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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.
Jill Bargonetti-Chavarria
DNA damage signaling to p53 and Mdm2.
Derrick Brazill
Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Extracellular Factors Regulating Cell Behavior.
Nesha Burghardt
Assistant Professor
Neural basis of neuropsychiatric disorders
Ying-Chih Chen
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.
Maria E. Figueiredo-Pereira
The Ubiquitin/Proteasome pathway and inflammation in neurodegeneration.
David A. Foster
Rosalyn Yallow Professor
Signaling mechanisms involved in normal and cancer cell proliferation.
Allyson K. Friedman
Assistant Professor
Neuro/Behavioral Science.
Wayne Harding
Associate Professor
Medicinal chemistry and natural products chemistry.
Akira Kawamura
Associate Professor
Structural and biological characterization of natural products.
Konstantinos Krampis
Associate Professor
Bioinformatics, Cloud Biolinux project
Diego Loayza
Associate Professor
Telomere functions in human cells.
Hiroshi Matsui
Bio-Nanotechnology; Drug Delivery; Medical Imaging; Cancer nanotechnology; Nanoparticles
David R. Mootoo
Organic synthetic methodology, glycomimetics.
Olorunseun Ogunwobi
Associate Professor
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.
Benjamin Ortiz
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Gene regulation during T cell development.
Weigang Qiu
Associate Professor
Evolutionary informatics and microbial diversity.
Vanya Quiñones-Jenab
Professor / Associate Provost for Student Success and Retention
Molecular, neuroendocrinological and behavioral mechanisms of drug abuse and stress in females.
Glenn Schafe
Neurobiological substrates of emotional learning and memory, fear, anxiety and stress
Peter A. Serrano
Associate Professor
Signaling pathways regulating synaptic plasticity; Cognitive development and memory.
Mariann Weierich
Associate Professor
Neural and behavioral mechanisms of affective processing