Keith Baar, Ph.D.

Keith Baar

Professor
195 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-3367
e-mail

Determining molecular mechanisms underlying the physiological and functional adaptations of muscle to exercise.

Laura Borodinsky, Ph.D.

Laura Borodinsky

Professor
Shriners Hospital,
Sacramento Campus
916-453-2285
e-mail

Electrical activity and nervous system development.

Colleen E. Clancy, Ph.D.

Colleen E. Clancy, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
4134A Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-0254
e-mail

Computational approaches to reveal mechanisms of excitability in the heart and brain.

Jorge E. Contreras, Ph.D.

Jorge E. Contreras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4144 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-2770
e-mail

Connexins, pannexins and novel molecules permeable channels in health and disease.

Robert Cudmore, Ph.D.

Robert Cudmore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Residence
3455B Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
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Next generation data analysis pipelines; Neuronal and vascular function.

Eamonn Dickson, Ph.D.

Eamonn Dickson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4112A Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-6195
e-mail

Molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration.

Rose Ellen Dixon, Ph.D.

Rose Ellen Dixon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4112B Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-0742
e-mail

Regulation and modulation of cardiac L-type Ca2+ channels.

Michael Ferns, Ph.D.

Michael Ferns

Professor
4218 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-4973
e-mail

Molecular basis of synapse formation in the mammalian nervous system.

Alla Fomina, Ph.D.

Alla Fomina, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
4138 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-4454
e-mail

Aldrin Gomes, Ph.D.

Aldrin Gomes, Ph.D.

Professor
187 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-3207
e-mail

Proteasomes and troponins in muscle physiology and pathophysiology. Proteomics of troponin related cardiomyopathies.

Theanne Griffith, Ph.D.

Theanne Griffith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
4135 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-2780
e-mail

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of thermosensation.

Mark Huising, Ph.D.

Mark Huising, Ph.D.

Professor
193 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-4670
e-mail

Islet Biology and Diabetes, transcriptional control of beta cell differentiation and plasticity of pancreatic islet cell identity.

Yu-Fung Lin, Ph.D.

Yu-Fung Lin

Associate Professor
4144 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-4876
e-mail

Molecular, and cellular physiology of ATP-sensitive potassium channels; Cytoprotection.

Edward Pugh, Jr., Ph.D.

Edward Pugh, Jr., Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor
3301C Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-1468
e-mail

Jon Sack, Ph.D.

Jon Sack, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Vice Chair
4135 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-4131
e-mail

Voltage-gated ion channels.

Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.

Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
4305 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-8836
e-mail

CA2+ signaling in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle.

James S. Trimmer, Ph.D.

James S. Trimmer, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor
4206 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-6075
e-mail

Regulation of neuronal excitability; affinity reagent development and validation.

Igor Vorobyov, Ph.D.

Igor Vorobyov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
4133 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-3932
e-mail

Molecular modeling of ion channels and their modulation by drugs and lipids.

Jennifer Whistler, Ph.D.

Jennifer Whistler, Ph.D.

Professor
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience
1544 Newton Ct. Room 101C,
Davis Campus
530-752-8153
e-mail

Understanding how drugs of abuse change the brain and to use this information to inform the development of therapeutic interventions to treat and/or prevent drug abuse and its comorbidities of anxiety, and depression.

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.

Professor
4131 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-5298
e-mail

Neuronal and cardiac voltage-gated sodium channels; Computational protein design of novel therapeutics; Pain, epilepsy, and cardiac arrhythmias.

Jie Zheng, Ph.D.

Jie Zheng

Professor
4145 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-1241
e-mail

Ion channels in cellular signal transduction, structure-function relationship, and the development of novel technologies for membrane protein studies.

Olga Balashova, Ph.D.

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Assistant Project Scientist
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Andrew Hamilton, Ph.D.

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Assistant Project Scientist
633 Shriners Hospital,
Sacramento Campus
916‐453‐2294
e-mail

Lauren Liets, Ph.D.

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Associate Adjunct Professor
Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752‐3897
e-mail

Pei-Chi Yang, Ph.D.

Pei-Chi Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Project Scientist
4136/4134 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-754-1554
e-mail

Steve Anderson, Ph.D.

Steve Anderson

Research Physiologist Emeritus

Fluid and electrolyte transport in heart and brain with special emphasis on Na+K+2Cl cotransport and Na/H and Na/Ca exchange

Peter M. Cala, Ph.D.

Peter M. Cala

Professor Emeritus
4153 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-1285
e-mail

Na/H  Exchanger, isoform 1 (NHE:1) structure and function

Carroll Cross, M.D.

Carroll Cross, M.D.

Professor Emeritus
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Suite 3400, Professional Services Building,
Sacramento Campus
916-734-3564
e-mail

Fitz-Roy Curry, Ph.D.

Fitz-Roy Curry, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
4224 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-6716
e-mail

Microvascular permeability; acute and chronic inflammatory mechanisms in endothelium , genetic mouse models of microvascular permeability regulation, theory and measurement of microvascular permeability and blood to tissue exchange

Barbara Horwitz, Ph.D.

Barbara Horwitz, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
280 Briggs Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-0169
e-mail

Genetic, neural, and hormonal regulation of energy balance; alterations with obesity and age

Martha E. O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Martha E. O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
4155 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-7626
e-mail

Brain microvascular endothelial cell and astrocyte Na transporters in cerebral edema formation during ischemic stroke and diabetic ketoacidosis

John A. Payne, Ph.D.

John A. Payne

Professor Emeritus
4220 Tupper Hall,
Davis Campus
530-752-3336
e-mail

Ion and water homeostasis of neurons and epithelial cells