People

Program Faculty

Bala Ambati

Bala Ambati
Research Professor
bambati@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: ocular angiogenesis, corneal research, ocular vascular demarcations, drug delivery strategies, and bioimaging.

Paul Dalton

Paul Dalton
Associate Professor
pdalton@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: high-resolution 3D printing, advanced biomaterials, clinical translation, scaffold design, neural tissue engineering, nerve guides, and biofabrication.

Tim Gardner

Tim Gardner
Associate Professor
Robert and Leona DeArmond Chair in Neuroengineering
Faculty Affiliate, Institute of Neuroscience
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Physics

timg@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: direct laser-write 3d printing, ultrafast laser machining, bioelectronic medicine, brain machine interfaces, sensory-motor learning, reinforcement learning, vocal learning, and songbirds.

Robert Guldberg

Robert Guldberg
Vice President and Robert and Leona DeArmond Executive Director
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

guldberg@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: regeneration, mechanical regulation, immunomodulation, pre-clinical, μ-computed tomography, drug delivery, biomaterials design, and cell therapy.

Marian Hettiaratchi

Marian Hettiaratchi
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

mhettiar@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: biomaterials, protein engineering, protein delivery, and computational modelling.

Parisa Hosseinzadeh

Parisa Hosseinzadeh
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
parisah@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: protein engineering, functional proteins and peptides, novel biosensors, structure-function relationship, and computational biology.

Kheat Ghee Ong

Keat Ghee Ong
Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Physics
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

kgong@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: biomaterials, regenerative medicine, embedded wireless sensors, and magnetoelastic wireless sensors for cell manufacturing.

Calin Plesa

Calin Plesa
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

calin@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: protein engineering, gene synthesis, biosensing, sequence-function relationships, multiplex functional assays, histidine kinases, display technologies, in-vivo mutagenesis, antibiotic resistance, and fluorescent proteins.

Jonathan Reeder

Jonathan Reeder
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

jtreeder@uoregon.edu

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Research Interests: Bio-integrated microfluidics, wearable devices, soft neural interfaces, and smart biomaterials.

 


Professional Development Staff

Jim Hutchison

Jim Hutchison
Senior Associate Vice President and Lokey-Harrington Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
hutch@uoregon.edu
541-346-4228

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Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson
Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Randall C. Papé Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Associate Professor of Management
ajnelson@uoregon.edu
541-346-1569

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Mark Blaine

Mark Blaine
​​​​​​Professor of Practice and Associate Director for Science Communication Research,
Journalism and Communication

mblaine@uoregon.edu
541-346-3515

Visit the Science and Memory Project

Nathan Jacobs

Nathan Jacobs
Lecturer
Curriculum Director

njacobs2@uoregon.edu
 


Support Staff

Khaila Carlstrom

Khaila Carlstrom
Academic Business Manager

Jodi Myers

Jodi Myers
Academic Business Coordinator

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Chakris Kussalanant
Recruiting Manager