Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology (CDIB)

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Bounelis, Pam, Assistant Dean 2012 -

    Pam Bounelis, PhD, serves as the Research Integrity Officer (RIO) and Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also the Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research in the UAB School of Medicine and associate professor in the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology. She received her PhD in anatomy from the University of Illinois in Chicago (1985) and was recruited to UAB shortly thereafter. In her role as RIO, Dr. Bounelis has ...

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    Collawn Ph.D., James, Director 2012 -

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    Collawn Ph.D., James, Vice Chairperson 2016 -

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    Fuller, Catherine, Vice Chairperson 2015 -

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    Resuehr, David, Administrative Appointment 2015 -

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    Schwiebert Ph.D., Lisa, Associate Dean 2012 -

    Lisa M. Schwiebert received a BS degree in Chemistry from Bates College in 1986 and a PhD in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in 1993. After completing her postdoctoral training in Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University, she was appointed as an instructor in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Schwiebert joined the faculty of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at UAB in 1997 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure...

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    Wyss, J, Director 2012 -

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    Yoder Ph.D., Bradley, Department Chairperson 2017 -

    Dr. Bradley K. Yoder, Professor , completed his undergraduate studies in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (B.S. 1988), and received a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Maryland in 1993. His postdoctoral studies were performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory under the guidance of Dr. Rick Woychik where Dr. Yoder was an Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow. His research over the past two decades has fo...

  • Faculty Position

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    Bamman, Marcas, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Barger, J Bradley, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Bebok, Zsuzsanna, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS
    1) Membrane protein biogenesis in epithelial cells
    a. Endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation (ERAD)
    b. ER quality control (EQC)
    c. The unfolded protein response (UPR)
    2) Gene expression regulation by the UPR
    a. The mechanisms of UPR-associated transcriptional repression
    b. The mechanisms of the UPR-activated ERAD
    c. UPR activated micro-RNAs
    d. The role of miRNAs in the regulation of ER protein influx during the UPR.
    e. The r...

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    Bellis Ph.D., Susan, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Benveniste Ph.D., Tika, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Etty (Tika) Benveniste was the Founding Chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology (2012-2017). Benveniste served as Chair of the Department of Cell Biology (2000-2011). Benveniste also holds the Alma B. Maxwell-University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF), Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research. In January 2015, Benveniste was appointed interim Senior Associate Dean for Research Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of M...

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    Berecek, Kathleen, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Bertram, Michael, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    Michael Bertram, PhD, MBA, is the Associate Director for Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Comprehensive Cancer Center and an Associate Professor in the UAB Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology. Previously, Dr. Bertram was the Administrative Director for the UAB Center for AIDS Research. His scientific background (PhD in Molecular Biology & Genetics), significant experience with the NIH P30 Center Grant mechanism, and knowledge of academic resea...

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    Bevensee, Mark, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Boohaker Ph.D., Rebecca, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Bounelis, Pam, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    Pam Bounelis, PhD, serves as the Research Integrity Officer (RIO) and Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also the Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research in the UAB School of Medicine and associate professor in the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology. She received her PhD in anatomy from the University of Illinois in Chicago (1985) and was recruited to UAB shortly thereafter. In her role as RIO, Dr. Bounelis has ...

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    Brooks, William, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

    Will Brooks, PhD joined the UAB faculty in 2013 as an assistant professor and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2015. He received a PhD in Cell Biology from UAB in 2007 where he studied the role of novel ubiquitination enzymes in cell cycle regulation. Brooks has over 10 years of experience teaching anatomy and related topics to a wide range of learners ranging from undergraduates to medical students and residents. He conducts research in the area of medical education and is an ...

