Primary Faculty

Carol Otey, PhD

Research:  cell motility in embryonic development, wound-healing and cancer metastasis
Office:  5312B MBRB
Phone:  919-966-0273

Scott Parnell, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research:  neuroanatomical, behavioral and physiological consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure and the cellular mechanisms leading underlying these birth defects
Office:  3019 Thurston-Bowles
Phone:  919-966-3208
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Douglas Phanstiel, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research:  3D Chromatin Structure, Kinase Signaling, Cellular Differentiation, Software Development
Office:  4019A Thurston-Bowles
Phone:  608-609-8377
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Ben Philpot, PhD

Kenan Distinguished Professor
Research:  Angelman syndrome; Rett syndrome; autism spectrum disorders; neurodevelopmental disorders; experience-dependent synaptic plasticity; restoration of plasticity in neurological disorders
Office:  5109E NRB
Phone:  919-966-0025
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Scott Randell, PhD

Associate Professor
Research:  airway epithelial biology—stem cells, host defense, and response to injury
Office:  1117 Marsico Hall
Phone:  919-966-8093

Lola Reid, PhD

Research:  growth and differentiation of stem cells
Office:  32-36 Glaxo Building
Phone:  919-966-4535 

Guendalina Rossi, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research:  Understanding the mechanisms of vesicle tethering in polarized exocytosis
Office:  4330 MBRB
Phone:  919-843-4995

Aldo Rustioni, M.D.

Research:  glutamate receptors and an understanding of how different subunits of the receptors may contribute to define the quality of somesthesic stimulus
Office:  414A Taylor Hall 
Phone:  919-966-6808

Virginia Shea, PhD

Research: Course Director, Introduction to Physiology
Office:  5200F MBRB
Phone:  919-966-1099

Spencer Smith, PhD

Associate Professor
Research:  neuroscience and neuroengineering 
Office:  5109C NRB
Phone:  919-966-2349
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