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All Faculty A-Z

Below is a list of all Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members — with publication and contact information, research specialties and more — via the links below.

Browse the subcategories to view faculty by their research interests and learn more about their laboratory work.

Sarthy, Vijay

Sarthy, Vijay

Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology

Bio

Neuron-glia interactions in the retina; Roles of Müller (glia) cells in the pathogenesis of retinal degenerations and diabetic retinopathy.

Satchell, Karla Fullner

Satchell, Karla Fullner

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Bio

My research focuses on the role of secreted protein toxins on bacterial pathogenesis. The toxins we study are members of the MARTX family and are produced by Vibrio cholerae, a pathogen important fo... [more]

Savas, Jeffrey N

Savas, Jeffrey N

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology), Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Pharmacology

Bio

My research interests are centered on elucidating the pathogenic mechanisms which drive synaptopathies and proteinopathies in the mammalian nervous system. As a first step, we use reductionist biochem... [more]

Scarpulla, Richard C

Scarpulla, Richard C

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Schleimer, Robert P

Schleimer, Robert P

Professor of Medicine (Allergy and Immunology), Microbiology-Immunology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Bio

I am interested in the mechanisms of pathogenesis and treatment of a variety of allergic and inflammatory diseases associated with allergy. These include chronic rhinosinusitis, asthma, hay fever, r... [more]

Schumacker, Paul T

Schumacker, Paul T

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), Cell and Developmental Biology and Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

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Our lab is interested in the effects of oxygen on cell metabolism, and in the molecular mechanisms underlying cellular oxygen sensing. The signaling pathways activated by hypoxia, and their regulatio... [more]

Schwulst, Steven J

Schwulst, Steven J

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care)

Bio

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have estimated that nearly 2 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) annually in the United States. Of these cases, over 300,000 pati... [more]

Scott, Evan A

Scott, Evan A

Associate Professor of McCormick School of Engineering and Microbiology-Immunology

Seed, Patrick C

Seed, Patrick C

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology-Immunology

Bio

Patrick C. Seed, MD, Ph.D., is Associate Chief Research Officer for Basic Sciences at the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He is a P... [more]

Seifert, H Steven

Seifert, H Steven

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Bio

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, gonorrhea, Neisseria meningitidis, pilus, antigenic variation, recombination, DNA transformation, DNA replication, DNA repair, antioxidant functions, reactive oxygen species (RO... [more]

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