The VCU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology faculty has a long and proud tradition of leadership in science and education on national and international stages. We are proud to provide a research and learning environment that is moderate in size — not too big and not too small. Our team is dedicated to the School of Medicine’s mission, and we strive to promote an atmosphere of excellence, congeniality and collaboration in teaching and research.

Faculty

Jeremy Allegood, Ph.D.

Jeremy Allegood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Jeremy Allegood, Ph.D.

Jeremy Allegood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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William A. Barton, Ph.D.

William A. Barton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

William A. Barton, Ph.D.

William A. Barton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and

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Laurence Booth, Ph.D.

Laurence Booth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Laurence Booth, Ph.D.

Laurence Booth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Lauren Cowart, Ph.D.

Lauren Cowart, Ph.D.

Professor

Lauren Cowart, Ph.D.

Lauren Cowart, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Sumitra Deb, Ph.D.

Sumitra Deb, Ph.D.

Professor

Sumitra Deb, Ph.D.

Sumitra Deb, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Deb Labs: people.vcu.edu/~sdeb/

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Swati Deb, Ph.D.

Swati Deb, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Swati Deb, Ph.D.

Swati Deb, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Deb Labs: people.vcu.edu/~sdeb/

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Paul Dent, Ph.D.

Paul Dent, Ph.D.

Professor

Paul Dent, Ph.D.

Paul Dent, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Xianjun Fang, Ph.D.

Xianjun Fang, Ph.D.

Professor

Xianjun Fang, Ph.D.

Xianjun Fang, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Gregorio Gil, Ph.D.

Gregorio Gil, Ph.D.

Professor

Gregorio Gil, Ph.D.

Gregorio Gil, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Christopher D. Green

Christopher D. Green

Instructor

Christopher D. Green

Christopher D. Green

Instructor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Tomasz Kordula, Ph.D.

Tomasz Kordula, Ph.D.

Professor

Tomasz Kordula, Ph.D.

Tomasz Kordula, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Michael Maceyka, Ph.D.

Michael Maceyka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Michael Maceyka, Ph.D.

Michael Maceyka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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David Montefusco, PhD.

David Montefusco, PhD.

Assistant Professor

David Montefusco, PhD.

David Montefusco, PhD.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Carmen Sato-Bigbee, Ph.D.

Carmen Sato-Bigbee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Carmen Sato-Bigbee, Ph.D.

Carmen Sato-Bigbee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Can Senkal, Ph.D.

Can Senkal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Can Senkal, Ph.D.

Can Senkal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Sandeep Singh, Ph.D.

Sandeep Singh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Sandeep Singh, Ph.D.

Sandeep Singh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Sarah Spiegel, Ph.D.

Sarah Spiegel, Ph.D.

Chair, Professor

Sarah Spiegel, Ph.D.

Sarah Spiegel, Ph.D.

Chair, Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Brian Wattenberg, Ph.D.

Brian Wattenberg, Ph.D.

Professor

Brian Wattenberg, Ph.D.

Brian Wattenberg, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Administrative Staff

Jodi Humpage

Jodi Humpage

Department Administrator

Jodi Humpage

Jodi Humpage

Department Administrator

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Gwendolyn Murphy

Gwendolyn Murphy

Post Award Research Administrator

Gwendolyn Murphy

Gwendolyn Murphy

Post Award Research Administrator

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Carmelda Fleming

Carmelda Fleming

Fiscal and Graduate Program Coordinator

Carmelda Fleming

Carmelda Fleming

Fiscal and Graduate Program Coordinator

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Affiliate Faculty

  • Paula D. Bos, Ph.D.
    Department of Pathology
    Assistant Professor
  • Charles V. Clevenger, M.D., Ph.D.
    Department of Pathology
    Professor
  • Robert J. Delorenzo, M.D., Ph.D.
    Department of Neurology
    Professor
  • Umesh Desai, Ph.D.
    School Of Pharmacy
    Professor
  • Michael S. Donnenberg, M.D.
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Professor
  • Babette Fuss, Ph.D.
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Professor
  • Steven Grant, M.D.
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Professor
  • Phillip B. Hylemon, Ph.D.
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor
  • Jennifer E. Koblinski, Ph.D.
    Department of Pathology
    Assistant Professor
  • Rakesh C. Kukreja, Ph.D.
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Professor
  • David A. Lanning, M.D., Ph.D.
    Department of Surgery
    Professor
  • Edward J. Lesnefsky, Jr., M.D.
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Professor
  • Janina P. Lewis, Ph.D.
    Institute Of Oral And Craniofacial Mol. Biology
    Professor
  • Ross Mikkelsen, Ph.D.
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Division Head, Division of Molecular Radiobiology
    Professor
  • Youngman Oh, Ph.D.
    Department of Pathology
    Professor
  • Rene Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S., Ph.D.
    School Of Engineering
    Assistant Professor
  • Andrew K. Ottens, Ph.D.
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Associate Professor
  • Bhaumik B. Patel, M.D.
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Associate Professor
  • Senthil K. Radhakrishnan, Ph.D.
    Department of Pathology
    Assistant Professor
  • John J. Ryan
    College Of Humanities & Sciences
    Professor
  • Montserrat Samso, Ph.D.
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics
    Associate Professor
  • Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
    Professor
  • Patricia J. Sime, M.D. FRCP
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Department Head
    Professor
  • Kristoffer C. Valerie, Ph.D.
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Professor
  • Judith A. Voynow, M.D.
    Department of Pediatrics
    Professor
  • Vasily A. Yakovlev, M.D., Ph.D.
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Assistant Professor
  • Jamal Zweit, Ph.D., D.Sc.
    Department of Radiology
    Professor