Yinglong MiaoAssistant Professor
Research: Biomolecular modeling, cellular signaling and computer-aided drug design
Joanna SluskyAssociate Professor
Research: Exploring membrane protein folding through protein design, bioinformatics, and molecular biology.
Ilya VakserDirector, Professor
Research: Molecular Recognition in Structural Bioinformatics
Brian AckleyAssociate Professor
Research: Interaction between neurons and their environment.
Malay BasuAssociate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Computational Genomics
- Bioinformatics and computational biology
- Evolutionary and comparative genomics
Kyle CamardaAssociate Professor
Office Phone: 785-864-2908
Research: High-performance computing for design of new biological agents.
Roberto De GuzmanProfessor
Research: Structural studies of protein-protein and protein-RNA interactions in bacterial and viral pathogenesis.
Susan EganProfessor, Chair, Department of Molecular Biosciences
Office Phone: 785-864-4294
Research: Molecular mechanisms of bacterial transcription activation; AraC family proteins.
Christopher FischerProfessor, Associate Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Director of Engineering Physics Program
Office Phone: 785-864-4579
Research: Kinetics and the thermodynamics of protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid interactions.
Ryan FunkAssociate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Research: Pediatrics, Clinical Pharmacology, Rheumatology
Research: Medicinal Chemistry. Identification and proteomic analysis of target proteins in relation to cytotoxicity of chemically reactive metabolites. Mechanistic studies of cytochrome P450 family enzymes.
Leslie HeckertProfessor, Marion M. Osborn Professor for Reproductive Sciences
Research: Molecular mechanisms that regulate cellular differentiation and organ development of the reproductive system.
P. Scott HeftyProfessor
Research: Mechanisms of developmental gene regulation and pathogenesis for Chlamydia.
Office Phone: 785-864-5060
Research: Methods of modern computational chemistry to study structure, dynamics and thermodynamics of complex molecular systems.
Erik LundquistProfessor, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Office Phone: 785-864-5853
Research: Molecular signaling events that underlie cellular morphogenesis.
Stuart MacdonaldProfessor, Associate Chair, Department of Molecular Biosciences
Office Phone: 785-864-5362
Research: Genetics of complex traits, Genome biology, Drosophila quantitative genetics.
Russ MiddaughDistinguished Professor
Office Phone: 785-864-5813
Research: Stability of peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, macromolecular assemblies, virus like particles, viruses and bacteria that are of pharmaceutical interest
Office Phone: 785-864-5162
Research: Stochastic adaptive control and Mathematics and Science education.
Christian SchöneichTakeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Dept. Chair - Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Office Phone: 785-864-4880
Research: Oxidative post-translational modification of proteins in vitro and in vivo.
Peter SmithSenior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine, Wineinger Endowed Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Research: Nerve regulation in a variety of systems including the cardiovascular system, eye, skin, and reproductive tract.
Barbara TimmermannUniversity Distinguished Professor, Department Chair - Medicinal Chemistry
Office Phone: 785-864-4844
Research: Natural products at chemistry-biology interface.
Robert UncklessAssociate Professor
Research: Evolutionary genetics and genomics of insect immune defense.
Cuncong ZhongAssistant Professor
Research: Metagenomics, cancer genomics, non-coding RNA function and structures, machine learning, and algorithms and data structures