Faculty Laboratories

Cell Imaging & Signaling

Bearer Research and Scholarly Projects

The Bearer lab uses many different imaging technologies, coupled with molecular genetics and computational modeling, to study circuitry dynamics in health and disease states. Learn more.

The Buranda Laboratory

Dr. Buranda's research interests include cell signaling and cell adhesion, patiotemporal aspects of signaling and internalization, virus-host cell interactions (attachment and entry, effects on signal transduction, identification of new molecular targets relevant to viral pathogenesis: new approaches to identify cellular changes relevant to pathogenic mechanisms). Learn more.

The Chigaev Laboratory

Alexandre Chigaev's research focuses on immune cell signaling and cell adhesion. Learn more.

Cell Communication & Understanding

The Cannon Laboratory

The Cannon Lab's research is concentrated on understanding and modeling T cell migration in living tissues Learn More.

The Gillette Laboratory

The Gillette Lab studies how cell communication within the bone marrow microenvironment serves to regulate healthy and malignant cells. Currently, we focus our research on studies with hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells as well as solid tumor cells such as ovarian caner. Learn more.

Larry A. Sklar: Research

Dr. Sklar's diverse publications include topics such as cell adhesion and integrins, data science, drug repurposing, g protein-coupled receptors, low molecular weight GTPases, small molecule discovery, small molecules for infectious disease, technology development and imaging and Efflux transporters. Learn more.

The Wandinger-Ness Laboratory

Dr. Wandinger-Ness and her team discovered an unknown effect of the drug Ketorolac. A component in the drug acts on GTPases, which are molecular switches controlling cell behavior. They discovered this pain medication can aid in preventing the spread of ovarian cancer cells. Learn more.

The Willman Laboratory

The Willman Laboratory research applies nanotechnology to the therapy of leukemias. One of the primary challenges of all cancer therapies is to specifically target the cancer cells while minimizing the impact on the normal ones. Through the discoveries coming from the gene expression work, specific molecules have been identified on leukemia cells that allow the delivery of targeted therapeutic agents to tumor cells. Learn more.

Cell Sequencing & Biology

The Gullapalli Laboratory

The overarching goal of research in the Gullapalli lab is directed towards understanding different aspects of Hepatobiliary Cancer biology. They approach this complex medical problem using scientific methodology derived from diverse areas of research such as applied engineering, biomedical imaging, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics analysis and molecular biology. Learn more.

The Larson Laboratory

The Larson Laboratory's research has developed technology such as a biosensor for rapid point-of-care and is researching inhibitors of mechanisms that lead to treatment failure of cancer therapy drugs such as ATP-Binding Cassette Subfamily G Member 2. Learn more.

The Lidke Laboratory

The Lidke Lab's research integrates the disciplines of biophysics, bio-imaging and quantitative biology to gain new and fundamental understanding of the components and dynamics of cell signaling pathways. Learn more.

The Neumann Laboratory

The Neumann Laboratory research projects include Nano and Microscale Molecular Machines for Innate Immune Sensing of Candida, Light-activated antimicrobial countermeasures against fungal cells and biofilms and Microbial Signals Intelligence: Rapid Diagnosis of Infection by Detection of Pathogen Small Molecules. Learn more.

The O'Hair Laboratory

Kevin C. O’Hair is the attending veterinarian for three animal care and use research programs. Learn more