People

Program administrators

Program Administrators
John Cushman
John Cushman
Professor & Graduate Student Director
775-784-1918
HMS 210b
3710
Program Administrators
Seungil Ro
Seungil Ro, Ph.D.
Director, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Graduate Program
(775) 784-1462
CMM L-207 E
3710
Program Administrators
Subhash Verma
Subhash Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6743
3710

Program faculty

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Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Bioinformatics
David Alvarez-Ponce
David Alvarez-Ponce
Associate Professor
(775) 682-5735
FA 140B
1301 1303 1302
Microbiology and Immunology Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
David AuCoin
David AuCoin, Ph.D.
Professor; Chair
(775) 784-4128
1300 Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Josh Baker
Josh Baker
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4103
HMS 163
1301 1303
Physiology and Pharmacology
Sal Baker
Sal Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6908
1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Thomas W. Bell
Thomas W. Bell
Professor
(775) 784-1842
CB 334
1303
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Gary Blomquist
Gary Blomquist
Professor
775-682-7335
HMS 162
1303
Microbiology and Immunology Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Paul Brett
Paul Brett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4109
1300 Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Physiology and Pharmacology
Dean Burkin
Dean Burkin, Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Graduate Program
(775) 784-6288
1297
Physiology and Pharmacology
Heather Burkin
Heather Burkin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6289
1297
Microbiology and Immunology
Mary  Burtnick
Mary Burtnick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
775-784-4123
1300
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Iain Buxton
Iain Buxton, Pharm.D.
Regents Professor, Foundation Professor
(775) 784-4800
1297 1301 1303
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Won-Gyu Choi
Won-Gyu Choi
Assistant Professor
775- 682-7336
HMS 217
1303
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Caroline Cobine
Caroline Cobine, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8840
1297 1301
Microbiology and Immunology
William Courchesne
William Courchesne, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4113
1300
Plant Biology Bioinformatics
Grant Cramer
Grant Cramer
Professor
775-784-4204
HMS 205
1296 1302
Physiology and Pharmacology
Gale Craviso
Gale Craviso
Professor
(775) 784-4118
HMS 219
1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Christine Cremo
Christine Cremo, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-7033
1301 1303
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Bioinformatics
John Cushman
John Cushman
Professor & Graduate Student Director
775-784-1918
HMS 210b
1296 1301 1303 1302
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Ruben Dagda
Ruben Dagda
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4121
MHS 19A
1298 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Hanna Damke
Hanna Damke
Assistant Professor & Student Advisor
775-784-1830
HMS 146c
1301 1303
Physiology and Pharmacology
Scott Earley
Scott Earley
Professor
(775) 784-4301
MHS 8
1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Trish Ellison
Trish Ellison
Associate Professor & Student Advisor
775-7844561
HMS 146b
1303
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Kevin Facemyer
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D.
Director of Educational Excellence and Active Learning
(775) 327-2007
1303
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Yumei Feng Earley
Yumei Feng Earley
Associate Professor she/her
775-784-4116
AHS 108
1298 1297
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Brad Ferguson
Brad Ferguson
Assistant Professor | Graduate Program Director
775-784-6278
HMS 154
1297 1301
Physiology and Pharmacology
William  Gerthoffer
William Gerthoffer, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-6822
1297
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Thomas Gould
Thomas Gould
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8841
MHS 3C
1298 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Monika Gulia-Nuss
Monika Gulia-Nuss
Assistant Professor
775-682-7333
HMS 160
1303
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Jeff Harper
Jeff Harper
Professor
775-784-1349
HMS 222
1296 1301 1303
Physiology and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Robert Harvey
Robert Harvey, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4119 (office)
1297 1303
Developmental and Cell Biology
Christie Howard
Christie Howard
Associate Professor & Biotechnology Student Advisor
775-784-6243
AE 203
1301
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology
Jennifer Hoy
Jennifer Hoy
Assistant Professor
(775)-784-6049
1298 1301
Microbiology and Immunology Mechanisms of lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity; Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity by natural killer cells
Dorothy Hudig
Dorothy Hudig, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4430
1300 Mechanisms of lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity; Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity by natural killer cells
Microbiology and Immunology Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Kenneth Hunter
Kenneth Hunter, Jr. Sc.D.
Professor
(775) 327-5255
ARF Office: 412 | Lab 406-407
1300 Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Peter Jones
Peter Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Mick Hitchcock Endowed Chair of Medical Biochemistry
(775) 784-1566
1297 1301 1303
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
James Kenyon
James Kenyon
Professor, Director of the Institute for Neuroscience
(775) 682-8832
AHS
1297 1301
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology
Thomas Kidd
Thomas Kidd
Professor
(775) 784-6669
FA 311F
1298 1301
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology
Jung Hwan Kim
Jung Hwan Kim
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4483
FA 311G
1298 1301
Physiology and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Sang Don Koh
Sang Don Koh
Professor
(775) 784-1924
1297 1303
Plant Biology
Dylan Kosma
Dylan Kosma
Assistant Professor
775-682-7319
HMS 207
1296
Microbiology and Immunology Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Thomas Kozel
Thomas Kozel, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4124
1300 Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Physiology and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Normand  LeBlanc
Normand LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-1420
1297 1303
Developmental and Cell Biology
Susan Liebman
Susan Liebman, Ph.D.
Research Professor
(775) 682-7338
1301
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cynthia Mastick
Cynthia Mastick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-1155
1301 1303
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology
Grant Mastick
Grant Mastick
Professor and Co-Director of Neuroscience BS Program
(775) 784-6168
FA 311D; Lab 309
1298 1301
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Dennis Mathew
Dennis Mathew
Associate Professor, Co-director of Integrative Neuroscience Graduate Program
(775) 784-6052
FA 311C
1298 1297 1301
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Bioinformatics
Pedro Miura
Pedro Miura
Associate Professor he, him, his
(775) 682-7004
FA 140C
1298 1301 1303 1302
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Gillian Moritz
Gillian Moritz
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6065
1298 1297
Microbiology and Immunology Cell and Molecular Biology Bioinformatics
Alison Murray
Alison Murray
Research Professor, Biology
(775) 673-7361
1300 4140 1302
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva
Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva
Professor
(775) 784-6274
CMM
1298 1297 1301 1303
Neuroscience
John  Peacock
John Peacock, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 327-5174
1298
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Brian Perrino
Brian Perrino, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6396
1297 1301
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Simon Pieraut
Simon Pieraut
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6083
FA 319
1298 1297 1301
Physiology and Pharmacology
Chris Pritsos
Chris Pritsos
Director of Nv Ag Experiment Station, Associate Dean of Research
775-784-1601
FA 210
1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics
David Quilici
David Quilici
Director, Nevada Proteomics Center
(775) 784-1590
MHS 15-17
1303
Microbiology and Immunology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Maryam  Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh
Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8494
LMR 484
1300 1303
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Robert Renden
Robert Renden
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4352
MHS 12A
1298 1297 1303
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology Bioinformatics
Seungil Ro
Seungil Ro, Ph.D.
Director, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Graduate Program
(775) 784-1462
CMM L-207 E
1297 1301 1302
Microbiology and Immunology viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Cyprian Rossetto
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4824
1300 viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Claudia  Rückert
Claudia Rückert
Assistant Professor she/her
775-784-6092
HMS 146D
1303
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Bob Ryan
Bob Ryan
Professor & Department Chair
775-682-7332
HMS 146a
1303
Physiology and Pharmacology
Kenton Sanders
Kenton Sanders
Professor and Chairman
(775) 784-6980
1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics
 Patricia Ferreira dos Santos
Patricia Ferreira dos Santos
Assistant Professor
682-7319
AE 204
1303
Physiology and Pharmacology Bioinformatics
Karen Schlauch
Karen Schlauch
Research Professor
(775) 673-7917
HMS 167
1297 1302
Plant Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
David Shintani
David Shintani
Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
(775) 784-1740
1296 1303
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Medical School Admission/Education
Cherie Singer
Cherie Singer, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
(775) 682-8360
PMB Room 204
1296 1301 Medical School Admission/Education
Microbiology and Immunology
Paul Sumby
Paul Sumby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6105
CMM Office 211B | Lab 212
1300
Developmental and Cell Biology Microbiology and Immunology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Yftah Tal-Gan
Yftah Tal-Gan
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-1539
CB 317D
1301 1300 1303
Biochemistry and Biophysics Bioinformatics
Claus Tittiger
Claus Tittiger
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
775-784-1095
FA 201
1303 1302
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Maria Valencik
Maria Valencik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Basic Science Coordinator
1301 1303
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Bioinformatics
Alexander van der Linden
Alexander van der Linden
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6080
FA 339
1298 1301 1302
Microbiology and Immunology
Subhash Verma
Subhash Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6743
1300
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Chris Von Bartheld
Chris Von Bartheld
Professor
(775) 784-6022
1298 1297 1301
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
Ian Wallace
Ian Wallace
Assistant Professor
775-682-7311
HMS 214
1296 1301 1303
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Seán Ward
Seán Ward
Professor
(775) 784-6061
1298 1297
Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology
Ebenezer Yamoah
Ebenezer Yamoah
Professor
(775) 784-7537
1298 1297
Physiology and Pharmacology Developmental and Cell Biology
Wei Yan
Wei Yan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-7765
1297 1301
Bioinformatics
Won Yim
Won Yim
Assistant Professor
775-682-9447
HMS 216
1302
Neuroscience
Yong Zhang
Yong Zhang
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7896
FA 140E
1298
Bioinformatics
Tong  Zhou
Tong Zhou, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4340
1302

Adjunct faculty

Emeritus faculty

  • Glenn Miller, Professor of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources
  • Ron Pardini, Professor of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources