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Faculty by Cluster

The faculty members in each Research and Training cluster are listed below. Additional details about each cluster are are given on the individual Research and Training cluster pages, accessible through the navigation bar or the icons below.

Structural Biology and Biophysics

Chemical Biology & Molecular Pharmacology

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

Genomics & Proteomics

Cancer Biology

Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology

Immunology & Infectious Disease

 

 

 

 

Biophysics & Structural Biology

Brian M. Baker

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Structural biology and biophysics of recognition and signaling in immunity, cancer, and antibiotic resistance

Basar Bilgicer

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biophysical chemistry and biomolecular drug design
 

Jessica Brown

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Studies of RNA triple helices using structural and biochemical approaches

Bruce Bunker

Physics

Condensed matter physics; x-ray absorption and x-ray scattering

Francis J. Castellino

Chemistry and Biochemistry

In vitro and in vivo relationships between hemostasis and inflammation

Patricia L. Clark

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Protein biophysics in living cells

Steve Corcelli

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Theoretical and computational studies of reaction dynamics

Holly Goodson

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Biological Sciences

Molecular and cell biology and biophysics
 

Shahriar Mobashery

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bioorganic and biochemistry of antibiotic resistance and cancer metastasis

Jeffrey W. Peng

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Physics

NMR methods and biomolecular dynamics

Zachary Schultz

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Spectroscopic imaging of cellular membranes

Anthony S. Serianni

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biomolecular structure and NMR spectroscopy
 

Arnaldo Serrano

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Nonlinear spectroscopic studies of protein dynamics

Gregory Timp

Biological Sciences

Single molecule spectroscopy; next generation sequencing; synthetic biology

Zoltan Toroczkai

Physics

Network modeling in biochemistry, biophysics, and biology

Olaf Wiest

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Computational drug design

Cancer Biology

Brian M. Baker

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Structural biology and biophysics of recognition and signaling in immunity, cancer, and antibiotic resistance

Brian Blagg

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Mechanisms of protein folding and their contribution to cancer and/or neurodegeneration

David Boone

Microbiology & Immunology (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetics, cancer, and intestinal inflammation

Francis J. Castellino

Chemistry and Biochemistry

In vitro and in vivo relationships between hemostasis and inflammation

Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey

Biological Sciences

Signal integration and cancer progression
 

Karen Cowden Dahl

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (IUSM-SB) and Chemistry and Biochemistry (ND)

Ovarian cancer metastasis

Reginald Hill

Biological Sciences

Inflammation and chemoresistance in pancreatic cancer

Bei Hu

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematical modeling of tumor growth

Amanda Hummon

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Proteomics of cancer cells
 

Laurie Littlepage

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Modeling cancer progression in vivo to develop biomarkers and therapies; contributions of the microenvironment to breast and prostate cancers

Xin Lu

Biological Sciences

Molecular Understanding and Immunotherapy of Metastatic Cancer; Novel Animal Models for Rare Cancers

Shahriar Mobashery

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bioorganic and biochemistry of antibiotic resistance and cancer metastasis

Athanasia Panopoulos

Biological Sciences

Somatic cell reprogramming; cancer therapeutics and regenerative medicine

Jeni Prosperi

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Breast cancer biology and chemotherapeutic resistance

Zachary Schafer

Biological Sciences

Cancer cell biology and metabolism

Molly Duman Scheel

Medical and Molecular Genetics (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetic and comparative analysis of invasive cellular growth; vector mosquito developmental genetics

Margaret Schwarz

Pediatrics (IUSM-SB) and Chemistry and Biochemistry (ND)

Anti-angiogenic factors in lung and tumor development

Bradley Smith

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biooganic and supramolecular chemistry; development of new reagents for biomedical imaging

Sharon Stack

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Proteolysis and adhesion in cancer metastasis

Kevin Vaughan

Biological Sciences

Molecular basis of organelle transport

Matthew Webber

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Engineering improved therapeutics and biomimetic and bio-insprired materials

Olaf Wiest

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Computational drug design

Siyuan Zhang

Biological Sciences

The role of tumor microenvironment in drug resistance and tumor metastasis

Cellular & Molecular Biology

Francis J. Castellino

Chemistry and Biochemistry

In vitro and in vivo relationships between hemostasis and inflammation

Patricia A. Champion

Biological Sciences

Molecular genetics of mycobacterial protein secretion and pathogenesis

Patricia L. Clark

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Protein biophysics in living cells

Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey

Biological Sciences

Signal integration and cancer progression
 

Karen Cowden Dahl

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (IUSM-SB) and Chemistry and Biochemistry (ND)