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    Chang Ph.D., Chenbei, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Collawn Ph.D., James, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Couchman, Anne, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Cowell, Rita, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Fraser, Laura, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Fu, Lianwu, Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Fuller, Catherine, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Graham, Zachary, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Harrington Ph.D., Laurie, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Hjelmeland Ph.D., Anita, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Kadisha, Inga, Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Lei, Xiaoyong, Instructor (P) 2012 -

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    Mattheyses Ph.D., Alexa, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    McFarland Ph.D., Braden, Instructor (P) 2015 -

    My research interests have always been centered on glioblastoma (GBM) tumors, a particularly devastating brain tumor. My current research interests are centered around discovering new therapies for patients with GBM, which include pharmacological inhibition of the JAK/STAT pathway in patient-derived xenograft models, exploiting inflammatory (anti-tumor) macrophages to enhance standard of care in immunocompetent models, and understanding how the gut microbiome is altered by the diet as well as by...

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    McMahon Wakefield, Lori, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Lori McMahon received her B.A., summa cum laude in Biology and Chemistry from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and her Ph.D. from Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. McMahon obtained postdoctoral training at Duke University Medical Center in the Department of Neurobiology and, in 1998, joined the faculty of UAB as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. She is currently the Jarman F. Lowder Professor of Neurosci...

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    McNicholas-Bevensee, Carmel, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Miller Ph.D., Michael, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Morrow Ph.D., Casey, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2016 -

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    Neill, Jimmy, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Olsen, Michelle, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Qin, Hongwei, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Ramanadham Ph.D., Sasanka, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Resuehr, David, Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Ruppert Ph.D., Susan, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Salter Jr, E, Professor - Emeritus and Professor - Emeritus (P) 2013 -

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    Salter, Frank, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Schafer, James, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Schwiebert Ph.D., Lisa, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Lisa M. Schwiebert received a BS degree in Chemistry from Bates College in 1986 and a PhD in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in 1993. After completing her postdoctoral training in Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University, she was appointed as an instructor in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Schwiebert joined the faculty of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at UAB in 1997 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure...

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    Serra Ph.D., Rosa, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Sha Ph.D., Bingdong, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Smith, Peter, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Sztul Ph.D., Elizabeth, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Elizabeth Sztul obtained a BS in Biology from Brooklyn College, CUNY, studying the ecology of marine arthropods and the renewing nature of the plant meristem. She initiated her graduate studies with a M.Sc. in Plant Physiology from University of Maryland, studying chloroplast biogenesis. She continued her graduate education in Cell Biology at Yale University School of Medicine, working on membrane trafficking pathways in the laboratory of Nobel Prize winner, Dr. George Palade, and was awarded a ...

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    van Groen, Thomas, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Wang Ph.D., Jianbo, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Wang, Qin, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Wang, Wei, Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Wyss, J, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Yoder Ph.D., Bradley, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Bradley K. Yoder, Professor , completed his undergraduate studies in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (B.S. 1988), and received a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Maryland in 1993. His postdoctoral studies were performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory under the guidance of Dr. Rick Woychik where Dr. Yoder was an Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow. His research over the past two decades has fo...

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    Zimmerman, Kurt, Instructor (P) 2018 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Agarwal M.D., Anupam, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Anupam Agarwal is currently Director, Division of Nephrology, and Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He also serves as the Program Director of the NIH/NIDDK funded O’Brien Core Center for Acute Kidney Injury Research. He has graduate faculty status in the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Pathology and Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology at UAB.

    Dr. Agarwal has an active role in clinical medicine, teach...

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    Ambalavanan M.D., Namasivayam, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Balkovetz, Daniel, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Banerjee, Ronadip, Assistant Professor (S) 2018 -

    The Banerjee laboratory is studying how hormones regulate metabolism, with a particular focus on glucose homeostasis. We use the pancreatic beta-cell as our model system. These amazing cells sense and integrate inputs from numerous hormones and metabolites to regulate secretion of hormones, including insulin, that in turn regulate metabolism in many tissues. Beta-cell failure to produce sufficient insulin underlies the development of diabetes mellitus.

    Our work has demonstrated a cr...

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    Bedwell Ph.D., David, Professor (S) 2012 -

    David Bedwell, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, completed his undergraduate studies in Microbiology at Purdue University (B.S. with Honors, 1979). His graduate work in Molecular Biology was done with Dr. Masayasu Nomura at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, (Ph.D., 1985). He then carried out a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Scott Emr's laboratory at Caltech. Dr. Bedwell joined the faculty at UAB in 1988. At the national level, he is in a second 5...

