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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718  

Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718

Degree Program Offered:Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Marc Gartenberg, Department of Pharmacology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (732/235-4757)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Ermine Abali, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Columbia Medical oncology

Debarata Banerjee, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Calcutta
Cancer pharmacology, antifolate research

Joseph Bertino, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, CINJ; M.D., Downstate Medical Center
Cancer pharmacology, antifolate research

Gary Brewer, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, and Immunology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Vanderbilt Post-transcriptional control of gene expression in cancer and immune responses

J. Don Chen, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Baylor
Gene regulation by nuclear hormone receptors, leukemia

Xiaoxin Chen, Assistant Research Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Rutgers Molecular mechanisms and prevention of esophageal adenocarcinoma and oral cancer

Peter Cole, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Cornell
Cancer pharmacology, antifolate research

Allan H. Conney, Professor of Pharmacology, EMSP; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Cytochromes P-450 and drug metabolism; chemical carcinogenesis

Joseph Fondell, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., Rockefeller Regulation by nuclear hormone receptors

Marc R. Gartenberg, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Yale Nuclear organization of DNA; chromosome structure; yeast plasmid segregation

Celine Gelinas, Professor of Biochemistry, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Sherbrooke (Canada) Cancer; oncogenes; transcription factors; cell proliferation; apoptosis

William N. Hait, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania
Calcium-calmodulin-mediated signal transduction and drug resistance; cancer pharmacology

Shengkan (Victor) Jin, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, CINJ; Ph.D., Cornell
Tumor suppressor genes, programmed cell death and tumorigenesis

Barton A. Kamen, Professor of Pediatrics, CINJ; M.D., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Chemotherapy of cancer in children

Frederick C. Kauffman, Professor of Pharmacology, EMSP; Ph.D., Illinois
Influence of intermediary metabolism on xenobiotic metabolism; neurotoxicity

Ah-Ng Tony Kong, Professor of Pharmaceutics, EMSP; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Regulation of gene expression by drugs and xenobiotics; signal transduction and apoptosis

Jeffrey D. Laskin, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo) Carcinogenesis and differentiation in cell culture

John Lenard, Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Cornell
Enveloped RNA viruses; transcription, replication, entry, and assembly

Fang Liu, Associate Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Harvard Signal transduction and gene regulation; growth and differentiation control

Leroy F. Liu, Professor and Chairperson of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
DNA topoisomerases and control of cell division; cancer pharmacology

Peter Lobel, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Columbia
Molecular mechanisms responsible for targeting lysosome in mammalian cells

Jianjie Ma, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Baylor
Structure-function studies of ion channels, signal transduction

Randall D. McKinnon, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., McMaster The role of polypeptide growth factors in oligodendrocyte development

Sally A. Meiners, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Michigan State
Modulation of neuronal growth and regeneration by the extracellular matrix; regeneration in the injured spinal cord

Robert G. Nagele, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-SOM; Ph.D., Rutgers Structural/functional organization of the cell nucleus

Jerome Parness, Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Pharmacology, and Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Yeshiva (Einstein) Regulation of intracellular calcium pools

Nicola Partridge, Professor and Chairperson of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Western Australia Signal transduction; molecular endocrinology; transcriptional regulation; and metalloproteinases

Daniel S. Pilch, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley) Mechanism of action of topoisomerase poisoning drugs; structure and energetics of specific RNA recognition by drugs and proteins

Larissa A. Pohorecky, Professor of Neuropharmacology, CAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Alcohol and psychological stress on brain monoamines and behavior

Eric H. Rubin, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., South Florida Clinical and molecular approaches to inhibition of DNA topoisomerases

Loren W. Runnels, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook) Signal transduction, role of the channel-kinase TRPM7 in cell adhesion

Alexey G. Ryazanov, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; D.Sci., Moscow State Regulation of protein synthesis and the cell cycle

Kathleen W. Scotto, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Cornell Transcriptional regulation of P-glycoprotein (MDR/mdr) gene

Federico Sesti, Assistant Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Genova
Physiology, structure, and function and genetic disease of ion channels

Yufang Shi, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, and Immunology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Toronto

Tetsuo Shimamura, Professor of Pathology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Yokohama
Structure and function of the renal medulla; urine-concentrating mechanisms

Patricia K. Sonsalla, Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and
Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Utah Neurotoxicology; monoamines and CNS function

Vasily Studitsky, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., W. Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology (Moscow) DNA transcription through chromatin

Nancy C. Walworth, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Yale
Control of cell cycle progression in yeast

William J. Welsh, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the UMDNJ Informatics Institute, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania Drug discovery, computer-aided molecular modeling and design, bioinformatics

Julie Williams, Professor of Pharmcology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., British Columbia Genes that mediate sleep and wakefulness

Sunil Jayalath Wimalawansa, Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Royal Postgraduate Medical School (London) Endocrinology and metabolism

Donald J. Wolff, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Pharmacology of nitric oxide synthesis; calcium/calmodulin dependent processes

Chung S. Yang, Professor of Pharmacognosy, EMSP; Ph.D., Cornell
Nitrosamines; carcinogenesis; molecular biology of cytochrome P-4507

Guofeng You, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Harvard Drug transporters in human diseases

Peter D. Yurchenco, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Albert Einstein Extracellular matrix

Renping Zhou, Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., California (Berkeley) Molecular mechanisms of neural development


 
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