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ABSHER DEVIN
ACOSTA EDWARD Bioanalysis and pharmacometrics of antiviral agents pharmacokinetics, antivirals, antiretrovirals
AGARWAL ANUPAM Regulation of heme oxygenase gene expression in kidney and vascular injury heme oxygenase, acute kidney injury, transplant nephrology, transcriptional gene regulation
AMBALAVANAN NAMASIVAYAM Neonatal lung development and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Lung, Hypoxia, Hyperoxia, Retinoids, Prediction models
AMTHOR FRANKLIN
ANANTHARAMAIAH GATTADAHALLI Apolipoproteins, Amphipathic Helices and Atherosclerosis
ATKINSON THOMAS Primary Immunodeficiency and the Role of Infection in Chronic Diseases asthma, mycoplasma, arthritis, primary immunodeficiency
BAILEY SHANNON Molecular mechanisms of chronic alcohol and obesity induced fatty liver disease Molecular mechanisms of alcohol and obesity induced liver diseases; Mitochondrial dysfunction in disease; Molecular bioenergetics; Circadian biology; Functional proteomics; Nitric oxide; Free radical biology; Toxicology
BALKOVETZ DANIEL Epithelial Cell Biology; Epithelial Cell Signal Regulation; Regulation of paracellular transport across epithelial cell tight junctions epithelial cells, claudins, tight junctions, E-cadherin, hepatocyte growth factor, ERK, MDCK
BALLINGER SCOTT Environmental cardiology, free radical biology, mitochondrial function, mitochondrial - nuclear interactions atherosclerosis, environmental cardiology, mitochondria, oxidative stress, evolutionary medicine
BAMMAN MARCAS Exercise as a discovery tool and treatment in regenerative medicine and medical rehabilitation. exercise medicine, medical rehabilitation, regenerative medicine, clinical trial, muscle biology
BANERJEE RONADIP Pancreatic Beta-Cell Biology; Molecular mechanisms of beta-cell adaptation during pregnancy and dysregulation in gestational diabetes diabetes mellitus, prolactin receptor, beta-cell biology, pregnancy, transcriptional regulation
BARNES STEPHEN Bile acids, polyphenols and metabolism, and their effects on protein expression and function in chronic disease bile acids, isoflavonoids and polyphenols, metabolomics, proteomics, mass spectrometry
BEBOK ZSUZSANNA Molecular mechanisms by which cellular stress responses such as the unfolded protein response (UPR) contribute to the pathology of human disorders. membrane proteins, ER stress, UPR, SNP, mutation, CFTR, micro-RNA
BELLIS SUSAN integrin, death receptors, cell adhesion, apoptosis, signal transduction, glycosylation, extracellular matrix, bone, biomaterials, tissue engineering
BENVENISTE ETTY Immune/nervous system interactions
BERECEK KATHLEEN The Role of Brain and Cardiac Renin-Angiotensin II System hypertension, diabetes, cardiac remodeling, the renin-angiotensin II system, TGF-beta
BEVENSEE MARK Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Acid-base Transporters and pH Regulation acid-base, bicarbonate, transporter, brain, fluorescence dyes, glia , heart, intracellular pH, microelectrodes, neuron, Xenopus oocyte, neuronal firing, kidney, polycystic kidney disease, epithelial sodium channel
BHATNAGAR SUSHANT Identification and characterization of novel factors in insulin secretion in obesity and type 2 diabetes Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Beta Cell Biology, Insulin Secretion, SNARE Biology, Secreted Proteins, Insulin Granule Trafficking, Tomosyn Proteins, Post-translational Modifications
BJORNSTI MARY-ANN DNA topoisomerase I, yeast genetics, cancer chemotherapeutics, TOR signaling, SUMOylation, DNA damage response, drug resistance, siRNA screening, breast cancer
BLALOCK JAMES Rational Drug and Vaccine Design/Neutrophilic Inflammation
BRENNER MICHAEL Molecular Sudies of Astrocytes in Health and Disease astrocyte, GFAP, transcription, neurodegeneration, transgenic mice
BRIDGES STANLEY Genetic influences on susceptibility, severity, and treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis; genetics; African-Americans; pharmacogenetics; biomarkers; autoantibodies
