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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Physiology and Integrative Biology 761  

Physiology and Integrative Biology 761
Degree Programs Offered: Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program: Professor Jianjie Ma, Room 527, UMDNJ-RWJMS, Piscataway (732/235-4550)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Juan P. Advis, Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., South Western; D.V.M., Austral (Chile)
Hypothalmic regulation of leutinizing hormone; reproduction physiology

Marco Brotto, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., Trinity College (United Kingdom)
Muscle fatigue, ECC, and SOC in skeletal and cardiac muscles

Allan Conney, Professor of Pharmacology, EMSP; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Mechanisms of carcinogenesis and cancer chemoprevention

Daniel Cowen, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve
Coupling of 5-HT receptors to cellular signals for protein synthesis

David Denhardt, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Osteopontin, metalloproteinase inhibitors and their roles in bone biology and cancer

Cheryl F. Dreyfus, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience,
UMDNJ-RWJMS/ CABM; Ph.D., Cornell
Neuronal growth factor and brain development

Monica Driscoll, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, FAS-NB/CABM; Ph.D., Harvard
Molecular genetics of neurodegeneration; mechanotransduction

Huizhou Fan, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Manitoba
Cell signaling of ectodomain shedding and molecular pathogenesis of cancer

Joseph Fondell, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., New York
Regulation of gene expression by nuclear receptors in hormone dependent cancers

Michael Gallo, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Environmental and chemical carcinogenesis; pharmacology and toxicology

Barth Grant, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Princeton
Analysis of endocytosis and trafficking in C. elegans and mammalian cells

Estela Jacinto, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Temporal and spatial control of cell growth; nutrient sensing; signal transduction

Joseph Kedem, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Hebrew
Cardiac dynamics and metabolism

George Lambert, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Illinois
Environmental factors on childhood growth and development

John Lenard, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Cornell
Mechanisms of membrane fusion, sterol utilization in C. elegans

Fang Liu, Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Harvard
TGF-B signaling and cancer biology

Peter Lobel, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Columbia
Protein targeting; mannose-6-phosphate receptors; cancer prognosis

Jianjie Ma, University Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Baylor
Ca2+, Ca2+ channels and related genes in cardiovascular function and cancer biology

Kenneth H. McKeever, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., McMaster
Growth factors and glia

Gary F. Merrill, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Michigan State
Regulation of coronary blood flow

Judith Neubauer, Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Neurobiology of respiratory control; neuronal responses to hypoxia and CO 2

Tim Otto, Associate Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., New Hampshire
Neurobiology of learning and memory

Jerome Parness, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Yeshiva (Einstein)
Intracellular Ca channel ad dantrolene receptor

Nicola C. Partridge, Professor and Chair of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., Western Australia
Signal transduction; molecular endocrinology; metalloproteinases

John Pintar, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CABM; Ph.D., Oregon
Physiology of insulin-like growth factor and genetic analysis of opioid system function

Hong Ruan, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Beijing Medical; Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Adipose tissue-secreted cytokines, gene transcription, obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes

Dipak Sarkar, Professor and Chairperson of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Oxford
Influences of stress and drug abuse on neuroendocrine and neuroimmune systems

Peter Scholz, Professor of Cardiac Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Basel Medical School
Cardiovascular physiology and cGMP signaling

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

Sue Shapses, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Columbia
Metabolism of bone and cartilaginous tissue; osteoporosis

Yufang Shi, University Professor of Molecular Genetics and Immunology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Alberta
Molecular immunology and apoptosis

Arabinda K. Sinha, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California (San Francisco)
Neurotransmitter up and down regulation

Nancy R. Stevenson, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Intestinal digestion and absorption, nutrition, and curricular development

Chih-Cheng Tsai, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., New York
Nuclear receptors and their roles in Drosophila development and human diseases

Malcolm Watford, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; D.Phil., Oxford
Glutamine metabolism; regulation of glutaminase gene expression

Harvey R. Weiss, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Duke
Coronary and cerebral circulation, nitric oxide, myocardial signal transduction

William J. Welsh, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Bioinformatics; computer-aided molecular modeling and drug design

Sunil Wimalawansa, Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Peradeniya (Sri Lanka); Ph.D., Royal Postgraduate Medical School (United Kingdom)
Osteoporosis; mitochondria, oxidative stress, and aging on bone, endothelial and smooth muscle cells

Rob Zachow, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Kansas
Ovarian follicular development steroidogenesis

Renping Zhou, Associate Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP/EOHSI; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Development of the brain; function of growth factors and their receptors



 
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