Gillian M. Air, Professor and Interim Chair, Ph.D., George Lynn Cross Research Professor, New South Wales (Australia), 1971. Molecular biology of influenza virus; mechanisms of antigenic variation; development of antiviral agents.

Paul L. DeAngelis, Professor, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 1990. Exploration of complex carbohydrate biosynthesis in bacteria, viruses, and animals using the tools of biochemical analysis and molecular biology.

Jay S. Hanas, Professor, Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook, 1981. Regulation of gene expression by zinc and other small molecules; gene expression analysis in cancer and other disease states.

Franklin A. Hays, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2005. Mechanisms of anticancer drug efficacy and transport; membrane protein expression, purification, crystallization, and functional analysis.

Martin Levine, Associate Professor, B.D.S., 1964, Ph.D., 1973, Glasgow. Biochemical and immunological approaches to the study of dental caries and periodontal disease; immunochemistry.

Guangpu Li, Professor, Ph.D.,Washington (St. Louis), 1991. Vesicular transport of proteins and lipids: molecular mechanism and its role in virus infection and hormone secretion.

Jialing Lin, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 1994. Bcl-2 family proteins regulated cell death and its relationship to development and treatment of cancer; Biosynthesis and functional structure of membrane proteins.

Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Professor, Ph.D., Kyoto (Japan), 1977. Molecular mechanism of visual excitation; role of protein phosphorylation in neuronal function; molecular biology of cellular regulation in neurons.

Blaine Mooers, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Oregon State University, 1997.  Structural biology of messenger RNA editing in the mitochondria of trypanosomes using X-ray crystallography and  other physical techniques.

Ann Louise Olson, Professor, Ph.D., Iowa, 1986. Transcriptional regulation of the insulin-regulated facilitative glucose transporter (GLUT4) gene; mechanisms of insulin-mediated GLUT4 translocation.

Augen Pioszak, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003. Structural biology of cell surface receptors and their ligands; molecular mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor signaling; structure-based development of therapeutic agents. 

Karla Rodgers, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1991. Structure and function studies of proteins that catalyze DNA recombination. Biophysical investigations of DNA-binding and zinc metalloproteins.

Paul H. Weigel, Professor, George Lynn Cross Research Professor, Ed Miller Endowed Chair, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1975. Structure and function of hyaluronic acid binding proteins/receptors and endocytic, recycling receptors; regulation of hyaluronic acid synthesis and degradation.


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