Department of Biomedical Sciences - Savannah Campus Research Faculty

Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences - Savannah Campus

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Microbiology/Virology)
Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
Office: 912.721.8209
Email:  visalli_rj@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Herpesvirus antivirals and vaccines  
Rober Visalli, PhD

Faculty, Department of Biomedical Sciences - Savannah Campus

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology)
Office:
Email: abdeldaid_ma@mercer.edu
Research Interests:

 

Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry)
Office: 912.721.8187
Email:  bose_hs@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Biogenesis of steroidogenic proteins into mitochondria and ER

 

 Himangshu Bose

Ron Garner, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Microbiology/Immunology)
Office: 912.721.8206
Email:  garner_re@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Immunological role of Toll-like receptors in response to mannan

 

 Ron Garner
Wayne Glasgow, Ph.D.
Senior Vice Provost for Research
Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor and Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology)
Office: 912.721.8201
Email:  glasgow_wc@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Bioactivelipids in cancer
 
 Wayne Glasgow

Amy Greene, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Office: 912.721.8211
Email:   greene_al@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Orphan genetic disease therapy

 

 Amy Greene

Shi-Wen (Albert) Jiang, M.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Genetics)
Off.ice: 912-721.8188
Email:   jiang_s@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Epigenetics and gene regulation in cancer and preeclampsia

 

 Shi-Wen Jiang

Edward Klatt, M.D.
Director of the Biomedical Problems Program
Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Pathology)
Office: 912.721.8183
Email:  klatt_ec@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Web based medical education

 

 Edward Klatt

James Knapp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry)
Office: 912.721.8210
Email:  knapp_je@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Protein structure, allostery, blood substitutes, sickle cell disease

 

 James Knapp

Jinping Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Histology)
Office: 912.721.8189
Email:  li_j@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis of endometrial cancer

 

 Jinping Li

Edward Perkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Genetics)
Office: 912.721.8204
Email:  perkins_el@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Bioengineering and cell-based therapeutics  

 

 Edward Perkins

William Rhoten, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy)
Office: 912.721.8216
Email:  rhoten_wb@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Medical education in gross anatomy

 

 William Rhoten
Kristjan L. Thomson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy)
Office: 912.721.8207
Email: thompson_kl@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Medical education in gross anatomy
 
 Kristjan Thomson

Tina Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience)
Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Office: 912.721.8185
Email:  thompson_tl@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Regulation of dopamine transporter  

 Tina Thompson

Wei-Hsiung Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Physiology)
Office: 912.721.8203
Email:  yang_w@mercer.edu
Research Interests: Post-translational modifications; Signaling pathways of FOX proteins

 

 Wei-Hsiung Yang

Zhi-Qing Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Physiology)
Office: 912.721.8208
Email:   zhao_z@mercer.edu  
Research Interests: Cardioprotection in ischemic heart disease

 Zhi-Qing Zhao

Natsuko Emura