Dr. Ranjan Chakraborty
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of siderophoremediated iron transport in Gram negative bacteria like Rhizobia
Dr. Suman Dalal
Understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in cardiac cells death and remodeling after a heart attack (ischemia-reperfusion injury) and identifies potential targets for preventing heart disease.
Dr. Allan Forsman
The effects of microgravity & spaceflight on reproductive tissue
Dr. Sean Fox
Deciphering the molecular mechanisms on how microbes fight each other to identify possible therapeutic options to combat infections & biofilm growth
Dr. Bert Lampson
Investigating the soil bacterium Rhodococcus for possible antibiotics
Dr. Justin Ledogar
Understanding the feeding adaptations of fossil hominins, modern humans, and non-human primates. Biomechanical modeling techniques to the study of form and function in non-primate animals.
Dr. Erik Petersen
Studying how pathogenic bacteria sense their environment using the second messenger cyclic-di-GMP.
Dr. Chris Pritchett
Vaccine development of vector-borne diseases and respiratory pathogens and development of anti-virulence treatments.
Dr. Stephen Rice
Using genetic/genomic tools to understand the ecology and evolution of regional wildlife and applying this knowledge to model potential changes due to changing environmental conditions.
Dr. Matt Zahner
Neural regulation of blood pressure by cells within the brain, neurotransmitters, and neural networks in both healthy & diseased states