Faculty

Our faculty-scientists engage graduate and doctoral students in cutting-edge research across diverse disciplines, directing approximately $20 million in research funding annually.

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Caroline Bass, PhD
Assistant Professor

Bogdan Beirowski, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute

Michael Buck, PhD
Associate Professor

Terry Connell, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Adjunct Professor of Oral Biology

Arthur Edelman, PhD
Associate Professor

M. Laura Feltri, MD
Professor of Biochemistry and Neurology

Lee Ann Garrett-Sinha, PhD
Professor

Michael Garrick, PhD
Professor

Richard Gronostajski, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry; Director of the Genetics, Genomics & Bioinformatics Graduate Program; Director, Western New York Stem Cell Culture and Analysis Center (WNYSTEM)

Marc Halfon, PhD
Professor

James Jarvis, MD
Clinical Professor

Keith Kirkwood
Professor

Thomas Melendy, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, and Biochemistry

Xiuqian Mu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Norma Nowak, PhD
Professor

Mark O‘Brian, PhD
Professor and Chair

Pablo Paez, PhD
Associate Professor

Yungki Park, PhD
Assistant Professor

Laurie Read, PhD
Professor

Stanley Schwartz, MD, PhD
UB Distinguished Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics; Division Chief, Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology

Fraser Sim, PhD
Associate Professor; Neuroscience Program Director

Animesh Sinha, MD, PhD
Rita M. and Ralph T. Behling Professor of Dermatology

Satrajit Sinha, PhD
Professor

Michal Stachowiak, PhD
Professor, Director Molec. and Structural Neurobiol. Gene Therapy Prog. Director Stem Cell SCEF

Yijun Sun, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Jennifer Surtees, PhD
Associate Professor

Mark Sutton, PhD
Professor

Kinga Szigeti, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of the Alzheimer‘s Disease and Memory Disorders Center

Mary Taub, PhD
Professor

Gil Wolfe, MD, FAAN
Professor and Chairman; Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of Neurology

Lawrence Wrabetz, MD
Director, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute; Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry

Rabi Yacoub, MD
Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

Paul Cullen, PhD
Assistant Professor

Denise Ferkey, PhD
Associate Professor

Shermali Gunawardena, PhD
Associate Professor

Omer Gokcumen, PhD
Assistant Professor

Gail M. Seigel, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Wenjun Zheng, PhD
Associate Professor

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Stylianos Andreadis, PhD
SUNY Distinguished Professor

Sheldon Park, PhD
Associate Professor

Edward Snell, PhD
Professor

Aidong Zhang, PhD
Professor

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Javier G. Blanco, PhD
Professor

Jun Qu, PhD
Professor

Brian T. Tsuji, PharmD
Professor and Director of Clinical Research

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Chang-Xing Ma, PhD
Associate Professor, Co-Director, MPH Biostatistics Concentration

Jo L. Freudenheim, PhD
Chair and UB Distinguished Professor

Rachael Hageman Blair, PhD
Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Miecznikowski, PhD
Associate Professor

Heather M. Ochs-Balcom, PhD
Associate Professor

Xuefeng Ren, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Director, MPH Concentration in Environmental Health

David Tritchler, PhD
Professor

Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD
Dean and SUNY Distinguished Professor

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

AnneMarie Block, PhD, FACMG
Associate Professor

Peter Demant, MD, PhD
Professor

Kevin Eng, PhD
Assistant Professor

Irwin Gelman, PhD
Director of Research Integration and Distinguished Professor

Michael Higgins, PhD
Associate Professor

Toru Ouchi, PhD
Professor

Y. Eugene Yu, PhD
Professor

Jianmin Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor