Program administrators

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

Program faculty

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Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
David Alvarez-Ponce
David Alvarez-Ponce
Associate Professor
(775) 682-5735
FA 140B
1302 1301 1303 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty 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 3709 Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Josh Baker
Josh Baker
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4103
1301 1303 3709
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Sal Baker
Sal Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6908
3709 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Thomas W. Bell
Thomas W. Bell
Professor
(775) 784-1842
CB 334
1303 3709
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Gary Blomquist
Gary Blomquist
Emeritus Professor
775-784-6031
HMS
1303 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Paul Brett
Paul Brett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4109
1300 3709 Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Dean Burkin
Dean Burkin, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-6288
3709 1297
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology preterm labor, research
Heather Burkin
Heather Burkin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6289
3709 1297 preterm labor, research
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Mary  Burtnick
Mary Burtnick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
775-784-4123
1300 3709
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Iain Buxton
Iain Buxton, Pharm.D.
Regents Professor, Foundation Professor
(775) 784-4800
1301 1303 3709 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Won-Gyu Choi
Won-Gyu Choi
Associate Professor
775- 682-7336
HMS 217
1303 3709
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Caroline Cobine
Caroline Cobine, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8840
1301 3709 1297
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
William Courchesne
William Courchesne, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4113
1300 3709
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Christine Cremo
Christine Cremo, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-7033
HMS 153
1301 1303 3709
Plant Biology Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics
John Cushman
John Cushman
Professor and Director, Biochemistry (BCH) Graduate Program
775-784-1918
HMS 210b
1296 1302 1301 1303
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Ruben Dagda
Ruben Dagda
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4121
MHS 19A
1298 3709 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Hanna Damke
Hanna Damke
Assistant Professor & Student Advisor
775-784-1830
HMS 146c
1301 1303 3709
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Scott Earley
Scott Earley
Professor
(775) 784-4301
MHS 8
3709 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Trish Ellison
Trish Ellison
Teaching Professor
775-7844561
HMS 146b
1303 3709
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Kevin Facemyer
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D.
Director of Educational Excellence and Active Learning
(775) 327-2007
1303 3709
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Yumei Feng Earley
Yumei Feng Earley, MD, PhD
Professor
(775) 784-4116
1298 3709 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Brad Ferguson
Brad Ferguson
Associate Professor | Graduate Program Director
775-784-6278
HMS 154
1301 3709 1297
Biochemistry Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Cell and Molecular Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Steven Frese
Steven Frese
Assistant Professor
775-784-6449
SFB 215c
4139 4141 4140 3709
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Thomas Gould
Thomas Gould
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8841
MHS 3C
1298 3709 1297
Cell and Molecular Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Genomic Medicine, Human Genetics, Microbiology, Computational Biology, data analysis, statistics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, public health, business development, data visualization
Joe Grzymski
Joe Grzymski
Research Professor, Computational Biology and Genetics (DRI) He, him, his
(775) 673-7478
4140 1303 3709 Genomic Medicine, Human Genetics, Microbiology, Computational Biology, data analysis, statistics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, public health, business development, data visualization
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Monika Gulia-Nuss
Monika Gulia-Nuss
Associate Professor
775-682-7333
HMS 160
1303 3709
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Jeff Harper
Jeff Harper
Professor
775-784-1349
HMS 222
1296 1301 1303 3709
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Robert Harvey
Robert Harvey, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4119 (office)
1303 3709 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Christie Howard
Christie Howard
Associate Professor & Biotechnology Student Advisor
775-784-6243
AE 203
1301 3709
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Jennifer Hoy
Jennifer Hoy
Assistant Professor
(775)-784-6049
1298 1301 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty 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 3709 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; Emeritus
(775) 327-5255
ARF Office: 412 | Lab 406-407
1300 Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Peter Jones
Peter Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Mick Hitchcock Endowed Chair of Medical Biochemistry
(775) 784-1566
1301 1303 3709 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
James Kenyon
James Kenyon
Professor, Director of the Institute for Neuroscience
(775) 682-8832
AHS
1301 3709 1297
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
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Sang Don Koh
Sang Don Koh
Professor
(775) 784-1924
1303 3709 1297
Plant Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Dylan Kosma
Dylan Kosma
Associate Professor
775-682-7319
HMS 207
1296 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Thomas Kozel
Thomas Kozel, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4124
1300 3709 Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Normand  LeBlanc
