Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics
Faculty and Their Research
The Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics is comprised of 11 faculty members. Their research interests range from cellular and molecular mechanisms to whole animal and human physiology and pathophysiology. Clicking on a faculty name will direct you to their lab webpage.
- Guillermo Altenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Director of CMPR
Structure, function and regulation of connexins (gap-junction proteins) and ATP-binding cassette proteins in health and disease.
(806) 743-2531, G.Altenberg@ttuhsc.edu
- Pablo Artigas, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Structure based functional studies of Na/K ATPase and bilayer regulation of membrane protein function.
(806) 743-3170, Pablo.Artigas@ttuhsc.edu
- Luis Cuello, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Structure-function studies of voltage-gated K+ channels.
(806) 743-2525, Luis.Cuello@ttuhsc.edu
- Lan Guan, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
High-resolution structure modeling of solute transporters.
(806) 743-3102, Lan.Guan@ttuhsc.edu
- Hongjun Liang, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Membrane biophysics and bionanotechnology
(806) 743-1463, H.Liang@ttuhsc.edu
- Michaela Jansen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Asssociate Professor, Assistant Graduate Advisor
Structure and function studies of ligand-gated ion channels and transporters.
(806) 743-4059, Michaela.Jansen@ttuhsc.edu
- L.O. Lutherer, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Director of CRI
Regulation of cardiovascular and respiratory function by the cerebellum of the brain.
(806) 743-4222, Lorenz.Lutherer@ttuhsc.edu
- Raul Martínez-Zaguilán, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Regulation of intracellular pH and calcium during angiogenesis (diabetes) and tumorigenesis (cancer).
(806) 743-2562, Raul.Martinez-Zaguilan@ttuhsc.edu
- Jose Perez-Zoghbi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
The cellular mechanisms of epithelium-smooth muscle communication in the lung.
(806) 743-2522, Jf.Perez@ttuhsc.edu
- Luis Reuss, M.D., Professor
Ion and water transport mechanisms; structure and function of gap-junction channels and hemichannels.
(806) 743-2627, Luis.Reuss@ttuhsc.edu
- R. Bryan Sutton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor
X-ray crystallography of peripheral membrane associating C2 domains in synaptotagmin and human dysferlin.
(806) 743-4058, Roger.B.Sutton@ttuhsc.edu
Last revised: September 14, 2015