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Parimal Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Gastrointestinal physiology and toxicology

Howard H. Conaway, Ph.D.
Endocrinology and metabolism

Lawrence E. Cornett, Ph.D.
Avian neuroendocrinology, pulmonary adrenergic receptor function

Aime T. Franco, Ph.D.
Molecular and cellular biology of thyroid cancer; role of MAPK signaling in epithelial transformation

Michael L. Jennings, Ph.D., Department Chair
Ion transport across biological membranes

Richard C. Kurten, Ph.D.
Physiology and cell biology of the human lung and esophagus

Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms of membrane trafficking

Roy Morello, Ph.D.
The function of genes involved in bone mass accrual, osteoporosis, collagen modification and osteogenesis imperfecta.

Melda Onal, Ph.D.
Autophagy in osteoblast lineage cells and resultant effects on bone remodeling

Frank A. Simmen, Ph.D.
Molecular and cellular biology of colon cancer; colo-rectal cancer prevention by dietary factors; tumor adipocytes and adipose tissue signaling in breast and colon cancers.

Rosalia C. M. Simmen, Ph.D.
Molecular endocrinology; molecular biology of embryo-maternal signaling; nutrition and developmental gene expression

Brian Storrie, Ph.D.
Organelle assembly, platelet secretion, molecular
mechanisms of membrane trafficking

K.I. Varughese, Ph.D.
Analysis of structure and function of biological macromolecules using the tools of crystallography

Jerry Ware, Ph.D.
The role of platelets in disease

Patricia A. Wight, Ph.D.
Molecular neurobiology