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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

BMB Faculty

The training and teaching faculty in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology represent a wide array of research interests.

PRIMARY APPOINTMENT

Matunis, MichaelDepartment Interim Chair,
Professor
Signaling through SUMOylation and functions to health and disease
Bailey, ScottAssociate ProfessorStructure/function studies of genome integrity
Brown, TerryProfessor EmeritusAndrogen receptor structure, function, expression and transcriptional activity; age-dependent changes in the prostate; prostate cancer
Bryant, RandyProfessorEnzymatic mechanisms in bacterial DNA recombination
Culotta, ValeriaProfessorMetabolism of metal ions and oxygen radicals
Drummond-Barbosa, DanielaProfessorControl of ovarian stem cells and their differentiating progeny by diet, insulin, and other systemic signals; molecular mechanisms of meiotic maturation; Drosophila model system
Evans, JaniceProfessorMammalian fertilization; sperm-egg binding and fusion; egg activation; oocyte maturation; cell adhesion; cytoskeleton
Huang, P.C.ProfessorBioinformatics, genomics and proteomics
Jordan, PhilipAssistant ProfessorGenome maintenance and meiosis; DNA recombinaton and chromosome segregation
Kavran, JenniferAssistant ProfessorMechanistic studies of eukaryotic signaling pathways
Leung, AnthonyAssociate ProfessorGene regulation by non-coding RNAs in embryonic development and cancers 
McMacken, RogerProfessorMolecular mechanisms of initiation and regulation of chromosomal DNA replication; mechanisms by which molecular chaperones mediate remodeling of stable nucleoprotein assemblies
Miller, PaulProfessor EmeritusNucleic acid chemistry and biochemistry
Wan, FengyiAssociate ProfessorSignal transduction and gene regulation in immune response and cancer
Wang, JiouAssociate ProfessorMechanisms of neurodegeneration and protein quality control
Wright, WilliamProfessorGerm cell-Sertoli cell interactions; mechanisms of sperm-zona pellucida recognition and binding
Zirkin, BarryProfessorLeydig and stem cell aging; male fertility and infertility; reproductive toxicity

 

Bosch, JürgenVisiting Assistant ProfessorStudies on invasion and egress of the malaria parasite
Chen, HaolinSenior ScientistLeydig cell biology: from stem to aging
Learn, Brian Research AssociateBiochemistry and molecular biology DNA replication

SECONDARY APPOINTMENT

Coulombe, PierreProfessorUniversity of Michigan Medical School, Department of Cell Developmental Biology
Hamacher-Brady, AnneAssistant ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Hwang, HoYonResearch AssociateSchool of Public Health, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Klein, SabraAssociate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Meeker, AlanAssociate ProfessorSchool of Medicine, Departments of Pathology, Oncology and Urology
Prigge, SeanAssociate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Scott, AlanProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Sinnis, Photini ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Wallach, EdwardProfessor EmeritusSchool of Medicine, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics 
Wills-Karp, Marsha ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
Zacur, HowardProfessorSchool of Medicine, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology
Zoon, KathrynDirector, Scientist EmeritusNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Intramural Research