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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Konstantinos Chatzistergos, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute
Phone: 305-243-3892
Address: Biomedical Research Building, #913
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Research Summary: Studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardiovascular development and disease, with particular emphasis on the mechanisms by which the BMP and β-catenin signaling pathways regulate the fate of cardiomyogenic precursor cells during myocardial lineage development, homeostasis and regeneration.

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

Nevis L. Fregien, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cell Biology
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

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Co-Director of Clinical and Translational Investigation Master’s Program
Phone: 305-243-5181
Address: Papanicolaou Bldg., #514
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Lab Website: www.barryhudsonlab.com

Research Summary: Inflammation and lifestyle factors in breast cancer metastasis

Huw Kruger Gray, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
SCCC – Flow Cytometry Shared Resource, Director
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

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

Professor, Cell Biology, Director for the Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Program
Phone: 305-243-1750
Address: Papanicolaou Research Building, Room #417
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Research Summary:
Ovarian cancer biology and early embryogenesis