Who We Are

openingSalman M. Hyder, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Regulation of angiogenic growth factors by steroid hormones; molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone action; and tissue and cell-type effects of anti-hormones on gene expression.

Dennis Lubahn, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry
Principal Investigator and Director, MU Center for Botanical Interaction Studies
Biochemical genetics of estrogen and androgen steroid receptors; environmental estrogen action in ERa-minus mice. Trinucleotide repeat genetic diseases.

Susan Nagel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology and Women’s Health
Model systems to study tissue specificity of estrogen receptor ligands.

Julia A. Taylor, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Actions of steroid hormones and their receptors and the effects of the early endocrine environment on development of the reproductive system.

Frederick vom Saal, Ph.D.
Curators’ Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences
Sexual differentiation, maternal-fetal physiology, hormones and behavior.

Wade Welshons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Mechanism of estrogen action; endocrine disruption.