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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Primary Faculty

  • Adhikary, Gautam , PhD, Assistant Professor
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    Keywords: Regulation of cancer stem cell survival.
  • Adipietro, Kaylin A., PhD, Research Associate
    (410) 706-4353
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    Keywords: cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, high-throughput screening, cancer biology, cellular signaling, fluorescent microscopy
  • Ananyeva, Natalya M., PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
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  • Badugu, Ramachandram , PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-7500
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    Keywords: Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Fluorescence Sensing, Radiative Decay Engineering, Plasmon-Controlled Fluorescence, Plasmonic Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology.
  • Ballin, Jeff D., PhD, Research Associate
    (410) 706-8903
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  • Benedetti, Francesca , PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-4657
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    Keywords: Microbiota, Cancer biology, p53, Mycoplasma
  • Black, Lindsay W., PhD, Professor
    410-706-3510
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    Keywords: genome structure, viral nucleic acid packaging, translocate DNA into an empty procapsid
  • Bucci, Enrico , MD, PhD, MD, Professor Emeritus
    (410) 706-6380
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  • Collins, John H., PhD, Professor Emeritus
    (410) 706-8102
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  • de Leeuw, Erik , PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 760-3430
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    Keywords: drug discovery and development; antibiotics; antivirals
  • Drohat, Alexander C., PhD, Professor
    410-706-8118
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  • Du, Shaojun , PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 234-8854
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    Keywords: Genetic and epigenetic regulation of gene expression, muscle, bone and adipocyte cell differentiation, molecular chaperones and protein stability, zebrafish models, gene transfer and genome editing.
  • Eckert, Richard L., PhD, Professor
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    Keywords: Tumor Suppression Function, MAPK Signal Transduction, Transcriptional Regulation, Epigenetic Regulation, Transglutaminase Function, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention, Hippo Signaling, Mouse Disease Models, Oncogenes, Cancer Stem Cell Survival Factors
  • Fan, Lingling , PhD, Research Associate
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  • Godoy Ruiz, Raquel , PhD, Research Associate
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    Keywords: Protein expression & purification, protein folding, structural biology
  • Goelet, Philip , PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
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  • Gupta, Aditi , PhD, Research Associate
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  • Hasan, S. Saif , PhD, Assistant Professor
    240-314-6396
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    Keywords: Cancer Biology, Cryo-Electron Microscopy, G-Proteins, Membrane Proteins, Structural Biology, Transporters, Trans-Membrane Signaling and Transport, Viral Structures, Vesicular Trafficking, X-Ray Crystallography
  • Hernandez-Ochoa, Erick O., MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-5787
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  • Hurt, Elaine M., PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Hwang, Bor-Jang , PhD, Research Associate
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  • Joshi, Sandeep S., PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-7901
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    Keywords: Melanoma biology, Hair follicle melanocyte stem cells and Pigment cell biology.
  • Kaetzel, David M., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-5080
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    Keywords: Cancer, melanoma, metastasis, metastasis suppressor genes, cancer stem cells, gene transcription, DNA repair, double-strand break repair, whole genome sequencing (WGS)
  • Kandasamy, Sivaveera , MBBS, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Karbowski, Mariusz , PhD, Associate Professor
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  • Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, Aikaterini , PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-5788
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    Keywords: cytoskeleton, signaling, skeletal and cardiac muscle (patho)physiology, breast cancer
  • Kumar, Alok , PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Lakowicz, Joseph R., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-8409
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    Keywords: Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Radiative Decay Engineering, Plasmon-controlled fluorescence
  • Lattman, Eaton E., PhD, Adjunct Professor
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  • Lin, Jiayuh , PhD, Professor
    410-706-7469
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    Keywords: IL-6, IL-11, GP130, STAT3
  • Lo, Pang-Kuo , PhD, Research Associate
    (410) 706-4360
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    Keywords: Breast cancer, cancer stem cells, epigenetics, non-coding RNAs.
  • Lu, Wuyuan , PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-4980
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    Keywords: Chemical protein synthesis, native chemical ligation, antimicrobial peptide, defensin, antitumor peptide, antibiotic resistance, bacterial pathogenesis, drug discovery
  • Lu-Chang, A-Lien , PhD, Professor
    410-706-4356
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    Keywords: DNA repair, DNA damage response, protein-protein interaction, protein modification, cancer treatment
  • Ma, Ling , MD, Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow
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  • Medved, Leonid , ScD, PhD, Professor
    410-706-8065
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    Keywords: Blood Coagulation, Fibrinolysis, Plasma Proteins Structure and Interaction, Fibrinogen, Fibrin, Fibrin(ogen) Receptors, Fibrin-Dependent Inflammation.
