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
Bass, Caroline

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Drug abuse; Behavioral pharmacology; Gene therapy; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Gene Expression; Neuropharmacology
Bhattacharjee, Arin

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Pathophysiology; Gene Expression; Signal Transduction
Bradford, Peter

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Reproductive Endocrinology; Apoptosis and cell death; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Endocrinology; Gene Expression; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction; Toxicology and Xenobiotics; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Buck, Michael

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Gene Expression; Transcription and Translation
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
Dietz, David

PhD

Associate Professor; Interim Chair

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Drug abuse; Behavioral pharmacology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation
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
Feng, Jian

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology; Apoptosis and cell death; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Protein Folding; Gene Expression; Transcription and Translation; Signal Transduction; Toxicology and Xenobiotics
Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Immunology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation; Transgenic organisms
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
Halfon, Marc

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction
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
Kelleher, Raymond

PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Immunology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction
Koury, Stephen

BS MT (ASCP), MS, PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Microbiology; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Gene Expression; RNA
Lang, Jennifer

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells
Laychock, Suzanne

PhD

Professor and Senior Associate Dean For Faculty Affairs & Facilities

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Endocrinology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Gene Expression; Regulation of metabolism; Signal Transduction
Liu, Tao

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics
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
Mu, Xiuqian

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular genetics; Stem Cells; Transcription and Translation; Transgenic organisms; Vision science
O‘Brian, Mark

PhD

Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus: Microbial Pathogenesis; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Gene Expression; Regulation of metabolism
Panepinto, John

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; RNA; Signal Transduction
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
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
Read, Laurie

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; RNA
Schaner Tooley, Christine

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Proteins and metalloenzymes; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation
Sharma, Umesh

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Radiology; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Autoimmunity; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene Expression; Immunology; Stem Cells
Sinha, Animesh

MD, PhD

Rita M. and Ralph T. Behling Professor of Dermatology

Specialty/Research Focus: Dermatology; Autoimmunity; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology
Sinha, Satrajit

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Gene Expression
Stachowiak, Ewa

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction
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
Sullivan, John

MD, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Specialty/Research Focus: Retina; Gene therapy; Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology; Protein Folding; Gene Expression; Signal Transduction
Sun, Yijun

PhD

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics
Sutton, Mark

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Gene Expression; Genome Integrity; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction
Williams, Noreen

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Microbiology; Microbial Pathogenesis; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Gene Expression; Transcription and Translation; Protein Function and Structure; RNA; Eukaryotic Pathogenesis
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