BRILES DAVID Pneumococcal virulence factors; mechanisms of action and use in vaccine Streptococcus pneumoniae, virulence, host immunity, vaccines, virulence factors, mechanisms of virulence, vaccine antigens
BRITT WILLIAM Human Herpesviruses, Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis cytomegalovirus, perinatal infections, virus assembly
BROWN ELIZABETH Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Immune-Mediated Clinical Phenotypes multiple myeloma, autoimmune, lupus, genetics, genomics, epidemiology
BUCHSBAUM DONALD Cancer immunotherapy Immunotherapy, Wnt inhibitors, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer
BULLARD DANIEL Regulation of Immune and Inflammatory Responses adhesion molecules, lupus, vasculitis, psoriasis
BURROWS PETER B Lymphocyte Development and Function B lymphocyte, development, molecular biology
BUSETTINI CLAUDIO Eye movements in a three-dimensional visual environment and mechanisms of binocular alignment eye movements, primate, vergence, saccade, adaptation
CHANG CHENBEI Growth Factor Signaling and Transcription Regulation in Vertebrate Development TGF-beta, neural induction, BMP, ErbB, gastrulation, cell movement
CHANG PI-LING Osteopontin and microenvironment of initiated cells Osteopontin, Tumorigenesis, Papilloma development, Matricellular proteins, CTCL
CHATHAM JOHN Cardiomyocyte function and survival in ischemia/reperfusion and the impact of diabetes: Myocardial ischemia, diabetic cardiomyopathy, O-GlcNAc, STIM1, Ca2+-signaling
CHATTOPADHYAY DEBASISH Structure-Function Analysis of Proteins Structural biology, Protein structure function, Malaria, Chagas' disease, Parasitic disease, Small pox, Bacterial pneumoniae
CHAUDRY IRSHAD Cardiovascular/Immunological Alterations Following Trauma-Sepsis trauma, hemorrhage, sepsis, gender dimorphism, immune functions, cardiovascular functions
CHESNOKOV IGOR DNA Replication and Cell Cycle in Eukaryotes DNA replication, cytokinesis, Origin Recognition Complex
CHOW LOUISE Human papillomavirus DNA replication and pathogenesis HPV infections and cancers
COLLAWN JAMES Role of ion channels in cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis; Endocytosis; Protein Trafficking, chymase, heart failure
COUCHMAN ANNE Syndecan Proteoglycans in Cell Adhesion and Matrix Assembly syndecans, fibronectin, cell adhesion, extracellular matrix
COWELL RITA Cellular Vulnerability in Development and Aging: Using the Molecular Phenotype of Neurons to Elucidate Mechanisms of Disease and Identify Targets for Intervention Transcription, Parkinson Disease, Huntington Disease, schizophrenia, movement disorders, GABA, Neuroanatomy, Metabolism, Mitochondria, Neurobiology, Mouse models
DARLEY-USMAR VICTOR Mitochondrial Health; Bench to Bedside mitochondria, nitric oxide, reactive oxygen species, bioenergetic dysfunciton, translational research
DAVIS RANDALL The developmental immunology of lymphocytes and immunoreceptor biology. Lymphoproliferative disorders and mechanisms that contribute to lymphomagenesis and autoimmunity. Immunology, lymphoproliferative disorders, autoimmunity, B cells, Fc receptors, CLL, FCRL
DELL'ITALIA LOUIS Mechanisms of Remodeling of the Heart in Heart Failure
DOBRUNZ LYNN Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity in Hippocampus anxiety, schizophrenia, hippocampus
DYBVIG KEVIN Pathogenic mechanisms of mycoplasmas
EBERHARDT ALAN
EDBERG JEFFREY Genetic Polymorphisms in Wegener’s Granulomatosis
ELSON CHARLES Regulation of mucosal immune responses T reg cells, dendritic cells, colitis, mucosal, Crohn's disease, transgenic, IgA, Th IL17
FAST VLADIMIR Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and defibrillation
FENG XU The RANKL/RANK/OPG System in Health and Disease RANKL, RANK, OPG, Cell Differentiation, Cell Signaling, Osteoclast, Mammary Gland, Breast Cancer
FRANK STUART Growth Hormone Action and GH Receptor Structure and Function growth hormone, signaling, prolactin, IGF-1, growth factors
FROST ANDRA Stromal-Epithelial Cell Interactions in the Development and Progression of Breast Cancer breast cancer, tumor-stromal interactions, tissue-mimetic models