  • Mehta, Kapil , PhD, Adjunct Professor
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  • Neuwald, Andrew F., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-6724
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    Keywords: Protein sequence and structural analysis, Bayesian statistics, Computational Biology
  • Nurminsky, Dmitry I., DDS, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Pan, Li , MD, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Pidugu, Lakshmi Swarna Mukhi , PhD, Research Associate
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  • Pomerantz, Seymour , PhD, Professor Emeritus
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  • Pozharskiy, Edvin , PhD, Assistant Professor
    240-314-6870
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    Keywords: Protein crystallography, structure based drug design, biomolecular recognition
  • Qi, Jianfei , PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-2192
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    Keywords: transcriptional gene regulation, signaling transduction, histone demethylase, ubiquitin ligase, androgen receptor, c-Myc, prostate cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, DNA damage response
  • Ray, Krishanu , PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-6175
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    Keywords: Single Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Super-resolution imaging, HIV Envelope, Fc gamma receptor, DNA Packaging Motor, Plasmonics
  • Rogers, Terry B., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-8727
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    Keywords: Signal Transduction, Protein Chemistry, Membrane Receptor Biochemistry, Cardiac Cells, Intracellular Signaling, Calcium Signaling, Cardiac Cell Regulation, Inflammatory Signaling Pathways, Stem Cell Biology/Signaling, Stress Response Pathways, Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Functional Signal Transduction Cascades in Normal and Failing/Dysfunctional Hearts, Protein Phosphorylation/Dephosphorylation.
  • Schneider, Martin F., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-7812
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    Keywords: Skeletal muscle, calcium signaling, muscle cell signaling, excitation-contraction coupling, membrane voltage sensors, gating currents, Ca2+ channels, excitability, neuronal signaling, nucleo-cytoplasmic signaling, NFAT, HDAC, Foxo, cell membrane biophysics, cell electrical properties, muscle plasticity, muscle fiber type, muscle growth, muscular dystrophy, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, muscle membranes, muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ release, cytoplasmic Ca2+ transients, local Ca2+ signals, Ca2+ sparks, S100A1, calmodulin, calmodulation.
  • Shamoo, Adil E., PhD, Professor
    410-706-3327
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  • Shriver, Marey R., PhD, Assistant Professor
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  • Sobhi, Hany F., PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Summers, Michael F., PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Szmacinski, Henryk , PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
    410-706-7500
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  • Thompson, Richard B., PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-7142
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    Keywords: fluorescence, biosensor, fluorescence lifetime, fluorescence anisotropy, fluorescence polarization, FRET, zinc, copper, hydroxyapatite, retina, sub-RPE deposits, drusen, fiber optics, sensors, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy, age-related macular degeneration
  • Tsakiroglou, Panagiotis , PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Varney, Kristen M., PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-2110
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    Keywords: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Drug design, Structural Biology
  • Weber, David J., PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-4354
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    Keywords: Calcium-signaling, tumor suppression & cancer biology, structural biology
  • Wilder, Paul T., PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-5003
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    Keywords: High-throughput screening (HTS), structural biology, drug discovery, cancer biology, biophysic, protein chemistry, fluorescence spectroscopy, cell and molecular biology, zinc, calcium, assay development, cell signaling
  • Wilson, Gerald M., PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-8904
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    Keywords: Gene expression, RNA turnover, RNA-binding proteins, fluorescence spectroscopy, tumor progression, inflammatory mediators, lipoprotein receptors
  • Yakovlev, Sergiy , PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-8066
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    Keywords: Fibrinogen, Fibrin, VLDL receptor, Endothelial cells, Leukocyte transmigration, Inflammation
  • Yan, Bingxue , PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Zalzman, Michal , PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-7879
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    Keywords: Stem cells, Telomere, Cancer, Parkinson's disease, Conductive hearing loss, Bone reconstruction, 3D Printing, Tissue reconstruction, Regenerative medicine, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry,
  • Zella, Davide , PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-0995
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    Keywords: Cancer biology, p53, microbiota, Mycoplasma.
  • Zhang, Ruijie , MD, Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow
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  • Zhou, Qun , MD, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-1615 (Office)
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