Experts by Expertise: Genetics, Genetic Engineering and Evolution

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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

8/22/19

Stelios Andreadis

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Expertise: regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, stem cells, vascular grafts

Phone: 716-645-1202

Email: sandread@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

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

12/5/16

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

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

4/20/20

Vincent Lynch

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: evolutionary developmental biology; genetics; genomics; mammoths; evolution of mammalian pregnancy and cancer

Phone: 716-645-4899

Email: vjlynch@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

2/27/20

Stephanie A. Poindexter

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Expertise: biological anthropology, primate evolution, primate conservation

Phone: 716-645-0427

Email: sapoinde@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

5/22/20

Jack M. Sullivan

Professor of Ophthalmology

Expertise: retina, retinal degeneration, macular degeneration, ophthalmology, gene therapy

Phone: 716-862-6533

Email: js354@buffalo.edu

2/10/20

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

2/28/20

Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Expertise: human and primate evolution; human skeleton; morphological evolution; biological anthropology

Phone: 716-645-0430

Email: noreenvo@buffalo.edu

4/2/20

Zhen Wang

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: plant natural products, medicinal plants, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering

Phone: 716-645-4969

Email: zhenw@buffalo.edu