Molecular & Cellular Biophysics and Biochemistry Faculty

Faculty

David Bellnier, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Basic and Translational Research

William G. Cance, MD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology
Surgeon in-Chief and Department Chair
Biology of Focal Adhesion KinaseĀ 

Mikhail V. Chernov, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Bioactive Small Molecules and Functional Screening

Andrei V. Gudkov, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
SVP for Basic Science and Department Chair
Cancer Treatment and Normal Tissue Protection by Targeting Major Stress Response Pathways. Functional Screening Approaches to Gene and Drug Discovery

Katerina V. Gurova, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery through Modulation of Transcriptional Factors Activity in Tumor Cells

Eugene Kandel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Director of Graduate Studies for the Molecular and Cellular Biophysics and Biochemistry Program
Genetic Dissection of Signal Transduction and Stress Response in Mammalian Cells

Asoke Mal, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Epigenetics, Transcription Factors and Childhood Cancer

Harish K. Malhotra, PhD, DABR
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine
Applications of Medical Physics to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Daryl Nazareth, PhD
Assistant Professor Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine
Applications of Medical Physics to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Mikhail A. Nikiforov, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Molecular Mechanisms of Transformation and Senescence

Ravindra Pandey, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Multifunctional Agents for Imaging and Therapy

Gyorgy Paragh, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Dermatology
Assistant Member, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Reactive oxygen species regulation in photocarcinogenesis and epidermal ultraviolet radiation response.

Matthew B. Podgorsak, PhD, DABMP, FAAPM
Associate Professor Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine
Applications of Medical Physics to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Arindam Sen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Immunology
Nanoparticle Drug Formulation and Tumor Microenvironment

Mukund Seshadri, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor of Oncology
Biology, Prevention and Therapy of Oral and Head and Neck cancers

Gal Shafirstein, Dsc
Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Clinical Devices and Treatment Planning for Photodynamic Therapy and Thermal Ablation

Anurag Singh, MD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine

Joseph A. Spernyak, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Animal Models of Disease

Adjunct Faculty

Robert E. Baier, PhD, PE
SUNY UB Distinguished Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Sathy V. Balu-Iyer (aka Sathyamangalam V. Balasubramanian)
SUNY UB Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical biotechnology, in particular lipid nano/microparticulate mediated delivery of biotechnology derived products such as therapeutic proteins and siRNA

Jun Qu, PhD
SUNY UB Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Clinical and Pharmaceutical Biomarkers, Protein Drug Analysis, and Global and Targeted Proteomics

Edward Snell, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Macromolecular Structure and Dynamics

Robert Straubinger, PhD
SUNY UB Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Modulation of Anticancer Drug Biodisposition and Pharmacodynamics by Drug Carriers

Emeritus Faculty

Thomas Dougherty, PhD

Barbara Henderson, PhD

Latif Kazim, PhD

John Subjeck, PhD