Michael Robben

Michael Robben

Michael Robben’s researchers explores the latest in single-cell and spatial-sequencing technologies to investigate immune cell interactions in the tumor microenvironment and autoimmune disease. His lab uses a combined molecular and computational approach to...
Andrew Steelman

Andrew Steelman

Andrew Steelman’s research identifies both detrimental and repair-promoting signaling pathways resulting from neuroinflammation and glial activation, then modulates them in such a way as to achieve a beneficial outcome for those suffering from neurological...
Brett Loman

Brett Loman

Loman’s interdisciplinary research improves animal and human gastrointestinal and mental health. By understanding how environmental factors such as nutrition and stress alter communication between the resident microbiota, intestine, and brain, his work strives...
Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas is helping find ways to prevent and cure diseases in both livestock and humans. She uses biostatistics and computational approaches to identify biomarkers and molecular pathways associated with health, reproduction, and performance in livestock...
Jason Ridlon

Jason Ridlon

Jason Ridlon is helping find treatment strategies to improve human health and animal well-being. He studies gut microbiology, specifically the biochemistry and molecular biology of steroid and bile acid biotransformations by the gut microbiota. He is trying to...
Rex Gaskins

Rex Gaskins

H. Rex Gaskins’ research focuses on host-intestinal microbe interactions relevant to colorectal cancer with a particular interest in microbial sulfur metabolism. Efforts to understand colonic mucosal responses to hydrogen sulfide led to further interest in redox...
Lawrence Schook

Lawrence Schook

Lawrence Schook is an international scholar of comparative genomics who has developed the Oncopig Cancer Model, a biomedical cancer model to help medical professionals better understand and treat the disease. The Oncopig Cancer Model (OCM) is a next-generation large...
Matthew Dean

Matthew Dean

Matthew Dean studies the early events in the disease development of ovarian cancer. His research lab is working to understand how tumor cells recruit cancer associated fibroblasts and remodel the extracellular matrix in the ovary during colonization. His goal is to...
Jodi Flaws

Jodi Flaws

Jodi Flaws and her lab are interested in chemicals, such as pesticides and plasticizers, that affect female reproductive development and function and chemical exposures associated with adverse female menopausal outcomes. She has many years of experience studying the...