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Core Faculty Researchers
Jesus A. Angulo
Principal Investigator/Program Director, Hunter RCMI Program; Professor
Methamphetamine and neural damage in the mammalian brain.
Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Extracellular Factors Regulating Cell Behavior.
Neural basis of neuropsychiatric disorders
Laser physics; Laser devices; Biomedical optics; Photoacoustic imaging.
Robert P. Dottin
Regulation of gene expression by signal transduction.
Charles M. Drain
Professor; Chair, Chemistry Department
Supramolecular chemistry; Materials; Photonics; Photodynamic therapeutics.
David A. Foster
Rosalyn Yallow Professor
Signaling mechanisms involved in normal and cancer cell proliferation.
Medicinal chemistry and natural products chemistry.
Structural and biological characterization of natural products.
Telomere functions in human cells.
Bio-Nanotechnology; Drug Delivery; Medical Imaging; Cancer nanotechnology; Nanoparticles
Examination of the role of circulating tumor cell biology and epigenetics in the metastasis of solid organ cancers, and investigating the biological mechanisms underlying the racial disparities in specific solid organ cancers.
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Gene regulation during T cell development.
Evolutionary informatics and microbial diversity.
Professor / Associate Provost for Student Success and Retention
Molecular, neuroendocrinological and behavioral mechanisms of drug abuse and stress in females.
Neurobiological substrates of emotional learning and memory, fear, anxiety and stress
Peter A. Serrano
Signaling pathways regulating synaptic plasticity; Cognitive development and memory.
Neural and behavioral mechanisms of affective processing