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
Chien, Peter, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Regulated protein degradation in bacteria
  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
hardy_chem Hardy, Jeanne, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Chemistry (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty, Co-Director & 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
 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, Co-Director  & 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, Co-Director & Executive Committee
Research Interest: Biomaterials to understand cell-matrix interactions in disease
 Pobezinsky, Leonid, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s):  Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Non-coding RNAs in the immune system
 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
Alicia-Timme-Laragy Timme-Laragy, Alicia, PhD
Primary (and Secondary) Appointment(s): Environmental Health Sciences, SPHHS (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Role in BTP: Training Faculty
Research Interest: Developmental toxicology, oxidative stress, Nrf and Ahr, transcription factors, glutathione
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