Molecular Genetics Faculty Directory

Pat Danley
Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]

Bryan Gibbon
Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]

Chris Kearney
Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]
Chris is interested in how unique and inexpensive plant-based technologies can be used for medical applications, such as the production of viral nanoparticle vaccines or the control of mosquito vectors of human disease.

Bessie Kebaara
Email: [email protected] Our research is on regulation of gene expression, specifically RNA degradation. We study the evolutionarily conserved Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay pathway (NMD), in oreder to understand the degradation of natural, non-nonsense containing mRNA in yeast.

Myeongwoo Lee
Associate Professor
Email: Myeongwoo_Lee@baylor.edu

Joseph Taube
Assistant Professor
Email: Joseph_Taube@baylor.edu
Our current work is focused on uncovering the regulatory mechanisms which facilitate EMT in both normal and cancerous settings, describing the specific targets and roles of these regulatory mechanisms and testing small molecule inhibitors of these proteins to ultimately lead to novel therapeutic strategies.