Department of Biology
Biotechnology Program Faculty & Research
Jason A. Bush, email@example.com, Biology Dept.
Ph.D. University of British Columbia
Research activities: Genetics and Cellular Biology; Cell culture; molecular and cell biology of cancer progression/metastasis; membrane/cytoskeletal regulation of cell movement; anti-cancer drug treatment; SNP/mutational analyses; comparative/quantitative proteomics and mass spectrometry
John Bushoven, firstname.lastname@example.org, Plant Science Dept.
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island
Research Activities: Nitrogen and carbon partitioning in grasses and the development of plant tissue culture methodologies
Alejandro Calderon-Urrea, email@example.com, Biology Dept.
Ph.D. Yale University
Research Activities: Molecular genetics of programmed cell death (PCD) in plants; Use of PCD in plant biotechnology; PCD during sex determination in plants; Transgenic plant development and plant biotechnology; Biofuels and other metabolites from algae
Andrew Fiala, firstname.lastname@example.org, Philosophy Dept.
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Research Activities: Bioethics
Erin Dormedy, email@example.com, Food Science and Nutrition Dept.
Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Research Activities: Intervention methods for the control of foodborne pathogens, food safety and biosecurity, HACCP implementation and validation, development of HACCP intervention methods, food industry outreach and technology transfer
James Farrar, firstname.lastname@example.org, Plant Science Dept.
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison
Research Activities: Research focuses on environmental conditions conducive to disease development and appropriate methods to control or manage disease outbreaks.
Dennis Ferris, email@example.com, Food Science and Nutrition Dept.
Ph.D. Kansas State University
Research Activities: Sensory Evaluation, Waste Management; Food Processing; Quality Assurance; Product Development
Joy Goto, firstname.lastname@example.org, Chemistry Dept.
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
Research Activities: Neurobiochemistry; Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism of environmental neurotoxin exposure and neuronal degeneration; Oxidative stress and metal ion homeostasis; Mammalian neuronal cultures for protein studies of Alzheimer's Disease
Krish Krishnan, email@example.com, Chemistry Dept.
Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science
Research Activities: Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Biophysics, Biomolecular NMR, computational biology and Bioinformatics
Prudence Lowe, firstname.lastname@example.org, Computer Science Dept.
PharmD, University of California, San Francisco
Research Activities: Computer programming, bioinformatics
Santanu Maitra, email@example.com, Chemistry Dept.
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Nevada, Reno
Research Activities: Organic chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, green chemistry, infectious diseases, neuro and cardiovascular diseases
Ulrike Müller, firstname.lastname@example.org, Biology Department
PhD. University of Groningen
Research Activities: Biomechanics of animal locomotion; fish swimming, animal flight, bio fluid mechanics; ontogenetic development of locomotion, biochemical implications of ontogenetic development and niche shifts in aquatic organisms; science communication
Larry G. Riley, Jr., email@example.com, Biology Dept.
Ph.D. University of Hawaii
Research Activities: Organismal physiology and endocrinology, Comparative endocrinology, Endocrine regulation of growth, glucose and fat metabolism, Neuroendocrine mediators of appetite
Brian Tsukimura, firstname.lastname@example.org, Biology Dept.
Ph.D. University of Hawaii
Research Activities: Comparative Physiology, Invertebrate Physiology, Crustacean Biology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Chemical Mediators Regulating Yolk Protein formation, Endocrine disrupters and amphibians, Invasive species
George Vozikis, email@example.com, Management Dept.
Ph.D. University of Georgia
Research Activities: Entrepreneurship, family business management, strategic management, international business, organizational behavior
Hwan Youn, firstname.lastname@example.org, Biology Dept.
Ph.D. Seoul National University
Research Activities: Molecular biology, bacteriology; bacterial genetic responses to environmental cues, especially gases; genetic, biochemical and genomic approaches to the roles of bacterial proteins as transcription factors