Faculty

Juan P. Advis, PhD, Professor of Animal Sciences, Rutgers
Hypothalamic regulation of luteinizing hormone; reproduction physiology

Shawn M. Arent, PhD, CSCS, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Rutgers
Physical activity, stress, and performance; exercise endocrinology

Paul Breslin, PhD, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers

Genetic basis of human oral perception and its impact on nutrient intake

 

Sam Bunting, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers
Cell survival and DNA repair in mammals

Robin L. Davis, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers
Sensory signaling and ontogeny, as related to molecular mechanisms that regulate auditory function

Monica Driscoll, PhD, Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers
Molecular genetics of neurodegeneration; mechanotransduction

Cheryl F. Dreyfus, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers RWJMS
Neuronal growth factor and brain development

Huizhou Fan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Director of Graduate Program in Physiology and Integrative Biology
Host-microbial interaction

Joseph Fondell, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Regulation of gene expression by nuclear receptors; Pathological role of nuclear receptors in hormone dependent cancers.

Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology

Genomic classification of cancer, DNA repair abnormalities in cancer

 

Barth Grant, PhD, Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers
Analysis of endocytosis and trafficking in C. elegans and mammalian cells

Michael Hampsey, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers

Gene expressio, chromatin, yeast genetics

 

Estela Jacinto, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Temporal and spatial control of cell growth; nutrient sensing; signal transduction

Shengkan (Victor) Jin, PhD, Associate Professor, Rutgers RWJMS, Autophagy, mitochondrial biology and mitophagy, cellular energetics, metabolic disease prevention and treatment,
cancer prevention and treatment, mouse genetic models

George Lambert, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Rutgers RWJMS
Environmental factors on childhood growth and development

 

Peter Lobel, PhD, Resident Member CABM, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Protein targeting; mannose-6-phosphate receptors; cancer prognosis

Kenneth H. McKeever, PhD, Professor of Animal Science, Rutgers
Comparative exercise and cardiovascular physiology

Randall McKinnon, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Rutgers RWJMS
Growth factors and glia

Daniel Medina, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, CINJ, Rutgers RWJMS
Mechanisms of bone marrow stromal cell regulation of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) pathogenesis

Gary F. Merrill, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers
Ischemic heart disease; regulation of coronary circulation

James H. Millonig, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers RWJMS, and Resident Member of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine. Dorsal CNS development, Bmp signaling, mouse mutations and autism

 

Judith Neubauer, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS
Neurobiology of respiratory control; neuronal responses to hypoxia and CO 2

Tim Otto, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Rutgers
Neurobiology of learning and memory

Zhiping Pang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers RWJMS,
Mechanisms of synaptic regulation: from stem cell to the brain

John Pintar, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Physiology of insulin-like growth factor and genetic analysis of opioid system function

Loren Runnels, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Cellular and molecular function of TRP channels

Amrik Sahota, Research Professor of Genetics, Rutgers
Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency, chronic renal failure, microchimerism and organ transplantation, Alzheimers disease, molecular diagnostics

Dipak Sarkar, PhD, Professor of Animal Sciences, Rutgers
Influences of stress and drug abuse on neuroendocrine and neuroimmune systems

Peter Scholz, MD, Professor of Surgery, Rutgers RWJMS
Cardiovascular physiology and cGMP signaling

Stephan K. Schwander, MD, PhD, Associate Professor

Human antimycobacterial immunity, human lung immunology during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease, effects of manufactured and engineered nanoparticles on antimycobacterial immunity in primary human cells and cell lines, effects of urban air pollution particulate matter on innate and adaptive antimycobacterial immune responses in human bronchoalveolar, blood, and respiratory epithelial cells

 

Federico Sesti, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Physiology and structure-function of ion-channels

Sue Shapses, PhD, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Bone metabolism and nutrients in Osteoporosis

Yufang Shi, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Molecular immunology and apoptosis

Xiangbing Wang, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition
Rutgers RWJMS
Thyroid cancer, TNFalpha singaling

Malcolm Watford, PhD, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Glutamine metabolism; regulation of glutaminase gene expression

Harvey R. Weiss, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Coronary and cerebral circulation, nitric oxide, myocardial signal transduction

William J. Welsh, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers RWJMS
Bioinformatics; computer-aided molecular modeling and drug design

Bing Xia, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers

DNA repair, cell cycle checkpoints, oxidative stress, breast cancer, Fanconi anemia

 

Robert J. Zachow, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers RWJMS
Hormonal regulation of ovarian follicle development.

Huaye Zhang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Rutgers

Regulation of dendritic spine morphogenesis and synaptic plasticity

 

Renping Zhou, PhD, Professor of Chemical Biology, Rutgers
Development of the brain: function of growth factors and their receptors

 

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