Plant Molecular Biology
My research focuses on the response of plants to environmental stress at the molecular and biochemical levels, and utilizes both crop and model plant... See this person's full profile
Microbial Genetics/Molecular Biology
I am interested in DNA repair mechanisms and recombination. These processes are essential for the protection of organisms from DNA-damaging... See this person's full profile
We study the molecular pharmacology of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). These ligand-gated ion channels are the seat of nicotine addiction and are implicated in a... See this person's full profile
Professor Marzluff teaches Physical Chemistry (CHM 363, 364), General
Chemistry (CHM 129), Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry (CHM 210) as well as
the Policy Studies... See this person's full profile
Directed changes in the shape of epithelial sheets are required to create many of the major tissues in animals, including the intestinal system,... See this person's full profile
Current focus of the lab - in a nutshell.
The actin-based motor protein called myosin-10 appears to contribute to the proper structure and function of the mitotic spindle, the... See this person's full profile
Professor Sieck's research is focused on the development of new synthetic organic methodology to generate biologically active molecules.
Link to Summer 2014 Research Description... See this person's full profile
Cell Biology / Developmental Biology
I am interested in the formation of sensory structures during neural development in vertebrate embryos. Most of my work with students at... See this person's full profile
Professor Trimmer is interested in the structure and mechanism of enzymes. Her research has focused on enzymes that perform oxidation/reduction reactions using the coenzyme flavin. She... See this person's full profile