APP Directory

Faculty

Judd, Robert

Judd, Robert, PhD
Department Head and Boshell Professor
Academic Areas: Pharmacology, Endocrinology
Research Interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Adipose Tissue  Biology
juddrob@auburn.edu
334-844-6740

Akingbemi, Benson

Akingbemi, Benson, DVM, PhD
Professor
Academic Areas: Anatomy, Microanatomy, Toxicology
Research Interests: Urogenital Anomalies, Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology, Environmental Toxins
akingbt@auburn.edu
334-844-4489

Bartol, Frank “Skip”

Bartol, Frank “Skip”, MS, PhD
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
bartoff@auburn.edu
334-844-3700

Biancardi, Vinicia Campana

Biancardi, Vinicia Campana, MSc, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor, Neurosciences
Academic Areas: Neuroscience, Cardiovascular, Physiology
Research Interests: Hypothalamus, Autonomic nervous system, Cardiovascular diseases
vbiancardi@auburn.edu
334-844-5304

Charvet, Christine

Charvet, Christine, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosciences
Academic Areas: Neuroscience
Research Interests: Big Data, Comparative Neuroscience, Translating Time
cjc0154@auburn.edu
334-844-4427

Foradori, Chad

Foradori, Chad, PhD
Associate Professor, Microanatomy, Organology, and Endocrinology
Academic Areas: Microanatomy, Endocrinology
Research Interests: Neuroendocrinology; Environmental Endocrine Disruptors
foradori@auburn.edu
334-844-6742

Griffett, Kristine

Griffett, Kristine, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology
Academic Areas: Physiology, Pharmacology
Research Interests: Nuclear Receptors, Chemical Biology, Cardiometabolic Diseases, Pain, NAFLD/NASH
kgriffett@auburn.edu
334-844-5416

Huang, Chen-Che “Jeff”

Huang, Chen-Che “Jeff”, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology
Academic Areas: Physiology
Research Interests: Developmental Biology, Endocrinology
jeff.huang@auburn.edu
334-844-4465

Kroeger, Daniel

Kroeger, Daniel, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosciences
Academic Areas: Neuroscience
Research Interests: Sleep, Neural Circuitry, Cognition
dkroeger@auburn.edu
334-844-5409

Lazarowski, Lucia

Lazarowski, Lucia, PhD
Assistant Research Professor & Scientist, CPS
Academic Areas: Canine Performance Sciences
Research Interests: Canine behavior, cognition, and olfaction
lzl0017@auburn.edu
334-750-9924

Mansour, Mahmoud

Mansour, Mahmoud, DVM, PhD
Professor, Veterinary Anatomy
Academic Areas: Anatomy, Microanatomy
Research Interests: Multiple drug combinations for prostate cancer, Increase prostate cancer survival
mansoma@auburn.edu
334-844-6741

Panizzi, Jennifer

Panizzi, Jennifer, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology
Academic Areas: Physiology
Research Interests: Zebrafish, Developmental Genetics, Toxicity Screening
zebrafish@auburn.edu
334-844-5515

Pondugula, Satya

Pondugula, Satya, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Veterinary Anatomy
Academic Areas: Anatomy, Pharmacology, Cancer
Research Interests: Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Drug Interactions, Chemoresistance, Chemotherapy, Nuclear Receptors, Drug-Metabolizing Enzymes, Drug Transporters
srp0010@auburn.edu
334-844-8505

Schwartz, Dean

Schwartz, Dean, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology
Academic Areas: Physiology
Research Interests: Cardiovascular Physiology, Pharmacology, superoxide dismutase mimetics
schwadd@auburn.edu
334-844-5406

Singletary, Melissa

Singletary, Melissa, DVM, PhD, DACVPM
Assistant Professor, Neurosciences & Assistant Director, CPS
mas0028@auburn.edu
334-844-5309

Tao, Ya-Xiong

Tao, Ya-Xiong, PhD
Professor, Physiology
Academic Areas: Physiology
Research Interests: G protein-coupled receptor, melanocortin receptor, obesity, genomic medicine
taoyaxi@auburn.edu
334-844-5396

Vodyanoy, Vitaly

Vodyanoy, Vitaly, MS, PhD
Professor, Physiology & Director of the Biosensory Laboratory
Academic Areas: Physiology, Neuroscience, High-Resolution Microscopy
Research Interests: Sensory Physiology, Biosensors, Olfactory Receptor Neurons, Nanoparticles
vodyavi@auburn.edu
334-844-5405

West, Rachel

West, Rachel, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology
Academic Areas: Physiology
Research Interests: Reproductive Physiology, Placental Biology, Stem Cell Biology
rcw0043@auburn.edu
334-844-5403

