Research-Active Faculty

All Metabolism

Chapkin, Robert

Research Focus: proteolipid nanoclustering, membrane therapy , stem cells, exfoliomics and systems biology, aryl hydrocarbon receptor, host-microbe crosstalk, transgenic mouse models, precision nutrition

Devarenne, Tim

Research Focus: Algal hydrocarbons, Botryococcus braunii, plant pathogen interactions, programmed cell death, protein kinase signaling

Gohil, Vishal

Research Focus: mitochondria, mitochondrial respiratory chain, metals, membranes, metabolism, mitochondrial disorders, copper, cardiolipin, elesclomol, menkes disease

Herman, Jennifer

Research Focus: Bacillus, bacterial genetics, cell division, development, DNA replication, gene function discovery, metabolism, morphogenesis, sporulation, uncharacterized gene function

Lindahl, Paul

Research Focus: bioinorganic, biophysical, bioanalytical, metal ions, trafficking, math modeling, Mössbauer spectroscopy, chromatography, ICP-MS, mitochondria, labile metal pools, ironomics, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Jurkat cells, hemochromatosis, mice

Park, William

Research Focus: mediator complex, gene regulation, regulatory evolution, stress tolerance, yeast

Polymenis, Michael

Research Focus: cell cycle, protein synthesis, ribosomal proteins, metabolism, cell size, longevity, yeast

Raushel, Frank

Research Focus: enzyme catalysis, protein engineering & design, bioinformatics, catalytic detoxification, protein structure determination, new enzyme discovery, biosynthesis of complex carbohydrates, novel enzymes from human microbiome, orphan enzymes

Sacchettini, James

Research Focus: Drug discovery and disease-related structural biology, including Tuberculosis, Malaria, Cryptosporidiosis, Chagas disease, Cancer, and Menkes syndrome​

Stover, Patrick

Research Focus: one-carbon metabolism; genome stability; folate, B-vitamins; metabolic networks

Straight, Paul

Research Focus: bacteria, microbiology, metabolism, antibiotics, signaling, microbial communities, secondary metabolites, bacillus subtilis, streptomyces, motility, bacterial genetics, mass spectrometry