FULLER CATHERINE ENaC/ASIC Ion Channels; Sodium channels, glioma, migration, proliferation, cancer, signaling, polycystic kidney disease
GAMLIN PAUL Studies of the Neural Bases of Vision & Eye Movements pupil, vergence, gene therapy, fMRI
GARVEY W Molecular and physiological pathogenesis of human insulin resistance Insulin resistance, obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes
GAWNE TIMOTHY Information Processing in the Central Nervous System EEG, MEG, myopia, schizophrenia, cerebral cortex, vision, retina
GOEPFERT PAUL Determining the mechanisms allowing T cells to control HIV replication in vivo
GOWER BARBARA Dietary and physiologic determinants of chronic disease
GROSS ALECIA GPCR trafficking in neurons and rhodopsin-mediated retinal degenerations rhodopsin, autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, GPCR trafficking, rab11, nudC, MKS proteins, NPHP proteins, BBS proteins, retinal degeneration, inflammatory response in retina, cilia, protein trafficking
HABLITZ JOHN Cellular Mechanisms of Neurotransmission
HARDY ROBERT Translational research oxidative stress, cancer, insulin resistance
HARTMAN JOHN Experimental models of gene interaction networks that buffer human disease using cell array phenotyping of yeast gene knockout libraries yeast genetics, quantitative high throughput cell array phenotyping (Q-HTCP), gene interaction networks, aging, cystic fibrosis, dNTP metabolism, systems biology, drug discovery, lab automation
HEL ZDENEK Immunology and pathogenesis of HIV-1 / AIDS; Effect of hormonal contraception on HIV-1 transmission; Design of novel strategies for immunotherapy of cancer. Immunology, HIV-1, Vaccine, Cancer.
HERSKOWITZ JEREMY Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, amyloid, signaling, plasticity, behavior, neuroscience, cell biology
HJELMELAND ANITA Targeting Brain Tumor Initiating Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment Brain Tumor, Tumor Microenvironment, Tumor Initiating Cell, Cancer Stem Cell
HOWARD GEORGE
HU HUI Transcriptional Regulation of Adaptive Immunity Tfh cell differentiation, GC responses, CD8+ T cell quiescence/activation, T cell responses, immune memory, vaccines
HURST DOUGLAS Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis metastasis, breast cancer, chromatin modification, microenvironment, tumor progression
JAVED AMJAD Genetic and Molecular Signaling for Cellular Differentiation and Skeletogenesis Osteoblast, Bone Development, Gene Regulation, Osteoporosis
JIAO KAI Genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian heart development, breast cancer racial disparity Genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian heart development, congenital heart diseases, breast cancer racial disparity
JOLLY PAULINE HIV immunopathogenesis, Health impacts of aflatoxin in Ghanaians, Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS/STIs in Africa and the Caribbean HIV/AIDS, immune status, aflatoxin, Ghana, Jamaica
JUN HO-WOOK Nanostructured Biomaterials, Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, biomaterials, stem cells,
JUSTEMENT LOUIS Elucidation of molecular mechanisms that control B cell class switching and terminal differentiation Lymphocyte Biology, Signal Transduction, B cell differentiation, Adaptor Proteins, Innate immunity, Neutrophil biology,
KAPP JUDITH Immune regulation and transplantation immunity; immune tolerance; immune regulation; transplantation; autoimmunity
KEARNEY JOHN Focus on fundamental cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the development of a diverse B cell repertoire B Cells, B Cell Development, Hybridomas, Transgenic and Knockout Mice, Immunoregulation, B. anthracis
KEYSER KENT Acetylcholine and Ach receptors
KIM HELEN Proteomics of neuroprotective and chemopreventive actions of dietary phytochemicals neuroprotection, proteomics, protein modifications, antioxidant dietary supplements, menopause, neurogenesis
KIMBERLY ROBERT Autoimmunity, Molecular Mechanisms and Genetic Risk autoimmunity, immune-mediated inflammatory disease, Fc receptors, single nucleotide polymorphisms, immunogenetics, functional genomics
