Faculty and Research Areas

Faculty and Research Areas

The research conducted by University of Montana Molecular and Biomedical Sciences (MBS) faculty is diverse in scope. The following is a partial list of areas that you could pursue as a graduate student here at the University of Montana. We encourage you to access the web pages of the faculty associated with the research areas listed below, and contact them directly to learn more about their programs of discovery. All of these faculty members are currently involved in graduate training, and many have openings for new students in their laboratories.

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Biomaterials Design

Andrij Holian

Andrij Holian

Professor, Director of Center for Environmental Health Science

Monica Serban

Monica Serban

Associate Professor

Computational Methods in Genetics/DNA Sequence Analysis

Travis Wheeler

Travis Wheeler

Associate Professor

Erica Woodahl

Erica Woodahl

Professor

Drug Design

Celine Beamer

Celine Beamer

Research Associate Professor

Richard Bridges

Richard Bridges

Regents Professor; Director of Neuroscience

Philippe Diaz

Philippe Diaz

Associate Professor

Kasper Hansen

Kasper Hansen

Associate Professor

Travis Hughes

Travis Hughes

Associate Professor

Nicholas R. Natale

Nicholas R. Natale

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Andrea Stierle

Andrea Stierle

Research Professor

Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson

Professor

Environmental Toxicology: Biochemistry, Physiology, Genetics and Epidemiology

Celine Beamer

Celine Beamer

Research Associate Professor

Yoon Hee Cho

Yoon Hee Cho

Associate Professor

Andrij Holian

Andrij Holian

Professor, Director of Center for Environmental Health Science

Curtis Noonan

Curtis Noonan

Director

Elizabeth Putnam

Elizabeth Putnam

Chair, Professor; Acting Dean, CoH

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Professor

Erica Woodahl

Erica Woodahl

Professor

Host-Pathogen Interactions and Microbial Symbiosis

Brandon S. Cooper

Brandon S. Cooper

Associate Professor

J. Stephen Lodmell

J. Stephen Lodmell

Professor

Patrick Secor

Patrick Secor

Assistant Professor

Immunology, Immunotoxicology and Immunotherapy

Celine Beamer

Celine Beamer

Research Associate Professor

Jay Evans

Jay Evans

Research Professor, Director of CTM

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Professor

Scott Wetzel

Scott Wetzel

Associate Professor

Mechanisms, Structures and Neuropharmacology of Ion Channels and Transporters

Richard Bridges

Richard Bridges

Regents Professor; Director of Neuroscience

Kasper Hansen

Kasper Hansen

Associate Professor

Michael Kavanaugh

Michael Kavanaugh

Professor, Director McLaughlin Research Institute

Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson

Professor

Mechanisms of Viral Infection

J. Stephen Lodmell

J. Stephen Lodmell

Professor

Jack Nunberg

Jack Nunberg

Professor and Director, Montana Biotechnology Center

Brent Ryckman

Brent Ryckman

Associate Professor

Microbial Ecology and Evolution

William Holben

William Holben

Professor

Scott Miller

Scott Miller

Professor

Molecular Physiology of Pathogenic Bacteria

Michael Minnick

Michael Minnick

Professor

D. Scott Samuels

D. Scott Samuels

Professor

Patrick Secor

Patrick Secor

Assistant Professor

Neuroscience, Development and Behavior

Sarah Certel

Sarah Certel

Associate Professor

Mark Grimes

Mark Grimes

Professor, DBS

Jesse Hay

Jesse Hay

Professor, DBS

Ekaterina Voronina

Ekaterina Voronina

Associate Professor

Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine

Elizabeth Putnam

Elizabeth Putnam

Chair, Professor; Acting Dean, CoH

Erica Woodahl

Erica Woodahl

Professor

Pharmacokinetics and Drug Disposition

Philippe Diaz

Philippe Diaz

Associate Professor

Erica Woodahl

Erica Woodahl

Professor

Structure and Dynamics of Proteins and Protein Complexes

Bruce Bowler

Bruce Bowler

Professor & Director of CBSD

Klara Briknarova

Klara Briknarova

Associate Professor

Travis Hughes

Travis Hughes

Associate Professor

J.B. Alexander (Sandy) Ross

J.B. Alexander (Sandy) Ross

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Stephen Sprang

Stephen Sprang

Professor, DBS & Associate Director, CBSD