Teaching and Research Faculty

Archie

Archie, Beth
Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor
Research Interests:  Behavioral ecology, disease ecology and population genetics

Belovsky

Belovsky, Gary E.
Professor
Martin J. Gillen Director of UNDERC
Research Interests: Population/community ecology, conservation biology

Besansky

Besansky, Nora J.
Professor
Research Interests: Molecular evolutionary genetics of mosquitoes

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Boyd, Sunny K.
Professor
Research Interests: Neuroendocrine control of behavior

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Champion, Patricia
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Molecular genetics of mycobacterial protein secretion and pathogenesis

Collins

Collins, Frank H.
George and Winifred Clark Professor
Research Interests: Genetics of arthropod vectors of human pathogens

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D’Souza-Schorey, Crislyn
Martin J. Gillen Professor
Department Chair
Research Interests: Cell signaling and cancer progression

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Duffield, Giles E.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Molecular biology of circadian rhythms in mammals and mosquito vectors; clock
control of metabolism

Duman

Duman, John G.
Martin J. Gillen Professor
Research Interests: Physiological adaptations to subzero temperature, antifreeze proteins

Feder

Feder, Jeffrey
Professor
Research Interests: Ecological genetics

Ferdig

Ferdig, Michael T.
Professor
Research Interests: Genetics and genomics of drug resistance and virulence in the malaria parasite

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Fraser, Jr., Malcolm J.
Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, C.S.C. Professor
Research Interests: Molecular biology and genetics of viruses

Haldar

Haldar, Kasturi
Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, C.S.C. Professor
James C. Parsons and Carrie Ann Quinn Director of the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases
Research Interests: Understanding disease pathology and developing treatments in rare and neglected
diseases

Hellenthal

Hellmann, Jessica J.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Conservation biology, population ecology, global change

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Hill, Reginald
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Genetic models of pancreatic cancer

Hollocher

Hollocher, Hope
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Research Interests: Population and evolutionary genetics

Hyde

Hyde, David R.
Professor,
Rev. H.J. Kenna, C.S.C. Memorial Director of the Zebrafish Research Center
Research Interests: Retinal development and neuronal regeneration using adult stem cells in Zebrafish

Stuart E

Jones, Stuart E.
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Aquatic microbial and ecosystem ecology

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Lamberti, Gary A.
Professor
Research Interests: Stream and wetland ecology

Lee

Lee, Shaun
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Molecular microbiology and biosynthesis of peptide antibiotics

Li

Li, Lei
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Molecular genetics of retinal degeneration and visual modulation

Lodge

Lodge, David M.
Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla Professor
Research Interests: Freshwater ecology; biology of invasions

McDowell

McDowell, Mary Ann
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Immunobiology of Leishmania infections

McLachlan

McLachlan, Jason
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Ecology of forests and plant population ecology, statistical modeling, paleoecology

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Michael, Edwin
Professor
Research Interests: Epidemiology and population ecology of disease transmission

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Morales, Miguel A.
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Molecular parasitology, Leishmania stress response and drug resistance

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O’Tousa, Joseph E.
Professor
Research Interests: Photoreceptor function and processes of retinal degeneration

athanasia

Panopoulos, Athanasia D.
Elizabeth and Michael Gallagher Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Stem cells; reprogramming; cancer stem cells; blood cell development

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Perkins, T. Alex
Eck Family Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Infectious disease epidemiology and population biology

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Pfrender, Michael
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Ecological genomics, adaptation in natural populations, plasticity

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Ravosa, Matthew J.
Professor
Research Interests: Evolutionary morphology and pathobiology of the mammalian skull, masticatory
complex and musculoskeletal system

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Rocha, Adrian
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Ecosystem ecology, land-atmosphere interactions, and disturbance

Romero-Severson

Romero-Severson, Jeanne
Professor
Research Interests: Quantitative and population genetics

Schafer

Schafer, Zachary T.
Coleman Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
Research Interests: Cancer cell survival during metastasis

Schorey

Schorey, Jeff S.
Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, C.S.C. Professor
Research Interests: Immunology and cell biology of Mycobacterium – Host cell interactions

Schulz

Schulz, Robert A.
University of Notre Dame Professor
Research Interests: Development and stem cells

David Severson

Severson, David W.
Professor
Research Interests: Mosquito genetics and genomics

zain_syed

Syed, Zainulabeuddin (Zain)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Neuroethology and chemical ecology of arthropod vector of diseases

Tank

Tank, Jennifer L.
Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla Professor
Research Interests: Stream ecology and biogeochemistry

Greg Timp

Timp, Gregory
Keough-Hesburgh Professor
Research Interests: Single molecule spectroscopy, genetic engineering, THz-transistor technology
and laser-guided assembly of living cells into tissue for applications in life sciences and medicine

Vaughan

Vaughan, Kevin T.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Molecular basis of organelle transport

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Wingert, Rebecca
Elizabeth and Michael Gallagher Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Developmental biology and regeneration

Siyuan Zhang

Zhang, Siyuan
Nancy Dee Assistant Professor of Cancer Research
Research Interests: Cancer biology: tumor metastasis and drug resistance

Adjunct Faculty (can advise graduate students)

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Boone, David
Adjunct Associate Professor
 

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Dahl, Richard
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Multipotent stem cells, gene expression

Olson

Olson, Kenneth
Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Ion transport; cardiovascular blood flow in fish gill

