Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Rm 1400 Research III Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-3114 e-mail
Signal transduction by growth factors and the contributions of receptor signaling to development processes and tumor progression.
451 Health Sciences Drive Davis Campus 530-752-9654 e-mail
Genetic susceptibility to cancer, cancer genetics and genomics, human population genetics, cancer health disparities, global cancer health, Hispanic genetic demography.
Rm 1100B Research III Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-7743 e-mail
Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Gene Expression, Cell Cycle.
Youngran Chung, Ph.D.
4326 Tupper Hall Davis Campus e-mail
653B Shriner's Hospital Sacramento Campus 916-453-2287 e-mail
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.
4455 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-754-7266 e-mail
Molecular biology/genetics with particular focus on the neurodevelopmental disorder, fragile X syndrome, and the neurodegenerative disorder, fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS).
Briggs Hall Davis Campus e-mail
Molecular biology and protein synthesis. Structure/function of translation initiation factors and mechanisms of translational control.
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.
4323 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-752-4569 e-mail
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.
6311 Genome Building Davis Campus 530-752-2970 e-mail
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.
2400B Research III Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-1538 e-mail
Genetic and epigenetic targets of cancer.
Professor & Chair
Suite 2102 Oak Park Research Center Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-0910 e-mail
Dr. Lam is an expert in combinatorial chemistry, chemical biology, drug development, molecular imaging, nanotherapeutics and medical oncology.
2465 Chemistry Annex Davis Campus 530-752-6364 e-mail
Mass Spectrometry applied to the analysis of biological compounds. Analysis of proteins and glyconjugates as markers for diseases including cancer and infection.
2700 Stockton Blvd Oak Park Research Building Suite 2405 Sacramento Campus 916-734-4420 e-mail
Nano-medicine, Theranostics, Biomaterials
Suite 2301 Oak Park Research Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-6414 e-mail
Dr. Liu’s research focus has been in methods development for combinatory chemistry and applying combinatory chemistry for drug discovery.
3002 Research I Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-3656 e-mail
Rm 2400B Research III Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-7741 email
2463 Chemistry Annex email
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.
4321 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-752-6163 e-mail
4512 Genome Building Davis Campus 530-754-9134 e-mail
Engineering zinc finger DNA-binding proteins for diagnostics and gene therapy.
4453 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-754-6016 e-mail
Genetics and genomics of complex diseases.
Biochemistry, Chemistry and the Genome Center Davis Campus e-mail
Rm 1400 Research III Building Sacramento Campus 916-734-0726 e-mail
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.
3300, 4645 Second Ave., Sacramento, CA 95817 e-mail
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.
Associate Research Biochemist
Research III Room 2200A Sacramento Campus 916-703-0365 e-mail
4327 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-752-8667 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.
Professor and Chairman Emeritus
Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-752-3240 e-mail
Glycobiology - The Polysialic Acid Glycotope: Structure, Function, Synthesis and Glycopathology. Role of the Polysialic Glycotopein Human Cancer Metastasis.
4110 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-754-7583 e-mail
4131 Tupper Hall Davis Campus 530-752-5298 e-mail
Director PK/PD Bioanalytical Laboratory
2132 Oak Park Research Building
Sacramento Campus 916-734-1566 e-mail
602B Shriners Hospital, Sacramento 916-453-2268 e-mail
Morphogenesis, Developmental disorders, Regeneration.