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  • Michael Airola, Assistant Professor, Structural biology of lipid modifying enzymes
  • Paul Bingham, Associate Professor, Genetic control of development and gene expression in animals
  • Deborah Brown, Professor, Cholestrol/sphingolipid-rich domains in membrane signaling
  • Vitaly Citovsky, Distinguished Professor, Intercellular transport, genetic transformation, and chromatin remodeling in plants
  • Neta Dean, Professor, Protein glycosylation
  • Dale Deutsch, Professor, The uptake of anandamide and 2-AG (the endocannabinoids) and the neurobiochemistry and cell biology of the enzymes involved in their metabolism
  • Jarrod B. French,  Assistant Professor, Structure, function and mechanism of proteins and protein complexes involved in human nucleotide metabolism.
  • Liang Gao, Assistant Biomedical imaging, fluorescence microscopy and 3D image analysis.
  • Peter J. Gergen , Professor, Regulation of gene expression during Drosophila development
  • Steven Glynn, Assistant Professor, Structure and mechanism of protein-unfolding machines in mitochondria
  • Bernadette Holdener, Associate Professor, Genetic regulation of epithelial to mesenchymal transition during mouse embryonic development
  • Nancy M. Hollingsworth, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Chromosome behavior in yeast meiosis
  • Wali Karzai, , Associate Professor, Structure and function of RNA-binding proteins and biochemical studies of the SmpB.tmRNA quality control system.
  • Sasha Levy, Assistant Professor, Evolutionary dynamics, network dynamics, yeast genomics, high-throughput technology development
  • Erwin LondonDistinguished Professor, Structure, organization, and function of membrane proteins and membrane lipids.
  • Ed Luk, Assistant Professor, Chromosome biology and genome regulation
  • Benjamin Martin, Assistant Professor, Stem cell maintenance and differentiation, Developmental mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis
  • David Q. Matus, Assistant Professor, Evolutionary, cell and developmental biological approaches to studying nematode uterine-vuval attachment and morphogenesis
  • Aaron Neiman, Professor and Chair, The cell biology of sporulation in yeast
  • Keith Sheppard, Director of Science Education, Associate Professor, Three areas of science education - all with the fundamental aim of improving the teaching and learning of science at every level of education.
  • Sanford Simon, Professor, Extracellular degradation by neutrophil proteases.
  • Steven O. Smith, Professor, Structure and function of membrane proteins
  • Gerald Thomsen, Professor, Mechanisms of cell fate determination and embryonic development


  • Yusuf A. Hannun, MD, Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center. Primary Appointment, Director, Cancer Center; Vice Dean for Cancer Medicine; Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research. Bioactive lipids in cancer pathogenesis and therapeutics. Email:
  • Martin KaczochaAssistant Professor, Primary Appointment, Anesthesiology;  Role of fatty acid binding proteins in pain, inflammation, and related pathophysiologies: Endocannabinoid pharmacology and development of novel therapeutics
  • Nisson Schechter, Professor, Primary Appointment, Psychiatry
  • Lonnie Wollmuth, Professor, Primary Appointment Neurobiology


  • David BynumDistinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Director of LIGASE (Long Island Group Advancing Science Education), K-Postdoc education and research including science teacher education
  • Bernard S. Dudock Professor Emeritus, Structure and Function of RNA
  • William Lennarz, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Biosynthesis and degradation of glycoproteins
  • Harvard Lyman, Associate Professor Emeritus, Photoregulation of Chloroplast Synthesis. Redox Regulation of Phototaxis
  • Kenneth B. Marcu, Professor Emeritus, Roles of the NF- k B activating IKKs in innate and adaptive immunity and cancer; Mechanisms of action AID in antibody class switching
  • Rolf Sternglanz, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chromatin function in gene regulation



  • Susan Erster
  • Matthew Schmidt
  • Joanne Souza, Lecturer and Director of the Biology Online Program


  • Robert Haltiwanger, Adjunct Professor, Role of protein glycosylation in signal transduction and quality control
  • Chang-Jun Liu, Adjunct Professor, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Hermann Schindelin, Adjunct Professor, Protein folding, function and degradation
  • John Shanklin, Adjunct Professor, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lipid modification enzymes, enzyme engineering
  • F.W. Studier, Senior Biophysicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Molecular genetics of bacteriophage T7, and use of T7 RNA polymerase to produce proteins in E. coli.


  • Nurit Ballas, Research Professor
  • Raafat El-Maghrabi, Associate Professor (Research), Primary Appointment, Physiology & Biophysics. Email:
  • Deniz ErezyilmazResearch Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Center for Developmental Genetics
  • Daniel Moloney, Research Assistant Professor
  • Hideyuki Takeuchi, Research Assistant Professor
  • Zuzana Zachar, Research Assistant Professor
  • Jörg Schwender, Research Assistant Professor
  • Changcheng Xu, Research Assistant Professor
  • Xiaohong Yu, Research Assistant Professor


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