Molecular Medicine faculty
- Lesa J. Beamer
Structural biology: X-ray crystallography of medically important proteins.
- Donald H. Burke
Ribozyme mechanism and evolution and the origin of life; antiviral nucleic acid aptamers and the molecular basis of drug resistant HIV-1.
- Susan L. Deutscher
Combinatorial biology applied to cancer detection and therapy.
- William R. Folk
Gene expression and replication; plant nutritive improvement and medical uses.
- Kent Gates
Mechanisms of DNA damage by synthetic and naturally occurring antitumor agents, toxins and mutagens.
- Mark Hannink
BTB-Kelch substrate adaptor family in development, oncogenesis and neurodegeneration.
- Michael Henzl
Biophysical characterization of EF-hand calcium-binding proteins; protein-ligand interactions.
- Dennis B. Lubahn
Biochemical genetics and epigenetics of estrogens and related receptors.
- Thomas P. Mawhinney
Carbohydrates in cancer and bacterial infection; cancer prevention and treatment; host-pathogen interactions in cystic fibrosis; analytical methodologies.
- Valeri Mossine
Carbohydrates and cancer.
- Brenda A. Peculis
RNA processing, RNA stability, RNA turnover, RNA decapping enzymes, snoRNPs required for ribosome biogenesis.
- Michael J. Petris
Regulation of metal nutrition and impacts on common human diseases.
- Charlotte L. Phillips
Collagen in inherited and acquired diseases of bone and kidney; matrix metalloproteinases; medical genetics.
- Thomas P. Quinn
Cancer diagnostics, radiopharmaceutical imaging and therapy; cell and molecular imaging.
- R. Michael Roberts
Reproductive biology: signaling between conceptus and uterus; stem cells.
- Stefan G. Sarafianos
Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance and inhibition of HIV, SARS, and other viral and bacterial pathogens.
- Frank J. Schmidt
Combinatorial chemistry of RNA and antimicrobial peptides; the prebiotic RNA world.
- Krishna K. Sharma
Structure-function of crystallins, role of ocular proteases and molecular basis for cataract development.
- Grace Y. Sun
Neurodegenerative diseases, signal transduction, phospholipases A2, oxidative stress, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant botanical compounds.
- Peter A. Tipton
Mechanistic enzymology applied to agriculturally and medically important enzymes.
- Richard Tsika
Transcriptional regulation in striated muscle during development, activity, and stress; transgenic mouse models.
- Steven R. Van Doren
Structural biology: NMR investigations of protein structure, dynamics and protein-protein interactions, particularly proteins important in inflammatory diseases.
- Gary A. Weisman
Nucleotide receptors and signaling in inflammation, cardiovascular and autoimmune exocrine disease.
- Xiaoqin Zou
Protein-ligand interactions, protein-protein interactions, computer-aided drug design and modeling of quantitative structure-function relationships of membrane proteins.