KING GWENDALYN Protein function in the aging and diseased brain age, brain, klotho, glioma, molecular biology
KING PETER 1) RNA Regulation of Inflammation in ALS and other Neurodegenerative Disorders, 2) Smads as Biomarkers of ALS Disease Progressionh RNA stability; AU-rich elements; cytokines and chemokines; glioblastoma; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, stroke, spinal cord injury, HuR, KSRP
KLUG CHRISTOPHER Hematopoietic stem cell biology, acute leukemia, and pancreatic cancer
KRAFT TIMOTHY Physiology and Pathophysiology of Photoreceptors
KRISHNA NEPALLI Structural Biology and Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy Proteins, Structural Biology, NMR
KUBAGAWA HIROMI Molecular Genetics and Immunopathology of Host Defense B cells, antibodies, Fc receptors, immunoglobulin-like receptors, innate immunity, immunopathology
LEAVENWORTH JIANMEI Cancer-Immune cell Crosstalk: Discovery of new targets for cancer immunotherapy Immunology, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy, Treg, NK cells, glioma
LEFKOWITZ ELLIOT Microbial Genomics and Evolution; Bioinformatics, and Clinical Informatics Viruses, Evolution, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics
LESTER ROBIN Molecular & Cellular Mechanisms of Nicotine Addiction
LIU RUI-MING Oxidative stress, Aging, Lung fibrosis, Alzheimer's disease
LORENZ ROBINNA Mucosal Immunology gastritis, helicobacter, inflammatory bowel disease, mucosal immunology, asthma, diabetes
MANNE UPENDER Translational research in grastrointestinal malignancies and breast cancer Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Molecular Biomarkers, Racial/Ethnic Disparities, Cancer Control & Prevention
MARKERT JAMES Engineering Herpes Simplex Viruses for the Therapy of Cancer glioma, gene therapy, brain tumors, herpes simplex, cancer therapy, immunotherapy, anti-angiogenic therapy
MATALON SADIS Free Radical Protection from and Exacerbation of Lung Injury Acute Lung Injury, pulmonary edema, pulmonary surfactant, alveolar epithelium, free radicals, nitric oxide, sodium channels
MCDONALD JAY Cellular Life and Death Signals in Cancer, Aids and Bone Disease. AIDS, apoptosis, bone, cancer
MCMAHON WAKEFIELD LORI Synaptic plasticity and hippocampal dependent learning hippocampus, learning, memory, acetylcholine, Alzheimer's disease, estrogen, NMDA receptors, glycine receptors
MEADOR-WOODRUFF JAMES Cellular and subcellular alterations of neural circuitry and molecular expression in schizophrenia
MESSIAEN LUDWINE Molecular genetics testing in hereditary disorders; molecular dissection of the variant forms of NF1 the neurofibromatoses, genetic testing, mosaicism, splicing, RNA-based mutation analysis
MESSINA JOSEPH Insulin and Growth Hormone (GH) Action, Insulin and GH Resistance Following Injury/Trauma, Infection and Polytrauma Insulin Resistance, Growth Hormone Resistance, Signal Transduction, Gene Expression, Stress, Injury, Trauma, Infection, Polytrauma
MESTECKY JIRI Mucosal Immunity; Vaccines
MICHALEK SUZANNE Immunological mechanisms involved in host/microbial interactions, and development of mucosal vaccines against infectious agents mucosal vaccines, inflammation, TLRs, T cell, cytokines, signaling pathways
MORROW CASEY Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease Microbiome Management, Dysbiosis, NextGen DNA sequencing, Bioinformatics, Fecal Transplants, Cancer Metabolism, Drug/Antibiotic Impact On the Microbiome
MOUNTZ JOHN autoimmunity, immune senescence, gene therapy type I IFNs, IL-23, germinal centers, marginal zone macrophages, inflammatory macrophages, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus
MURPHY-ULLRICH JOANNE Extracellular Matrix Control of Cell and Growth Factor Function, multiple myeloma, diabetic complications, glaucoma atherosclerosis, diabetic complications, tumor microenvironment, multiple myeloma, osteolytic bone disease, glaucoma, fibrosis, TGF-beta, thrombospondin
NABORS LOUIS
NAGY TIMOTHY Atypical antipsychotic drug-induced weight gainObesity, caloric restriction and cancerSmall-animal phenotyping
