Kermit Carraway, Ph.D.

Kermit L. Carraway, III, Ph.D.

Professor
Rm 1400 Research III Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-3114
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Signal transduction by growth factors and the contributions of receptor signaling to development processes and tumor progression.

Luis G. Carvajal Carmona, Ph.D.

Luis G Carvajal Carmona, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
451 Health Sciences Drive
Davis Campus
530-752-9654
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Genetic susceptibility to cancer, cancer genetics and genomics, human population genetics, cancer health disparities, global cancer health, Hispanic genetic demography.

Hongwu Chen, Ph.D.

Hongwu Chen, Ph.D.

Professor
Rm 1100B Research III Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-7743
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Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Gene Expression, Cell Cycle

Youngran Chung, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
4326 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
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Wenbin Deng, Ph.D.

Wenbin Deng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
653B Shriner's Hospital
Sacramento Campus
916-453-2287
e-mail

 

Paramita M. Ghosh, Ph.D.

Paramita M. Ghosh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
10535 Hospital Way
Building 807
Mather, CA 95655
916-843-9336
e-mail

 

Signal transduction pathways leading to the development of androgen-independent prostate cancer  

Paul J. Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D.

Paul J. Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
4455 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-754-7266
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Molecular biology/genetics with particular focus on the neurodevelopmental disorder, fragile X syndrome, and the neurodegenerative disorder, fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS).

John Hershey, Ph.D.

John Hershey, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Briggs Hall
Davis Campus
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Molecular biology and protein synthesis. Structure/function of translation initiation factors and mechanisms of translational control. 

Yoshihiro Izumiya, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Yoshihiro Izumiya, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
4645 Second Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
916-734-7842

 

 


Dr. Izumiya's laboratory studies epigenetic gene regulation by using herpesvirus reactivation as a model system. 

Thomas Jue, Ph.D.

Thomas Jue, Ph.D.

Professor
4323 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-752-4569
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In vivo NMR imaging and spectroscopy investigation of metabolic regulation, bioenergetics, protein structure-function in the cell, lipoprotein interaction, and hypoxemia adaptation in marine organisms.

George A. Kaysen, M.D., Ph.D.

George A. Kaysen, M.D., Ph.D

Professor
6311 Genome Building
Davis Campus
530-752-2970
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Roles of nutrition and inflammation in establishing plasma protein composition and body composition in humans. Albumin metabolism in nephrotic syndrome; regulation of hepatic gene express.

Hsing-Jien Kung, Ph.D.

Hsing-Jien Kung, Ph.D.

Professor
2400B Research III Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-1538
e-mail

 

Genetic and epigenetic targets of cancer.

Kit S. Lam, M.D., Ph.D.

 Kit S. Lam, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Chair
Suite 2102 Oak Park Research Center Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-0910
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Dr. Lam is an expert in combinatorial chemistry, chemical biology, drug development, molecular imaging, nanotherapeutics and medical oncology

Carlito Lebrilla, Ph.D.

Carlito Lebrilla, Ph.D.

Professor
2465 Chemistry Annex
Davis Campus
530-752-6364
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Mass Spectrometry applied to the analysis of biological compounds. Analysis of proteins and glyconjugates as markers for diseases including cancer and infection.

Ruiwu Liu, Ph.D.

Riuwu Liu, Ph.D.

Associate Researcher
Suite 2301 Oak Park Research Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-6414
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Dr. Liu’s research focus has been in methods development for combinatory chemistry and applying combinatory chemistry for drug discovery.

Su Hao Lo, Ph.D.

Su Hao Lo, Ph.D.

Professor
3002 Research I Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-3656
e-mail

David E. Olson, Ph.D.

David E. Olson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
2463 Chemistry Annex
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Dr. Olson studies the regulation of learning and memory by small molecules using techniques from the fields of chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, molecular neurobiology, and behavioral neuropharmacology.

Michael Saxton, Ph.D.

Michael Saxton, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
4321 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-752-6163
e-mail

 

David Segal, Ph.D.

David Segal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4512 Genome Building
Davis Campus
530-754-9134
e-mail

 

Engineering zinc finger DNA-binding proteins for diagnostics and gene therapy

Michael F. Seldin, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael F. Seldin, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
4453 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-754-6016
e-mail

 

 

Genetics and genomics of complex diseases. 

Justin Siegel, Ph.D.

Justin Siegel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
Chemistry
and the
Genome Center
Davis Campus
e-mail

Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D.

Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D.

Professor
Rm 1400 Research III Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-0726
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Role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the genesis and progression of breast tumors; tumor suppressor proteins and their mechanisms of action, mechanisms of therapeutic resistance to targeted agents, role of ZNF217 transcription factor in breast tumor initiation and progression.

Yoshikazu Takada, M.D., Ph.D.

Yoshikazu Takada, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
3300, 4645 Second Ave.,
Sacramento, CA 95817
e-mail

 

Flora Tassone, Ph.D.

Flora Tassone, Ph.D.

Research
Professor
In-Residence
MIND Wet Lab
Sacramento Campus
530-754-7268
e-mail

 

A molecular geneticist with a specialty in transcriptional and translational regulation of the fragile X (FMR1) gene.

Clifford Tepper, Ph.D.

 Clifford Tepper, Ph.D.

Associate Research Biochemist
Research III
Room 2200A
Sacramento Campus
916-703-0365
e-mail

Lin Tian, Ph.D.

Lin Tian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
2352 Oak Park Research Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-8070
e-mail

 

Invents new molecular tools for analyzing and engineering functional neural circuits. Leveraging these tools, combined with optical imaging techniques, studies molecular mechanisms of neurological disorders at system levels to search for novel therapeutic treatments.

Frederic Troy, Ph.D.

Frederic Troy, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
4430 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-752-3240
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Glycobiology - The Polysialic Acid Glycotope: Structure, Function, Synthesis and Glycopathology. Role of the Polysialic Glycotopein Human Cancer Metastasis.

John Voss, Ph.D.

John Voss, Ph.D.

Professor
4110 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-754-7583
e-mail 

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

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

 

Aiming Yu, Ph.D.

Aiming Yu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director
PK/PD Bioanalytical Laboratory

2132 Oak Park Research Building
Sacramento Campus
916-734-1566
e-mail

 

Chengji Zhou, Ph.D.

Chenji Zhou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
602B Shriners Hospital, Sacramento
916-453-2268
e-mail

 

Morphogenesis, Developmental disorders, Regeneration