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    Blalock, J, Professor (S) 2012 -

    J. Edwin Blalock, Ph.D., joined the Department of Medicine as a Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine and became the Scientific Director of the Lung Health Center in 2009. Dr. Blalock is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Florida where he received both a B.S. and Ph.D. degree. He was previously a Professor in the UAB Department of Physiology and Biophysics, having been recruited to UAB in 1986 from the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he...

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    Bolisetty, Subhashini, Instructor (S) 2015 -

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    Boulton, Michael, Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Bredel M.D., Ph.D., Markus, Professor (S) 2013 -

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    Bullard, Daniel, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Bullard received his undergraduate degree in zoology from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. in genetics from Case Western Reserve University. During his postdoctoral studies in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, he initiated research investigating the role of leukocyte/endothelial cell adhesion molecules in inflammatory processes. He joined the Department of Genetics at UAB in 1996.

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    Chatham D.Phil., John, Professor (S) 2012 -

    John Chatham received his D.Phil. in 1987 from John Chatham received his D.Phil. in 1987 from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford in the UK. He completed his post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1989. He is currently Professor of Pathology in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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    Chattopadhyay Ph.D., Debasish, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Debasish Chattopadhyay received his BS in Chemistry and MS in Biochemistry from Calcutta University, India. He obtained Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Jadavpur University, India in 1989. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Upjohn Company in Michigan. This work was part of an NIH funded collaborative effort involving several academic institutions and pharmaceutical industries for the discovery of potent antiretroviral drugs. Dr. Chattopadhyay's work focussed on the structure-functio...

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    Chaudry, Irshad, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Irshad H. Chaudry was born on May 2, 1945. He received a B.S. as well as M.S. with honors from Sind University, and a Ph.D. from Monash University, Australia. After his postdoctoral training at Toronto University, Canada, he was an appointed as an Instructor and subsequently as an Assistant Professor at the Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. He then moved to Yale University as an Associate Professor and subsequently became a Professor. He moved to Michigan State Univer...

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    Chesnokov Ph.D., Igor, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Curcio, Christine, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Curtis, Lisa, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (S) 2018 -

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    Day, Jeremy, Assistant Professor (S) 2014 -

    My major research interest is the neurobiological regulation of reward-related memory systems in the brain and the role of these systems in drug addiction. My laboratory approaches this broad topic at diverse levels of analysis that integrate molecular, genetic, and epigenetic tools with techniques that probe the function of single neurons and entire neuronal circuits. My ultimate goal is to understand epigenetic regulation in normal and disease states, and to use tools that manipulate the epige...

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    Deivanayagam Ph.D., Champion, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Dell'Italia, Louis, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Ding, Qiang, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Qiang Ding is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Ding received his PhD degree in molecular and cellular pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After completing his postdoctoral fellowship training in the UAB Department of Pathology, Dr. Ding joined the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor. Dr. Ding is actively involved in education and service for...

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    Dobrunz, Lynn, Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Fathallah-Shaykh M.D., Ph.D., Hassan, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Faul Ph.D., Christian, Associate Professor (S) 2017 -

    Dr. Christian Faul received his undergraduate training in cell and molecular biology at the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg in Germany from 1993-1999. He earned his PhD title at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx in 2005, and he conducted his postdoctoral research training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In 2008, Dr. Faul became a faculty member in the Department of Medicine and in the Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy at the University of Miam...

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    Frank M.D., Stuart, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Stuart J. Frank (b. 1958, Wilkes-Barre, PA), Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Physiology, received his B.A. summa cum laude in 1980 as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his M.D. in 1984 from Harvard Medical School. After residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Frank began fellowship training at the National Institutes of health from 1987 to 1991. His research there in Dr. Richard Klausner’s laboratory focused on T-c...

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    Frost M.D., Andra, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Gaggar, Amit, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Gaggar obtained his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 2000 as a member of the prestigious Inteflex program. He then moved to Birmingham, AL where he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2003. Following residency training, he began fellowship training at UAB in pulmonary and critical care medicine. During the research phase of his fellowship training, he worked in the laboratories of Dr. JP Clancy (Ch...

