Molecular, Cellular and Systemic Physiology Faculty

Main Content

Arbogast, Lydia A., Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1988; 1996. Molecular aspects of reproductive neuroendocrinology.

Bany, Brent M., Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Western University (Canada), 1997; 2003. Uterine biology with a focus on the establishment and progression through early pregnancy in rodents and humans.

Cheatwood, Joseph, Associate Professor, Anatomy, Ph.D., University of Florida, 2004; 2009. Mechanisms of neuroprotection and recovery of function following central nervous system injury.

Ellsworth, Buffy S., Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2002; 2007. Pituitary gland development, molecular biology, regulation of gene expression.

Hales, Dale Buchanan, Professor and Chair Anatomy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Physiology, SIU School of Medicine, Carbondale, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Biophysics Ph.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1983; 2009. Reproductive Physiology; Cancer Biology; cancer prevention with natural products/ ovarian cancer/ steroid biochemistry/ immune-endocrine interactions.

Jensik, Philip, Assistant Professor, Physiology Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2009; 2016. Neurodevelopment and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Functional Genetics, Neurobehavioral Measures.

Liu, Qing, Assistant Professor, Physiology, Molecular Toxicology Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2012; 2021. Stem cell biology, cardiovascular toxicology, genomics, metabolism.

Narayan, Prema, Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1984; 2005 Reproductive endocrinology, gonadotropin hormones and receptors.

Nordman, Jacob C., Assistant Professor, Physiology, Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D., George Mason University, 2014; 2021. Stress, Synaptic and Intrinsic Plasticity, Brain Circuits, Aggression, Maladaptive Behavior.

Pond, Amber, Assistant Professor, Anatomy, Ph.D., Mississippi University, 1995. Ion Channel Biochemistry.

Sarko, Diana K., Assistant Professor, Anatomy, Ph.D., University of Florida, Neuroscience, 2006. Systems Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology.

Zheng, Zhengui (Patrick), Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1997; 2014. Steroid hormone-regulated sexual dimorphic development of external genitalia, brain, and limbs and the genetic impact of environmental chemicals on sexual dimorphic organ development.

Emeriti Faculty

Bartke, Andrzej, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1965; 1984.

Browning, Ronald A., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, 1971; 1973.

Clough, Richard, W., Professor, Ph.D. University of Nebraska, 1983; 1987.

Collard, Michael W., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Washington State University, 1987; 1993.

Coulson, L. Richard, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada, 1971; 1978.

Cox, Thomas C., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1979; 1982.

Ellert, Martha, Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., University of Miami, 1967; 1975.

Falvo, Richard E., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1970; 1973.

Ferraro, James S., Associate Professor, Ph.D., The Chicago Medical School, 1984; 1987.

Huggenvik, Jodi I., Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Washington State University, 1985; 1993.

Hunter, William S., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1971; 1975.

Murphy, Laura, Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia, 1984; 1987.