UPCOMING EVENTS

Research Interests

Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

  • Debashis Ghosh, MSc, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Structure and function of enzymes in estrogen and androgen biosynthesis; rational design of enzyme modulators in hormonal breast and prostate cancers; characterization of interphotoreceptor retinol binding proteins.

  • Ying Huang, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Oncogenic signaling in cellular transformation and apoptosis; tumor suppressor genes.

  • Hong Lu, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    • Nuclear receptor and gene-diet interactions in Fatty liver and hyperlipidemia
    • Progression of fatty liver to steatohepatitis, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer
    • Drug metabolism and liver protection
    • Liver-kidney comorbidity

  • Juntao Luo, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Nanomedicine, drug delivery, cancer imaging and cancer treatment; gene delivery and gene therapy, protein/peptide delivery. biomaterials in tissue engineering; combinatorial chemistry and drug discovery; High throughput screening; microarrays. 

  • M Saeed Sheikh, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Apoptotic signal transduction and cancer biology.

Cardiovascular Science

  • Arkadii Perzov, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Biophysical mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias; fluorescence imaging.

  • Richard Veenstra, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Regulation of connexin-specific-gap-junctions; gap junction channel biophysics.

Cell Signaling

  • Ying Huang, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Oncogenic signaling in cellular transformation and apoptosis; tumor suppressor genes.

  • M Saeed Sheikh, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Apoptotic signal transduction and cancer biology.

  • Richard Veenstra, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Regulation of connexin-specific-gap-junctions; gap junction channel biophysics.

  • Richard JH Wojcikiewicz, PhD
    Professor and Interim Chair
    Research Interests:

    Intracellular signaling via InsP3 receptors and their regulation by the ubiquitin/proteasome pathway and Bcl-2 family proteins.

Drug Discovery and Development

  • Debashis Ghosh, MSc, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Structure and function of enzymes in estrogen and androgen biosynthesis; rational design of enzyme modulators in hormonal breast and prostate cancers; characterization of interphotoreceptor retinol binding proteins.

  • Ying Huang, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Oncogenic signaling in cellular transformation and apoptosis; tumor suppressor genes.

  • Hong Lu, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    • Nuclear receptor and gene-diet interactions in Fatty liver and hyperlipidemia
    • Progression of fatty liver to steatohepatitis, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer
    • Drug metabolism and liver protection
    • Liver-kidney comorbidity

  • Juntao Luo, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Nanomedicine, drug delivery, cancer imaging and cancer treatment; gene delivery and gene therapy, protein/peptide delivery. biomaterials in tissue engineering; combinatorial chemistry and drug discovery; High throughput screening; microarrays. 

  • M Saeed Sheikh, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Apoptotic signal transduction and cancer biology.

  • Richard Veenstra, PhD
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Regulation of connexin-specific-gap-junctions; gap junction channel biophysics.

Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Richard JH Wojcikiewicz, PhD
    Professor and Interim Chair
    Research Interests:

    Intracellular signaling via InsP3 receptors and their regulation by the ubiquitin/proteasome pathway and Bcl-2 family proteins.