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Laura Aldrich-Wolfe
Biological Sciences
Cornell University, 2006
Community ecology, mycorrhizas, plant-fungal interactions                   

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Teresa Bergholz
Microbiological Sciences
Michigan State University, 2007
Functional genomics of foodborne pathogens

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Eugene Berry
Microbiological Sciences
Northeastern University, 1983
Animal virology (ss(+) RNA viruses), genetic variation, 
mechanisms of pathogenesis and virulence

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Julia Bowsher
Biological Sciences
Duke University, 2007
Evolutionary development and biology

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Amanda Brooks
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Wyoming, 2006
Molecular biology, spider silk as a drug delivery system

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Yongki Choi
City University of New York, 2010
Early detection of cancer cells, single molecule enzymology, biotechnology

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Chris Colbert
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Purdue University, 2000
Structure biology with a focus on the biochemistry of proteins involved in iron import and utilization

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Glenn Dorsam
Microbiological Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1998
Epigenetic regulation

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Anna Grazul-Bilska
Animal Sciences
University of Agriculture and Technology-Olsztyn, Poland, 1983
Animal embryology and reproductive physiology and endocrinology, assisted reproductive technology

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Kendra Greenlee
Biological Sciences
Arizona State University, 2004
Developmental Physiology and Immunology

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Tim Greives
Biological Sciences
Indiana University, 2009
Endocrine regulation of seasonality, reproductive neuroendocrinology, hormones and behavior

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Jill Hamilton
Biological Sciences
University of British Columbia-Vancouver, 
British Columbia, 2012
Plant evolutionary genomics

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Lauren Hanna
Animal Sciences
Texas A&M University, 2013
Quantitative genetics, animal breeding, 
whole system approaches to genomic 
associations of quantitative traits

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Stuart Haring
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Texas A&M University, 2013
Cellular DNA duplication (replication) 
and mutation prevention (repair)

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Britt Heidinger
Biological Sciences
University of Iowa, 2004
Physiological ecology

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Yagna Jarajapu
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Indiana University, 2007
Bone marrow dysfunction and vascular repair in diabetes,
ACE2-Angiotensin-(1-7)/Mas receptor
pathway in bone marrow cells, regulation
bone marrow mobilization by leptin

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Estelle Leclerc
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Glasgow Caledonian University, 2002
Melanoma, pancreatic cancer; monoclonal
antibodies as diagnostic and therapeutic
mechanism of RAGE signaling

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Guodong Liu
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Hunan University, Hunan, 2001
Development of nano-bioprobes for
biosensors and bioassays for detection
of nucleic acids and proteins

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Phil McClean
Plant Sciences
University of Paris XI, France, 1994
Dry bean genetics an biotechnology

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Dharmakeerthi "Keerthi" Nawarathana
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Colorado State University, 2982
Biomedical engineering

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Stephen O'Rourke
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995
Cerebral vascular function in health and disease

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Birgit Pruess
Microbiological Sciences
Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, 1991
Bacterial physiology, biofilm biology, and food safety

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Steven Qian
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Iowa, 1999
Chemistry and biology of free radical
and COX-catalyzed fatty acid
peroxidation as related to
human health and disease

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Mohi Quadir
Coatings and Polymeric Materials
Freie University of Berlin, Germany,
2010 Polymeric materials for drug delivery

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Sheela Ramamoorthy
Microbiological Sciences
Virginia Tech, 2006
Virology, immunology, and vaccinology

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Jiajiao Rao
Plant Sciences
University of Massachusetts-Amherst,
2013 Food chemistry and ingredient technology

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Katie Reindl
Biological Sciences
North Dakota State University, 2006
Cancer cell biology, cancer prevention and treatment, evaluating bioactive food components

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Larry Reynolds
Animal Sciences
Iowa State University, 1983
Nutrition and pregnancy in ruminants

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Kenton Rodgers
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Iowa, 1988
Inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry

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Jane Schuh
Microbiological Sciences
North Dakota State University, 2002
Environmental allergic asthma triggered by mold

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Sangita Sinha
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Purdue University, 2000
Biochemistry and structural biology of 
host-pathogen interactions

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Kristine Steffen
Pharmaceutical Sciences
North Dakota State University, 2007
Biology of obesity and post-bariatric outcomes, gastrointestinal microbiome research

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Chengwen Sun
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jilin University, China, 2000
Blood pressure regulation, cell signaling

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Kendall Swanson
Animal Sciences
University of Kentucky, 2000
Ruminant nutrition, energy metabolism, protein metabolism, pancreatic function, beef cattle production

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Sathish Venkatachalem
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Madras-Chennal,
India, 2003 
Pulmonary Physiology and Pharmacology

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Danling Wang
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Peking University, 2003; University of Washington, 2014
Sensor design, fabrication, and application of early-state human disease monitoring and diagnosis

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Alison Ward
Animal Sciences
University of Saskatchewan,
Canada, 2011
Livestock epigenetics, nutrient-gene interactions, and developmental programming

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John Wilkinson
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University, 2001
Cancer cell metabolism, cell death pathways, mitochondrial gene expression, animal models of tumorigenesis                

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Qifeng Zhang
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Peking University, 2001
Nanomaterials for sensor and biomedical applications, nanotechnology

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Special Faculty
James Grier
Biological Sciences (emeritus)
Cornell University, 1975
Population dynamic and ecology, 
evolutionary biology, and systematics

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Ben Brooks
Electrical and Computer Engineering (temp/Carterra)
University of Wyoming, 2008
Protein biochemistry

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Stefan Vetter
Pharmaceutical Sciences (research assistant professor) 
Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology, 1998
Development of small molecules and peptides for the modulation of Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE) in disease states

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