Faculty

The following faculty have been hired through the Biosciences Initiative’s nine Scientific Research Initiatives.

Maria Coronel, Ph.D.Maria Coronel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School
Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy

Roland Kersten, Ph.D.Roland Kersten, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy

Shyamal Mosalaganti, Ph.D.Shyamal Mosalaganti, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, U-M Life Sciences Institute
Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, U-M Medical School
Assistant Professor, Biophysics, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Peter Reich, Ph.D.Peter Reich, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Global Change Biology, School for Environment and Sustainability

 

Kai Zhu, Ph.D.Zhu, Kai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Environment and Sustainability, School for Environment and Sustainability

Kelly Speer, Ph.D.

Kelly Speer, Ph.D.

Kelly Speer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Director of the Michigan Pathogen Biorepository

Eleanna Varangis, Ph.D.Eleanna Varangis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of  Movement Science, School of Kinesiology
Member, Faculty Council of the Michigan Concussion Center

Jay Brito Querido, Ph.D.Jay Brito Querido, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry, Medical School
Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute
Faculty Scholar, Center for RNA Biomedicine
Faculty Scholar of the Center for RNA Biomedicine

Stephanie Moon, Ph.D.Stephanie Moon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor , Human Genetics; Affiliate Faculty, Biological Chemistry; Affiliate Faculty, Michigan Neuroscience Institute, Medical School
Faculty Scholar of the Center for RNA Biomedicine

Rachel Niederer, Ph.D.Rachel Niederer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry, Medical School
Faculty Scholar of the Center for RNA Biomedicine

Chase Weidmann, Ph.D.Chase Weidmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry, Medical School
Faculty Scholar of the Center for RNA Biomedicine