Experts by Expertise: Biology

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12/19/18

Victor Albert

Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: evolutionary biology, genomics, plant genomics, flowers, junk DNA

Phone: 716-645-4983

Email: vaalbert@buffalo.edu

10/22/18

Jared Aldstadt

Associate Professor of Geography

Expertise: Zika virus, dengue fever, chikungunya, mosquito-borne illness, disease transmission, epidemiology

Phone: 716-645-0481

Email: geojared@buffalo.edu

3/26/19

Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen

J. Solo Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise: chemical biology, lipids; cellular aging and senescence; cell death (apoptosis and necroptosis); omics approaches to research

Phone: 716-645-4130

Email: ekinatil@buffalo.edu

3/27/19

Priya R. Banerjee

Assistant Professor of Physics

Expertise: intrinsically disordered proteins, protein droplets, membrane-less organelles, single-molecule biophysics

Phone: 716-645-3444

Email: prbanerj@buffalo.edu

10/31/19

Ian Bradley

Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering 

Expertise: wastewater treatment, algae, algal blooms in the Great Lakes and elsewhere

Phone: 716-645-4004

Email: ianbradl@buffalo.edu

10/23/19

Omer Gokcumen

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: human and primate evolution, ancient humans (including Neanderthals and Denisovans), anthropological genomics

Phone: 716-645-4937

Email: omergokc@buffalo.edu

12/5/16

Richard M. Gronostajski

Professor of Biochemistry

Expertise: stem cell research and therapies; genetic engineering, testing and disease; genome editing; personalized or precision medicine; congenital developmental disorders

Phone: 716-829-3471

Email: rgron@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Shermali Gunawardena

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: neurons, axonal transport, biology of neurodegenerative diseases

Phone: 716-645-4915

Email: sg99@buffalo.edu

12/5/16

Marc Halfon

Professor of Biochemistry

Expertise: genetics; gene expression; gene drive; genome editing; mosquito genome; cell growth, differentiation and development

Phone: 716-829-3126

Email: mshalfon@buffalo.edu

11/14/18

Trevor Krabbenhoft

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: fish ecology (especially in rivers and lakes), genomics, evolutionary biology, invasive species, climate change, Great Lakes

Phone: 716-645-4934

Email: tkrabben@buffalo.edu

8/20/19

Howard Lasker

Chair of Environment and Sustainability

Expertise: coral reefs; coral bleaching; climate change and oceans

Phone: 716-645-4870

Email: hlasker@buffalo.edu

12/20/18

Charlotte Lindqvist

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: evolutionary biology, evolution of polar bears, hybridization of polar bears and brown bears, genomics

Phone: 716-645-4986

Email: cl243@buffalo.edu

5/16/19

Andrea Markelz

Moti Lal Rustgi Professor of Physics

Expertise: protein dynamics, spectroscopy, terahertz light, optical properties of materials, nonlinear optics

Phone: 716-645-2739

Email: amarkelz@buffalo.edu

12/20/18

Kathryn Medler

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: taste, taste cells, senses, peripheral nervous system, neuronal signaling

Phone: 716-645-4947

Email: kmedler@buffalo.edu

3/27/19

Sarah Muldoon

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Expertise: brain activity, brain networks, network neuroscience

Phone: 716-645-6284

Email: smuldoon@buffalo.edu

7/17/19

Blaine Pfeifer

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Expertise: metabolic engineering; biosynthesis of antibiotics and other compounds; vaccine design and delivery

Phone: 716-645-1198

Email: blainepf@buffalo.edu

5/14/19

Stefan Ruhl

Professor of Oral Biology

Expertise: saliva, oral bacteria, glycobiology of bacterial adhesion, oral microbiome, oral health

Phone: 716-829-6073

Email: shruhl@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Jack Tseng

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Expertise: mammalian evolution; evolution of carnivores (including dogs, cats, bears, hyenas and relatives); sabre-toothed and other big cats

Phone: 716-829-2752

Email: jacktsen@buffalo.edu

1/8/19

Eun-Hye “Enki” Yoo

Associate Professor of Geography

Expertise: GIScience, human mobility, spatial statistics (including in relation to public health, air pollution and the environment)

Phone: 716-645-0476

Email: eunhye@buffalo.edu