NAHM MOON Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses to Pneumococci and Pneumonia Vaccines pneumococcus, capsule, innate immunity, pathogenesis, vaccines
NAKANO ICHIRO Molecular study and therapy development of brain cancer cancer stem cells, brain tumor, clinical trial, experimental therapeutics, breast cancer
NICHOLAS ANTHONY Parkinson’s Disease, Citrullinated Proteins, Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia, Adrenergic Receptors Parkinson's disease, protein deimination (citrullination), levodopa-induced dyskinesia, cervical dystonia
NIEDERWEIS MICHAEL Novel proteins in the outer membrane of mycobacteria: Functions, structures, role in tuberculosis and applications tuberculosis, virulence, antibiotic resistance, membrane, proteins, transport, nanotechnology
OJESINA AKINYEMI Interplay of Genomic Alterations and Microbial Influences in Cancer cancer, infection, genomics, transcriptome, HIV, HPV, EBV, cervical, lymphoma, early detection, recurrence, precancerous, progression, mutations, microbiome, viral, RNASeq, diagnostics, therapy, global health, molecular epidemiology, women's health
OPARIL SUZANNE role of inflammation/vascular injury and repair; clinical/population-based research in special populations, translational research in resistant hypertension, role of oxidative stress/free radical injury in the pathogenesis of hypertension blood pressure, cardiovascular disease prevention, hypertension, vascular biology, nutrition, nephrology, cardiovascular physiology
PATEL RAKESH Modulation of Inflammation by Reactive Species and N-glycans vascular, hemoglobin, red cells, Inflammation, isoflavones, Nitric oxide, nitrite, N-glycan
PERCY ALAN Rare Disease CRC for New Therapies and New Diagnostics Rett syndrome, MECP2, phenotype, genotype, natural history, longevity
PITTLER STEVEN Basic and Translational Studies of Photoreceptor Metabolism and Retinal Degeneration retinitis pigmentosa, phosphodiesterase, cGMP-gated cation channel, photoreceptor, phototransduction
PLACZEK WILLIAM Anti-cancer target validation and structure-based drug discovery. NMR spectroscopy, cancer, drug discovery, peptide synthesis, structural biology, apoptosis, signaling
POGWIZD STEVEN
POLLARD ANDREW Microscopic electrical mapping mathematical modeling cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia, gap junction, mathematical modeling
PONNAZHAGAN SELVARANGAN Experimental Cancer Therapeutics and BOne Diseases: From Basic to Preclinical Studies Breast Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Osteoimmunology; Bone Metastasis; Osteogenesis; Bone Fracture; Stem Cell Therapy
POZZO-MILLER LUCAS Neurotrophins in Synapse Development and Plasticity, Intellectual Disabilities, and Syndromic Autisms BDNF, Ca2+, Synapse, Rett Syndrome, Hippocampus, Dendritic Spines, MeCP2, Autism, Intellectual Disability
PRABHU SUMANTH Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling and repair in heart failure heart failure, ventricular remodeling, stem cells, inflammation, cardiac function
PREVELIGE PETER Structural Biology of Viral Assembly and Infection
PRITCHARD DAVID Roles of Bacterial Glycoconjugates in Pathogenesis
QIN GANGJIAN Stem Cell Biology, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Regeneration Stem Cell, Regeneration, Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Angiogenesis, Inflammation, Metabolism, Obesity, Diabetes, E2F, CXCR4, Sam68
RAMAN CHANDER Lymphocyte activation, immunopathogenesis of autoimmune diseases Autoimmunity, Multiple Sclerosis, CD5, IFNs, CK2
REN BIN Epigenetic and Transcriptional Regulation of Functional Angiogenesis and Arteriogenesis in Cancer, Heart and Vascular Diseases, Alzheimer's Disease and Diabetes. Endothelial cells, Angiogenesis, Arteriogenesis, Molecular and cellular biology, Cancer, Ischemic heart and vascular diseases, Diabetes, Alzherimer's disease
ROBERSON ERIK Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, tau, progranulin, excitability, signaling, plasticity, behavior
ROGERS JACK
RYAN THOMAS Stem Cell Therapies in Animal Models of Human Disease Sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, embryonic stem cells, hemoglobin, mutagenesis, gene regulation
