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Cell and Molecular Biology Faculty

The University of Mississippi Medical Center and its Department of Cell and Molecular Biology boast faculty that are considered leaders in their fields, esteemed educators and mentors, innovative researchers, and compassionate caregivers. The Medical Center’s overall goal of a healthier Mississippi is only possible with the men and women that are entrusted to train the next generation of Mississippi’s physicians and researchers.

In this section, you will find links to more information about our faculty. If you can’t find what you are seeking, contact our department at (601) 984-1851.

Chair

Jane ReckenhoffJane Reckelhoff, PhD
Professor/Chair
Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Director, Women's Health Research Center
Director, Mississippi Center of Excellence in Perinatal Research
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Professors

Eva BengtenEva M. Bengten, PhD
Professor 
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David BrownDavid T. Brown, PhD
Professor
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John Jack CorreiaJohn J. "Jack" Correia, PhD
Professor Emeritus
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Andrew GradyAndrew Grady, DVM
Professor, Director of Laboratory Animal Facilities
Michael HebertMichael Hebert, PhD
Professor 
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Bettye Sue HerringtonBettye Sue Hennington, PhD
Professor
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Johnathan Hosler

Jonathan P. Hosler, PhD
Professor
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Mary Marquart

Mary Marquart, PhD
Professor
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Larry S. McDaniel, PhD
Professor 
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Drazen RaucherDrazen Raucher, PhD
Professor 
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David Ashley RobinsonD. Ashley Robinson, PhD
Professor
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Damian Romero.jpgDamian G. Romero, PhD
Professor 
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Melanie Wilson.jpgMelanie Wilson, PhD
Professor
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V. Gregory Chinchar, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Donald B. Sittman, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Associate professors

Brian Akerley.jpgBrian J. Akerley, PhD
Associate Professor 
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Yann GibertYann Gibert, PhD
Associate Professor 
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Stephen J. StrayStephen J. Stray, PhD
Associate Professor
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Ritesh TandonRitesh Tandon, PhD
Associate Professor
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Associate Professor

Jorge VidalJorge E. Vidal, PhD
Associate Professor
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Licy Yanes CardozoLicy Cardozo Yanes, MD
Associate Professor 
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Assistant professors

John T. Bates

 

John T. Bates, PhD
Assistant Professor 
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Hanna J. Broome, PhD
Assistant Professor 
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Kristin Edwards, PhD
Assistant Professor 
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Noha M. Shawky (Elsayed), PhD
Assistant Professor 
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Samar Rezq, PhD
Assistant Professor 

Maryam SyedMaryam Syed, PhD
Assistant Professor 
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Secondary appointments

Gene BidwellLee Bidwell, PhD
Associate Professor
Eric GeorgeEric George, PhD
Assistant Professor
Sarah GloverSarah Glover, MD
Professor
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Charlotte HobbsCharlotte V. Hobbs, MD
Associate Professor
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Yin-Yuan MoYin-Yuan Mo, PhD
Professor
Carolann Risley, PhD,  MSN, WHNP-CCarolann Risley, PhD, MSN, WHNP-C
Associate Professor

Scientist-Educators

Wolfgang Kramer, PhD
Professor
Reid Bishop, PhD
Associate Professor