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
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
(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, Director of CMPR
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
(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
(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: March 1, 2016