Faculty in Metabolic Regulation
Professor (Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology). The provision of reagents and collaborations with other researchers through the Tubculosis Research Materials and Vaccine Testing Contract (NO1-AI-75320) The study of mycobacterial physiology and genetics.
Associate Professor (Biomedical Sciences); Ph.D. University of Northern Colorado 2004. How changes in cardiac fatty acid metabolism and mitochondrial dysfunction contribute to the development and/or progression of heart disease, and how dietary and pharmaceutical interventions may modulate these processes.
Debbie C. Crans
Professor (Chemistry); Ph.D. Harvard 1985. Biological chemistry; vanadium and transition metal chemistry relating to insulin mimetic effects; vanadium compounds with bone stimulating activities; enzyme mechanisms; phosphorus metabolism.
Norman P. Curthoys
Professor (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); Ph.D. California (Berkeley) 1970. Effect of acidosis on renal gene expression; mRNA stability; structure of glutaminase.
Gregory L. Florant
Professor (Biology); Ph.D. Stanford 1978. Mammalian physiology; lipid metabolism and energetics.
David D. Frisbie
Associate Professor (Biomedical Sciences); Ph.D.; Colorado State University, 1999. In vitro and in vivo approaches to diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal disease with an emphasis on molecular and surgical techniques.
Assistant Professor (Food Science & Human Nutrition); Ph.D. Virginia Tech 2006. The role of ER stress in obesity-related endothelial dysfunction Overview: The goal of the proposed studies is to examine the role of ER stress in obesity-related endothelial dysfunction and ER stress
Associate Professor (Health & Exercise Science); PhD., University of Florida, 2000. Mechanism(s) of exercise- and estrogen-induced protection of the heart and vascular endothelium against hypoxia-reoxygenation injury.
Charles S. Henry
Professor (Chemistry); Ph.D., Arkansas, 1998. Bioanalytical chemistry; chemical separations and chemical nature of disease.
Associate Professor (Biology); Ph.D. Texas A & M University, 1997. Enhance our understanding of molecular changes associated with hypoxia and translate these results for therapeutic applications in the treatment of myopathies.
Associate Professor (Health & Exercise Science); PhD., University of California-Berkeley, 2002. Aging skeletal muscle and the regulation of mitochondrial and protein turnover.
Donald L. Mykles
Professor (Biology); Ph.D. California (Berkeley) 1979. Regulation of protein turnover; calcium-dependent and ATP/ubiquitin-dependent proteinases; myofibrillar proteins.
Michael J. Pagliassotti
Professor (Food Science & Human Nutrition); Ph.D. University of Southern California, 1988. Nutrient regulation of hepatic glucose metabolism and gene expression.
Assistant Professor (Chemical and Biological Engineering); Ph.D., Rice University, 2008. The use of plant metabolic engineering to produce important pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. The engineering of photoautotrophs for the production of bio-based chemicals and fuels.
Professor & Associate Department Head (Chemical Engineering); Ph.D. California Institute of Technology 1988. Proteomics, systems biology, metabolic engineering, and enzyme-based biosensors.
Assistant Professor (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); Ph.D Cornell University. Mechanisms and regulation of archaeal transcription.
Henry J. Thompson
Professor (Horticulture & Landscape Architecture and Head of the Cancer Prevention Laboratory); Ph.D. Rutgers 1975. Biochemical and molecular approaches to cancer prevention; preclinical models and clinical investigations.
Assistant Professor (Food Science & Human Nutrition); Ph.D Colorado State University, 2008. The role of microbes in ecosystem functioning, with ecosystems ranging from soils to processed food products to the human gut.
Associate Professor (Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology); Ph.D Imerial College, London. Post-transcriptional control of gene expression in myotonic dystrophy. Interactions between viruses and the cellular mRNA decay machinery.