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 *
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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
Associate Professor (Fixed Term)
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Director, MSU InVivo Facility

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
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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.
Assistant Professor *
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Lab Website: bernardlabmsu.org                                                                                    

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.

Assistant Professor (Fixed Term)

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Research Scientist, InVivo Facility


Location: B142 Life Sciences

Phone: (517) 432-7768

Email: mbernard@msu.edu


Fields of Interest: (Coming Soon)


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

Assistant Professor *

Biomedical Engineering | Pharmacology & Toxicology


Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

Institute for Integrative Toxicology


Location: 324 Food Safety

Phone: (517) 884-6952

Email: sbhattac@msu.edu


Fields of Interest: A major focus of my work is the application of computational methods to study the signaling and transcriptional regulatory networks that underlie the determination of cell fate, and the perturbation of these networks by environmental pollutants like dioxin.


Xiaochun Bian, Ph.D.
Xiaochun Bian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

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 & Human Development

Location (Primary): Secchia Center, 7th Floor, 15 Michigan St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Location (Secondary): Life Sciences, 1355 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824
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
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: B305 Life Sciences
Phone: (517) 353-5479
Email: cobbett@msu.edu

Fields of Interest: My major research focus has been on ion channel function in neurons and other cell types.  However, after many diverse and rewarding projects and collaborations, I no longer run a research lab.  Instead, my time is focused on teaching students at all levels.

Bryan Copple, Ph.D.
Bryan Copple, Ph.D.
Associate Professor *
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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.

Anne Dorrance, Ph.D.
Anne Dorrance, Ph.D.
Professor *, Associate Chair
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: B347 Life Sciences
Phone: (517) 884-8816
Email: ellswo59@msu.edu

Fields of Interest:  (Coming Soon)

Gregory Fink, Ph.D.
Gregory Fink, Ph.D.
Professor *
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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 *
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: 214 Food Safety Toxicology
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 (Emeritus)
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: 310 Food Safety and Toxicology
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.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
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).

JR Haywood, Ph.D.
JR Haywood, Ph.D.
Professor
Assistant VP, Office of Regulatory Affairs

Location: Olds Hall
Phone: (517) 353-7147
Email: haywood12@msu.edu

Fields of Interest: Our research program is focused on neurotransmitter regulation and function in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in normotensive and hypertensive animals.