Department of Biomedical Science Faculty

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Janet Robishaw, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Research
Chair of the Biomedical Science Department
Professor of Biomedical Science
Executive Director, Research Distinction Track

Administrative Contact:
Sara Greene 561-297-2984
Headshot of Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.

Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute
Professor, Biomedical Science

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

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Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0627
mcaputi@health.fau.edu
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Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Science
Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-1053
grantp@health.fau.edu
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Assistant Director and Director of Graduate Education, Neuroscience Graduate Program, FAU Brain Institute
Professor, Biomedical Science

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Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-2443
xhuang@health.fau.edu
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Professor, Biomedical Science

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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science
OURI Faculty Liaison

561-297-0712
cisgor@health.fau.edu
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Marc Kantorow, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Professor of Biomedical Science

Administrative Contact:
Solangel Torres 561-297-4950
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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-6061
lid@health.fau.edu
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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0892
mlu3@health.fau.edu
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Professor, Biomedical Science

Headshot of Howard M. Prentice, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Science

Headshot of Claudia de Oliveira Rodrigues, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

Headshot of Ning Quan, Ph.D.

Professor, Biomedical Science
FAU Brain Institute Investigator

561-799-8100
nquan@health.fau.edu
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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0628
wshen@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Rui Tao, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0713
rtao@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Ilknur Telkes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science
FAU Brain Institute and Center for SMART Health Investigator

561-297-2278
itelkes@health.fau.edu
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Professor, Biomedical Science
FAU Brain Institute Investigator

561-297-2578
ltoll@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Henriette van Praag, Ph.D., M.A.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science
FAU Brain Institute Investigator

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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0002
jwei@health.fau.edu
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Associate Professor, Biomedical Science
Co-Director, Lifelong Learning and Discovery Thread

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Professor, Biomedical Science

561-297-0167
jwu@health.fau.edu

Research Faculty

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Research Associate Professor

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Research Associate Professor

Headshot of Jacqueline Freire Machi, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

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Maureen Hahn, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

561-297-8100
hahnm@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Khalid A. Hanafy, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

561-955-2785
khanafy@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Hideki Iwamoto, Ph.D.
Hideki Iwamoto, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

Headshot of Janet M. Menzie Suderam, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

561-297-0273
jmenzie@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Akihiko Ozawa, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

561-297-4688
aozawa@health.fau.edu
Headshot of Adele Stewart, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

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Yingcai Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Director, iPSC Shared Facility

Visiting Faculty

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Hartmut Malluche, M.D.

University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

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Katarzyna Targowska-Duda, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar, Medical University of Lublin, Poland

Secondary Appointments

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Director of Community Engagement and Programming, FAU Brain Institute
Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

561-799-8100
nbaganz@health.fau.edu
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Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Wilkes Honors College
FAU Brain Institute Investigator
Associate Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

Katherine Freeman-Costin, Dr.P.H.

Biostatistics Collaborative Core Leader and Biostatistician
Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

Headshot of Sylvia I Gografe, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President for Research, Comparative Medicine
Research Associate Professor

Headshot of Yunqing (Kevin) Kang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Ocean & Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

561-297-3943
kangy@fau.edu
Headshot of Oge Marques, Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

561-297-3857
omarques@fau.edu
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Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chemistry
Associate Professor, Biomedical Science (Secondary)

561-799-8575
zhangq@health.fau.edu

Post-Doctoral Fellows

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Deepak Berwal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Pilitsis Lab)

Hadi Choudhary, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Hanafy Lab)

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David Cinalli, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Blakely Lab)

Joshua Disatham, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Kantorow Lab)

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Paula Gajewski-Kurdziel, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Blakely Lab)

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Aline Guimaraes Santana, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Rodrigues Lab)

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Rezwanul Islam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Hanafy Lab)

Lara Carolina Mario, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Rodrigues Lab)

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Felix Mayer, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Blakely Lab)

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Daniel Nemeth, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Quan Lab)

Matthew Schrier, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Quan Lab)

Additional Information
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