Faculty : Departmental- Primary

Glen N. Barber, Ph.D.

Professor and Chairman of Cell Biology
Office: 305-243-5914
Address: Papanicolaou Research Building, Room #511
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Jeonghyun Ahn, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Office: 305-243-5576
Address: Papanicolau Research Building, Room 537
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Douglas C. Broadfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: 305-243-6691
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Sciences Building, Room #4144
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Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology, Neurological Surgery, & Neurology. Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience
Office: 305-243-4596
Address: Lois Pope LIFE Center, 5-18
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Research Summary:
To foster regeneration of axons across and beyond the area of injury.

Thomas H. Champney, Ph.D.

Professor, Educator Track, Cell Biology

Office: 305-243-6942
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #4099
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Research Summary:
Ethics research including the responsible conduct of research as well as the ethical use of cadavers and human tissues

Gregory E. Conner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Medicine

Phone: 305-243-6926
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #7168A
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Research Summary:
Airway epithelial cell biology and cell biology of lysosomes

Nevis L. Fregien, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Director for the Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Program
Phone: 305-243-6941
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #7177
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Research Summary:
Regulation of glycosyltransferase gene expression in cancer and development virally induced inflammation in middle ear epithelial cells

Katrin Hacke, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Phone: 305-243-3072
Address: Papanicolaou Building, Room #403
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Barry I. Hudson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Department of Medicine- Division of Endocrinology , Diabetes & Metabolism
Phone: 305-243-5181
Address: Papanicolaou Bldg., #528A
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Noriyuki Kasahara, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor (pending rank), Cell Biology

Phone: 305-243-3243
Address: Papanicolaou Building, Room #410
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Research Summary:
Gene therapy, oncolytic virotherapy, and genetic engineering strategies for application to cancer, transplantation, and regenerative medicine.

Mary Lou King, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Cell Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
Phone: 305-243-2457
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #4011
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Research Summary:
Cell fate determination in the early Xenopus embryo with special emphasis on genetic mechanisms that preserve stem (germ) cell totipotency and promote cell migration.

Huw Kruger Gray, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Phone: 305-243-5019
Address: Rosensteil Medical Science Building
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Theodore J. Lampidis, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology & Member of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Phone: 305-243-4846
Address: Rosensteil Medical Science Building, Room #4095
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Research Summary:
Cellular Pharmacology, Cardiotoxicity, Anticancer drugs

Susana G. Rossi, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Cell Biology
Phone: 305-243-6940
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #4168
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Research Summary:
Acetylcholinesterase, Neuromuscular Junction, Membrane Depolarization, Nerve Muscle Interaction

Richard L. Rotundo, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology, Physiology and Biophysics, and Member, Neuroscience Program
Phone: 305-243-6940
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room #4168
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Research Summary:
Biogenesis, folding, and trafficking of acetylcholinesterase, the enzyme that terminates cholinergic neurotransmission in nervous systems.

Pedro Salas, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology
Phone: 305-243-6977
Address: Rosenstiel Medical Sciences Building, Room #4090
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Research Summary:
Polarization in epithelial cells; Role of the cytoskeleton and signaling pathways

Elizabeth R. Smith, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Cell Biology
Phone: 305-243-1433
Address: Papanicolaou Research Building, Room #415
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Research Summary:
Ovarian biology, epithelial differentiation, signal transduction

Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Cell Biology
Schiff Center for Liver Diseases
Office: 305-243-2895
Address: Papanicolaou Research Building, Room #514
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Research Summary:
Innate Immune Responses to Hepatitis B & C Virus and its Role in Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Clinical Studies Aimed at the Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Xiang-Xi (Mike) Xu, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology
Phone: 305-243-1750
Address: Papanicolaou Research Building, Room #417
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Research Summary:
Ovarian cancer biology and early embryogenesis