Faculty List

There are 13 faculty members with primary appointment in Biochemistry & Cell Biology, plus 11 who have dual appointments in Biochemistry & Cell Biology and another department at the Geisel School of Medicine or at Dartmouth College. Our faculty are well funded for their research programs, publish their work in leading journals and present their findings at national and international meetings. To view a list of some of their honors/distinctions, please click here. To go directly to their laboratory website, please click on the link below the faculty member's name.

  • Charles K. Barlowe, PhD
    James C. Chilcott Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Intracellular trafficking and quality control in the early secretory pathway
    Lab Website
  • Ta Yuan Chang, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Cellular cholesterol homeostasis in health and human diseases
    Lab Website
  • Charles N. Cole, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and of Molecular & Systems Biology
    Genetics and molecular biology of mRNA export, molecular biology of the nuclear envelope and nuclear pore complexes
    Lab Website
  • Duane A. Compton, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Dean of Geisel School of Medicine
    Mechanisms of chromosomal instability in cancer
    Lab Website
  • Jay C. Dunlap, PhD
    Nathan Smith Professor and Chair of Molecular & Systems Biology and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Genetics and molecular biology of circadian clocks in fungi and mammals, and also fungal genomics and photobiology
    Lab Website
  • Scott A. Gerber, PhD
    Associate Professor of Molecular & Systems Biology and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Quantitative mass spectrometry and proteomics to understand oncogenic kinase signaling in lung cancer
    Lab Website
  • Leslie P. Henderson, PhD
    Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Geisel Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean for Diversity
    Cellular basis for behavioral changes associated with anabolic androgenic steroid use
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  • Henry N. Higgs, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Molecular mechanisms controlling actin dynamics in mammals, focusing on the formins INF2 (kidney disease) and FMNL3 (filopodia assembly, cell-cell adhesion)
    Lab Website
  • Arminja N. Kettenbach, PhD
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Mechanisms of phosphorylation signaling in cell division
    Lab Website
  • F. Jon Kull, PhD
    Rodgers Professor of Chemistry, Dartmouth Dean of Graduate Studies
    Protein crystallography, molecular motors, cellular transport mechanisms, enzyme mechanisms, transcription factors, bacterial virulence, and cholera
    Lab Website
  • Gustav E. Lienhard, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Cellular signaling pathways, hormonal regulation of membrane trafficking
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  • Jennifer J. Loros, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and of Molecular & Systems Biology
    Molecular and classical genetics of the circadian clock, fungal photobiology
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  • Dean R. Madden PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Dartmouth Vice Provost for Research
    Molecular mechanisms of ion channel activation, desensitization, and trafficking
    Lab Website    Biophysics
  • Robert A. Maue, PhD
    Professor of Medical Education and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Mechanisms important for development and differentiation of neurons in the brain
    Lab Website
  • Jason McLellan, PhD
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Structural basis of host-pathogen interactions
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  • Dale F. Mierke, PhD
    Professor of Chemistry
    Structural characterization of peptides and proteins with the ultimate goal of therapeutic design
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  • James B. Moseley, PhD
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Protein networks that link cell growth and division in fission yeast
    Lab Website
  • Lawrence C. Myers, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medical Education and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Biochemical and genetic approaches to determine how novel gene regulatory mechanisms in fungal pathogens control virulence and drug resistance
    Lab Website
  • Ekaterina V. Pletneva, PhD
    Associate Professor of Chemistry
    Bioinorganic chemistry, redox reactivity and conformational dynamics of heme proteins
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  • Michael J. Ragusa, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    Protein crystallography, small angle x-ray scattering, peripheral membrane proteins, and autophagy
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  • Radu V. Stan, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Surachai Supattapone, MD, PhD, DPhil
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
    Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases
    Lab Website
  • William T. Wickner, MD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
    Mechanisms of fusion of biological membranes
    Lab Website
  • Lee A. Witters, MD
    Eugene W. Leonard 1921 Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; Professor of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College; Director, Humanitates Vitae (the Human Biology Program at Dartmouth)
    Acute and chronic regulation of metabolic enzymes by hormones and other factors
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Emeritus Faculty

  • Oscar A. Scornik, MD, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry Emeritus
  • Constance E. Brinckerhoff, PhD
    Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry & Cell Biology Emeritus