Normand LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-1420
1303 3709 1297
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Susan Liebman
Susan Liebman, Ph.D.
Research Professor
(775) 682-7338
1301 3709
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Grant Mastick
Grant Mastick
Professor and Co-Director of Neuroscience BS Program
(775) 784-6168
FA 311D; Lab 309
1298 1301 3709
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Dennis Mathew
Dennis Mathew
Associate Professor, Co-director of Integrative Neuroscience Graduate Program
(775) 784-6052
FA 311C
1298 1301 3709 1297
Neuroscience Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Pedro Miura
Pedro Miura
Associate Professor he, him, his
(775) 682-7004
FA 140C
1298 1302 1301 1303 3709
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Gillian Moritz
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6065
1298 3709 1297
Microbiology and Immunology Cell and Molecular Biology Bioinformatics
Alison Murray
Alison Murray
Research Professor, Biology
(775) 673-7361
1300 4140 1302
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva
Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva
Professor
(775) 784-6274
1298 1301 1303 3709 1297
Neuroscience Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Research
Lucia Notterpek
Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Biomedical Research; Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology
(775) 784-4060
1298 4141 Research
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty
John  Peacock
John Peacock, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 327-5174
1298 3709
Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Brian Perrino
Brian Perrino, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6396
1301 3709 1297
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Simon Pieraut
Simon Pieraut
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6083
FA 319
1298 1301 3709 1297
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Chris Pritsos
Chris Pritsos
Director of Nv Ag Experiment Station, Associate Dean of Research
775-784-1601
FA 210
3709 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
David Quilici
David Quilici
Director, Nevada Proteomics Center
(775) 784-1590
MHS 15-17
1303 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Maryam  Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh
Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8494
LMR 484
1300 1303 3709
Neuroscience Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Robert Renden
Robert Renden
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4352
MHS 12A
1298 1303 3709 1297
Neuroscience Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Misty Riddle
Misty Riddle
Assistant Professor she/ her/ hers
(775) 682-7896
FA
1298 1302 1301 3709 1297
Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Seungil Ro
Seungil Ro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology (CMPP) Graduate Program
(775) 784-1462
CMM L-207 E
1302 1301 3709 1297
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Cyprian Rossetto
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4824
1300 3709 viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Claudia  Rückert
Claudia Rückert
Assistant Professor she/her
775-784-6092
HMS 157B
1303 3709
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Bob Ryan
Bob Ryan
Professor & Department Chair
775-682-7332
HMS 146a
1303 3709
Cell and Molecular Biology Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
So Young Ryu
So Young Ryu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7116
SMS Suite 202
4140 1302 3709
Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Kenton Sanders
Kenton Sanders, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-6980
3709 1297
Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
 Patricia Ferreira dos Santos
Patricia Ferreira dos Santos
Assistant Professor
784-4102
AE 204
1303 3709
Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Karen Schlauch
Karen Schlauch
Research Professor
(775) 673-7917
HMS 167
1302 3709 1297
Plant Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
David Shintani
David Shintani
Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
(775) 784-1740
1296 1303 3709
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Medical School Admission/Education
Cherie Singer
Cherie Singer, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
(775) 682-8360
1296 1301 3709 Medical School Admission/Education
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Paul Sumby
Paul Sumby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6105
1300 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Yftah Tal-Gan
Yftah Tal-Gan
Professor
(775) 784-1539
CB 317D
1300 1301 1303 3709
Bioinformatics Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Claus Tittiger
Claus Tittiger
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
775-784-1095
FA 201
1302 1303 3709
Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Maria Valencik
Maria Valencik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Basic Science Coordinator
1301 1303 3709
Neuroscience Bioinformatics Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Alexander van der Linden
Alexander van der Linden
Department Chair, Associate Professor
(775) 784-6080
FA 339
1298 1302 1301 3709
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Subhash Verma
Subhash Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Graduate Program
(775) 682-6743
1300 3709
Neuroscience Developmental and Cell Biology Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Chris Von Bartheld
Chris Von Bartheld
Professor
(775) 784-6022
1298 1301 3709 1297
Plant Biology Developmental and Cell Biology Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Ian Wallace
Ian Wallace
Associate Professor
775-682-7311
HMS 214
1296 1301 1303 3709
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Seán Ward
Seán Ward
Professor
(775) 784-6061
1298 3709 1297
Neuroscience Molecular Biosciences Faculty Physiology and Pharmacology
Ebenezer Yamoah
Ebenezer Yamoah
Professor
(775) 784-7537
1298 3709 1297
Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Won Yim
Won Yim
Assistant Professor
775-682-9447
HMS 216
1302 3709
Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences Faculty
Tong  Zhou
Tong Zhou, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4340
1302 3709

Emeritus faculty

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