Participating Faculty

alfandariAlfandari, Dominique, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Cell/environment interaction, control of cell migration
 Baldwin, Cynthia, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Immunology and vaccine development
 Bermudez, Harry, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Polymer Science & Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Controlling self-assembly with macromolecules
 crosby Crosby, Alfred, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Polymer Science & Engineering
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Hierarchical materials mechanics, novel processing and characterization
 Emrick, Todd, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Polymer Science & Engineering
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: New polymeric platforms in biomaterials research
Fissore, Rafael, PhD, DVM
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Mechanisms of Ca2+ homeostasis in mammalian eggs
Garman, Scott, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Structural biology of human lysosomal storage diseases
 Gierasch, Lila, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Protein homeostasis and molecular chaperones
hardy_chem Hardy, Jeanne, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemistry (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Engineering allostery in caspases for selective cell killing
 hensonHenson, Michael, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemical Engineering
Role in BTP: Training Faculty & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Systems biology, cell modeling, fermentation
 Heuck, Alejandro, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Protein-membrane interactions, pore-forming toxins
 Lee, Wei-Lih, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biology (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Cytoskeletal cell biology, microtubule associated proteins
 Maresca, Thomas, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biology (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Cellular dynamics and the kinetochore
 Osborne, Barbara, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Modulation of T lymphocyte responses in disease
Petersen, Sandra, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone action in neurons
 Peyton, Shelly, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemical Engineering (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Biomaterials to understand cell-matrix interactions in disease
 Ross, Jennifer, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Physics (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Microtubule dynamics and mechanics
Schiffman, Jessica, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemical Engineering
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Bionanotechnology, electrospinning, hydrogels
Tew, Gregory, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Polymer Science & Engineering (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Molecular scaffolds, protein delivery, antimicrobial surfaces
thayumanavan Thayumanavan, Sankaran, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemistry (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Designing polymeric nanomaterials for biomedical applications
Visconti, Pablo, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Improved reproductive techniques, novel contraceptive targets