Health Research Institute

Cancer Biology

 

Tanasova

Marina Tanasova

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

mtanasov@mtu.edu
906-487-1163
Chem Sci 620B

Tanasova Research Group

The Tanasova Research Group focuses on developing molecular probes and biochemical assay for identifying and understanding links between impaired biological mechanisms and cancer.

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Rao

Smitha Rao

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

smithar@mtu.edu
906-487-3230
M&M 410A

Smitha Rao Research

Smitha Rao's Research with the Biomedical µDevices lab focuses on investigating these microscopic structures that affect physiology and cell biology.

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Tang

Mark Tang

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

xiaohut@mtu.edu
906-487-3068
Dow 505

Research Interests

  • Cancer Genetics and Metabolism
  • Mechanisms of Cancer Initiation and Progression
  • Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Interactions of Diet and Nutrition with Cancer

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Geotsch

Paul Goetsch

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

pdgoetsc@mtu.edu
906-487-1790
Dow 502

Research Interests

  • Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
  • Genomics / Bioinformatics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Transcriptional Biology
  • Cancer Biology

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Liu

Haiying Liu

Professor, Chemistry

hyliu@mtu.edu 
906-487-3451
Chem Sci 402E

Research Interests

Synthesis, characterization, biomedical sensing, imaging and therapeutic applications of water-soluble conjugated glycopolymers, glycodendrimers, glyconanoparticles, conjugated polyelectrolytes, small redox-active carbohydrate conjugates, and near-infrared fluorescent probes

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Karabencheva-Christova

Tatyana Karabencheva-Christova

Associate Professor, Chemistry

tatyanak@mtu.edu 
906-487-2901
Chem Sci 712

Research Interests

  • Reaction Mechanisms of Enzymes
  • Enzyme Dynamics and Inhibition
  • Non-heme Iron DNA-modifying enzymes
  • Collagenolysis and Matrix Metalloproteinases
  • Enzymatic Halogenation

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Dam

Tarun K. Dam

Associate Professor, Chemistry

tkdam@mtu.edu
906-487-2940
Chem Sci 510C

Laboratory of Mechanistic Glycobiology

The Laboratory of Mechanistic Glycobiology focuses on the mechanistic basis of endogenous lectin-mediated immune functions, the structure-activity relationship of glycoconjugates, new lectins and hemolysins from plants, and glycan-mediated detection and separation techniques.

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