152 People Results for the Tag: Food

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Michael Axtell

Professor of Biology
Discovery and characterization of plant microRNAs and siRNAs. Functions of microRNAs and siRNAs in the evolution of plant development. Genomics and bioinformatics of microRNAs, siRNAs, and their targets

Margherita Cantorna

Emphasis Area Representative, Immunology and Infectious Disease; Director of the Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Disease; Distinguished Professor of Molecular Immunology
Understanding the working of the immune system. Utilizing animal models of several human diseases including enteric infections and inflammatory bowel disease to determine the cellular targets and molecular signals by which dietary components regulate immunity.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Darrell Cockburn

Assistant Professor of Food Science

Ali Demirci

Professor-in-Charge of the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility; Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Sagan Friant

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

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Adam Glick

Associate Chair, Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences; Emphasis Area Representative, Cancer Biology; Professor of Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis;
The role of Transforming Growth Factor-beta in cutaneous inflammation and cancer development, and how the immune system responds to epithelial cells with activated oncogenes such as Ras. Signaling pathways that regulate senescence of premalignant epithelial cells and how cells escape from oncogene-induced senescence.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

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

Girish Kirimanjeswara

Associate Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Science
Establishing the Virulence Factors

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Carsten Krebs

Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioinorganic Chemistry - spectroscopic and kinetic studies on the mechanisms of iron-containing enzymes

Qunhua Li

Associate Professor of Statistics
Developing statistical and computational methods for analyzing complex omics data and improving quality and reproducibility of high-throughout data

Richard Mailman

Professor and College of Medicine Distinguished Senior Scholar

Jonathan Marks

Associate Professor of Bioethics, Humanities and Law

Jeffrey Peters

Distinguished Professor of Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis
Roles of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) in the regulation of homeostasis, toxicology, and carcinogenesis.

Kathleen Postle

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Signal transduction and iron transport in bacteria

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

Tanya Renner

Assistant Professor of Entomology
Evolution of chemical and structural defense. Molecular evolution, evolutionary genomics, and transcriptomics. Origins and evolution of carnivorous plants.

Philip Smith

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

Rachel Smith

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Daniel Weiss

Associate Professor of Psychology
The cognitive mechanisms underlying language acquisition

Jian Yang

Huck Chair in Regenerative Engineering; Professor of Bioengineering
Development of new biodegradable polymers for use in engineering elastic tissues such as blood vessel, tendon, ligament, and cardiac tissue, and in other applications such as biological labeling, bioimaging and drug delivery.

Edward Dudley

Professor of Food Science; Director of E. coli Reference Center
Mechanisms driving toxin production in Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli; use of genome sequencing to track pathogen transmission during foodborne outbreaks

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Edward Levri

Associate Professor of Biology
Research interests lie in the evolutionary ecology of parasitism and disease, invasion ecology, and predator-prey interactions.

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

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

Naomi Altman

Professor Emeritus of Statistics
Bioinformatics, gene expression analysis, functional genomics and gene clustering, experimental design, multiple testing, functional data analysis and nonparametric smoothing.

Peter Hudson

Former Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Willaman Professor of Biology
Population dynamics of infectious diseases in wildlife and the dynamics of parasite community structure.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Alison Gernand

Ann Atherton Hertzler Early Career Professor in Global Health; Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences

Bhushan Jayarao

Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Chad Dechow

Associate Professor of Dairy Cattle Genetics

Cristina Rosa

Assistant 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.

Dave Biddinger

Research Professor; Tree Fruit Research Entomologist

Edwin Rajotte

Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator

Etya Amsalem

Assistant Professor of Entomology
The evolutionary development and the mechanistic basis of social behavior in insects using an integrative approach encompassing chemical, genetic and physiological tools

Francisco Diaz

Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology
Ovarian physiology. Role of SMAD-mediated signaling in follicular and female germ cell (oocyte) development.

Harland Patch

Assistant Research Professor; Research Associate of Entomology

Joseph Reese

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gene regulation in cell cycle and DNA damage control; regulation of DNA damage-induced transcription.

