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Faculty Associates

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In addition to the profiles of CBBS faculty, information about their home departments can be found at the following links: 
Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, Psychology, and Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences.

Marc Adler (Ph.D., Duke University) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Gary M. Baker (Ph.D., Purdue University), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

James Benson (Ph.D., University of Missouri) Assistant Professor in Biomathematics

Neil W. Blackstone (Ph.D., Yale University), Professor in Biological Sciences: Mechanisms of the evolution of development.

Barrie P. Bode (Ph.D., University of Florida), Professor in Biological Sciences: Amino acid transporters as potential therapeutic targets in hepatocellular cancer.

Jozef Bujarski (Ph.D., A. Mickiewicz University, Poland), Distinguished Research Professor in Biological Sciences: Plant molecular biology; molecular virology.

Ana M. Calvo (Ph.D., University of Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain), Professor in Biological Sciences: Genetics and molecular biology of fungi.

James V. Corwin (Ph.D., University of Kentucky), Distinguished Research Professor in Psychology: Recovery of function following brain damage; anatomy of prefrontal cortex; neural mechanisms underlying attention and spatial behavior; cerebral lateralization effects on behavior.

Sherine Elsawa (Ph. D., University of North Carolina) Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences; Cancer biology

Bela Erdelyi (Ph.D., Michigan Stae University) Assistant Professor Physics; Beam physics; Accelerator theory and design; Nonlinear dynamics; Applications of symplectic geometry in, and numerical methods for Hamiltonian dynamics.

James E. Erman (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Mechanisms of enzyme catalyzed oxidation-reduction reactions; electron transfer in biological systems utilizing rapid reaction techniques.

Lisa Freeman (Ph.D., Ohio State; DVM Cornell) V.P. Research and Biology Professor; molecular pharmacology; comparative medicine; STEM outreach; public-private partnerships.

Elizabeth R. Gaillard (Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin), Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Photochemistry; chemical kinetics; time-resolved spectroscopy; photooxidative damage to biological tissue.

Kenneth W. Gasser (Ph.D., Washington State University), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Membrane biochemistry; epithelial transport; exocrine secretion; exocytosis.

W. Scott Grayburn (Ph.D., University of Washington), Director, Core DNA Analysis Lab: Gene expression in bacteria, fungi, humans, and plants.

Angela Grippo (Ph.D., University of Iowa), Assistant Professor of Psychology: Interactions among behavior, cardiovascular function, and neuroendocrinology; animal models of psychological disorders and stress; investigations of social behavior, autonomic function, and endocrine function.

Timothy J. Hagen (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Medicinal chemistry and drug design.

Corinna Kashuba Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences

Stuart A. Hill (Ph.D., University of Montana), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Prokaryotic recombination, especially as applied to the molecular genetics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Oliver Hofstetter (Dr.rer.nat., University of Tubingen, Germany), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Biorecognition; immunochemistry; chiral separations; affinity techniques and sensors.

Gabriel P. Holbrook (Ph.D., University of York and Rothamsted Experimental Station, England), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Photosynthesis and photorespiration in higher plants; regulation of RuBP carboxylase/oxygenase in plants and bacteria.

James R. Horn (Ph.D., University of Iowa), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Energetics of protein-protein and protein-small molecule interactions; molecular recognition; protein engineering; drug design.

Narayan S. Hosmane (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland), Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Synthetic and structural chemistry of polyhedral boron cage molecules for cancer therapy; Ziegler-Natta catalysis for olefin polymerization; solvent extraction of radionuclides from nuclear waste.

Mitrick Johns (Ph.D., University of Oregon), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Developing rapid ways of mapping useful traits in the genomes of domesticated plants and animals

Douglas Klumpp, (Ph.D., Iowa State University) Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Laurence Lurio (Ph.D., Harvard University ) Professor of Physics

Leslie Matuszewich (Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo), Associate Professor of Psychology: Effects of stress and stimulants on brain neurochemistry and behavior.

Rangaswamy Meganathan (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma), Distinguished Professor in Biological Sciences: Microbiology; microbial physiology and biochemistry.

Jon S. Miller (Ph.D., University of Nebraska), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Cell physiology, invertebrate immunology, eicosanoids.

Victor Ryzhof (Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Bioanalytical mass spectrometry; thermochemistry of non-covalent binding; gas-phase ion reactivity and energetic.

Thomas L. Sims (Ph.D., University of Oregon), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Plant molecular genetics; molecular basis of cell-cell recognition; gametophytic self-incompatibility in higher plants; regulation of gene expression.

Masih Shokrani (Ph.D., Meharry Medical College), Associate Professor, School of Allied Health & Communicative Disorders; Signal transduction pathways related to cytokines, mechanisms of immune regulation, and cancer biology.

Josephine Umoren (Ph.D., University of Nebraska), Associate Professor in Family, Consumer and Nutrition sciences: Human nutrition; mineral metabolism in aging; nutrition and physical activity.

Douglas G. Wallace (Ph.D., Kent State University), Assistant Professor of Psychology: Behavioral evaluation of animal models of neurodegenerative disorders, neural basis of naturally occurring behaviors.

Tao Xu (Ph.D., University of Alabama), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Inorganic-organic hybrid interfaces and nanomaterials for applications in sensors, energy storage and conversion, solid-state lighting, and molecular electronics.

Linda S. Yasui (Ph.D., Florida State University), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Radiation effects of 125I decay in chromatin.

Chong Zheng (Ph.D., Cornell University), Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Structure, bonding, and physical properties of solid-state materials; theoretical study of protein structure and dynamics; electron transfer processes in biological systems.

Shengde Zhou (Ph.D., Auburn University), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences: Microbial genetics; molecular biology; metabolic engineering; biotechnology.