Zhong, Juming

Zhong, Juming, DVM, PhD
Professor, Microanatomy and Organology
Academic Areas: Anatomy, Microanatomy
Research Interests: Cardiovascular physiology/pathology, electrophysiology
zhongju@auburn.edu
334-844-6739

Lecturers

Delmain, K. Scott

Delmain, K. Scott, DVM
Professor of Practice
Academic Areas: Anatomy/MicroAnatomy
ksd0017@auburn.edu

Gibson, Ryan

Gibson, Ryan, DVM
Lecturer
Academic Areas: Neurology, Neuroscience, Anatomy/Microanatomy
ryan.gibson@auburn.edu

Rowe, Joe

Rowe, Joe, DVM
Senior Lecturer, Gross Anatomy
Academic Areas: Anatomy, Microanatomy
jer0022@auburn.edu
334-844-8866

Thungrat, Kamoltip

Thungrat, Kamoltip, DVM, MS, PhD
Lecturer, Pharmacology
Academic Areas: Pharmacology
Research Interests: Her research interests focus on molecular pharmacology and population-based pharmacokinetics. Currently, Dr. Thungrat is studying the pharmacogenetics of anticancer drugs for canine mast cell tumors.
kzt0006@auburn.edu

Wilhite, D. Ray

Wilhite, D. Ray, MS, PhD
Anatomy Lab Coordinator
Academic Areas: Anatomy
Research Interests: Sauropod dinosaur limb biomechanics; use of 3-D modeling to reconstruct the appendicular skeleton of sauropod dinosaurs; nature of articular cartilage in sauropod dinosaurs; nature of hyaline cartilage in mammals, crocodilians and birds to reconstruct the cartilaginous portion of sauropod limb joints; crocodilian musculoskeletal anatomy; 3-D reconstructions of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves in the equine forelimb and hind limb
drw0004@auburn.edu
334-844-6738

Research Staff

Laporte, Pia – Coord II, Teaching Sci Labs pmk0001@auburn.edu | 334-844-6388 Aono, Michelle – Research Associate III aonomic@auburn.edu | 334-844-5594 Camp, Cristine R. – Research Assistant III cmk0007@auburn.edu | 334-844-5591 Cook, Kenya – Research Assistant III cookken@auburn.edu | 334-844-5407 Cruz-Espindola, Crisanta – ​Mgr, Research Scientist Lab cruzecr@auburn.edu | 334-844-7190 Driggers, Benjamin – Research Assistant II bjd0030@auburn.edu | 334-844-7187 Globa, Ludmila – Research Associate IV globalp@auburn.edu | 334-844-7092 Hafiz, Saly – Research Assistant III szh0030@auburn.edu | 334-844-4427 Kang, Yuan – Research Assistant II kangyua@auburn.edu | 334-844-4465 Mackay, Laci – Research Associate III lbo0002@auburn.edu | 334-844-6745 Marshall, Emily – Research Assistant I ejm0035@auburn.edu | 334-844-7319 Peaden, Sarah – Research Assistant III scp0015@auburn.edu | 334-844-5373 Pustovyy, Oleg – Research Associate IV pustoom@auburn.edu | 334-844-7091 Van Ginkel, Sabrina – Research Associate II szv0031@auburn.edu | 334-844-5469 Xu, Chuanling – Research Associate I xuchuan@auburn.edu | 334-844-5395 Yoo, Sieun – Research Assistant III szy0043@auburn.edu | 334-470-5791

Graduate Students

Fernando, Yanthrawaduge – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GRA ysf0001@auburn.edu | 334-844-4427 Grabau, Natasha Wendy – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GRA nwg0007@auburn.edu LeKites, Vander – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GRA vwl0003@auburn.edu | 334-844-4427 Makhija, Sangeet – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GRA szm0166@auburn.edu | 334-844-5402 McCafferty, Kayleen – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GTA kjm0019@auburn.edu | 334-844-4133 Salamat, Julia – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GTA jms0229@auburn.edu Zheng, Huifei – Anatomy Physiology Pharm GRA hzz0090@auburn.edu

Administrative Staff

Alvis, Hattie – Admstr, Business & Admin Svcs alvishm@auburn.edu | 334-844-6737 Cornwell, Vera – Admin Support Assoc II-Acad vdc0001@auburn.edu | 334-844-4426 Dunn, Dorothy – Asst II, Financial-Dept dmd0002@auburn.edu | 334-844-4425

Emeritus Faculty

Boothe, Dawn, DVM, MS, PhD – Alumni Professor and Director of the Clinical Pharmacology Lab Coleman, Elaine, DVM, PhD – Associate Professor Emerita Kemppainen, Robert, DVM, PhD – Professor Emeritus