Anatomy, Embryology & Histology Faculty
Leonard M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular genomics; Vascular smooth muscle cell fate determination from pluripotent stem cells.
Rita Finley, Ph.D.
Biochemical effects on growth and key metabolizing enzymes on human liver cell lines; Stimulatory effects of formyl-methionyl peptides and leukotrienes on rabbit intestinal mucosa.
Brenda J. Klement, Ph.D.
Endochondral bone formation and skeletal tissue changes occurring in microgravity conditions such as during spaceflight.
Woo-Kuen Lo, Ph.D.
Ultrastructure and cell biology of the eye; structure-function relationship of intercellular junctions, cell membrane and cytoskeleton of the lens.
Peter MacLeish, Ph.D.
Functional organization of the vertebrate retina; axonal regeneration; Purkinje cell viability.
John W. Patrickson, Ph.D.
Chronobiology; neural mechanisms in the generation of circadian rhythms, neuroanatomy.
Douglas F. Paulsen, Ph.D.
Skeletal pattern formation during embryonic development; Microgravity effects on the musculoskeletal system.
Kelwyn H. Thomas, Ph.D.
Gene regulatory mechanisms involved in cellular differentiation; Germ cell development in the mouse testis.
Winston Thompson, Ph.D.
Cell and reproductive biology, molecular mechanisms of ovarian follicular development and cyst formation, cell and animal models.
Lawrence E. Wineski, Ph.D.
Neural organization of craniofacial musculature.