Faculty

* = Indicates labs that are training graduate students and/or Post-docs. The availability of training slots in these labs is dependent on the funding status of the PI.

Jamie Alan, RPh, PharmD, Ph.D.
Jamie Alan, RPh, PharmD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor- Fixed Term
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Location: B305B Life Science Building
Phone: 517-353-7145
Email: alanjami@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Coming soon!
William Atchison, Ph.D.
William Atchison, Ph.D.
Professor *                                                                                                                      
Location: B331A Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-4947
Email: atchiso1@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Research in my lab is directed at understanding the basis of cellular neurotoxicity, especially at synapses.
Marc Bailie, Ph.D., DVM
Marc Bailie, Ph.D., DVM
Director, MSU InVivo Facility
Associate Professor-Fixed Term
Location: B142 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-432-7768
Email: bailie@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Dr. Bailie has extensive experience in a broad array of models for the evaluation of pharmacologic and toxicologic activity of compounds.
Susan Barman, Ph.D., FAPS
Susan Barman, Ph.D., FAPS
Professor
Location: B426 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-432-3154
Email: barman@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Central neural control of the cardiovascular system; basis for rhythms in sympathetic nerve activity.
Jamie Bernard, Ph.D.
Jamie Bernard, Ph.D.
Lab Website: bernardlabmsu.org                                                                                    
Assistant Professor *
Location: B420 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-5326
Email: jbernard@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Our laboratory studies toxicological effects in everyday life that act as triggers in the formation of cancer.
 
Matthew Bernard, Ph.D.
Matthew Bernard, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, InVivo Facility
Associate Professor-Fixed Term
Location: B142 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-432-7768
Email: mbernard@msu.edu

Sudin Bhattacharya, Ph.D.
Sudin Bhattacharya , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor *
Biomedical Engineering | Pharmacology & Toxicology                                               

Center for Research on Ingredient Safety
Institute for Integrative Toxicology
Michigan State University
Food Safety and Toxicology Building
1129 Farm Ln Room 324
East Lansing MI 48824

Xiaochun Bian, Ph.D.
Xiaochun Bian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Location: B308 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-355-1711
Email: bian@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: My research interest is focused on postnatal development of the enteric nervous system (ENS) with special emphasis on pediatric related neurogastrointestinal issues.
Bin Chen, Ph.D.
Bin Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor *                                                                                                              
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
Secchia Center, 7th Floor
15 Michigan St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (Primary)
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
1355 Bogue St
East Lansing, MI 48824 (Secondary)
Phone: 616-234-2819
Email: bin.chen@hc.msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Chen Lab is dedicated to leveraging Big Data and AI for cancer therapeutic discovery
Peter J.R. Cobbett, Ph.D.
Peter J.R. Cobbett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Location: B305 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-5479
Email: cobbett@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: We are investigating how fibroblasts may be reprogrammed to become neurons and whether these reprogrammed cells can form functional connections in the mammalian brain.
Bryan Copple, Ph.D.
Bryan Copple, Ph.D.
Associate Professor *                                                                                                            
Location: B403 Life Sciences                                            
Phone: 517-884-6691
Email: copple@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: The research in my laboratory is focused on understanding the role of the immune system and hypoxia in the development of liver disease.
Stacie Demel, D.O., Ph.D.
Stacie Demel, D.O., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor *                                                                                                              
Location: B436 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-884-2497
Email: Stacie.Demel@hc.msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Stroke Epidemiology, including racial and gender disparities; sex differences in stroke and stroke genetics.
Anne Dorrance, Ph.D.
Anne Dorrance, Ph.D.
Professor *                                                                                                            
Associate Chair
Location: B340 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-432-7403
Email: dorranc3@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: The Dorrance Lab is committed to understanding the pathogenesis of hypertension- and obesity-related cerebrovascular disease with the goal of identifying novel treatments for stroke and dementia.
Andrea Doseff, Ph.D.
Andrea Doseff, Ph.D.
Professor * 
Department of Physiology / Pharmacology & Toxicology                       
Location: 567 Wilson Rd
Phone: 517-884-5155
Email: doseffan@msu.edu

Fields of Interest: Regulatory gene and protein networks of immune cell fate and apoptosis; anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic mechanisms of phytochemicals; phytochemical target identification; the role of cell death regulators in immune-regulation and immune-oncology; foods for health.

Edmund Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Edmund Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Professor
Location: B347 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-884-8816
Email: ellswo59@msu.edu
Fields of Interest:  
Gregory Fink, Ph.D.
Gregory Fink, Ph.D.
Professor *                                                                                                                                     
Location: B327 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-4648
Email: finkg@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: My research concerns the causes of systemic arterial hypertension, a major world-wide risk factor for cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality.
James Galligan, Ph.D.
James Galligan, Ph.D.
Professor; Co-Director-MS in Pharmacology & Toxicology program; Director-Neuroscience program *                                                                                                           
Location: B328 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-4776
Email: galliga1@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: "Purinergic neurotransmission in the intestine", "Neural control of arteries and veins in hypertension", "SERT KO rats are a model of sex specific
Patricia Ganey, Ph.D.
Patricia Ganey, Ph.D.
Professor *                                                                                                                               
Location: 214 Food Safety Tox
Phone: 517-432-1761
Email: ganey@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: Dr. Ganey's research focuses on understanding mechanisms by which inflammation modulates responses to chemicals. Of particular interest are chemicals, including drugs, that damage liver.
Jay Goodman, Ph.D.
Jay Goodman, Ph.D.
Professor
Location: B427 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-353-9346
Email: goodman3@msu.edu
Fields of Interest: My research interests are focused on discerning epigenetic mechanisms underlying carcinogenesis and other chemical-induced toxicities.
John Goudreau, Ph.D., D.O.
John Goudreau, Ph.D., D.O.
Assoc. Prof.; Director, Neuro-Degenerative Research Unit
Location: B436 Life Sciences
Phone: 517-884-2484
Email: john.goudreau@ht.msu.edu
Fields of Interest: My research interests are focused on genetic and environmental factors involved in the pathogenesis of neuro-degenerative disorders such as Parkinson's Disease (PD).