Physiology and Membrane Biology Faculty Members

Roger Adamson, Ph.D.

Roger Adamson, Ph.D.

Research Physiologist
4147 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-2180
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Regulation of vascular endothelial permeability, modulation of vascular inflammation, and tissue fluid balance

Steve Anderson, Ph.D.

Steve Anderson

Research Physiologist
4147A Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-7621
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Fluid and electrolyte transport in heart and brain with special emphasis on Na+K+2Cl cotransport and Na/H and Na/Ca exchange

Keith Baar, Ph.D.

Keith Baar

Associate Professor
174 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-3367
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Determining molecular mechanisms underlying the physiological and functional adaptations of muscle to exercise

Sue Bodine, Ph.D.

Bodine

Professor
189 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-0694
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Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate skeletal muscle size under growth and atrophy conditions

Laura Borodinsky, Ph.D.

Laura Borodinsky

Associate Professor
in Residence
Shriners Hospital,
Sacramento Campus
(916) 453-2285
e-mail


Electrical activity and nervous systm development

Peter M. Cala, Ph.D.

Peter M. Cala

Professor and Chair
4136A Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-1285
e-mail



Na/H  Exchanger, isoform 1 (NHE:1) structure and function

Carroll Cross, M.D.

Carroll Cross, M.D.

Professor
Professional
Services Building,
Sacramento Campus
(916) 453-2287
e-mail

Fitz-Roy Curry, Ph.D.

Fitz-Roy Curry, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
4224 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-6716
e-mail



Microvascular permeability; acute and chronic inflammatory mechanisms in endothelium , genetic mouse models of microvascular permeability regulation, theory and measurement of microvascular permeability and blood to tissue exchange

Michael Ferns, Ph.D.

Michael Ferns

Professor
4218 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 754-4973
e-mail



Molecular basis of synapse formation in the mammalian nervous system

Alla Fomina, Ph.D.

Alla Fomina, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4138 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 754-4454
e-mail

Aldrin Gomes, Ph.D.

Aldrin Gomes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
191 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-3207
e-mail



Proteasomes and troponins in muscle physiology and pathophysiology. Proteomics of troponin related cardiomyopathies

Jerry F. Green, Ph.D.

Jerry F. Green, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Baltimore, MD
(410) 989-1970
e-mail




Cardiovascular, pulmonary and exercise physiology

Barbara Horwitz, Ph.D.

Barbara Horwitz, Ph.D.

Professor
280 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-0169
e-mail



Genetic, neural, and hormonal regulation of energy balance; alterations with obesity and age

Yu-Fung Lin, Ph.D.

Yu-Fung Lin

Associate Professor

4144 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus

(530) 754-4876

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Molecular, and cellular physiology of ATP-sensitive potassium channels; Cytoprotection

Martha E. O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Martha E. O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Professor
4155 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-7626
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Brain microvascular endothelial cell and astrocyte Na transporters in cerebral edema formation during ischemic stroke and diabetic ketoacidosis

John A. Payne, Ph.D.

John A. Payne

Professor
4112A Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-3336
e-mail



Ion and water homeostasis of neurons and epithelial cells

Edward Pugh, Jr., Ph.D.

Edward Pugh, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor
3301C Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-1468
e-mail

Jon Sack, Ph.D.

Jon Sack, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
4135 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-4131
e-mail



Voltage-gated ion channels

Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.

Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
4136B Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
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CA2+ signaling in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle

James S. Trimmer, Ph.D.

James S. Trimmer, Ph.D.

Professor
1163 Life Sciences,
Davis Campus
(530) 754-6075
e-mail



Signaling in mammalian neurons; post-translational modifications and protein-protein interactions

Jonathan Widdicombe, Ph.D.

Jonathan Widdicombe, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
4112B Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 754-7369
e-mail



Ion and water transport across airway epithelium; cystic fibrosis

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4131 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-5298
e-mail



Neuronal and cardiac voltage-gated sodium channels; Computational protein design of novel therapeutics; Pain, epilepsy, and cardiac arrhythmias

Jie Zheng, Ph.D.

Jie Zheng

Professor
4145 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
(530) 752-1241
e-mail



Ion channels in cellular signal transduction, structure-function relationship, and the development of novel technologies for membrane protein studies