Department of Biomedical Sciences - Macon Campus Research Faculty

Faculty in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Macon Campus

  Robert J. McKallip, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Immunology & Vice-Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences
Office: (478) 301-2779, Macon Campus
Email:  mckallip_r@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Regulation of the immune response
Robert McKallip  
 

 

                                                  

 

 

  Gretchen L. Bentz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Office:  478-301-4103, Macon Campus
Email: bentz_gl@mercer.edu 
Research Interests: Sumoylation, Epstein-Barr Virus
 
Gretchen Bentz
  Associate Professor of Histology, Macon Campus
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, Macon Campus
Email: chalk_jm@mercer.edu
 

Janine Chalk
  Jaehwa Choi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Office: 478-301-2556, Macon Campus
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, Macon Campus
Email: cline_sd@mercer.edu
 
Susan Cline
 

Pamela Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Office: 478-301-2776
Email: cook_p@mercer.edu

Pamela Cook
  Lee Anne Cope, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Office: 478-301-4007, Macon Campus
Email: cope_l@mercer.edu
 

 

 

James Drummond, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Office: 478-301-4044, Macon Campus
Email: drummond_j@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Development of novel drug targeting methods using the body's own receptor/ligand paring via exosomes. 

Dr. James Drummond
     
  Ashley Horner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Office: 478-301-4050, Macon Campus
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, Macon Campus
Email:  kacsoh_b@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Endocrinology, linguistics
 
Balint Kacsoh
  Francis M. Kirera, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Office:  478-301-4043, Macon Campus
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, Macon Campus
Email: leeper_sk@mercer.edu
 
Sandra Leeper-Woodford
  Vladimir I. Mayorov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Office: 478-301-4025, Macon Campus
Email:  mayorov_vl@mercer.edu 
 
Vladimir Mayorov
 

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

Richard McCann
     
     
 

Prakash Elapulli Sankaranarayanan, MBBS           
Preferred Name: E.S.Prakash
Associate Professor of Physiology
Email: prakash_es@mercer.edu; Office: (478)-301-4038, Macon Campus
Research Interests: Physiology & pathophysiology education

ES Prakash
  Thomas L. Selby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Biochemistry
Office: 478-301-2558, Macon Campus
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
 
 
 
  James L. Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
Office: 478-301-4177, Macon Campus
Email: thomas_j@mercer.edu
 
James L. Thomas
  Zhongbiao Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery and Basic Medical Sciences
Office: 478-301-2095, Macon Campus
Email: wang_z@mercer.edu
 
Zhongbiao Wang
 

Han-Rong Weng, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Office: 478-301-4004
Email: weng_h@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Neuroscience, Pain, Synaptic Plasticity, Ion Channels,
Glia-neuronal Interaction, Regulation of Gene Expression, Signal Transduction

Weng, Han-rong