Graduate Program in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

  • Sarah Hitchcock-DeGregori
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Room 331
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4528
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    Actin cytoskeleto, coiled coils, protein structure, protein structure-function relationships, contractile and motile function

  • Wenwei Hu
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
    195 Little Albany Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
    (732) 235-6169
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    p5, tumor suppressor, stress response, apoptosis; single nucleotide polymorphism; microRNA, tumor, development and reproduction

  • Masayori Inouye
    Distinguished Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    675 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9813
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    Molecular biology of cellular adaptation to stresses

  • Kenneth Irvine
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-2332
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    Cell-signaling, pattern formation, growth control, developmental glycobiology

  • Kouichi Ito
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Neurology
    RWJSPH - Room 184
    683 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-5482
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    Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology, Autoimmune disease, Immune tolerance, Neurodegeneration, Mucosal Immunology

  • Estela Jacinto
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    Research & Public Health Bldg., Room 260
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4476
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    Visit the Jacinto Lab

    Signal transduction, cancer, insulin, metabolism, T lymphocytes

  • Eunsung Junn
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Neurology
    683 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-5478
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    Molecular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases

  • Peter C. Kahn
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    School of Environmental & Biological Sciences
    Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology
    328 Lipman Hall
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903
    (848) 932-5618
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    Protein folding, subunit assembly, ligand interactions, hydration, dioxins and related compounds


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    Lee Kerkhof
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Marine Sciences
    School of Environmental & Biological Sciences
    Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
    71 Dudley Road
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8521
    (848) 932-3419
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    Marine microbiology, molecular ecology, microbial population dynamics

  • Andrew Kern
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Genetics
    Nelson Lab, Room C217
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-3986
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     Populations genetics, comparative genomics, evolutionary genomics, computational biology


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    Hossein Khiabanian
    Assistant Professor

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Cancer Institute of New Jersey
    195 Little Albany St.
    New Brunswick, NJ  08901
    (732) 235-7554
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    Computational biology, Cancer Genomics, Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases

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    Isaac Kim
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Surgery/Division of Urology
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Room 4535
    195 Little Albany Street
    New Brunswick, N.J. 08901
    (732) 235-2043
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    Roles of transforming growth factor- β and bone morphongenetic proteins in prostate cancer cells

  • Thomas J. Kirn
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    MEB, Room 226
    One Robert Wood Johnson Place
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 235-5338
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    Molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases, molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis, mucosal immunology

  • Joachim B. Kohn
    Professor

    Rutgers University
    Department of Chemistry
    Wright Laboratories
    610 Taylor Rd
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    08854-0939
    (848) 445-0488
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    NJ Center for Biomaterials

    Biocompatibility of medical implant materials, artificial biopolymers

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    Ah-Ng Tony Kong
    Professor II and Glaxo Professor
    of Pharmaceutics
    Rutgers University
    Director of Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Science
    Department of Pharmaceutics
    Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Room 228
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-6369/8
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    Dietary phytochemicals and cancer prevention; Nrf2-mediated redox signaling; epigenetics/epigenomics; pharmacokinetics (PK)/pharmacodynamics (PD)

  • Jerome J. Kukor
    Professor and Dean
    Rutgers University
    Graduate School and
    Department of Environmental Sciences
    25 Bishop Place
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1178
    (848) 932-7275
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    Microbial biodegradation of xenobiotics, microbial biochemistry, regulation of gene expression


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    Casimir A. Kulikowski
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Computer Science
    Hill Center - Busch Campus
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-2006
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    Intelligent systems and machine learning in molecular biology

  • Kelvin Kwan
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
    W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
    Nelson Lab-D250
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-1781
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    Molecular basis of hair cell regeneration

  • Eric Lam
    Distinguished Professor
    Rutgers University
    School of Environmenta & Biological Sciences
    Department of Plant Biology & Pathology
    Foran Hall, Room 216B
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903
    (848) 932-6351
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    Gene expression, chromatin structure, signal transduction, programmed cell death, gene targeting, leaf morphogenesis

  • Jerome A. Langer
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pharmacology
    Research Tower, Rm 729
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-5224
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    Structure and function of interferons and interferon receptors; development of Type I IFN antagonists; role of IFNs in autoimmune diseases such as lupus