A-D: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1256

Genome engineering in the liver

Beatrice Edith Monique Bissig- Choisat, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Malgorzata Borowiak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Wen Bu, Ph.D.

Instructor

Robert M Cabrera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6404

Andre Catic, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Phone

  • (713) 798-1567

We study protein quality control mechanisms and their involvement in gene regulation, metabolism, and aging.

Doug W Chan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Keith Syson Chan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5485

Cancer Stem Cells and Tumoral Heterogeneity; Extracellular matrix and Immune Microenvironment; Cancer Therapeutics

Benny Hung-Junn Chang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Eric C Chang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3519

Xi Chen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Unfolded Protein Response; ER stress; Tumor Microenvironment; Cancer Therapeutics; Stem Cells

Chonghui Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

RNA; Alternative splicing; Breast Cancer Metastasis; Clinical Applications

Cristian Coarfa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Orla M Conneely, Ph.D.

Professor

Clifford C Dacso, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0136

Clinical metabolomics, biosensors

Ruhee Dere, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Bingning Dong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6223

Regulation of liver metabolism and cancer development

E-J: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Dean Edwards, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2326

Xin-Hua Feng, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-4756

Embryonic stem cells; Serine/threonine phosphatases; SMAD; SUMOylation; TGF-ß/BMP; Ubiquitination

Richard H. Finnell, Ph.D., DABMGG

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4363

Neural and cardiovascular developmental defects, and complex human birth defects…

Charles E Foulds, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Xiaoyong Fu

Assistant Professor

Daniel A Gorelick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Cell signaling; Environmental influence on organ formation & function; Zebrafish genetics

Guowei Gu

Instructor

Sang Jun Han, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6276

Pathogenic Role of Steroid Receptor Coactivator and Nuclear Receptor in Women's Reproductive Disease

H. Courtney Hodges, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Epigenomics; Super-resolution imaging; Chromatin and epigenetics; Cancer biology

Shixia Huang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Milan Jamrich, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3772

Daoyun Ji, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Deborah L Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4032

Transcription Factors; Oncogenic Transformation; PTEN; TATA-binding protein; Maf1; Graduate Student Education

Sung Yun Jung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7231

K-L: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Tiffany A Katz, Ph.D.

Instructor

Beom-Jun Kim, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1688

KangHo Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Rainer Lanz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dong-Kee Lee, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Yunping Lei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Michael T. Lewis, Ph.D., B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3296

Feng Li

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5142

LC-MS-based metabolomics; Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics; Drug-induced liver injury

Wei Li, Ph.D.

Professor/Member

Yi Li, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3963

Breast cancer initiation and progression; Wnt signaling and cancer stem cells; Breast Cancer Prevention; JAK-STAT signaling in breast cancer

Lan Liao

Instructor

Stacy M Lloyd

Postdoctoral Associate

David Lonard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research interests

John P Lydon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Progesterone receptor and coregulator control of normal and abnormal functions of the uterus and mammary gland.

M-O: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Michael A Mancini, Ph.D.

Professor

Single cell analysis of gene regulation

Shailaja K Mani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Jianqiang Mao

Instructor

Sean Eric McGuire, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9174

Cancer cell metabolism; metabolic imaging

Neil J McKenna, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Anthony Ross Means, Ph.D.

Professor

Daniel Medina, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4483

Mammary premalignant progression; mechanism of hormone-induced protection in breast cancer.

Olga Medina-Martinez

Assistant Professor

David Moore, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3313

Functions of members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily

Robb Edwin Moses, M.D.

Professor

Genome Stability, Applied Metabolism, Heritable DNA Repair Defects

Lisa Kay Mullany, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Cardiac reprogramming; Transdifferentiation; Fibrosis

Hoang Nguyen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1236

Skin epithelial stem cells

Bert W O'Malley, M.D.

Chair/Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6205

Hormone action; Coactivator function; Eukaryotic gene expression; Gene therapy; Nanotechnology

Kazuhiro Oka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7381

Paul Overbeek, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6421

P-R: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Achuth Padmanabhan, Ph.D.

Instructor

Anil Kumar Panigrahi

Instructor

In Young Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Post-translational Regulation of Cytoskeleton; Methylation of Cytoskeletal Proteins

Frederick A Pereira, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6933

Signaling pathways in auditory development, aging and cancer prevention; Circadian Rhythms; Hearing and Balance disorders; Auditory neuropathy…

Kevin Phillips, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Energy Balance; Lipid Homeostasis; Experimental Therapeutics

Massimo Pietropaolo, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4736

Type 1 diabetes; Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes; Monogenic causes of polyautoimmunity; Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Nagireddy Putluri, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Jun Qin, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1507

Li Qin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Yassine Rechoum, Ph.D.

Postdoc Fellow-PhD

Yi Ren, Ph.D.

Instructor

Joanne S Richards, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6238

Kevin Patrick Roarty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Cancer Biology; Cell and Developmental Biology; Cellular Heterogeneity in Breast Cancer Progression and Metastasis; Wnt Signaling

Jeffrey M Rosen, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6210

Developmental and hormonal regulation of mammary gland gene expression and breast cancer

David R Rowley, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6220

Mechanisms of reactive stroma in cancer progression.

S-V: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Pradip Saha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3704

Diabetes & Obesity related Research

Gayle Slaughter, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Diversity

Carolyn L Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Academic Program Development

Phone

  • (713) 798-6235

Negative regulation of estrogen receptor function; ER and coactivator interactions; Breast cancer; Bladder cancer

Margaret R. Spitz, M.P.H.

Professor

Lung Cancer; Epidemiology

Arun Sreekumar, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3305

Cancer Biology; Drug Resistance Mechanisms; Metabolism; Signal Transduction

Fabio Stossi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Zheng Sun, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Epigenomic regulation of energy metabolism and neurocognitive functions by physical exercise, diet, and the circadian clock

Adam Thomas Szafran, M.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Durga Nand Tripathi, Ph.D.

Instructor

Cell Signaling involved in the selective autophagy of peroxisome…

Ming-Jer Tsai, Ph.D.

Dist Serv Prof

Phone

  • (713) 798-6253

Sophia Y Tsai, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6251

W-Z: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Cheryl Walker, Ph.D.

Director

Phone

  • (713) 798-8219

Hai Wang, Ph.D.

Instructor

Nancy L Weigel, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6234

Coactivators and androgen receptors in prostate cancer; vitamin D receptor target genes.

Bogdan Jan Wlodarczyk

E-Mail Access

Clavia Ruth Wooton-Kee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6223

Jianming Xu, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6199

Gene networks & signaling pathways that regulate steroid hormone-promoted cancers

Feng Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8022

MAPK4 biology in human cancers; Signaling Pathways Regulating Prostate Cancer; Therapy-resistance of Human Cancers; Mouse Models for Human Cancers…

H. Glen Yarneau, B.S.

Assistant Professor

Ping Yi, Ph.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Robert Brian York

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4178

Liver Cancer; Hepatic Metabolism; Inflammation; Calcium Signaling

Ming Xiaoming Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor & Director of Anatomical Sciences

Phone

  • (713) 798-4720

Medical Education

Xiang Zhang, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Yingmin Zhu, PhD

Instructor