SANDERS PAUL Mechanisms of Disease Progression in the Kidney salt-sensitive hypertension, transforming growth factor-ß, nitric oxide, hypertensive nephrosclerosis, monoclonal immunoglobulin light-chain-related renal diseases
SANDERSON RALPH Molecular Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment tumor, microenvironment, cancer, heparan sulfate, proteoglycan, heparanase, exosomes, metastasis, bone, myeloma, breast cancer, drug resistance
SCHROEDER HARRY The Development and Function of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors. &Genetics of Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases Common Variable Immune Deficiency, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Antibody Repertoire, B cell Development, TCR repertoire, T cell development, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Mouse Models of Autoimmune Disease
SCHWIEBERT LISA Airway inflammation; lung function; asthma and exercise
SEGREST JERE Structural Biology of Supramolecular Assemblies (Particularly Lipoproteins and Membranes)
SERRA ROSA Mechanism of TGF-ß Action in Developmental and Disease Processes developmental biology, bone, cartilage, teeth, intervertebral disc, osteoarthrits, skeletal disease
SHA BINGDONG Structural and functional studies of proteins involved in protein folding and translocations
SHEVDE-SAMANT LALITA Mechanisms that regulate tumor progression, metastasis and drug resistance; crosstalk between the tumor cells and their microenvironment Tumor progression, metastasis, signaling, cancer stem cells, chemoresistance, microenvironment, metabolism, osteolysis, Merlin, Hedgehog pathway, Wnt pathway, innate immunity, macrophage polarization
SIEGAL GENE Gene therapy of solid tumors, cancer biology, tumors of bone Bone Tumors, Cancer Gene Therapy, Invasion and Metastasis
SMITH PETER The role of the membrane cytoskeleton in regulating the cell surface expression of epithelial transport proteins.
SMITH PHILLIP Mucosal Immunity to Enteric Pathogens
SONG YUHUA An integrated multi-scale computational modeling and biological experimental research program to study apoptosis, cell adhesion and biomaterial design Computational Biology/Biomechanics, Mechanotransduction, Protein/Biomembrane structure and function, death receptor-mediated apoptosis, Cell adhesion, Biomaterials
SONTHEIMER HARALD The Role of Neuroglia in Brain Function and Disease Cell migration, brain development, primary brain tumors, glioma, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, stem cells, regeneration
SRIVASTAVA OM
STANDAERT DAVID Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases Parkinsons Disease, Dystonia, Movement Disorders
STEYN ANDRIES Mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence tuberculosis, dormancy, persistence, virulence networks, protein-protein interaction, pathways, pathogenesis,
STRONG THERESA Identification of Tumor Antigens and Development of Cancer Vaccines gene therapy, immunotherapy, vaccine, Phase I clinical trials
SWORDS WILLIAM Opportunistic infections in the airway Biofilm, otitis media, COPD, quorum signaling, polymicrobial infection
SZTUL ELIZABETH Membrane Traffic; Protein Degradation Cystic fibrosis, membrane traffic, degradation, quality control
THANNICKAL VICTOR
THEIBERT WILLIS Role of phosphoinositides in developmental neurobiology
THOMPSON SUNNIE Translation initiation and replication of RNA viruses Host pathogen interactions, Mechanisms of viral translation, IRES, Picornaviruses, Flaviviruses, Ribosome, Translational mechanisms in Cancer
TOWNES TIM Developmental Regulation of Gene Expression
URTHALER FERDINAND Heart research
VAN WAARDENBURG ROBERT Structure-Function analysis of Tyrosyl-DNA phosphodieasterase I; Developing a DNA Repair Enzyme as Therapeutic Target for Anti-Cancer Treatment Structure-function analysis, Mechanism of Action of proteins and drugs (chemotherapeutics), Drug Development for novel therapeutic targets, Post-translational modification by Ubiquitin and SUMO (Small Ubiqitin like modifier), Protein interactions
