Faculty Profiles

Bae, Yongho

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Gene Expression; Signal Transduction; Cell Cycle
Beirowski, Bogdan

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bioinformatics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Regulation of metabolism
Blader, Ira

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction; Vision science
Browne, Richard

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology; Endocrinology; Molecular Basis of Disease
Canty, Jr., John

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Apoptosis and cell death; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Stem Cells
Chemaly, Elie

MD PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Bioinformatics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Cardiac pharmacology
Connell, Terry

PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Adjunct Professor of Oral Biology

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Medical Microbiology; Infectious Disease; Microbiology; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Microbial Pathogenesis; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Gene Expression; Signal Transduction; Protein Function and Structure; Bacterial Pathogenesis
Edelman, Arthur

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology; Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation
Farkas, Michael

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; RNA; Stem Cells; Vision science
Feltri, M. Laura

MD

Professor of Biochemistry and Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Transgenic organisms
Fliesler, Steven

PhD

Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor, Vice-Chair and Director of Research

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Regulation of metabolism; Transgenic organisms; Vision science
Garrick, Michael

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Gene Expression
Gronostajski, Richard

PhD

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

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Gene Expression; Stem Cells; Transgenic organisms
Hofmann, Wilma

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pathophysiology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Endocrinology; Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Regulation of metabolism; Transcription and Translation
Ignatowski, Tracey

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neuroimmunology; Behavioral pharmacology; Gene therapy; Immunology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Gene Expression; Signal Transduction; Protein Function and Structure; Neuropharmacology
Jordan, Jeffrey

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Surgery; Surgery - Trauma; Surgery - Laparoscopic; Gastrointestinal Surgery; Infectious Disease; Immunology; Microbial Pathogenesis; Molecular Basis of Disease
Kolega, John

PhD

Associate Professor / Graduate Program Director

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiovascular Disease; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Mahajan, Supriya

PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bioinformatics; Endocrinology; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; RNA; Viral Pathogenesis
Parker, Mark

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Transgenic organisms; Vision science
Patel, Mulchand

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor,UB Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for Research & Biomed. Ed.

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Regulation of metabolism; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Protein Function and Structure; Transgenic organisms
Ponticelli, Alfred

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Transcription and Translation
Popescu, Gabriela

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurodegenerative disorders; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction
Poulsen, David

PhD

Professor of Translational Neuroscience

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Transcription and Translation
Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction
Sachs, Frederick

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiopulmonary physiology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction
Singh, Satpal

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral pharmacology; Cardiac pharmacology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction; Transgenic organisms
Stachowiak, Michal

PhD

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

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Genome Integrity; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells; Transcription and Translation
Willsky, Gail

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Microbiology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Regulation of metabolism; Signal Transduction; Toxicology and Xenobiotics; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Yan, Zhen

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction
Zhang, Sarah

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ophthalmology; Retina; Apoptosis and cell death; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Protein Folding; Regulation of metabolism; Signal Transduction; Vision science