Alphabetical List

Komaromy, Andras

(Small Animal Clinical Sciences), Investigation of molecular and cellular disease mechanisms of inherited retinal and optic nerve disorders. Development of new treatments using gene therapy and neuroprotective agents. komaromy@cvm.msu.edu

Koslowsky, Donna

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), RNA editing; organelle gene expression in trypanosomes. koslowsk@msu.edu

Krishnan, Arjun

(Computational Mathematica, Science and Engineering), Computational genomics, Applied statistical/machine learning, Integrative analysis of large-scale genomics and biomedical data, Genome-wide molecular networks, Age-specificity and sexual dimorphism in health and disease, Cross-species models for human traits & diseases, Genetic heterogeneity of complex disease and precision medicine. arjun@msu.edu

Kroos, Lee

(Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Molecular Genetics), Signaling and gene regulatory mechanisms during bacterial development. kroos@msu.edu

Kuo, Min-Hao

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Mechanism of gene regulation via modifications of chromatin: cell cycle regulation of histone modifications in yest S. cerevisiae. kuom@msu.edu

LaPres, John J.

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

Latham, Keith

(Animal Science), Molecular, cellular, genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian oocyte biology and preimplantation embryo development. Effects of environmental factors on stem cells. lathamk1@msu.edu

Leinninger, Gina

(Physiology), Neuronal regulation of ingestive and other motivated behaviors leinning@msu.edu

Lenski, Richard

(Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Integrative Biology), Genetics of evolving populations of bacteria. lenski@msu.edu

Lu, Qing

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

Lundquist, Peter

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Plant resilience to environmental stresses; chloroplast molecular biology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics; regulation of photosynthesis and plastid metabolism pklundqu@msu.edu

Lunt, Sophia

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), I am interested in understanding the role of metabolism in supporting cancer proliferation, heterogeneity, and metastasis. sophia@msu.edu

Mansfield, Linda

(Microbiology & Molecular Genetics; and Large Animal Clinical Sciences), Comparative Enteric Diseases Laboratory - Our laboratory studies the enteric bacterial pathogen Campylobacter jejuni.mansfie4@cvm.msu.edu

McCabe, Laura

(Physiology), The role of gut-bone signaling in the regulation of bone density under conditions of menopause and disease (diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease) as well as identification of therapeutic targets. mccabel@msu.edu

Montgomery, Beronda

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and DOE Plant Research Lab), Molecular basis of organ-specific phytochrome responses in higher plants; Light-regulated development in cyanobacteria. montg133@msu.edu

Mulks, Martha

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Genetics and virulence factors of pathogenic bacteria. mulks@msu.edu

Parameswaran, Narayanan

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

Petersen-Jones, Simon

(Small Animal Clinical Sciences) Hereditary eye disease in animals, particularly in dogs and cats to identify causal gene mutations, understand disease mechanisms and explore therapeutic approaches, in particular gene therapy. peter315@cvm.msu.edu

Ralston, Amy

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Mammalian stem cells and development. aralston@msu.edu

Reguera, Gemma

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Molecular genetics of microbial energy transduction: genetics and enviornmental engineering; applied microbiology for bioremediation, nanobiotechnology and bioenergy. reguera@msu.edu

Risinger, John

(Obstetrics, Gynocology, and Reproductive Biology), Molecular genetic basis for gynecologic cancers. john.risinger@hc.msu.edu

Robison, A. J.

(Physiology), Research focuses on how mouse models of drug addiction, chronic stress, and learning alter gene expression in discreet brain regions to regulate drug-, mood-, and learning- related behaviors. robiso45@msu.edu

Sakalidis, Monique

(Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences and Forestry), Research focuses on the use of genomic tools in conjunction with traditional pathology tools to mitigate and respond to forest tree diseases (detection, identification, pathogenicity and population analysis), emerging endemic and exotic invasive pathogens. sakalidi@msu.edu

Schutte, Brian

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), The Schutte lab uses genetic and molecular genetic approaches to study craniofacial development in humans and in murine models. schutteb@msu.edu

Schwartz, Richard

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics) 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