Department of Biomedical Sciences - Macon Campus Research Faculty

Faculty, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Macon Campus

  Robert J. McKallip, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Immunology & Interim Chair of the Division of Basic Medical Sciences
Office: (478) 301-2779
Email:  mckallip_r@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Regulation of the immune response
Robert McKallip  
 

Doris J. Baker, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
Office: 478-301-2088
Email: baker_dj@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Developing web-based educational and quality control materials.
 

                           Doris Baker                         

 

 

  Gretchen L. Bentz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Office:  478-301-4103
Email: bentz_gl@mercer.edu 
Research Interests: Sumoylation, Epstein-Barr Virus
 
Gretchen Bentz
  Associate Professor of Histology
Office: 478-301-2086
Email: bridges_cc@mercer.edu 
Research Interests: Mercuric iron transport
 
Christy Bridges
  Janine Chalk-Walayto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor/Director of Gross Anatomy Lab

Office: 478-301-4027
Email: chalk_jm@mercer.edu
 

Janine Chalk
  Jaehwa Choi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Office: 478-301-2556
Email: choi_j@mercer.edu
 
Jaehwa Choi
  Susan Cline, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Directory, Master of Science in Preclinical Sciences Program
Office: 478-301-2231
Email: cline_sd@mercer.edu
 
Susan Cline
  Lee Anne Cope, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Office: 478-301-4007
Email: cope_l@mercer.edu
 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Elliott, MD, PhD

Professor, Director of Medical Ethics and Professionalism

Adjunct Professor, Mercer University School of Law

Phone: 478-960-3964

E-mail: elliott_rl@mercer.edu

Dr Richard Elliott
  Qihai Gu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Office: 478-301-4050
Email: gu_q@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Neurogenic mechanism in pulmonary physiology/pathophysiology
 
David Gu
  Daniel V. Hagan, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology
Office: 478-301-2433
Email: hagan_dv@mercer.edu
 
Daniel Hagan
  Ashley Horner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Office: 478-301-4050
Email: horner_ka@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Methamphetamine’s impact on behavior, withdraw, & cellular damage
 
Ashley Horner
  Balint Kacsoh, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Histology and Cell Biology
Office: 478-301-2225 
Email:  kacsoh_b@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Endocrinology, linguistics
 
Balint Kacsoh
  Francis M. Kirera, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Office:  478-301-4043
Email:  kirera_fm@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Vertebrate paleontology, functional morphology, early hominin environment and habitats
 
Francis Kirera
  Sandra K. Leeper-Woodford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology
Office:  478-301-2225 
Email:   leeper_sk@mercer.edu
 
Sandra Leeper-Woodford
  Vladimir I. Mayorov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Office:  478-301-4025
Email:  mayorov_vl@mercer.edu 
 
Vladimir Mayorov
 

Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Office:  478-301-4066
Email:  mccann_ro@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Cell adhesion, heart cellular assembly, animal multicellularity

Richard McCann
  Clay E. Pandorf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Office: 478-301-4060
Email: pandorf_ce@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Gene regulation in skeletal muscle
 
Clay Pandorf
  Andon N. Placzek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Office:  478-301-4035
Email: placzek_an@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Mechanisms of Synaptic plasticity

 
Andon Placzek
 

Prakash Elapulli Sankaranarayanan, MBBS           
Preferred Name: E.S.Prakash
Associate Professor of Physiology &
Associate Dean of Admissions (Macon Campus) 
Office:  478-301-5507
Email: prakash_es@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Physiology & pathophysiology education; autonomic regulation of cardiovascular function

 

ES Prakash
  Thomas L. Selby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Biochemistry
Office:  478-301-2558
Email:  selby_tl@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Structural biology, signaling proteins, biochemical assay development
 
Thomas Selby
  Jon Shuman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Office:  478-301-5315
Email:  shuman_j@mercer.edu
 
Jon Shuman
  Laura Silo-Suh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Office:  478-301-5128
Email:  silo-suh_l@mercer.edu
Research Interests: P. aeruginosa in Cystic Fibrosis
 
Laura Silo-Suh
  James L. Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
Office: 478-301-4177
Email: thomas_j@mercer.edu
 
James L. Thomas
  Zhongbiao Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery and Basic Medical Sciences
Office: 478-301-2095
Email: wang_z@mercer.edu
 
Zhongbiao Wang
     
 

Rudolfs Zalups, Ph.D.
Professor of Histology
Office: 478-301-2559
Email:  zalups_rk@mercer.edu  

Rudolfs Zalups