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
Bangs, James

PhD

Grant T. Fisher Professor and Chair of Microbiology & Immunology

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Bass, Caroline

PhD

Assistant Professor

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

PhD

Research Associate Professor (HS)

Specialty/Research Focus: Molecular and Cellular Biology; RNA; Virology
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
Berman, Harvey

PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Molecular and Cellular Biology; Protein Function and Structure; 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
Buck, Michael

PhD

Associate Professor

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

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology
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
Diehl, Alexander

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Bioinformatics; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology
Dubovsky, Steven

MD

Professor and Chair; Adjoint Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Psychiatry; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction
Duffey, Michael

PhD

Professor of Physiology and Biophysics; Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology
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
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
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
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
Haj-Dahmane, Samir

PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction
Halvorsen, Stanley

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Transcription and Translation; Signal Transduction; Toxicology and Xenobiotics
Hard, Robert

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Mucociliiary Transport; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Molecular and Cellular Biology; 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
Inglis, Stuart

PhD

Instructor

Specialty/Research Focus: Anatomic Pathology; Biomedical Imaging; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Kelleher, Raymond

PhD

Research Associate Professor

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

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Pediatrics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Cell Cycle
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
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
Melendy, Thomas

PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, and Biochemistry

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Virology; Genome Integrity
Moore, Colin

PhD

Instructor

Specialty/Research Focus: Anatomic Pathology; Biomedical Imaging; Molecular and Cellular Biology
O‘Brian, Mark

PhD

Professor and Chair

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

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology
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
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
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
Rabin, Richard

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Drug abuse; Apoptosis and cell death; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction; Toxicology and Xenobiotics
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
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
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
Seldeen, Kenneth

PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Nutrition; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Shubert, David

PhD

Assistant Dean Biomedical Undergraduate Education; Lecturer

Specialty/Research Focus: Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Regulation of metabolism; Toxicology and Xenobiotics
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
Surtees, Jennifer

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Genome Integrity; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure
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
Taub, Mary

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; RNA
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
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