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Experts on proteins

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

Arne  Gericke
Arne Gericke
Professor and Dean of Undergraduate Studies ad interim
Chemistry & Biochemistry

Professor Gericke is a biophysical chemist studying lipid mediated protein functions using calorimetric, spectroscopic, and advanced microscopic techniques. An area of particular interest is phosphoinositide mediated... 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

Scarlet  Shell
Scarlet Shell
Associate Professor-Biological Science
Biology & Biotechnology

Much of Professor Shell's research centers around tuberculosis. She studies the stress response mechanisms that allow mycobacteria such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis to survive the conditions encountered during human... Read More