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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.

Retreat Committee

The Department holds a retreat every year, with even years being a single day event and odd years a multi-day event. The retreat committee organizes and sets the agenda for each retreat and considers nominations for keynote speakers. Current committee membership and contact information is provided below.

Sudha Chakrapani, PhD
Chair

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)

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)

Tingwei Mu, PhD

Tingwei Mu, PhD

Associate Professor
Mu Lab Website: https://www.researchgate.net/lab/Ting-Wei-Mu-Lab
Proteostasis maintenance of membrane proteins in health and disease
Robbins E513
216-368-0750 (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)

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)

Andrea Romani, MD, PhD

Andrea Romani, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Romani Lab
Regulation of magnesium homeostasis and transport in mammalian cells
Robbins E528
216-368-1625 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Carole M. Liedtke

Carole M. Liedtke

Professor Emeritus
Regulation of epithelial ion transporters in health and disease
BRB 824
216-368-4629 (office) 216-368-1693 (fax)

Morley Schwebel

Morley Schwebel

Administrative Manager
School of Medicine E527
216-368-3401 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Bart Jarmusch

Bart Jarmusch

Manager of Graduate Education
School of Medicine Robbins E527
216-368-2084 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)