Joy Pate

Director of the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health; Professor of Reproductive Physiology; C. Lee Rumberger and Family Chair in Agricultural Sciences
Specializing in the area of ovarian function. Primary research interests focus on the interactions between steroidogenic and immune cells, and the role of microRNA in development and maintenance of the corpus luteum.

Joyce Sakamoto

Assistant Research Professor -

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Kenneth Tamminga

Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture
Ecological restoration; ecological design; sustainability; environmental planning; urban green infrastructure; ecology and design pedagogy.

Margarita Lopez-Uribe

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Nicole Etter

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development
The relationship between tactile sensation and skilled oral behaviors (e.g. speech and swallowing) in healthy young, aging, and clinical populations.

Paul Bartell

Associate Professor of Avian Biology
The regulation of biological clocks in birds at the systems level.

Robert Berghage

Associate Professor of Plant Science
Environmental plant physiology. Controlled and modified environments for plant growth. Eco-roofs, rooftop greening, and other uses of plants in distributed stormwater management systems.

Rudolf Schilder

Assistant Professor of Entomology and Biology
Comparative & ecological physiology of insect and mammalian locomotion.

Scott Selleck

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Shelby Fleischer

Professor of Entomology

Stephen Wilson

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

Troy Ott

Associate Director for Graduate Education, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Professor of Reproductive Physiology
Reproductive immunology and the physiology of early pregnancy.

Franklin Pugh

Director of the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation; Willaman Professor in Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and genomics of eukaryotic transcription regulation.

Gary Perdew

Director of the Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis; John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences
Mechanisms of receptor-mediated carcinogenesis.

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.

J. Martin Bollinger

Professor of Chemistry; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of metalloenzymes and metallofactor assembly

J. Gregory Ferry

Stanley Person Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Enzymology and molecular genetics of anaerobic microbes from the Archaea domain

Ming Tien

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Characterization and biochemical analysis of cellulose synthesis in a variety of organisms. Mechanism and regulation of fungal degradation of lignin. Dissimilatory Iron reduction.

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.

Wayne Curtis

Professor of Chemical Engineering
Regulation and signal transduction in plant secondary metabolism. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbons. Commercial chemical production in plants and plant tissue culture.

David Eissenstat

Professor of Woody Plant Physiology
Plant physiological ecology. Root biology and physiology. Plant carbon and nutrient economies.

Jonathan Lynch

Distinguished Professor of Plant Nutrition
Plant adaptation to nutrient and water stress. Global change. World hunger. Root biology.

Timothy Craig

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care

Regina Vasilatos-Younken

Dean of the Graduate School; Professor of Poultry Science, Endocrine Physiology, and Nutrition
Role of endocrine and metabolic factors in the regulation of muscle and adipose tissue growth.

Ralph Keil

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

David Proctor

Professor of Kinesiology, Physiology, and Medicine
Physiology of aging and exercise; cardiovascular responses to exercise; regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow; skeletal muscle adaptation; vascular adaptation.

Sarah Ades

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

Shantu Amin

Professor of Pharmacology

Arun Sharma

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

John Richie, Jr.

Professor of Health Evaluation Sciences

Mary Ann Bruns

Associate Professor of Soil Microbiology and Biogeochemistry
Functional ecology of biogeochemically important microbial populations.

Denice Wardrop

Research Professor of Geography; Director of Riparia

Margaret Brittingham

Professor of Wildlife Resources
Avian ecology; avian response to oil and gas exploration and development; effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations; managing wildlife on private land

Jason Kaye

Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology; Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry
Ecosystem ecology; global change biology; biogeochemistry of nitrogen and carbon cycling in managed and unmanaged ecosystems.

Tyler Wagner

Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Ecology

Jeffrey Catchmark

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Cellulose synthesis and organization, cellulosic composites and coatings, microbial cellulose production, and chemically powered microfluidic and biological devices and sensors.

Joshua Lambert

Associate Professor of Food Science
Dietary polyphenols in prevention of obesity and fatty liver disease; efficacy and mechanisms of action of food-derived phytochemicals in prevention of lung cancer; biotransformation, bioavailability and potential hepatotoxicity of dietary phytochemicals

Lauraine Hawkins

Assistant Professor of Biology

Kevin Harvatine

Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology
Investigation of dietary factors that modify ruminal fatty acid biohydrogenation, regulation of synthesis of milk components, and basic regulation of lipid synthesis with the continual goal of developing feeding strategies to improve the efficiency and performance of dairy cows

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.

Charles Geier

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Adolescent neurodevelopment and risky decision making; emergence of substance use; fMRI methods

Chris Engeland

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Nursing
How stress, age, gender, and hormones affect inflammation / health. Biomarker feasibility for predicting health outcomes.

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

Armen Kemanian

Associate Professor of Production Systems and Modeling
Agricultural Systems, Agricultural and Natural Systems Modeling, Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling, Bioenergy Systems, Coupled Hydrologic and Nutrient Modeling, and Plant Competition

Terrence Bell

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

Nigel Deighton

Director of Research Instrumentation
Oversight of Huck facility operations, strategic direction and leadership in programmatic growth, and grant opportunities

Andrew Patterson

Professor and Huck Chair of Molecular Toxicology
The Patterson lab is focused on understanding the host-metabolite-microbiome axis

Douglas Bird

Associate Professor of Anthropology
Livelihood decisions and habitats, exploring the dynamics of human subsistence practices, their role in ecosystem function, and their archaeological implications in Australia and Western North America.

Karl Zimmerer

Professor of Geography
Land use and agricultural change/global change, Economic development/globalization/neoliberalism, Nature-society and human-environment theory, Environmental impacts (biodiversity/soils/water/conservation), Food/producer-consumer networks/sustainability.

Barbara Jean Rolls

Professor and Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences; Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Anna Estes

Assistant Research Professor

Ethan Xingyuang Fang

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Gretchen Kuldau

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology

Paul Esker

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Field Crop Pathology

Kristina Petersen

Assistant Research Professor

Mauricio Pontes

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Bruce Stanley

Director of the Section of Research Resources, Hershey

Derek Lee

Associate Research Professor

Hassan Gourama

Associate Professor of Food Science

Beth Potter

Associate Professor of Biology

Renate Winkels

Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences

Terry Etherton

Distinguished Professor of Animal Nutrition

Justin DiAngelo

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Danielle Downs

Professor of Kinesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Paul Heinemann

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Joshua Smyth

Distinguished Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Medicine

Bob Roberts

Professor and Head of Food Science

Bronwen Powell

Assistant Professor of Geography, African Studies and Anthropology

Howard Fescemyer

Assistant Research Professor

Erika Ganda

Assistant Professor of Food Animal Microbiomes
Developing practical ways to leverage the microbiome to improve food safety and improve food production animals' production efficiency.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Emily Davenport

Assistant Professor of Biology
Understanding the complex relationship humans have with our microbiomes, using high-throughput sequencing technologies and novel computational and statistical techniques.

Laura Weyrich

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Howie Weiss

Professor of Biology
I am a Biomathematican and very recently moved to Penn State from Georgia Tech (I also had appointments at Emory in Public Health and PBEE). Bacteria and their viruses (phages) provide a way to study ecological and evolutionary processes in real time under the well-controlled laboratory conditions. Many of the questions that our group studies lie at the intersection of fundamental science and improving human and animal health. We develop new approaches to mathematical modeling to better understand the role of the physical structure in how bacteria grow and evolve. To complement this computational work, we work closely with microbiologists, biochemists, virologists, physicians, veterinarians, etc. and combine mathematical models with experiments. In recent years I have taught courses in virus dynamics, population genetics, dynamics and bifurcations, advanced linear algebra, and stochastic processes.

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.

Robert Chiles

Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology

Francesco Di Gioia

Assistant Professor of Vegetable Crop Science

Michael Jacobson

Professor of Forest Resources

Heather Karsten

Associate Professor of Crop Production/Ecology

Ruairidh Sawers

Assistant Professor of Plant Response to Abiotic Stress

John Wallace

Assistant Professor of Weed Science

Ibrahim Ozbolat

Hartz Family Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

William Driscoll

Assistant Professor of Biology

Nilam Ram

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies; Professor of Psychology

Guy Townsend

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology