Joint Faculty

Michael R. Bubb, M.D.

Department of Medicine
(Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University)
Research Interests: Biophysical study of actin cytoskelton. Pharmaceutical applications of marine natural products that interact with actin. Biological implications of the cytoskelton relevant to apoptosis, angiogenesis, and immunology. Technology develpoment in fluorescence spectroscopy and analytical ultracentrifugation.



Robert J. Cousins, Ph.D.

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
(Ph.D. from University of Connecticut)
Research Interests: Nutritional biochemistry; metallobiochemistry of copper and zinc, particularly transport, function, and metabolism.



Nancy Denslow, Ph.D.

Department of Physiological Sciences
(Ph.D. from University of Florida)




Michelle Gumz, Ph.D.

Department of Medicine, Nephrology
(Ph.D. from University of Florida)

Jonathan Licht, M.D.

Department of Medicine
(Ph.D. from Columbia University)

W. Stratford May, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
(Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University)

Research Interests: Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of action of hematopoietic growth factors and other biologic agents which regulate growth,  differentiation and apoptosis.


Gregory G. Schultz, Ph.D.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
(Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University)

Research Interests: Biochemistry of peptide growth factors; regulation of cell growth in wound healing; roles of bacterial biofilms in impaired healing; development of rapid point-of-care detectors for biomarkers for wound healing.

David N. Silverman, Ph.D.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
(Ph.D. from Columbia University),

Research Interests: Enzyme mechanisms; stable isotope labelling.


Frederick S. Southwick, M.D.

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
(Ph.D. from Columbia University)

Research Interests: Cytoskeletal structure; neutrophil activation.


Peter W. Stacpoole, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Medicine, Endocrinology
(Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University/University of California at San Francisco)

Research Interests: Causes and treatment of acquired and genetic
mitochondrial diseases; biochemical consequences of ischemia in nerve cells.


Margaret R. Wallace, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular Genetic & Immunology
(Ph.D. from Indiana University)

Research Interests: Molecular genetics of neurofibromatosis; human molecular genetics.