Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics

Dawn M. Blitz | neural circuits underlying rhythmic behaviors; cellular and synaptic mechanisms of plasticity; neuromodulation; electrophysiology; confocal microscopy | Dawn.Blitz@MiamiOH.edu

Katia Del Rio-Tsonis | tissue regeneration; engineering and stem cell biology; developmental biology of animal models; retina and lens development and regeneration | delriok@MiamiOH.edu

Richard E. Edelmann | advanced microscopy; electron microscopy; delevopmental cellular ultrastructure; mycology | edelmare@MiamiOH.edu

Joyce J. Fernandes | neuromuscular development; remodeling of motor circuits; glial ensheathment of peripheral nerves | joyce.fernandes@MiamiOH.edu

Daniel K. Gladish | development of root systems, especially the effects of environmental factors on root development | gladisdk@MiamiOH.edu

Paul A. Harding | ADAM12S; brown adipose tissue; HB-EGF; white adipose tissue; cellular reprogramming | hardinpa@MiamiOH.edu

Susan M. Hoffman | genetic and morphological changes in small mammal populations in response to changing climatic conditions: population genetics; conservation; Peromyscus; climate change | hoffmasm@MiamiOH.edu

Paul F. James | molecular physiology of membrane transporters; molecular genetics of sperm physiology; male reproductive biology; epigenetics; engineered modification of the genome; tissue engineering of bone and cartilage | jamespf@MiamiOH.edu

Tereza Jezkova | biogeography, phylogeography, population and landscape genetics and genomics;  molecular ecology; species responses to climate change; mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and insects | jezkovt@MiamiOH.edu

Lori G. Isaacson | factors regulating neuronal survival; neuronal plasticity following axon injury; CNS neuron and glial response following peripheral axon injury | isaacslg@MiamiOH.edu

Kathleen A. Killian | neurobiology; factors regulating adult neurogenesis; insect innate immunity and agonistic behavior | killiaka@MiamiOH.edu

Andor J. Kiss | comparative biochemistry; physiological genomics; adaptational physiology | kissaj@MiamiOH.edu

Chun Liang | bioinformatics; biological database; data mining; RNA biology; gene expression and regulation; transposons and repeatome | liangc@MiamiOH.edu

Richard C. Moore | plant evolutionary genetics and genomics; evolution of sex chromosomes; plant population genetics; plant domestication | moorerc@MiamiOH.edu

Michael L. Robinson | developmental genetics; eye development; differentiation; mouse genetics; embryonic stem cells; transgenic animals; epigenetics | robinsm5@MiamiOH.edu

Haifei Shi | metabolic contribution of adipose tissue to energy balance and glucose homeostasis; sexual dimorphism in regulation of energy balance | shih@MiamiOH.edu

Yoshinori Tomoyasu | evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) using insect wings as a model system | tomoyay@MiamiOH.edu

Jack C. Vaughn | molecular, cellular, developmental and evolutionary biology of gene regulation in Drosophila | vaughnjc@MiamiOH.edu

Meixia Zhao | plant genetics and epigenetics; comparative genomics and bioinformatics; transposable elements and polyploidy; duplicated gene evolution; Genetic dissection of important agronomic traits | meixiazhao@MiamiOH.edu