Ovarian cancer metastasis

Holly Goodson

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Biological Sciences

Molecular and cell biology and biophysics
 

Kasturi Haldar

Biological Sciences

Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected diseases

Paul W. Huber

Chemistry and Biochemistry

RNA expression, processing, and localization

David R. Hyde

Biological Sciences

Visual System Development and Dysfunction
 

Shaun Lee

Biological Sciences

Molecular microbiology and biosynthesis of peptide antibiotics

Laurie Littlepage

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Modeling cancer progression in vivo to develop biomarkers and therapies; contributions of the microenvironment to breast and prostate cancers

Xin Lu

Biological Sciences

Molecular Understanding and Immunotherapy of Metastatic Cancer; Novel Animal Models for Rare Cancers

Mary Ann McDowell

Biological Sciences

Immunoparasitology

Joseph O'Tousa

Biological Sciences

Photoreceptor function and processes of retinal degeneration

Athanasia Panopoulos

Biological Sciences

Somatic cell reprogramming; cancer therapeutics and regenerative medicine

Jeni Prosperi

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Breast cancer biology and chemotherapeutic resistance

Zachary Schafer

Biological Sciences

Cancer cell biology and metabolism

Molly Duman Scheel

Medical and Molecular Genetics (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetic and comparative analysis of invasive cellular growth; vector mosquito developmental genetics

Jeff Schorey

Biological Sciences

Immunology and Cell Biology of Mycobacterium - Host Cell Interactions

Margaret Schwarz

Pediatrics (IUSM-SB) and Chemistry and Biochemistry (ND)

Anti-angiogenic factors in lung and tumor development

David Severson

Biological Sciences

Mosquito Genetics and Genomics
 

Joshua Shrout

Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences; Biological Sciences

Bacterial biofilms, cell-cell signaling, and surface motility

Cody J. Smith

Biological Sciences

Development and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Sharon Stack

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Proteolysis and adhesion in cancer metastasis

Richard Taylor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Synthetic organic chemistry; polyketide natural products as chemotherapeutic agents

Kevin Vaughan

Biological Sciences

Molecular basis of organelle transport

Rebecca Wingert

Biological Sciences

Developmental biology and regeneration

Siyuan Zhang

Biological Sciences

The role of tumor microenvironment in drug resistance and tumor metastasis

Chemical Biology & Molecular Pharmacology

Basar Bilgicer

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biophysical chemistry and biomolecular drug design
 

Brian Blagg

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Mechanisms of protein folding and their contribution to cancer and/or neurodegeneration

Kasturi Haldar

Biological Sciences

Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected diseases

Shaun Lee

Biological Sciences

Molecular microbiology and biosynthesis of peptide antibiotics

Shahriar Mobashery

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bioorganic and biochemistry of antibiotic resistance and cancer metastasis

Anthony S. Serianni

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biomolecular structure and NMR spectroscopy
 

Bradley Smith

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biooganic and supramolecular chemistry; development of new reagents for biomedical imaging

Richard Taylor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Synthetic organic chemistry; polyketide natural products as chemotherapeutic agents

Matthew Webber

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Engineering improved therapeutics and biomimetic and bio-insprired materials

Olaf Wiest

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Computational drug design

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

Brian M. Baker

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Structural biology and biophysics of recognition and signaling in immunity, cancer, and antibiotic resistance

Steven Buechler

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Application of statistics to genetics and personalized medicine

Patricia L. Clark

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Protein biophysics in living cells

Frank Collins

Biological Sciences

Genome level studies of arthropod vectors of human pathogens; field and laboratory research on malaria vectors

Steve Corcelli

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Theoretical and computational studies of reaction dynamics

Scott Emrich

Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Biological Sciences

Genome-focused bioinformatics and applications to global health and ecology; high throughput computing, cyberinfrastructure, genome analysis (VectorBase, i5K)

Michael Ferdig

Biological Sciences

Genetics and genomics of drug resistance and virulence in the malaria parasite

Holly Goodson

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Biological Sciences

Molecular and cell biology and biophysics
 

Kasturi Haldar

Biological Sciences

Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected diseases

Reginald Hill

Biological Sciences

Inflammation and chemoresistance in pancreatic cancer

Bei Hu

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematical modeling of tumor growth

Alexandra Jilkine

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematical cell biology and cancer evolution

Shahriar Mobashery

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bioorganic and biochemistry of antibiotic resistance and cancer metastasis

Jeffrey W. Peng

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Physics

NMR methods and biomolecular dynamics

Alex Perkins

Biological Sciences

Infectious disease transmission and control; mathematical, computational, and statistical approaches

David Severson

Biological Sciences

Mosquito Genetics and Genomics
 

Yongtao Zhang

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Application of numerical algorithms to spatio-temporal patterning in biology

Genomics & Proteomics

Steven Buechler

Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics

Application of statistics to genetics and personalized medicine

Francis J. Castellino

Chemistry and Biochemistry

In vitro and in vivo relationships between hemostasis and inflammation

Matthew Champion

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Primarily interested in developing and exploiting novel approaches to identify and characterize the components of secreted proteins from virulent microorganisms.

