Full Members – Dissertation Advisors

Faculty members who actively participate in CCIB and run research labs that are open to CCIB MS and PhD students.  Check out the Research Page for a research-focused view of the same list. 

Grace Brannigan

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Director, CCIB

Associate Professor, Physics

Research Interests: Molecular simulations, free energy calculations, membrane proteins, intrinsically disordered proteins 

Eric Klein

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Graduate Program Director, CCIB

Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Bacterial pathogenesis and microbial adhesion

Michelle Carlin

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Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests: Forensic toxicology research with focus on driving under the influence of drugs

Brian Corbett

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Assistant Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Neural mechanisms underlying stress resilience

Iman Dehzangi

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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Research Interests: Machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, data mining, bioinformatics, and computational biology

Jinglin Fu

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Associate Professor, Chemistry 

Research Interests: Research focused on Bionanotechnology, Biocatalysis and Spatially Interactive Biomolecular Networks

Anthony Geneva

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Assistant Professor, Biology 

Research Interests: Evolutionary Genomics, Adaptation, and Speciation

Angélica L. González

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Associate Professor, Biology 

Research Interests: Biodiversity, Ecological Stoichiometry, Biogeochemistry, Trait-based Ecology, Functional Biogeography, Food Webs, Paleoecology, Environmental Change

Catherine Grgicak

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Henry Rutgers Chair, Department Chair, & Associate Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests: Bioanalytical chemistry, Forensic systems, Forensic DNA analysis, Single cell forensics

Julianne Griepenburg

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Associate Professor, Physics

Research Interests: Nanoparticle functionalization and light-activation

Andrey Grigoriev

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Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Genome organization, Evolution and manifestation, Cancer

Hunter King

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Assistant Professor, Physics

Research Interests: physical ecology; non-equilibrium and soft matter physics

Guillaume Lamoureux

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Associate Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests: Molecular modeling and machine learning

Kwangwon Lee

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Undergraduate Director & Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Molecular modeling and machine learning

Benedetto Piccoli

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Vice Chancellor for Research

Distinguished Professor & Joseph and Loretta Lopez Chair, Mathematics

Research Interests: Control and optimization of network flow

David Salas-de la Cruz

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Graduate Program Director & Associate Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests: Development of natural materials, morphology, chemical synthesis and structure modifications

Amy Savage

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Assistant Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Urban ecology

Daniel H. Shain

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Department Chair & Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Annelid development and evolution, Stem cells

Maria E. Solesio

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Assistant Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Mitochondria, Aging, Neurodegeneration, Inorganic polyphosphate, PolyP

Nir Yakoby

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August 2, 2012 / Nir Yakoby in his Rutgers Camden laboratory / Photo by Bob Laramie

Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Developmental Genetics

 

Full Members – Masters Advisors

Faculty members who actively participate in CCIB. Some may also run research labs that are open to CCIB MS students. 

Nawaf Bou-Rabee

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Associate Professor, Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied Mathematics and Probability 

Siqi Fu

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Professor & Department Chair, Mathematics

Rajiv Gandhi

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Rajiv Gandhi / December 6, 2005 / Faculty/Staff Portraits Photo by Bob Laramie

Professor, Computer Science

Research Interests: Approximation algorithms, Randomized algorithms, Computational geometry  

Debashis Kushary

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Associate Professor, Mathematics

Desmond Lun

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Professor, Computer Science

Research Interests: Synthetic biology, Systems biology, Biological signal processing, Network science  

Mahesh Nerukar

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Professor, Mathematics

Sean O’Malley

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Associate Professor & Department Chair, Physics

Research Interests: Growth and characterization of novel solid state materials.  

Michael Palis

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University Professor

Research Interests: Parallel and distributed computing, real-time systems, algorithms  

Lisa Payne

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Associate Professor, Psychology

Research Interests: Cognitive neuroscience, selective attention, inhibitory control  

Suneeta Ramaswami

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Professor & Department Chair, Computer Science

Research Interests: Computational geometry and its applications  

Sunil Shende

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Professor & Graduate Program Director, Computer Science

Research Interests: Algorithms and combinational optimization, Computational game theory 

J. William Whitlow, Jr.

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Professor & Department Chair, Psychology

Research Interests: Cognition and memory  

Associate Members

Faculty who have overlapping research interests with CCIB, and who may serve on committees of CCIB graduate students. 

Sarah Allred

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Associate Professor, Psychology

Research Interests: Color perception and color memory, Rapid perceptual learning, Visual perception of realistic images  

Haydee Herrera

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Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director, Mathematics

Research Interests: Geometry and topology 

Nathan Fried

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Assisstnat Teaching Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Neuroscience, Pain, Migraine, Opioid Epidemic, and Biology Education Research  

John Griffin

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Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Neuroscience 

Howard Jacobowitz

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Professor, Mathematics

Research Interests: Involutive Structures, Several Complex Variables, Differential Geometry and Partial Differential Equations.  

Alex Roche

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Associate Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests: Synthesis and reactivity of fluorinated organic molecules, and their spectroscopic characterization (especially nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry), identification and measurement of biological molecules  

Yuchung J. Wang

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Associate Professor, Mathematics

Research Interests: Statistics 

Robrecht van der Wel

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Associate Professor, Psychology

Research Interests: Psychological mechanisms underlying everyday physical actions, Motor control, Object manipulation, Sequence planning, Interpersonal action planning and coordination (joint action), Belief representations in action, and the Sense of agency.  

Emeritus Members 

John Dighton

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Director, Rutgers Pinelands Field Station

Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Understanding of nutrient cycling process at different levels of scale in forest soils and, in particular, the role of fungi in these processes  

John Gagliardi

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Professor Emeritus, Physics

Research Interests: Electrostatic force in mitosis  

Joseph V. Martin

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Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Hormone actions at neurotransmitter receptors, Electroencephalographically-defined sleep and waking, Computational models  

William M. Saidel

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Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests: Physiological basis of neuronal algorithms, Modeling underwater vision, Neuroethology  

Gabor Toth

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Professor, Mathematics

Research Interests: Geometry of eigenmaps and spherical minimal immersions, Visualizing mathematics