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Animal Biology Faculty


Historically, the department is recognized as one of the premier basic science departments in veterinary medicine and research conducted in Animal Biology has had a major global impact on experimental biology and medicine. Animal Biology anchors veterinary education within the larger context of one medicine and tightly links the school with Penn's biomedical community.


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MONTSERRAT ANGUERA
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Biology
  • Member, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Member, CAMB graduate group (DSRB)
  • Member, Center for Research on Reproduction & Women's Health

Phone 215-898-0567
Email anguera@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Epigenetics, long noncoding RNAs, pluripotent stem cells, X-Chromosome Inactivation, genome editing (TALENs, CRISPRs), human preimplantation development, gene regulation
Labs Anguera Laboratory
MICHAEL ATCHISON
  • Director, NIH/Merck Summer Research Program
  • Professor, Department of Animal Biology
  • Director, VMD-PhD Program

Phone (215) 898-6428
Email atchison@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Transcription, Gene expression, Oncogenesis
NARAYAN AVADHANI
  • Harriet Ellison Woodward Professor of Biochemistry

Phone 215-898-8819
Email narayan@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Autoimmune diseases, Metabolic Regulation, Mitochondrial genetics, Mitochondrial function
Labs Avadhani Laboratory
TRACY BALE
  • Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Animal Biology
  • Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry
  • Director, Neuroscience Center

Phone 215-898-1369
Email tbale@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Epigenetics, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Prenatal Stress, Diet, Stress, Obesity
Labs Bale Laboratory
KENDRA BENCE
  • Member, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
  • Member, Neuroscience Graduate Group
  • Member, Mahoney Institute for Neurological Sciences (MINS)
  • Member, CAMB Graduate Group, CBP Division
  • Co-Director of Academic Enrichment, IDOM
  • Associate Member, Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Associate Professor, Animal Biology

Phone 215-746-2998
Email kbence@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Diabetes, Neuronal regulation, Cancer, Obesity, Signal transduction
RALPH BRINSTER
  • Professor of Physiology
  • Professor of Physiology, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Graduate Faculty
  • Richard King Mellon Professor of Reproductive Physiology

Phone (215) 898-8805
Email brinster@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Regenerative medicine, Germline stem cell development, Spermatogonial stem cells, Stem Cells
Labs Brinster Laboratory of Reproductive Physiology
PETER DODSON
  • Professor of Anatomy, Labs of Anatomy, Department of Animal Biology
  • Professor of Paleontology, Department of Earth and Environmental Science

Email dodsonp@vet.upenn.edu
Research Areas Anatomy, Geology/Paleontology, Paleontology
STEVEN FLUHARTY

    Phone (215) 898-9148
    Email fluharty@vet.upenn.edu
    Research Areas Angiotensin, Neuropeptide
    SERGE FUCHS
    • Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Animal Biology
    • Director, Mari Lowe Center for Comparative Oncology

    Phone (215) 573-6949
    Email syfuchs@vet.upenn.edu
    Research Areas Autoimmune diseases, Cytokines and Grown factors, Interferon, Ubiquitin, Cancer
    JOHN GEARHART
    • Professor of Animal Biology

    Phone 215-746-3458
    Email gearhart@upenn.edu
    Research Areas Regenerative medicine, Stem Cells