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Prosperi, Jenifer R.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Breast cancer tumor development

Scheel

Scheel, Molly Duman
Adjunct Associate Professor
Research Interests: Genetics of nervous system development

Sheets

Sheets, Patrick
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Neurobiology of cortical circuits involved in pain, stress, and autonomic regulation

Concurrent Faculty

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Goodson, Holly V.
Concurrent Associate Professor; Molecular and Cell Biology and Biophysics
Research Interests: Biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics

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Shrader-Frechette, Kristin
Concurrent Professor; O’Neill Professor of Philosophy; Director, Center for Environmental Justice and Children's Health
Research Interests: Population-biology modeling, epidemiological risk assessment, philosophy of science, environmental justice

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Shrout, Joshua
Concurrent Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Bacterial biofilms, cell-cell signaling, and surface motility

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Stack, M. Sharon
Concurrent Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth M. Riley Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute
Research Interests: Regulation of proteolysis and adhesion

Research Faculty

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Achee, Nicole L.
Research Associate Professor
Research Interests: Epidemiology and control of arthropod-borne diseases

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Behura, Susanta
Research Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Vector competence of Aedes aegypti to dengue virus and genomics of mosquitoes

Souvik Bhattacharjee

Bhattacharjee, Souvik
Research Assistant Professor

Dom Chaloner

Chaloner, Dominic
Research Associate Professor
Research Interests: Pacific salmon, specifically in terms of ecosystem resource subsidies, ecosystem engineering, and contaminant biotransport
 

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Christopher, Sheila
Research Assistant Professor, Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative
Research Interests: Watershed ecology, biogeochemistry

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Grieco, John P.
Research Associate Professor
Research Interests: Epidemiology, ecology, and transmission dynamics of vector-borne illness

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Leevy, W. Matthew
Research Associate Professor
Director, Biological Imaging, Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility
 

Neil Lobo

Lobo, Neil
Research Associate Professor
Research Interests: Mosquito genomics, malaria transmission and epidemiology

 

Akoi Mori

Mori, Akio
Research Associate Professor

greg_ragland

Ragland, Greg
Research Assistant Professor, Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative
Research Interests: Evolution, physiology

shahir_rizk

Rizk, Shahir
Research Assistant Professor
 

prachi_singh

Singh, Prachi
Research Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Exosomes, modulation of Immune response during M.tuberculosis infection


 

Mark Suckow

Suckow, Mark
Research Professor,
Director of Freimann Life Science Center

Kathy Taylor

Taylor, Katherine
Research Professor;  Director of Operations and Interim Director of Global Health Training for the Eck Institute for Global Health

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Tanaka, Tetsuya
Research Associate Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and Biological Sciences
 

tsuyoshi_tokusumi

Tokusumi, Tsuyoshi
Research Assistant Professor

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Vaughan, Patricia S.
Research Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Dynactin & cytoplasmic Dynein-mediated motility

Special Professional Faculty

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Bock, Joseph
Teaching Professor
Research Interests: Mobile phone applications to global health; violence prevention

Michael Cramer

Cramer, Michael
Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director UNDERC-East

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Deak, Karen Imgrund
Assistant Professor of the Practice

Ken Filchak

Filchak, Kenneth
Associate Teaching Professor

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Haussamen, Lacey
Assistant Professional Specialist; Assistant Director for Global Health Training, Eck Institute for Global Health

Barb Hellenthal

Hellenthal, Barbara
Associate Professional Specialist
Curator, Museum of Biodiversity and Greene-Nieuwland Herbarium

Hellenthal

Hellenthal, Ronald A.
Director, Museum of Biodiversity
Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: Insect indicators: ecology, evolution, environment

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Laws, Angela Nardoni
Assistant Director
University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center-West

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Lewis, Kristin
Associate Teaching Professor
Gen Bio Coordinator

 

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Milord, Marie Denise
Assistant Professional Specialist
Research Interests:  Neglected tropical diseases (NTD) and coordination of malaria and lymphatic filariasis elimination efforts in Hispaniola
 

rachel_novick

Novick, Rachel
Assistant Professional Specialist
Director of the Minor in Sustainability

Mark Olsen

Olsen, T. Mark
Associate Teaching Professor,
Intro Bio Coordinator

Jennifer Robichaud

Robichaud, Jennifer
Assistant Teaching Professor

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Stark, Amy
Assistant Professional Specialist; Director, DNA Learning Center

Streit

Streit, CSC,Thomas
Associate Professional Specialist
Research Interests: Vector-borne disease transmission, control and prevention

David Veselik

Veselik, David
Assistant Teaching Professor
Biology Club Advisor

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Whaley, Michelle
Teaching Professor, Genetics and Cell Biology REU Program Director, Coordinator of
Undergraduate Research program

Library Faculty

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Ladwig, J. Parker
Librarian
Subject Librarian for Mathematics, Statistics, Biology, and Medicine

Emeritus Professors

Esch, Harold
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Electrophysiology and behavior

Fuchs, Morton
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Biochemical genetics of insect ovarian development

Grimstad, Paul
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Vector-borne disease ecology and epidemiology

Hellenthal, Ronald A.
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests:  Insect indicators: ecology, evolution, environment

Kulpa, Charles F.
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Applied and environmental microbiology

McGrath, CSC, James
Emeritus Professor

Rai, Karamjit
Emeritus Professor

Tweedell, Kenyon
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Experimental embryology and oncology