Research Interests

Faculty in the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) group carry out research in the following areas:

  • Cellular and developmental biology: signal transduction, innate and acquired immunity, developmental genetics, evolution of developmental mechanisms.
  • Microbiology: bacterial physiology, bacterial gene structure and function, virology.
  • Animal physiology: behavioral endocrinology, comparative and integrative physiology.
  • Molecular genetics: regulation of gene expression, genetics of complex traits, functional genomics, molecular toxicology, computational biology.
  • Biochemistry: protein structure and function, bioremediation, metabolism.
  • Neurobiology: models of human disease, regulation of neural function.

MCB Faculty

Faculty Member Molecular Cellular Developmental Genetics Genomics Microbiology Neurobiology
Guy A. Caldwell  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kim A. Caldwell  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff Yes Yes
Carol Duffy  Yes Yes Yes
Ryan L. Earley  Yes Yes
Janna Fierst Yes
Asma Hatoum-Aslan  Yes Yes Yes
Matthew Jenny Yes Yes Yes
Jeff Lozier Yes Yes
Stevan Marcus  Yes Yes Yes
Michael McKain Yes
Janis O’Donnell  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Julie B. Olson Yes
Martha J. Powell  Yes Yes
Katrina Ramonell  Yes
Laura Reed Yes Yes
Stephen Secor
Patricia Sobecky Yes Yes
John Yoder  Yes Yes Yes Yes