Life sciences

Veterinary Specialist, Adjunct Associate Professor, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Associate Research Scientist, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Immunobiology, Associate Professor, Surgery, Associate Professor, Genetics - GIDP, Associate Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Director, Center for Innovation in Brain Science, Professor, Pharmacology, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor, Neurology, Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute, Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Professor, Psychology, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Professor, BIO5 Institute
Research Professor, Member of the General Faculty , Member of the Graduate Faculty, Research Professor, BIO5 Institute

Peptides and proteins play a vital role in almost every cellular process in living organisms. Our research discovers and determines structural information on peptides and proteins to design drugs to more effectively treat human disease.

Professor, Agricultural-Biosystems Engineering, Professor, Applied BioSciences - GIDP, Professor, Arid Lands Resources Sciences - GIDP, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Professor, BIO5 Institute
Head, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Professor, BIO5 Institute

Xinxin Ding, PhD, department head, Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy—studies enzyme function, regulation and genetics as applied to translational research for drug safety and efficacy and genetic and environmental risks for chemical toxicity. Author of nearly 200 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and articles, he serves as associate editor for “Drug Metabolism and Disposition” and “Acta Pharmaeutica Sinica B.” Grants from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institute of Health fund his work, in part. Former chair of the NIH XNDA study section (2016-2018), he currently chairs (2018-19) Drug Metabolism and Disposition Division of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics..

Professor, Medicine - (Research Scholar Track), Research Scientist, Professor, BIO5 Institute

Our lab has a new treatment for heart failure. We have a biodegradable graft seeded with adult human cells that we put on the surface of the heart. The potential is to regenerate new heart muscle

Assistant Professor, Biomedical / Materials Science Engineer, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Assistant Professor, BIO5 Institute

Minkyu Kim's research interests are in the areas of biopolymers and biomaterials for advanced national defense and healthcare. He is currently working to develop functional biopolymer materials for the treatment of antimicrobial-resistance diseases and atherosclerosis.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, BIO5 Institute, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Director, Research - Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Professor, Medicine - (Research Scholar Track), Professor, Psychology, Professor, BIO5 Institute
Associate Dean, Student Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Distinguished Outreach Professor, Professor, Applied BioSciences - GIDP, Professor, Genetics - GIDP, Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Professor, Plant Sciences, Professor, BIO5 Institute