Life Sciences Faculty
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging.
Expertise: Developmental neurobiology.
Expertise: Cellular organization and behavior in the Archaea domain of life.
Expertise: Regulation of protein phosphatases and the evolution of cellular signaling.
Expertise: Human spatial orientation and motor control.
Expertise: Self-organization of Living and Active matter.
Expertise: Scientific computing, fluid dynamics and mathematical biology.
Expertise: Complex fluids; interparticle interactions and phase transitions in colloidal suspensions; entropy driven disorder-to-order transitions; physics of protein crystallization and the development of microfluidic-based, high-throughout crystallization devices. group website
Expertise: Neural development and behavior.
Expertise: Single-molecule biochemistry and biophysics; transcription and RNA processing; cytoskeletal networks and regulation
Expertise: Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis.
Expertise: Understanding how the brain is able to produce learned behaviors.
Expertise: Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity.
Expertise: Cognitive and social neuroscience; influence of age and culture on memory.
Expertise: Self-control; empathy and environmentalism.
Expertise: Repair of broken chromosomes and triggering of the DNA damage response.
Expertise: Application of statistical mechanics, modern computational techniques, and theory to problems in biology and condensed matter physics; assembly of viral capsids and other large protein complexes; pattern formation in collections of internally driven particles; effects of molecular chirality on large-scale structure. group website
Expertise: Design of targeted protein degraders; antibiotic discovery; enzyme structure-function studies.
Expertise: Computer science, FinTech, machine learning, image processing, bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, intelligent education. Group website
Expertise: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain.
Expertise: Molecular neurobiology and RNA metabolism.
Expertise: Mechanisms for control of mitochondrial protein activity, quality and lifespan
Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning.
Expertise: Dynamics of enzymes, magnetic resonance methods
Condensed matter theory and quantitative biology; application of condensed matter physics models to problems in molecular and cell biology such as regulation of gene expression and chromosome structure.
Area of Expertise: Chemical glycobiology and organic chemistry
Expertise: Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to spaceflight and autonomous vehicles.
Expertise: Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast.
Expertise: Modulation of neural networks.
Expertise: Gene expression in cellular stress responses.
Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience.
Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex.
Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors
Expertise: Mapping the functional repertoire of (bio)inorganic systems and protein metallocofactors; paradigms of (bio)catalysts relevant to the human health and environment
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Area of Expertise: Self-assembly of chemical and biological systems. Transient interactions in solution by NMR. NMR of soluble proteins. Protein stability and folding by NMR and mutagenesis.
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons.
Complex fluids and biological physics; programmable self-assembly of soft materials; colloidal interactions and phase transitions; DNA nanotechnology; self-organization of active matter; optical trapping and single-molecule science.
Expertise: Circadian rhythms, behavior and gene expression.
Area of Expertise: Solid-state NMR of complex organic materials, including polymers, carbon materials, nanocomposites, and natural organic matter; NMR technique development; basic thermodynamics and chemical energy.
Expertise: Visual perception. Cognitive processes.
Expertise: Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.
Expertise: Molecular immunology, antibody transport.
Biology Undergraduate Advising Head - Fall 2023
Area of Expertise: Synthesis of natural products, new synthetic methods, free radical chemistry, Lewis acid induced reactions, ketene cycloadditions
Expertise: Executive function.
Expertise: Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell
Expertise: Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes
Area of Expertise: Total synthesis of natural products. Chemoselective functionalization of peptides. Genome mining and natural product biosynthesis.
Expertise: Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties.
Expertise: Development and function of cortical circuits.
Area of Expertise: New molecular materials and nanomaterials for the exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics, and biomimetics) and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.
Area of Expertise: Non-precious metal catalysis directed towards organic synthesis. Translational synthetic chemistry. Discovery of new disease targets and therapeutic probes in human biology.
Expertise: Community ecology, phenology and climate change.
Expertise: Biology education.
Expertise: Comparative anatomy, evolution, physiology, biomechanics, comparative anatomy, evolution physiology, biomechanics.
Expertise: Evolution, genetics, epigenetics, history of science, and science education.
Expertise: Biology education and protein structure-function.
Expertise: Neuroscience, aging, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, data visualization, biomedical education, academic development.
Neuroscience UAH for fall 2022 and spring 2023.
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