New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence

Current Researchers, 2017 – 2018

 

Thematic Area: Bioinformatics/Sequencing/Genomics

 

Sarah Corey-Rivas

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University

Full Project Title: Deciphering immunogenomic responses to a fungal pathogen in toad populations

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505-454-3301

 

Veronica Evans

Associate Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Examining CPEB Expression and Function in the Manduca sexta Nervous System

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505-566-3298

 

Ramachandra Gullapalli

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Molecular and Microbiome Analysis of Gallbladder Cancer in New Mexico Populations

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505-272-8249

 

William Hines

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Identifying factors influencing invasive progression of in situ breast disease

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505-272-4198

 

Mario Izaguirre-Sierra

Assistant Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Genetic analysis of Cajal bodies and their role in RNP biogenesis in Arabidopsis

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919-619-5128

 

David Torres

Associate Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Statistical Analysis of Gene Sets

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505-747-2174

   

Thematic Area: Cell and Organism

 

Amanda Ashley

Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Full Project Title: DNA ligase IV modulates the response to select chemotherapeutics

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575-646-2084

 

Matthew Barlow

Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University

Full Project Title: Ethnic and age effects of vascular responses in women with Metabolic Syndrome

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575-562-2543

 

Benjamin Clark

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Focus Project Title: Neural Mechanisms of Spatial Memory Decline in Alzheimer's Disease

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505-277-2041

 

Veronica Evans

Associate Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Examining CPEB Expression and Function in the Manduca sexta Nervous System

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505-566-3298

 

William Hines

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Identifying factors influencing invasive progression of in situ breast disease

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505-272-4198

 

Kevin Houston

Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Full Project Title: Mechanisms of GPR30-dependent IGFBP1 expression in breast cancer cells

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575-646-3918

  

Mario Izaguirre-Sierra

Assistant Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Genetic analysis of Cajal bodies and their role in RNP biogenesis in Arabidopsis

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919-619-5128

 

Fu-Sen Liang

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Focus Project Title: Developing novel small molecule-based microRNA regulators

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505-277-1703

 

Giancarlo López-Martinez

Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Full Project Title: Can hormesis reduce free radical damage and improve healthspan and lifespan?

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575-646-3091

 

Sally Pias

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Lipids regulate oxygen bioavailability: Simulations of membranes and fat droplets

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575 835-6204

 

Menake Piyasena

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Novel diagnostic tools for malaria and Chagas disease

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575-835-6162

    

David Torres

Associate Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Statistical Analysis of Gene Sets

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505-747-2174

 

Thematic Area: Clinical Translational

 

Ramachandra Gullapalli

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Molecular and Microbiome Analysis of Gallbladder Cancer in New Mexico Populations

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505-272-8249

 

Donald Hyder

Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Identification of antibiotics in honey and nectar from Russian knapweed

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505-320-8094

   

Thematic Area: Pathogens

 

Sarah Corey-Rivas

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University

Full Project Title: Deciphering immunogenomic responses to a fungal pathogen in toad populations

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505-454-3301

 

Ramachandra Gullapalli

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Molecular and Microbiome Analysis of Gallbladder Cancer in New Mexico Populations

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505-272-8249

 

Donald Hyder

Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Identification of antibiotics in honey and nectar from Russian knapweed

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505-320-8094

 

Patricia Lodato

Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Full Project Title: Post-transcriptional regulation of virulence genes in Escherichia coli O157:H7

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575-646-2382

 

Menake Piyasena

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Novel diagnostic tools for malaria and Chagas disease

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575-835-6162

 

Thematic Area: Population/Community/Health

 

Amanda Ashley

Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Full Project Title: DNA ligase IV modulates the response to select chemotherapeutics

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575-646-2084

 

Matthew Barlow

Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University

Full Project Title: Ethnic and age effects of vascular responses in women with Metabolic Syndrome.

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575-562-2543

 

Ramachandra Gullapalli

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Molecular and Microbiome Analysis of Gallbladder Cancer in New Mexico Populations

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505-272-8249

 

Donald Hyder

Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Identification of antibiotics in honey and nectar from Russian knapweed

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505-320-8094

 

Menake Piyasena

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Novel diagnostic tools for malaria and Chagas disease

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575-835-6162

 

Gayan Rubasinghege

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Toxicological Impacts of “Mineral Aging” on Human Health in the Presence of PPCPs

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575-835-5129

  

Raj Shah

Professor, University of New Mexico

Full Project Title: Zuni Health Initiative: Chronic Disease Care to Reduce Health Disparity

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505-272-9615

 

Thematic Area: Structure and Function of Biomolecules

 

Veronica Evans

Associate Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Examining CPEB Expression and Function in the Manduca sexta Nervous System

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505-566-3298

 

Donald Hyder

Professor, San Juan College

Focus Project Title: Identification of antibiotics in honey and nectar from Russian knapweed

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505-320-8094

 

Mario Izaguirre-Sierra

Assistant Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Genetic analysis of Cajal bodies and their role in RNP biogenesis in Arabidopsis

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919-619-5128

 

Fu-Sen Liang

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Focus Project Title: Developing novel small molecule-based microRNA regulators

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505-277-1703

 

Brooks Maki

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University

Focus Project Title: Anti-Oxidant Properties of Modified Arginine Residues

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224-522-1997

 

Sally Pias

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Lipids regulate oxygen bioavailability: Simulations of membranes and fat droplets

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575 835-6204

 

Christopher Stead

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University

Focus Project Title: Elucidation of Coxiella burnetii carbohydrate and lipid metaboloic pathways.

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505 426-2035

 

Elliott Stollar

Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University

Full Project Title: Optimization of binding affinity and specificity of SH3-domain binding peptides.

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575 562 4973

   

Rodolfo Tello-Aburto

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Full Project Title: Natural product-inspired beta-lactone proteasome inhibitors as anticancer agents

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575-835-5168

 

David Torres

Associate Professor, Northern New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Statistical Analysis of Gene Sets

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505-747-2174

  

Shawn White

Associate Professor, Western New Mexico University

Focus Project Title: Natural Product Exploration in Tarantula Hawk Wasp Venom Using LC-MS/MS

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443-523-2213