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Experts on neurodegenerative diseases

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

Natalie  Farny
Natalie Farny
Assistant Professor- Biology & Biotechnology
Biology & Biotechnology

Professor Farny is a broadly trained cell and molecular biologist with an interest in the emerging field of synthetic biology. She is currently integrating these interests to pursue research in two key areas: 1) Using... Read More

Gregory S. Fischer

Professor Fischer develops surgical robotics, including MRI-compatible robotic devices for enhancing cancer diagnosis, add intelligent automation to telesurgery, and develop assistive robotics, including socially assistive... 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