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    Galin, Shawn F., Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Shawn Galin completed his undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham earning a BS in 1988. He then entered the MS graduate program in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his MS degree in 1990. He continued his graduate studies in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics and was awarded his PhD in 1994. He remained to continue his Post-Doctoral training and became a fa...

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    Garvey, W. Timothy, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Garvey is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He obtained his MD degree, cum laude, from St. Louis University in 1978, and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University, in 1981. He then was a clinical fellow in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He subsequently held facul...

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    Gilbert, Shawn, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Guan, Zhengrong, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Gutierrez, Alecia, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Hablitz, John, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Hardy Ph.D., Robert, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Hassan, Quamarul, Assistant Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Hunter, Chad, Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Hyndman, Kelly, Assistant Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Javed Ph.D., Amjad, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Jiao M.D., Ph.D., Kai, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Johnson, James, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Johnson received his formal medical training at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (BA-1976, MD - 1980). He completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and remained there on the faculty. Dr. Johnson held numerous leadership positions including Director of the MICU, Director of the Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship Program, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, an...

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    Keyser Ph.D., Kent, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Kim, Jeonga, Assistant Professor (S) 2012 -

    I graduated from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea with B.S and M.S degrees in Nutrition and Biochemistry, respectively. I have broad training and extensive experience in area spanning regulation of gene transcription, signal transduction, cell biology, metabolic and vascular animal physiology, and translational studies with an eye towards therapeutic discovery for human diseases. While in graduate school at Iowa State University and during post-doctoral training at Penn State University, I focuse...

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    Kimberly M.D., Robert, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Robert P. Kimberly, MD, a native of New Haven, Conn., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Harvard Medical School after receiving a baccalaureate degree magna cum laude from Princeton University and a baccalaureate / master's degree from the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Dr. Kimberly's achievements and honors include election to Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University, a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University, a "First" class degree from Oxford, and election to both the America...

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    King M.D., Peter, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    King Ph.D., Gwendalyn, Assistant Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Leier Ph.D., Andre, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Lester, Robin, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Lubin, Farah, Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Markert M.D., M.P.H., James, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Markert received an A.B. degree cum laude in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University, where he also pursued graduate studies in Applied Mathematics. He then obtained his M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1988 with a simultaneous award of a Masters in Public Health, also from Columbia University. He performed his general surgery internship, as well as his neurological surgery residency, at the University of Michigan Medical Center under Dr. Julian...

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    Marquez-Lago Ph.D., Tatiana, Associate Professor (S) 2017 -

    Research in the Marquez-Lago lab combines (wet lab) experiments involving bioengineering, micro- and molecular biology techniques, with (drylab) data analysis, AI, modeling and simulation techniques. In a nutshell, we investigate (1) host-microbiota interactions in complex human diseases, (2) microbial multi-drug resistance, and (3) gene expression and chromatin organization. In addition, we study (4) the role and effect of mechanical forces ('mechanobiology') and cell compartmentalization in pa...

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    Matalon, Sadis, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Messina Ph.D., Joseph, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Mitchell, Tanecia, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Mitra Ph.D., Kasturi, Assistant Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Murphy-Ullrich Ph.D., Joanne, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Nabors M.D., Louis, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Nabors, originally from Columbus, Mississippi, obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Mississippi State University in 1985. He then obtained his Medical Doctorate from the University of Tennessee in 1991. Dr. Nabors was active in the United States Navy as a Flight Surgeon from 1992-95. Afterwards, he completed a Neuro-oncology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2000 and is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
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    Oparil, Suzanne, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Suzanne Oparil, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASH, FAPS is Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, and Director of the Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

    Dr. Oparil is a cardiologist with a special interest in the fundamental mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and in applying this information to the development of novel treatme...

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    Parpura, Vladimir, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Peng, Ji-Bin, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Pittet, Jean-Francois, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Pogwizd, Steven, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Powell, Craig, Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Pozzo-Miller, Lucas, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Lucas Pozzo-Miller completed his undergraduate studies in Biology (MS, 1986) and earned his graduate degree in Neurobiology from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (PhD, 1989). He trained as postdoctoral fellow at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, with Dr. Dennis Landis (1990-1992), and at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Nutley NJ, with Dr. John Connor (1992-1995). He performed research at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole MA, with Dr. Rodolfo Llinás...

