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Chemical Biology Faculty/Staff

FACULTY

Renping Zhou, PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 109
Phone (848) 445 7246
Email: rzhou@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: The molecular nature of cell-cell
communication in embryonic development and
diseases: neural circuits, cataracts and cancer

   
 

Luca Cartegni, PhD
Associate Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 252
Phone: (848) 445 8018
Email: luca.cartegni@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

   
 

Suzie Chen, PhD
Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 204
Phone: (848) 445 7243
Email: suziec@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Molecular mechanisms of melanoma
development

   
 

Philip Furmanski, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 215
Department of Chemical Biology
Phone: (848) 445-7244
email: furmansk@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Molecular mechanisms of
tumor progression, experimental therapeutics
and immunotherapy cancer

   
 

Jessie Yanxiang Guo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Room 3039
Pone: (732) 235-9657
Phone Email: yanxiang@cinj.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Cancer Metabolism

   
 

Fang Liu, PhD
Associate Professor
CABM, Rm 103
Phone (848) 445-9783
Email: fangliu@cabm.rutgers.edu
Research focus: TGF-beta signal transduction,
transcriptional regulation, cell cycle control,
and their roles in tumorigenesis

   
 

Yao-Ping Lu, PhD, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Phone (848) 445 4052
Email: yaoping.lu@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Effects of decreased body fat
by caffeine, exercise and lipectomy on skin cancer

   
 

Audrey Minden, PhD
Associate Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 205
Phone (848) 445 5766
Email: aminden@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: The role for protein kinases in
the regulation of cell growth and proliferation

   
 

Ji-An Pan, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab
Phone: (848) 445 8003
Email: jian.pan@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Molecular mechanism of proteotoxicity;
regulation of redox homeostasis

   
 

Nanjoo Suh, PhD
Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 254
Phone (848) 445 8030
Email: nsuh@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Mechanistic study of cancer
prevention & inflammation
with natural/synthetic agents

   
 

Yu Sun, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab
Phone: (848) 445 8003
Email: yu.sun@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

   
  Hong Wang
Assistant Research Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab Room 121 
Phone (848) 445 4098
Email: howang@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Molecular mechanisms of lung and colon carcinogenesis and its prevention using nutritional constituents such as green tea and tocopherols
   
 
Chung S. Yang, PhD
Distinguished Professor and John L. Colaizzi Endowed Chair in Pharmacy
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 129
Phone: (848) 445 5360
Email: csyang@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Cancer prevention by dietary constitutes
such as tea polyphenols and tocopherols, and their
combinations with pharmaceutical agents
   
  X. F. Steven Zheng, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Department of Chemical Biology
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Phone (732) 235-6879
Email: zhengst@rutgers.edu
Research focus: Nutrient signaling and human diseases,
metabolic stress and cancer and TOR-targeted therapy
   
 

Xi Zheng, PhD
Research Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 209
Phone (848) 445 8069
Email: xizheng@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Molecular mechanisms of prostate
carcinogenesis and prevention of prostate cancer
development and progression

   
 

Wei-Xing Zong, PhD
Professor
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 215
Phone: (848) 445-4940
Email: weixing.zong@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Oncogenic signaling and cancer cell stress response

   

STAFF

   
  Vi Dan
Administrative Assistant
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 129
(848) 445 5734
Email: vd226@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
   
  Erica DiPaola
Program Coordinator I
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 103
(848) 445-4043
Email: edipaola@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
   
 

Deborah Stalling
Business Manager
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 103B
(848) 445 4052
Email: bachorik@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

   
  Amy Loughman
Program Coordinator I
Susan L. Cullman Lab, Rm 103
(848) 445-4047
Email: a.loughman@pharmacy.rutgers.edu