Faculty

Contact Information

 

Research and Professional Interests

 

 
mzk
Professor
Interim Chair
(352) 273-9153
mzajackaye@ufl
 
  • Understanding mechanisms of oncogenic transformation
  • Defining patterns of cooperation between thymidylate synthase (TS) and other cancer genes using a series of defined mouse models
  • Improve use of TS as a biomaker and therapeutic target
 
johnaris
Associate Professor
(352) 273-6868
johnaris@ufl.edu
 
  • Education (BA, BS, DDS, MD, MS, PA, and PhD programs)
  • Cell and tissue modeling (3D models for radiation dosimetry)
 
ydaaka
Haskell Hess Professor
(352) 273-8112
ydaaka@ufl.edu
 
  • Understanding the biological roles of G protein-coupled and androgen receptors that instruct embryonic development and continue to function in adulthood
 
dunn
Professor
(352) 273-9007
dunn@ufl.edu
 
  • Molecular aspects of the regulation and mechanisms of cellular autophagy in normal and diseased tissues
 
guijarro
Maria Guijarro, PhD
Assistant Scientist
(352) 273-9156
guijam@ufl.edu
 
 
 
guo
Jianhui Guo, PhD
Assistant Scientist
(352) 273-9720
jiguo@ufl.edu
 
 
 
huang
Professor
(352) 273-6769
shuanghuang@ufl.edu
 
  • Elucidating molecular mechanisms associated with breast and ovarian cancer metastasis
  • Identifying cancer driver genes/pathways in ovarian cancer
 
ishov
Associate Professor
(352) 273-8202
ishov@ufl.edu
 
  • Chemoresistance in breast cancer
  • Nuclear Structure and Function
  • Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Tumor Suppression
 
liao
Associate Professor
(352) 273-8188
dliao@ufl.edu
 
  • Cell-biological functions of KATs & HDACs in virology, epigenetics and cancer biology, as well as on discovery, characterization, and optimization of novel small-molecule inhibitors of these enzymes for cancer therapy
 
makki
Assistant Professor
(352) 273-9550
nadja.makki@ufl
 
  • How non-coding variants influence susceptibility to complex diseases
  • Gene networks and molecular pathways underlying connective tissue diseases
 
morozov
Assistant Scientist
(352) 273-8216
morozov@ufl
 
 
 
narayan
Professor
(352) 273-8163
snarayan@ufl
 
  • Targeting DNA repair and replication pathways for therapy of colorectal cancer
  • Mechanisms of cigarette smoke-induced breast and lung carcinogenesis
  • Role of APC in DNA repair
 
nonabur
Assistant Scholar
(352) 273-9393
nonabur@ufl
 
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award, 2006 to 2012
 
opavsky
Associate Professor
(352) 294-8596
ropavsky@ufl
 
  • Role of DNA methyltransferases in normal and malignant hematopoiesis
 
rarey
Professor
(352) 273-5753
rarey@ufl
 
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award Medical Honor Society, 2018
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by College of Medicine Society of Teaching Scholars, 2018
  • UF College of Medicine Class of 2020 established the Class of 2020 Kyle E. Rarey, PhD Award for Excellence in the Anatomical Sciences, 2018
  • Enhancing Cognitive Learning of Human Anatomy through Augmented Reality and Mobile Technology
  • Rarey KE, Weitzel S, and Downey D Awarded $125,925.00, 2018-2019
 
sugrue
Professor
Sr. Associate Dean of Research Affairs
(352) 273-8475
sugrue@ufl
 
  • Elucidate the molecular determinants of the regulation of corneal epithelial cell phenotype
 
rarey
Clinical Associate Professor
(352) 273-8899
dtopping@ufl
 
  • Teaching Incentive Program Award, UCF COM and UCF (2018)
  • Educational Leadership Award, Pre-Clinical Curriculum, UCF COM (1999)