Department of Basic Sciences Faculty

John A. Arnott, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

David B. Averill, PhD

Chair of the Department of Basic Sciences
Professor of Physiology

Jennifer M. Boardman, PhD

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Michael Bordonaro, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Patrick M. Boyd, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry

Christian Carbe, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics and Immunology

Carmine Cerra, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Youngjin Cho, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Director of Public Health, Hepatitis B Foundation

Patrick Coughlin, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Jess Cunnick, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Kathleen Doane, PhD

Professor of Anatomy

Catherine Freeland, MPH

Clinical Instructor in Public Health, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Public Health Program Manager, Hepatitis B Foundation

William A. Kinney, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Director, Natural Products Discovery Institute
CEO, IteraMed

John Kulp, PhD

Regional Assistant Dean, Doylestown Campus, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Associate Professor and Director of Academic Affairs, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
CEO, Conifer Point Pharmaceuticals

Raj Kumar, PhD

Director of Research
Professor of Biochemistry

Darina Lazarova, PhD

Director of Master of Biomedical Sciences Program
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Jun Ling, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Pamela Lucchesi, PhD, FAHA

Professor of Physiology

William McLaughlin, PhD

Associate Professor of Computational Biology

Chris Moore, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Director of Immunology, Arbutus Biopharma

Sung Ryeol Park, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Translational Medicine, Natural Products Discovery Institute (NDPI)

Brian J. Piper, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Sonia Lobo Planey, PhD

Interim Associate Dean for Research
Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Aejaz Sayeed, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor Biochemistry, Geisinger Commonwealth School  of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

Gregory A. Shanower, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Ying-Ju Sung, PhD

Director of Anatomical Services
Professor of Anatomy

John L. Szarek, PhD, CHSE

Professor and Director of Clinical Pharmacology
Education Director for Simulation

Gabi N. Waite, PhD

Professor of Physiology and Immunology

Cathy Wilcox, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Abhishek Yadav, MBBS, MSc

Associate Professor of Anatomy

William Zehring, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry