Shiladitya DasSarma
sdassarma@som.umaryland.edu
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Halophilic archaeal genomics; structure, function and evolution of genomes; global gene regulation and promoter function; biotechnological applications in medicine and industry

Shao-Jun (Jim) Du
dus@umbi.umd.edu
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Cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling differentiation of muscle and nerve cells during embryogenesis

Shengyun Fang
sfang@umaryland.edu
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Functions of the ubiquitin system, with special emphasis on the endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein degradation (ERAD)

Joseph A. Fontana

Da-Wei Gong
dgong@medicine.umaryland.edu
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Molecular and cell biology of energy metabolism; use of genomic techniques and bioinformatics to identify novel genes responsible for energy and glucose metabolism and insulin signaling

Laura Hungerford
lhungerf@epi.umaryland.edu    
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Infectious diseases epidemiology and the application of techniques for GIS; spatial statistical analysis and dynamic modeling in the study of zoonoses and other diseases.  

Dhan V. Kalvakolanu
dkalvako@umaryland.edu
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Regulation of gene transcription and signal transduction by cytokines; tumor cell growth control; apoptosis and the regulation of novel cell death-activating genes

Silvia A. Pineiro
Silvia.Pineiro@fda.hhs.gov
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Genomics; functional genomics; taxonomy and ecology of the Bdellovidrio and like organisms

Frank T. Robb
FRobb@som.umaryland.edu
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Archaeal molecular biology and biochemistry; genome sequence, structure and repair in hyperthermophiles; mechanisms of thermal stabilization of proteins

Gerardo R. Vasta
GVasta@som.umaryland.edu
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Molecular aspects and evolution of the acute phase response in vertebrates and invertebrates; structure/function relationships in carbohydrate-binding proteins; role of lectins in development and internal defense; host/parasite interactions; disease prevention, control in fisheries