Deborah Bell-Pedersen, Director
Biology – Molecular genetics and genomics of circadian clocks and signaling pathways in fungi
Biology – Hybridization, speciation, and behavioral genomics
Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics – Uncovering mechanistic links between emotional states, biological timing, sleep, and development of chronic diseases using interdisciplinary approaches.
Biology – Molecular mechanisms of astrocyte-neuron interactions in mammals; regulation of neuronal synapses by astrocytic circadian clock.
Biology – Statistical analysis of circadian data
Biology – Molecular biology of biological clocks in Drosophila; behavioral neurogenetics; transcriptional regulation.
Statistics and Biology – computational biology and statistical genomics of circadian rhythms
Biology – Understanding the genes, neurons, and circuits regulating circadian rhythms in behavior and physiology
Biology – Neural regulation of behavior in flies and fish models
Veterinary Integrative Biosciences – Mechanisms underlying the circadian regulation of ion channels and their functions
Biology – Uncovering mechanistic links between emotional states, biological timing, sleep, and development of chronic diseases using interdisciplinary approaches.
Department of Statistics and Director of the Center for Statistical Bioinformatics
Biology – Molecular mechanism of the circadian clock in mice
Biology – Molecular genetics and genomics of monarch butterfly circadian clocks and long-distance migration
Veterinary Integrative Biosciences – Roles of transcription factors in mammary gland development and breast cancer migration
Biology – Role of circadian disruption on tumor progression & metastasis
Biology – Molecular and physiological basis of circadian-metabolic crosstalk in mammals
Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics, TAM Health Science Center – Signal transduction and circadian genes in human glioblastoma and glioma
Nutrition and Food Science – Integrative regulation of metabolism related to obesity and diabetes
Michael Young, Visiting Scholar & Hagler Fellow
Biology – Developmental neurobiology; molecular determinants of synapse formation; neural regeneration; biological clock control of neural signaling
Geography – GIScience, disaster resilience, public health, and coastal sustainability