile Proteins

Rong Shao
Molecular Mechanisms in Breast Cancer Development

Kalidas Shetty
Proline-Linked Pentose Phosphate Pathway and Regulation of Secondary Metabolite Synthesis, Stress Response and Development in Plants

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

Sallie Smith Schneider
Signaling during Mammary Gland Development and Carcinogenesis

T

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

S. "Thai" Thayumanavan
Design and Synthesis of Biomimetic Organic Molecules and Polymers

Karsten W. Theis
DNA Repair and Molecular Motors

Lynmarie K. Thompson
Structure and Mechanism of Membrane Proteins

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V

Pablo E. Visconti

Signal Transduction Pathways during Sperm Capacitation

W

Patricia Wadsworth
Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Living Cells

Elsbeth L. Walker
Plant Genetics and Epigenetics

Robert M. Weis

Transmembrane Signaling, Physical Chemistry of Cell Membranes and Protein-Protein Interactions

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

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

Hen-Ming Wu
Molecular Biology of Plant Development

Z

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 Faculty

David Bickar
Systems for Electron Transport and Oxygen Utilization

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

Sean M. Decatur
Biochemistry of Nitrosylhemes and Vibrational Studies of Helical Peptides

Rachel D. Fink
Cell Rearrangements during Early Embryogenesis

Katherine V. Fite
Organization of the Vertebrate Visual System

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

Maurille J. Fournier
Molecular Biology of Small Nucleolar RNAs

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

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

Dennis G. Searcy
Cellular Evolution and Physiology

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

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


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