Alphabetical List

Scribner, Kim

(Fisheries and Wildlife; and Integrative Biology), Population genetics, behavioral ecology, molecular evolution, conservation genetics. scribne3@msu.edu

Sen, Aritro

(Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program) Steroid signaling and its downstream physiological effects under normal and pathophysiological conditions; female fertility.   aritros@msu.edu

 

Shapiro, Erik

(Radiology, Chemical Engineering, and Material Science) Genetics engineering to develop biomedical imaging probes and paradigms. shapir86@msu.edu

Shiu, Shin-Han

(Plant Biology) We are interested in questions related to genome and gene family evolution, environmental stress response and its evolution, transcriptional regulatory mechanisms and evolution using experimental, computational, and systems biological approaches. shius@msu.edu

Steibel, Juan Pedro

(Animal Science and Fisheries and Wildlife), Statistical genomics and phenomics; analysis and design of transcriptional profiling experiments; Genome-wide association analysis of quantitative traits in outbred populations; Animal quantitative genomics; Precision Animal Agriculture. steibelj@msu.edu

Sundin, George W.

(Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences), Molecular genetics of plant-bacterial interactions, regulation of bacterial virulence factors by cyclic di-GMP and regulatory small RNAs, antibiotic resistomes in environmental habitats, evolution of bacterial plasmids. sundin@msu.edu

Takahashi, Hideki

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Molecular mechanisms of nitrogen and sulfur utilization in plants; root development, nutrient sensing, transport and metabolism. htakaha@msu.edu

Teixeira, Jose

(Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology), Reproductive tract and gonadal development, uterine and ovarian tumorigenesis. Jose.Teixeira@hc.msu.edu

Tempelman, Robert

(Animal Science), Hierarchical Bayesian and mixed effects modeling applied to problems in quantitative genetics and statistical genomics. tempelma@msu.edu

Trail, Frances

(Plant Biology), Genetics and physiology of fungal plant pathogens. trail@msu.edu

Van Nocker, Steve

(Horticulture), Chromatin control of gene expression in plant development, histone code, transcription, epigenomics. vannocke@msu.edu

Vazquez, Ana

(Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Statistical and quantitative genetics. Developments of models for omic integration. Development of models for prediction of complex traits and health outcomes. avazquez@epi.msu.edu

Venta, Patrick

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; and Small Animal Clinical Sciences), Mammalian genome mapping; genetics of diseases. venta@msu.edu

Walker, Berkley

(Plant Research Laboratory/Plant Biology) Resolving Photosynthetic Fluxes In A Changing World

berkley@msu.edu

Wang, Hongbing

(Physiology), Calcium-stimulated signaling and gene expression in the brain. wangho@msu.edu

Wang, Yuan

(Animal Science) Transcription regulation during pluripotent stem cell self-renewal and differentiation toward germ cell lineages; mechanisms of infertility.  wangyu81@msu.edu

Waters, Chris

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), The mechanisms by which second messenger signals allow bacteria to respond to a changing environment, control biofilm formation and motility, and their central role in the evolution of bacterial pathogens. watersc3@msu.edu

Wiseman, Robert

(Physiology), Muscle Physiology and remodeling in disease.  The role of stem and satellite cells in muscle adaptation. Magnetic Resonance imaging and spectroscopy in animals and humans.rwiseman@msu.edu

Xiao, Hua

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

Yu, Kefei

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Molecular immunology, recombination and class switching in immunoglobulin genes. yuke@msu.edu

Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Villma

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; and Small Animal Clinical Sciences), Comparative mammalian genetics, cancer genetics, stem cell biology, drug discovery and novel therapeutic approaches. vygsu@msu.edu

Zacharewski, Tim

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Molecular, biochemical and whole animal toxicology, effects of chemicals on gene expression, mechanisms of endocrine disruption in human wildlife models, functional genomics, gene expression profiles, receptor-mediated endocrine disruptions. tzachare@msu.edu

Zheng, Yong-Hui

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Host restriction to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). zhengyo@msu.edu