Haini Cai
(706) 542-3329

Developmental gene regulation via epigenetic modification of genome and chromatin structure

Associate Professor
Assistant Research Scientist
(706) 542-8104

Metabolic pathways of trypanosomatids and malaria parasites

Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar
Scott Dougan in the zebra fish facility
(706) 583-8194

Developmental biology; The molecular and cellular basis of pattern formation in vertebrates

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
(706) 583-8111

Protistan evolution; cellular evolution; endosymbiosis

Jacek Gaertig
(706) 542-3409

Biogenesis of microtubule-based organelles including cilia, organelle compartmentalization, intracellular patterning.

(706) 542-3338

Neuroscience; the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neural circuit assembly in Drosophila

Assistant Professor
(706) 542-3862

Cellular biology; molecular genetics; regulation of cell division in Caenorhabditis elegans

Kimberly D. Klonowski
(706) 583-5576

Immunology: lymphocyte migration

Associate Professor
James D. Lauderdale
(706) 542-7433

Developmental neurobiology: molecular genetic mechanisms of vertebrate eye and forebrain development

Associate Professor
(706) 542-0167

Cell Biology of Cilia; Cilia-related diseases

Associate Professor
Senior Lecturer
Kojo Mensa-Wilmot
(706) 542-3355

Chemical biology; parasitology; signal transduction; drug discovery

Professor and Department Head
Silvia Moreno
(706) 542-4736

Metabolism and drug development against protozoan parasites. Calcium signaling and storage in Toxoplasma gondii.

(706) 542-8947

Molecular and cellular biology of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Assistant Professor
(706) 542-4800

systems biology, bioimage analysis, data science

Assistant Professor
(706) 542-9330
Assistant Professor
(706) 542-3515

Tissue replenishment from stem cells, Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor, germ cell tumor, stem cell self-renewal

Associate Professor
(706) 542-1220

Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Genetics, Decisions and Motivated Responses to Reward and Stress in Drosophila

John P. Shields
(706) 542-4080
Academic Professional Associate, Co-Director of Center for Ultrastructural Research
Assistant Professor
(706) 583-0588

Cell and molecular biology of the intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii

Distinguished Research Professor, GRA Distinguished Investigator
Rick Tarleton
(706) 542-3362

Immunoparasitology; immunity to Trypanosoma cruzi and Chagas disease; vaccine development

Distinguished Research Professor, UGA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor
DeLoris M.C. Wenzel Hesse
(706) 542-3374
Associate Professor


Daniel Colley
(706) 542-4112

Immunobiology of human schistosomiasis. Immunoregulation and resistance to reinfection

Professor and Director of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Grobal Diseases
Stephen Dalton
(706) 583-0480

Stem cell research

Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar of Molecular Cell Biology
Ruth Harris
(706) 721-4479
Adjunct Professor
Charles Keith
(843) 208-8108

Cell biology; regulation of microtubule assembly/disassembly in axon outgrowth

Adjunct Professor
Patrick J. Lammie
(770) 488-4055

Immunoparasitology; immunoregulation; lymphatic filariasis; crytosporidiosis

Adjunct Research Biologist
Nancy Manley
(706) 542-5861

Transcription factor and growth factor control of thymus and parathyroid organogenesis

Douglas Menke
(706) 542-9557

Developmental regulation of gene expression; evolution of vertebrate limb morphology

Assistant Professor
(706) 369-5955

Cell biology, Histology

Walter K. Schmidt
(706) 583-8241

Molecular and biochemical analyses of proteases required for the maturation of isoprenylated signaling molecules

Associate Professor
Vincent J. Starai
(706) 542-5755

Biochemistry of intracellular membrane fusion; host-pathogen interactions; bacterial modulation of eukaryotic protein trafficking

Assistant Professor


(706) 542-8063

Comparative endocrinology; endocrinology and regulation of insect digestion; insect neuropeptides and receptors

Professor Emeritus
Marcus Fechheimer
(706) 542-3338

Molecular cell biology of the Actin Cytoskeleton; Alzheimer's Disease; Aging; Hirano bodies

Emeritus University Professor & Meigs Professor
Gordhan L. Patel
(706) 542-5969

Molecular biology; role of nonhistone proteins in the structure and regulation of chromatin

Emeritus Faculty
John S. Willis

Membrane transport mechanisms, responses to changes of temperature and metabolic state

Professor Emeritus
(706) 542-0802

Annotation and expression of insect cuticular protein genes; their roles in construction of cuticle and the the life of insects.

Professor Emeritus