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Experts on neurobiology

Robert E. Dempski

Professor Dempski's lab focuses on biomedically relevant proteins at the cell's surface. Dysfunction of these proteins results in diseases such as pancreatic cancer and Alzheimer's. In addition, we are building... Read More

Joseph B. Duffy
Joseph B. Duffy
Associate Professor-Biological Science
Biology & Biotechnology

Professor Duffy is the head of the Biology and Biotechnology Department. His research centers around defining signaling pathways that program cellular diversity, in fact, he calls it one of the foremost problems in biology. ... Read More

Suzanne Frances Scarlata

Professor Scarlata's work seeks to understand how hormones and neurotransmitters lead to changes in the growth, division, and shape of cells such as cardiac myocytes (heart muscle cells). She is particularly interested in... Read More

Jagan  Srinivasan
Jagan Srinivasan
Associate Professor-Biological Science
Biology & Biotechnology

Professor Srinivasan's research at WPI is highly inter-disciplinary and encompasses areas such as neurobiology, molecular genetics and chemical biology. His lab is currently focusing on interpreting olfactory dysfunction... Read More