90 People Results for the Tag: Aptitude

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Istvan Albert

Research Professor of Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics, large scale biological data analysis, microarrays and sequence analysis. Scientific programming, algorithm development. Database-driven web development.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sonia Cavigelli

Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Development of temperament/personality; relationship of temperament and social status to stress and health; individual differences in stress and health in the natural environment.

Darrell Cockburn

Assistant Professor of Food Science

Sagan Friant

Assistant Research Professor
Evolutionary anthropology of human health, disease ecology, nutrition, socio-ecological systems, bushmeat hunting, Nigeria.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Rick Gilmore

Professor of Psychology
The cognitive neuroscience of perception, memory, and action in infancy and early childhood.

John Hayes

Associate Professor of Food Science
Psychophysics of taste and flavor perception; role of genetic variation on food preferences

David Hughes

Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology
Parasite manipulation of host behavior

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Kenneth Keiler

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Small RNAs and protein localization in bacterial development and antimicrobial drug discovery.

Girish Kirimanjeswara

Associate Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Science
Establishing the Virulence Factors

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sally Mackenzie

Huck Chair of Functional Genomics; Professor of Biology; Professor of Plant Science
Organelle biology and cellular specializations. Plant epigenetics, memory and phenotypic plasticity. Crop epigenetic breeding.

Elizabeth McGraw

Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology
The genetics of vector, pathogen and symbiont interactions.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Timothy McNellis

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology
Genetics, molecular biology and physiology of plant interactions with phytopathogenic bacteria. Signal transduction events involved in plant disease resistance. Genetic control of plant hypersensitive cell death.

Anthony Schmitt

Professor of Molecular Immunology and Infectious Diseases
The process of paramyxovirus particle formation by budding: identifying and characterizing viral proteins used in budding, and learning how these manipulate host budding machinery to allow virus release.

Philip Smith

Director, Metabolomics Core Facility; Associate Research Professor, Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility (University Park)

James Tumlinson

Director of the Center for Chemical Ecology; Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology
Insect chemical ecology. Plant-insect interactions. Insect attractants.

Daniel Weiss

Associate Professor of Psychology
The cognitive mechanisms underlying language acquisition

Jasna Kovac

Lester Earl and Veronica Casida Career Development Professor of Food Safety; Assistant Professor of Food Science
Integrating epidemiological, microbiological, molecular and omics methods to better understand microbial pathogenic potential, antimicrobial resistance, and epidemiology of foodborne pathogens.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Moriah Szpara

Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Biology
How genetic variation influences the outcomes of viral infection, particularly for neurotropic viruses such as herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2, using high-throughput sequencing, comparative genomics, neuronal cultures, and genetic manipulation of both host and pathogen.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Cristina Rosa

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology
Plant Virology, interaction of plant viruses with their insects as vectors and with their plant hosts. Virus evolution, exploration of plant viromes, viral co-infections, effect of climate change on viral resistant breaking strains. Use of nanotechnologies for virus detection and virus disease management.

Diane Williams

Professor and Head of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Characterization of cognition and language in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental language disorders with variations in contextual and processing demands.

Douglas Cavener

Professor of Biology; Former Dean, Eberly College of Science
Regulation of protein synthesis and control of translation initiation of mRNAs in higher eukaryotes and the evolution of tissue specific transcriptional regulation.

Edwin Rajotte

Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator

Harland Patch

Assistant Research Professor; Research Associate of Entomology

Kelli Hoover

Professor of Entomology
Invasive species of forest insects; plant-insect-entomopathogen interactions; impacts of plants on pathogenesis; biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid

Michele Diaz

Associate Professor of Psychology & Linguistics

Nancy Dennis

Associate Professor of Psychology
The cognitive and neural mechanisms that support learning and memory in young and older adults.

Philip Bevilacqua

Co-Director, Center for RNA Molecular Biology; Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RNA folding in vivo and genome-wide; RNA regulation of gene expression; Ribozyme Mechanism; roles RNA may have played in the emergence of life on early earth

Richard Ordway

Professor of Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics
Genetic analysis of neural function.

Stephen Wilson

Associate Professor of Psychology
Addictive behavior, with a specific focus on cigarette smoking.

Sujit Pujhari

Assistant Research Professor

Claire Thomas

Associate Professor of Biology and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Roles of the cytoskeleton at the cell membrane in epithelial cells, including issues of cell polarity and adhesion, cell signaling, and morphogenesis.

Jong Yun

Professor of Pharmacology

Fumiko Kawasaki

Associate Research Professor
Genetic and Molecular Studies of Neural Function and Degeneration

Tyler Wagner

Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Ecology

Lisa Gatzke-Kopp

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Developmental neuroscience of psychopathology with a focus on aggression, hyperactivity, and substance abuse; relationship between experience, environment, and neurobiological dysfunction.

Hong-Gang Wang

Professor of Pharmacology

Gabriele Monshausen

Associate Professor of Biology
Plant cell signaling. Hormonal and mechanical signal transduction in plant growth regulation. Live cell imaging of subcellular microdomains of ionic signaling.

Orfeu Buxton

Professor of Biobehavioral Health
The causes of chronic sleep deficiency in the workplace, home, and society; the health consequences of chronic sleep deficiency, especially cardiometabolic outcomes, and the physiologic and social mechanisms by which these outcomes arise. Successful aging is a central focus of this work. Ongoing interdisciplinary human studies involve sleep loss, aging, and insomnia, as well as health disparities.

Kathryn Suzanne Scherf

Associate Professor of Psychology
Development of face and object representation in typically developing children and children with developmental disorders.

Idan Shalev

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Interdisciplinary approach to identify mechanisms underpinning the biological embedding of stress across the lifespan with a special focus on biological aging.

Tim Miyashiro

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
How bacteria adapt to a host environment. The mutualistic symbiosis established between the Hawaiian bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes) and a bioluminescent bacterium (Vibrio fischeri).

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Peter Arnett

Professor of Psychology
Clinical neuropsychology, neurocognitive effects of multiple sclerosis, and the neurocognitive and emotional consequences of sports-related concussion in collegiate athletes.

Terrence Bell

Assistant Professor of Phytobiomes
Soil and root-associated microbiomes, microbiome assembly, microbiome manipulation, disturbance.

Thomas Gould

Jean Phillips Shibley Professor and Department Head of Biobehavioral Health
Using genetic, pharmacological, behavioral, and molecular biological techniques to study the neurobiology of learning and memory and the effects of addiction on it.

Elizabeth Proctor

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering, and Engineering Science & Mechanics
Systems biology of complex disease. Integration of heterogeneous data types across length scales.

Pia Abel zur Wiesch

Huck Early Career Chair in Systems Pharmacology; Associate Professor of Biology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Janine Kwapis

Assistant Professor of Biology
Molecular and epigenetic mechanisms underlying learning and memory and age-related memory impairments.

Roger Beaty

Assistant Professor of Psychology
The cognitive neuroscience of creative thinking and problem solving.

Bruce Stanley

Director of the Section of Research Resources, Hershey

Hassan Gourama

Associate Professor of Food Science

Kari Peter

Assistant Research Professor of Tree Fruit Pathology

Justin DiAngelo

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Joshua Smyth

Distinguished Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Medicine

Francisco Dini-Andreote

Assistant Professor of Plant Science
Microbiome, plant-microbe interactions, and community ecology. Harnessing the plant microbiome to enhance protection against biotic and abiotic stresses.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Karolina Skibicka

Huck Chair of Metabolic Physiology; Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
Utilizing rodent models to discover novel neural substrates that control fundamental homeostatic and reward controls of food intake, and their failures in the case of obesity and infection-induced anorexia; How food and feeding behavior affect neural circuits controlling sociability and emotionality.

Denise Solomon

Head and Liberal Arts Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Ibrahim Ozbolat

Hartz Family Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

William Driscoll

Assistant Professor of Biology

Gwendolyn Thomas

Assistant Research Professor

Autumn Sabo

Assistant Professor of Biology
How anthropogenic stressors affect plant communities, conservation, and restoration options. Recent work has focused on how deer and silvicultural techniques impact forest understories, with future projects likely extending to rare and invasive plant biology as well as climate change adaptation.

Flor Acevedo

Assistant professor of Entomology (Penn State Behrend)

Douglas Teti

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, and Pediatrics

Brad Cardinale

Department Head, Ecosystem Science and Management

Emily Ansell

Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Advancing research surrounding stress and addiction.