Frank Collins

Biological Sciences

Genome level studies of arthropod vectors of human pathogens; field and laboratory research on malaria vectors

Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey

Biological Sciences

Signal integration and cancer progression
 

Norman Dovichi

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Proteomics

John Duman

Biological Sciences

Physiological adaptations to subzero temperature; antifreeze proteins

Scott Emrich

Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Biological Sciences

Genome-focused bioinformatics and applications to global health and ecology; high throughput computing, cyberinfrastructure, genome analysis (VectorBase, i5K)

Michael Ferdig

Biological Sciences

Genetics and genomics of drug resistance and virulence in the malaria parasite

Kasturi Haldar

Biological Sciences

Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected diseases

Paul W. Huber

Chemistry and Biochemistry

RNA expression, processing, and localization

Amanda Hummon

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Proteomics of cancer cells
 

David R. Hyde

Biological Sciences

Visual System Development and Dysfunction
 

Laurie Littlepage

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Modeling cancer progression in vivo to develop biomarkers and therapies; contributions of the microenvironment to breast and prostate cancers

Xin Lu

Biological Sciences

Molecular Understanding and Immunotherapy of Metastatic Cancer; Novel Animal Models for Rare Cancers

Mary Ann McDowell

Biological Sciences

Immunoparasitology

Athanasia Panopoulos

Biological Sciences

Somatic cell reprogramming; cancer therapeutics and regenerative medicine

Michael Pfrender

Biological Sciences

Ecological genomics; adaptation in natural populations; plasticity

Molly Duman Scheel

Medical and Molecular Genetics (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetic and comparative analysis of invasive cellular growth; vector mosquito developmental genetics

David Severson

Biological Sciences

Mosquito Genetics and Genomics
 

Cody J. Smith

Biological Sciences

Development and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Gregory Timp

Biological Sciences

Single molecule spectroscopy; next generation sequencing; synthetic biology

Kevin Vaughan

Biological Sciences

Molecular basis of organelle transport

Immunology & Infectious Disease

Brian M. Baker

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Structural biology and biophysics of recognition and signaling in immunity, cancer, and antibiotic resistance

David Boone

Microbiology & Immunology (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetics, cancer, and intestinal inflammation

Francis J. Castellino

Chemistry and Biochemistry

In vitro and in vivo relationships between hemostasis and inflammation

Patricia A. Champion

Biological Sciences

Molecular genetics of mycobacterial protein secretion and pathogenesis

Patricia L. Clark

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Protein biophysics in living cells

Frank Collins

Biological Sciences

Genome level studies of arthropod vectors of human pathogens; field and laboratory research on malaria vectors

Kasturi Haldar

Biological Sciences

Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected diseases

Shaun Lee

Biological Sciences

Molecular microbiology and biosynthesis of peptide antibiotics

Xin Lu

Biological Sciences

Molecular Understanding and Immunotherapy of Metastatic Cancer; Novel Animal Models for Rare Cancers

Mary Ann McDowell

Biological Sciences

Immunoparasitology

Shahriar Mobashery

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bioorganic and biochemistry of antibiotic resistance and cancer metastasis

Alex Perkins

Biological Sciences

Infectious disease transmission and control; mathematical, computational, and statistical approaches

Molly Duman Scheel

Medical and Molecular Genetics (IUSM-SB) and Biological Sciences (ND)

Genetic and comparative analysis of invasive cellular growth; vector mosquito developmental genetics

Jeff Schorey

Biological Sciences

Immunology and Cell Biology of Mycobacterium - Host Cell Interactions

Margaret Schwarz

Pediatrics (IUSM-SB) and Chemistry and Biochemistry (ND)

Anti-angiogenic factors in lung and tumor development

David Severson

Biological Sciences

Mosquito Genetics and Genomics
 

Joshua Shrout

Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences; Biological Sciences

Bacterial biofilms, cell-cell signaling, and surface motility