Biochemical Genetics

David Bedwell, Ph.D. Microbiology
Translation termination; mRNA turnover

Scott Blume, M.D. Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
Specific regulation of gene expression at the translational level, through sequence-specific RNA-binding proteins and complex 5'-untranslated RNA sequences; dysregulation of gene-specific translational control mechanisms in cancer

Patrick Higgins, Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Genetic and biochemical studies of chromosome dynamics

Joseph Messina, Ph.D. Pathology
Insulin and growth hormone (GH) action; insulin and GH resistance following trauma and infection

Steven Rowe, M.D. Medicine-Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care
Cystic Fibrosis Clinical and Translational Research

Eric Sorscher, M.D. Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
Cystic fibrosis and molecular genetics; patient-oriented research

Adrie Steyn, Ph.D. Microbiology
Mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence

David Sweatt, Ph.D. Neurobiology
Signal transduction mechanisms in learning and memory

Janet Yother, Ph.D. Microbiology
Capsular polysaccharides of Streptococcus pneumoniae