VISSCHER KRISTINA Cognitive Neuroscience attention, memory, older adults, aging, training, ongoing activity, EEG, fMRI, human neuroscience
VOLPICELLI-DALEY LAURA Cognitive impairments in Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementias Parkinson's disease, Lewy body dementias, synuclein, tau, glucocerebrosidase, cell biology of the neuron, neurodegeneration
WADICHE JACQUES Cellular and molecular basis of synaptic transmission and neuronal organization of microcircuits glutamate transport, synaptic transmission, cerebellum
WADICHE LINDA The function of adult generated neurons and interneurons in the dentate gyrus synapse, neurogenesis, epilepsy, hippocampus, inhibition
WALTER MARK Structure, Biochemistry, and Function of Cytokines involved in Viral pathogenesis and Autoimmunity structural biology, immunology, virology, cytokine, signaling, vaccine, protein design, lupus, interferon, IL-10
WARNOCK DAVID Renal REGARDS, Fabry Registry, Inherited Disease of Electrolyte Transport Renal REGARDS, Fabry Registry, Inherited Disease of Electrolyte Transport, Chronic Kidney Disease
WEAVER CASEY Control of Adaptive Immunity by CD4 T cells
WEINMANN AMY Molecular mechanisms that regulate T cell differentiation programs T cell differentiation, epigenetics, metabolism, chromatin, gene programming, development
WHITE CHARLES
WHITLEY RICHARD Herpes simplex virus; varicella zoster virus; drug discovery; cytomegalovirus
WICK TIMOTHY Orthopaedic and Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, Cartilage, Bone, Blood Vessel, Bioreactor Technology, Osteoarthritis
WILLEY CHRISTOPHER Signaling in cancer biological systems, and discovery and development of radiation modulators for cancer treatment Kinases, kinomics, MARCKS, radiation, glioma, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, signal transduction, cancer biology
WILSON SCOTT Mouse Models of Neurodegeneration
WYSS JAMES Neuroplasticity in aging and neuro cardiovascular control Alzheimers, hypertension, neuronal plasticity, behavior, blood pressure, botanicals, STEM education
XU BO Mechanisms of the DNA damage response Genome stability, DNA damage response, mitosis, ATM
XU HUI The role of IL-17 in inflammation associated tumor development T cells, dendritic cells, cytokines, tumor suppressor
YACOUBIAN TALENE Role of 14-3-3 proteins in Parkinson’s disease Parkinsons disease; Neurobiology; Molecular Genetics & Disease
YANG YANG Multiple myeloma and tumor microenvironment Tumor microenvironment, cancer-related bone diseases, multiple myeloma, Runx2, syndecan-1, heparanase
YODER BRADLEY Cilia Signaling and Dysfunction in Development and Disease Cilia, cystic kidney diseases, obesity, signal transduction, cell fate determination and embryonic patterning, birth defects, mouse and C. elegans models.
YOON KARINA Molecular and cellular mechanisms of cancer metastasis neuroblastoma, metastasis, ICAM-2, actin cytoskeleton, solid tumors, animal models of cancer, cancer pharmacology
YOTHER JANET Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides, genetics, and pathogenesis bacteria, genetics, pathogenesis, capsules, regulation
ZAJAC ALLAN Anti-Viral Immunity; T Cell Responses; Immunological Memory Immunology, Virology, Pathogenesis, Vaccines, T cells
ZAYZAFOON MAJD The Role of Calcium Signaling in the pathogenesis of disease Osteoblasts, Bone, Prostate Cancer, Osteosarcoma, Calmodulin Kinase, NFAT, AP-1, Bone metastasis, HDAC, histone acetylation, DNA methyltransferase
ZHANG JIANHUA Mechanisms and regulation of autophagy-lysosomal pathway in health and diseases Autophagy, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, signal transduction, mouse genetic engineering, cell and molecular biology, lysosomes, mitochondria, oxidative stress
ZHENG X. LONG Molecular Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Blood Clotting; Inflammation and Microvascular Thrombosis; CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Thrombotic Diseases ADAMTS13, von Willebrand factor, TTP, Arterial thrombosis, Vascular biology, Autoimmunity, and Inflammation, CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing