78 People Results for the Tag: Environment

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Laura Carrel

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Genetic, epigenetic, and genomic regulation of expression on the mammalian X chromosome.

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

Melik Demirel

Huck Chair in Biomimetic Materials; Pearce Professor of Engineering
Prof. Dr. Melik Demirel holds a tenured professor position in engineering at Penn State, and has a decade of experience in biosensors and nanomaterials. Prof. Demirel’s achievements have been recognized, in part, through his receipt of a Young Investigator Award, an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, an Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter Junior Fellowship, the Pearce Development Professorship at Penn State, a Boeing Distinguished Speaker Award. Prof. Demirel received his Ph.D. from Carnegine Mellon University and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Bogazici University.

Hong Ma

Huck Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Molecular Biology; Professor of Biology
Plant development under favorable and stressful conditions; phylogeny and evolutionary biology of plant groups containing major crops and ecologically important species.

Sally Mackenzie

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

Jason Rasgon

Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology
Integrating population biology, ecology, molecular tools and theory to address fundamental and applied questions related to vector arthropods and the pathogens they transmit.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ephraim M. Hanks

Associate Professor of Statistics
Spatio-Temporal Statistics. Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling. Optimal Sampling. Animal Movement. Landscape Genetics.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ira Ropson

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Folding, stability and function of proteins.

Jesse Lasky

Associate Professor of Biology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Monica Medina

Professor of Biology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ayusman Sen

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Cheng Dong

Advisor for the Center for Mathematics of Living and Mimetic Matter

John Regan

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Biological treatment processes, molecular microbial ecology, bioenergy production.

Paul Bartell

Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Neuroscience; Associate Professor of Avian Biology
The regulation of biological clocks in birds at the systems level.

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.

Robert Fraleigh

Assistant Research Professor

Scott Gartner

Director, Penn State School of International Affairs; Professor of International Affairs

Stephen Schaeffer

Professor of Biology
Population Genetics and Genomics of Chromosomal Rearrangements in Drosophila

Jack Vanden Heuvel

Director of the Center for Excellence in Nutrigenomics; Professor of Molecular Toxicology
Mechanisms of action of hypolipidemic drugs and peroxisome proliferators; steroid hormone receptor-mediated signal transduction; signal transduction by lipids and fatty acids; receptor-mediated carcinogenesis.

Donald Bryant

Ernest C. Pollard Professor of Biotechnology; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Photosynthesis, structure-function relationships of proteins, gene regulation, and microbial physiology. Cyanobacteria and green sulfur bacteria. Genomics of photosynthetic bacteria.

Kathleen Brown

Professor of Plant Stress Biology
Regulation of root development. Root responses to edaphic stress. Identification and genetic mapping of traits for adaptation to edaphic stress.

Jonathan Lynch

Director of the Center for Root and Rhizosphere Biology; Distinguished Professor of Plant Nutrition
Plant adaptation to nutrient and water stress. Global change. World hunger. Root biology.

Keith Cheng

Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and of Pharmacology
Computational phenomics, image informatics, and "Geometry of Life" based on x-ray histotomography, population, genomic, and functional genomic analyses of complex traits in human and zebrafish; web-based science resources.

Channe Gowda

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Sarah Ades

Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Associate Dean of The Graduate School
Signal transduction and antibiotic-induced stress responses in bacteria.

Karam El-Bayoumy

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mary Ann Bruns

Professor of Soil Microbiology and Biogeochemistry
Compositions and functions of microbiomes in agriculture, ecological restoration, and engineered systems for ecosystem service provision and climate change adaptation

Fumiko Kawasaki

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

Tyler Wagner

Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Ecology

James Adair

Professor of Material Science and Engineering
Nanoscale materials and phenomena for biological, optical and structural applications, property manipulation via novel chemical pathways for designer particles and materials, colloid and interfacial chemistry, powder characterization, powder processing, and commercialization and regulatory pathways for nanomedical human healthcare formulations

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.

Greg Shearer

Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
We seek to understand disease-related functional changes in the context of global changes in lipid mediators (bioactive metabolites of dietary fatty acids) and use them to identify markers of disease and better ways to prevent or manage disease

Edward O’Brien

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Developing and applying Physical Bioinformatic techniques to measure rates of translation transcriptome-wide and their molecular origins as relates to fundamental biology and disease.

Jonas Rubenson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Integrating experimental and modeling approaches to study gait and skeletal muscle function during locomotion in both health and disease/impairment. In particular, the relationship between in vivo muscle mechanics and metabolic energetics and mechanisms underlying locomotor adaptation and optimization.

Yong Wang

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Applying nature and biology as design guidelines to the creation of biomimetic and bioinspired materials at both the nanoscale and macroscale level for drug delivery, clinical diagnosis, and regenerative medicine.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Scott Medina

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Design of bio-inspired functional materials that serve as new tools in precision medicine. Understanding how peptides and proteins assemble at natural and non-natural interfaces to form organized structures with unique biochemical functions. The design of nano- and micro-scale biomaterials to develop new biosensing and therapeutic strategies to treat infectious disease, inflammation and cancer.

Tatiana Laremore

Director, Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility

Thomas Neuberger

Director, High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility; Associate Research Professor

Gang Ning

Director, Microscopy Core Facility
Using microscopy and flow cytometry to analyze structures and biochemical properties of cells.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Megan Schall

Assistant Professor of Biology

Yin-Ting (Tim) Yeh

Assistant Research Professor of Physics - Terrones Lab
Multidisciplinary study focused on developing point-of-care technologies for rapid detection of infectious diseases.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Frank Dorman

Associate Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Susan McHale

Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Professor of Demography

Joseph Cotruvo

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Biochemistry and chemical biology to uncover and understand new metal and redox biology. We are particularly interested in applications to infectious disease, bioenergy, and cancer biology.

Derek Lee

Associate Research Professor

Hassan Gourama

Associate Professor of Food Science

Herschel Elliott

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Josephine Wee

Assistant Professor of Food Science

Emily Weinert

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The mechanisms by which bacteria sense and respond to the environment, as well as how these signaling proteins/pathways affect competition, host colonization, and pathogenesis.

Laura Weyrich

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Lauren McPhillips

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Heather Karsten

Associate Professor of Crop Production/Ecology

Lora Weiss

Senior Vice President for Research

Ibrahim Ozbolat

Hartz Family Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

José Duarte

Professor of Landscape Architecture

Rachel Brennan

Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering

David Blandford

Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Environmental Economics

Lara Fowler

Senior Lecturer in International Affairs

Enrique Gomez

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Virendra Puri

Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Powder Mechanics and Food Processing

Jack Watson

Professor of Soil Science

Ganesh Srinivasan Anand

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dynamics of large biomolecular complexes; uncovering what drives their assembly, regulation and function through mass spectrometry.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Christian Huber

Assistant Professor of Biology
How evolutionary mechanisms such as mutation, recombination, and natural selection shape genetic diversity and the variability between individuals and species.