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    Prabhu, Sumanth, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Prabhu received a BS degree in Science from Penn State University and his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He did internal medicine residency and a basic research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was a cardiology faculty there as well as at the University of Louisville, before his arrival to UAB as Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. At ...

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    Prichard Ph.D., Mark, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Mark N. Prichard is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he is the Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Virology Laboratory. His research focuses on drugs for human herpesviruses and orthopoxviruses and is coauthor of more than 110 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and review articles, as well as the MacSynergy II analytical software. He is the PI on grants and contracts from the National Institutes of Health and helps investigators from academia and i...

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    Raju, S.Vamsee, Assistant Professor (S) 2015 -

    S. Vamsee Raju, B.Pharm, PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Pharmacy degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2005. In 2011, he graduated with a PhD in Genetics from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

    His graduate research identified two entirely new mechanisms by which alcohol affects innate airway defenses to cause lung infections. Dr. Raju then went on to comple...

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    Roberts, Rosalinda, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Rowe, Steven, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Steven M. Rowe was born in Baton Rouge, LA in May 1972. He received his BA degree from the University of Virginia in 1994, his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in 1998, and an MSPH from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005. He completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also completed a combined Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonary fellowship at the University of Alaba...

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    Ruppert Ph.D., Susan, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Saigusa, Takamitsu, Assistant Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Sanders M.D., Paul, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Shacka, John, Assistant Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Siegal M.D., Ph.D., Gene, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Siegal was born in New York where he attended college. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville and his PhD from the University of Minnesota. He was a Resident and Research Fellow at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and completed both a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, NIH and a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Prior to coming to UAB in 1990, he was a tenured faculty member at the University of North Carolina ...

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    Sims, Brian, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Standaert, David, Professor (S) 2012 -

    Dr. Standaert was named the John N. Whitaker Professor & Chair of Neurology in 2012. Prior to that, he was appointed the John T. and Juanelle D. Strain Endowed Chair by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama system, which he held for five years. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis in medicine and pharmacology in 1988. He completed a one-year internship in medicine at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis in 1989 and a three-year neurology residency i...

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    Theibert, Anne, Professor (S) 2018 -

    Anne Theibert received her Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1985. She is an Professor of Neurobiology, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology and Biophysics.

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    Timares Ph.D., Laura, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Laura Timares is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology-Oncology in the School of Medicine who recently transferred (2017) from Department of Dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She obtained both her undergraduate (BA Biology) and graduate degrees (Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology School of Medicine) from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Her postdoctoral training at the California Institute of Technology (1991-1993) and Cedars Sinai Me...

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    Wadiche, Jacques, Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Wadiche, Linda, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Walter Ph.D., Mark, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Wang, Shu-Zhen, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Willey M.D., Ph.D., Christopher, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Xu M.D., Ph.D., Bo, Professor - Adjunct (S) 2013 -

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    Yang M.D., Ph.D., Eddy, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Young, Martin, Professor (S) 2015 -

    Martin Young received his Bachelors, Masters, PhD degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. Following postdoctoral training at Boston University and the University of Texas-Houston, Dr. Young held faculty appointments at the University of Texas-Houston and Baylor College of Medicine, before joining the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Young is currently a Professor of Medicine, Vice-Director for Research in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, and Section Chief for...

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    Zayzafoon M.D., Ph.D., Majd, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Majd Zayzafoon, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology. He serves as the Director of the UAB-Center for Metabolic Bone Disease (UAB-CMBD), is Co-Director of the NIH P30 UAB Core Center for Basic and Translational Skeletal Research, and is PI of the NIH T32 Comprehensive Training Program in Bone Biology and Disease. Majd Zayzafoon was born in Birmingham and grew up in Norwich, England. He went to medical school at Damascus University, Syria where he obtained his MD degr...

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    Zhang Ph.D., Jianhua, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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