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Biology Faculty Members


Jacob Harney, PhD - Department Chair

Research Interests:
Ketogenic diet and brain energy metabolism, Diabetes, Caloric restriction, Neurodegenerative disorders, Neuroendocrine control of reproduction, Brain aging Go


Joanna Borucinska, PhD, DVM

Research Interests:
Veterinary Pathology, Comparative Pathology, Diseases of Fish with a concentration on diseases of sharks, Parasitic diseases  Go


Stewart Frankel, PhD - Associate Chair

Research Interests:
Aging process, caloric restriction, gene regulation, cell biology Go


Aime Levesque, PhD

Research Interests:
DNA damage, cell cycle checkpoints, Cancer mechanisms, gene regulation  Go


Yingcui Li, PhD

Research Interests:
Genes and development, genetic analysis of Hyaluronan function in Osteoarthritis, new approaches for Osteoarthritis treatment Go


Paola Sacchetti, PhD

Research Interests:
Neuroscience and molecular biology. Neurodegenerative disorders, in particular dementia  Go


Adam Silver, PhD

Research Interests:
Host-microbe interaction, beneficial symbiosis, pathogenesis, circadian rhythms, innate immunity Go


Bin Zhu, PhD

Research Interests:
Invasive species ecology and management, water quality and water pollution, aquatic macrophytes, biodiversity  Go

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