Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department is dedicated to the mission of the University through excellence in teaching, preeminence in scholarship and research, and a commitment to effective leadership in professional service. These goals are achieved through: daily contact with professional and graduate students involving didactic lectures, group interactions, and individual mentoring; significant contributions to science through innovative research; and, leadership roles in professional activities within the University, among local and state agencies, and at the National/International level in … continue reading

Graduate Studies


It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Home to world-class and award-winning scholars, instructors, and researchers, our program has a great deal to offer you. At the Department of Biomedical Sciences, investigators are engaged in wide-ranging interests and fields of study, including cancer, exercise, reproduction, cardiorespiratory health and neuroscience. While leaders in these fields, we continuously strive to expand our expertise, … continue reading

All seminars will be rescheduled at a future date.

March 2020 Publications

1. Loss of Dynamic Regulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 2 by Nitric Oxide Leads to Cardiovascular Dysfunction with Aging.
Lieu M, Traynham CJ, de Lucia C, Pfleger J, Piedepalumbo M, Roy R, Petovic J, Landesberg G, Forrester SJ, Hoffman M, Grisanti LA, Yuan A, Gao E, Drosatos K, Eguchi S, Scalia R, Tilley DG, Koch WJ.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020 Mar 27. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00094.2020.
PMID: 32216616
2. Nontargeted fecal metabolomics: an emerging tool to probe the role of the gut-microbiome in host-health.
Sarma SJ, Lei Z, Rosenfeld CS, Ericsson A, Sumner LW.
Bioanalysis. 2020 Mar 25. doi: 10.4155/bio-2020-0010.
PMID: 32209031
3. Genetic manipulation of SPG7 or NipSnap2 does not affect mitochondrial permeability transition.
Klutho PJ, Dashek RJ, Song L, Baines CP.
Cell Death Discov. 2020 Jan 29;6:5. doi: 10.1038/s41420-020-0239-6. eCollection 2020.
PMID: 32123581