Research Interest

Photo of Carlos Coriano Carlos Coriano

Estrogen receptors

Photo of Carol Diaz Carol Diaz-Diaz

The role of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR) in colorectal cancer and intestinal biology.

Photo of Josh Everson Josh Everson

Clefts of the lip and palate are among the most common human birth defects, yet causative factors remain elusive for most cases.  I use the mouse to study genetic and environmental factors contributing to the pathogenesis of these orofacial clefts.

Photo of Joe Gawdzik Joe Gawdzik

Sox 9b in zebrafish development

Photo of Clara Jeong, PhD Clara Jeong, PhD

Mode of action of phthalates toxicity on androgen receptor (AR) regulated events in prostate cancer progression

Neil Lamarre, PhD

Effects of chronic exposure to Biphenol A (BPA) on lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Photo of Chelsea O'Driscoll, PhD Candidate Chelsea O’Driscoll

Investigating the effects of air pollution on the lung’s adaptive immune response. Specifically, we are interested in the AHR-dependent effects of air pollution
on T-cell populations. Airborne pollution, aryl hydrocarbon receptor, T-cells, lung transplant rejection.

Photo of Carlos Rodriguez Carlos Rodriguez

Understanding the mechanisms of a signaling molecule, known as cyclic AMP (cAMP), in the development of melanoma skin cancer and its resistance to treatment.

Photo of Michael Shea Michael Shea

I am interested in understanding how cancer stem cells promote therapy resistance in estrogen receptor alpha-positive mammary carcinomas.

Photo of Samuel Thomas Samuel Thomas

We are interested in the impact of environmental endocrine disruptors like phthalates on prostate diseases, both benign and neoplastic.

Photo of Kyle Wegner Kyle Wegner

Urinary obstruction and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)

Photo of Jalissa Wynder Jalissa Wynder

Environmental Estrogens and Prostatic disease

Photo of Jeremiah Yee Jeremiah Yee

Physiological role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor