Faculty Council

Leadership

Dean Madden, Ph.D.
Director, bioMT
Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Vice Provost for Research
Dartmouth College
Ion Channel Trafficking

Deborah Hogan, Ph.D.
Associate Director, bioMT
Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Airway Pathogens

Current Research Projects

Michael Ragusa, Ph.D.
Project Leader
“Identifying Mitophagy Receptors as Targets in Ras-dysregulated Cells”
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Dartmouth College
Autophagy

Michael Hoppa, D.Phil.
Project Leader
“Electrogenic Modulation of Signal Decoding in Presynaptic Terminals”
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College
Synaptic Transmission/Ion Channels

Jiwon Lee, Ph.D.
Project Leader
“Understanding Early-life Influenza Antibody Repertoire Imprinting Through Infection or Vaccination”
Ralph and Marjorie Crump Assistant Professor
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth
Antibody repertoire profiling

Pam Rosato, Ph.D.
Project Leader
“Impact of Pre-existing T Cell Memory on Oncolytic Virus Therapy”
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
T cell responses to viruses and cancer

 

Core Directors

Henry Higgs, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Molecular Interactions and Imaging Core (MIIC);
Mentor

Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Cytoskeleton/Organelle Interactions

Jon Kull, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Molecular Interactions and Imaging Core (MIIC)
Dean of the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies
Rodgers Professor of Chemistry
Dartmouth College
Cholera Virulence

Karl Griswold, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Molecular Tools Core (MTC)
Associate Professor
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth
Protein Bioengineering

Dale Mierke, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Molecular Tools Core (MTC)
Professor of Chemistry
Dartmouth College
Protein–Protein Interactions

Pilot Projects

Robert Hill, Ph.D.
Pilot Project PI
“On Demand Control of Myelin Generation and Plasticity”
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College
Neuron-Glia Interactions

Matthew Hayden, M.D., Ph.D.
Pilot Project PI
“Augmenting Targeted Nanoparticle Delivery in Melanoma”
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Cell Signaling in Inflammation, Autoimmunity, and Cancer

Jimmy Wu, Ph.D.
Pilot Project PI
“Identification of the Biological Target and Mechanism of the Nuphar Alkaloids”
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dartmouth College
Synthetic Chemistry

 

Mentors

Scott Gerber, Ph.D.
Mentor
Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Mass Spectrometry

Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D.
Mentor
Professor of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College

David Leib, Ph.D.
Mentor
Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Viral Immunity

Yolanda Sanchez, Ph.D.
Mentor
Associate Director for Basic Sciences
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Pancreatic Cancer

Edward Usherwood, Ph.D.
Mentor
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
T cell immunity to persistent virus infections

Hermes Yeh, Ph.D.
Mentor
Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Neurotransmitter receptor interactions & their plasticity in the adult and developing CNS