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Department Committees

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics maintains multiple standing committees to cover specific functions in support of education, research and infrastructure within the department. These committees are listed here with roster and contact information provided.

Infrastructure Committee

The Infrastructure Committee is appointed by the Chair and considers topics relevant to the departmental infrastructure. This covers general departmental and core facility equipment and space considerations. Topics include requests for equipment purchase, maintenance contracts and equipment obsolescence. Current committee membership and contact information is provided below.

Matthias Buck
Chair

Matthias Buck

Professor
Buck Lab Website: http://dynamic-protein-complexes.org/
Protein-Protein Interactions in Cell Signaling of small GTPases, Plexin and Eph receptors
Robbins E607
216-368-8651 (office) 216-368-3952 (fax)

Witold K. Surewicz, PhD

Witold K. Surewicz, PhD

Robert F Bennett MD Professor
Surewicz Lab
Molecular basis of prion diseases and other neurodegenerative disorders associated with protein misfolding
Robbins E605
216-368-0139 (office) 216-368-3952 (fax)

Rajesh Ramachandran, PhD

Rajesh Ramachandran, PhD

Associate Professor
Ramachandran Lab
Molecular mechanisms of membrane remodeling, fission and fusion in endocytosis and mitochondrial dynamics
Robbins E511
216-368-2513 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

Associate Professor
Chakrapani Lab
Understanding the role of structure and dynamics in the functioning of ion channels
Robbins E621
216-368-3875 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Jeffrey L. Garvin, PhD

Jeffrey L. Garvin, PhD

Professor
Garvin Lab
Regulation of nephron transport, salt-sensitive hypertension and cross-talk between tubules and vessels
Robbins E526
216-368-3353 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Julian E. Stelzer, PhD

Julian E. Stelzer, PhD

Associate Professor
Stelzer Lab
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of cardiac muscle contraction in health and disease
Robbins E522
216-368-8636 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Fraser J. Moss, PhD

Fraser J. Moss, PhD

Instructor
Boron Lab
Molecular mechanisms sensing and regulating physiological pH
Robbins E518
216-368-5405 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Xin Qi, PhD

Xin Qi, PhD

Associate Professor
Qi Lab
Mitochondrial quality control and neurodegenerative diseases
Robbins E516
216-368-4459 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)