Human

Human
Arthur Alberts

(VARI), Role of small GTPases and their effectors in actin and microtubule organization; breast cancer. art.alberts@vai.org

Andrea Amalfitano

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Applications and evaluation of gene transfer technologies for use in treatment of acquired or inherited human diseases. amalfit1@msu.edu

Julia Busik

(Physiology) Understanding the pathogenesis of diabetic complications with a special emphasis on diabetic retinopathy. busik@msu.edu

Chen Chen

(Animal Science)  Mammalian germ/stem cell biology and mouse models of human infertility. chen2@msu.edu

Susan E. Conrad

(Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Control of proliferation in normal & transformed cells; estrogen regulation of human breast cancer cell proliferation. conrad@msu.edu

Yuehua Cui

(Statistics and Probability), Statistical genetics/epigenetics; QGenetic association studies, gene network inference, gene-gene and gene-environment interactions, Methylation and ChIP-seq data analysis.cui@stt.msu.edu

Susan Ewart

(Large Animal Clinical Sciences; Animal Science),  Genetic susceptibility to asthma and other allergic diseases; equine genetics. ewart@cvm.msu.edu

Norbert Kaminski

(Pharmacology & Toxicology)  Mechanisms of toxicant/gene interactions leading to impaired immune regulation and function. kamins11@msu.edu

John J. LaPres

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and Institute for Integrative Toxicology),  Molecular pharmacology and toxicogenomics of the PAS family of transcription factors. lapres@msu.edu

Keith J. Lookingland

(Pharmacology & Toxicology)  Development of Neuroprotective Pharmacological Agents and Strategies for the Treatment of Dopamine Neurodegenerative Disorders including Parkinson's Disease and Restless Legs Syndrome. lookingl@msu.edu

Quing Lu

(Epidemiology), Statistical genetics in human complex diseases.qlu@epi.msu.edu

Jeff MacKeigan

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Systems biology integrates multiple disciplines such as biochemistry, mathematics, and genetics to investigate unanswered biological questions.jeff.mackeigan@vai.org

Narayanan Parameswaran

(Physiology), Molecular mechanisms of inflammation and disease; Receptor biology and signal transducion. narap@msu.edu

John Risinger

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics),  Molecular genetic basis for gynecologic cancers. john.risinger@hc.msu.edu

Richard Schwartz

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), My primary research interests focus on the impact of a high fat diet on mammary tumorigenesis, the role of inflammatory and immune processes in mammary tumorigenesis, and the roles of estrogen and progesterone in regulating the expression of proinflammatory genes in mammary epithelial cells and inflammatory processes in the mammary gland.schwart9@msu.edu

Jose Teixeira

(Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology), Use mouse models in vivo and human cells in vitro to study the molecular mechanisms of reproductive tract. Jose.Teixeira@hc.msu.edu

Sainan Wei

(Pediatrics and Human Development), Human genetic disorders including hearing loss, cystic fibrosis and cancers. (weisaina@msu.edu)

Hua Xiao

(Physiology), PhD, University of Toronto. Roles of transcription cofactors in breast and liver cancers; mechanism and regulation of gene expression. xiaoh@msu.edu

Chengfeng Yang

(Physiology)  The roles of microRNAs and long non-coding RNAs in cancer. yangcf@msu.edu