Biomedical Sciences Department
Specialties: Endolysosome dysfunction contributions to neurological disorders including HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s diseases, and COVID 19- associated neurological problems
- Neuroscience Building, Room 112
Associate Professor/Director of Graduate Admissions
Specialties: Molecular, pharmacological, epigenetic,and computational analysis of the serotoninand dopamine transporters and their role inhuman disease.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Room W218
Specialties: Neurotransmitters, Neuropeptides,Synaptic transmission and plasticity, Ionchannels, Learning and memory, Epilepsy,Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer’sdisease, Autism, Hippocampus, EntorhinalCortex, Interneuron, Patch-clamp,Electrophysiology.
- Neuroscience Building, Room 148
Specialties: Respiratory syncytial virus, Ebola virus,host-pathogen interactions, Cytoskeletaldynamics, Virus cell-to-cell spread, Ebolavirus RNA editing, Antiviral therapeutics.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, W219
Specialties: Pharmacology, Sympathetic nervoussystem, Innate immunity, G-protein coupled,Peptide and toll-like receptors, Receptorcross-talk, signal transduction, Molecularmechanisms of pharmacological action,Arrestins, G-protein coupled receptorkinases, Gq-G11 GTP-binding proteins,MAP kinase signaling.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Room W220
Associate Professor / Graduate Director
Specialties: Alzheimers disease, Multiple sclerosis,Spinal cord injury, Neurodegeneration,Neuroinflammation, Lipid metabolism,Brain energy metabolism, Lipid-mediatedsignal transduction, Acyl-CoA, Arachidonicacid, Eicosanoids, Ether phospholipid,Plasmalogen, Phospholipases, Analyticallipid techniques.
- Neuroscience Building, Room 122
Sarah Sletten, Ph.D.
Specialties: Active learning, Flipped Classrooms,Problem-based learning, Girls in STEM,K-12 STEM professional development.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Room W330
Specialties: Immunology, Mucosal immunology, Gutimmunology, Mucosal inflammationmicrobiome, Infectious diseases,Parasitology host-pathogen interaction,Vaccine development.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Rm W220
Specialties: Epigenetics in normal development andpathogenesis, Chromatin regulation,Role of poly (ADP-ribose) metabolism intranscription regulation and oncogenesis,PARP-1 inhibitors in oncology, Drosophilaand mammalian model organisms.
- Columbia Hall, Room 1733B
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor
Specialties: Dopamine transporter structure and function,Molecular mechanisms of cocaine andamphetamine, Protein post-translationalmodifications, Dopaminergic disorders.
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Room W216
Research Assistant Professors
Kate J. (Claycombe) Larson, Ph.D.
Acting Research Leader; USDA-ARS-PA, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Kim Hammer, Ph.D.
Research & Development Director, Fargo VA Health Care System; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department fo Biomedical Sciences
Bo Liang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of North Dakota