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By July 15, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-3221
Room: 3052 LSB
jarroyo@byu.edu

Emphasis: Molecular signaling of trophoblast cells during apoptosis; Hypoxia and the regulation of cell invasion during pregnancies complicated with Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Preterm Delivery and Preeclampsia

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-9308
Room: 3049 LSB
jeff_barrow@byu.edu

Emphasis: Mechanisms that underlie outgrowth and patterning of the embryonic limb; Approaches to alter the chicken genome

Pre-requisites: PDBIO 120
By July 15, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-1798
Room: 3017 LSB
benjamin_bikman@byu.edu

Emphasis: Molecular mechanisms associated with insulin resistance and related states of altered metabolic function, including diabetes and obesity

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-8753
Room: 3019 LSB
David_Busath@byu.edu

Emphasis: Blocking influenza

Pre-requisites: Chem 105, 106, 351; PDBio 120; Phscs 105-108. Contact to discuss useful courses
By July 18, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-8080
Room: 3046 LSB
jeffrey_edwards@byu.edu

Emphasis: Learning and Memory mechanisms. Addiction/reward pathways. Synaptic Plasticity.

Pre-requisites: None required, but Chem 105, PDBIO 305/363/ or Neuro 205 are recommended.
By July 15, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-2158
Room: 3047 LSB
jason_hansen@byu.edu

Emphasis: Understanding the mechanisms of oxidative-induced birth defects through various in vivo and in vitro models. Developing interventions that will protect the developing embryo from oxidative insults.

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-4998
Room: 3067 LSB
marchansen@byu.edu

Emphasis: Discovery and development of novel drug therapeutics

Pre-requisites: Contact to discuss
By July 15, 2019
Assistant Professor
Phone: (801) 422-8970
Room: 3018 LSB
jhill@byu.edu

Emphasis: Gene regulation driving heart formation in the developing embryo. Development and use of computational methods to study gene regulation. Identification of genes underlying congenital heart defects.

Pre-requisites: Contact to discuss; Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and Developmental Biology projects available. Assignment to a project will depend on student interest and experience.
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-6399
Room: 3051 LSB
David_Kooyman@byu.edu

Emphasis: Cartilage Biology

Pre-requisites: Chem 105, 106; PDbio 120, MMbio240, PWS 340
By July 15, 2019
Assistant Professor
Phone: (801) 422-0360
Room: 3015 LSB
dario_mizrachi@byu.edu

Emphasis: Membrane proteins, paracellular transport and barriology

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-1933
Room: 3054 LSB
paul_reynolds@byu.edu

Emphasis: Cell and Developmental Biology Subgroup: molecular and cellular interactions that contribute to embryonic development and the most common and debilitating disease conditions. Developmental role of autocrine/paracrine signaling in the lung during branching morphogenesis, pulmonary remodeling induced by interactions between mesenchymal/epithelial compartments, and mechanisms of pulmonary injury and disease related to environmental tobacco or oxidative stress.

Pre-requisites: (required) MMBio 240, 241; (recommended) PDBio 325; PDBio 360
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Department Chair
Phone: (801) 422-9498
Room: 4004B LSB
michael_stark@byu.edu

Emphasis: Development of the nervous system

Pre-requisites: (required) MMBio 240, 241; (recommended) PDBio 360; PWS 225
By July 16, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-8752
Room: 3045 LSB
sns34@byu.edu

Emphasis: Structure and function of ligand-gated ion channels

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Assistant Professor
Phone: (801) 422-2646
Room: 3048 LSB
asuli@byu.edu

Emphasis: Mechanisms that oversee proper development and formation of neural circuits. More specifically 1) Development of neurons that integrate multisensory information, such as auditory, visual and somatosensory inputs, and 2) Development and innervation of mechanosensory hair cells required for sound detection.

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Associate Professor
Phone: (801) 422-8709
Room: 3013 LSB
david_thomson@byu.edu

Emphasis: Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in Old-Age and Insulin Resistance

Pre-requisites: None Listed
By July 15, 2019
Professor
Phone: (801) 422-7562
Room: 3066 LSB
Dixon_Woodbury@byu.edu

Emphasis: Molecular Physiology and Neuroscience focusing on Membrane Biophysics and Neuronal Exocytosis (the release of neurotransmitters that are altered by alcohol, tetanus, and Botox)

Pre-requisites: (Required or Concurrent) Chem 105/106, PDBio 120, (recommended) MMBio 240/241, Physc 105
By July 15, 2019
Assistant Professor
Phone: (801) 422-2402
Room: 2028 LSB
jordanyorg@byu.edu

Emphasis: Neural circuitry and pharmacology involved in natural and drug reinforcement.

Pre-requisites: Contact to discuss.