Past Members

  • Hitesh Soni, PhD

Current Position: Principal Scientist/Business Administrator, Tectonic Therapeutic, Boston, MA

  • Anberitha Matthews, PhD

Current Position: Scientific Writer, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, Memphis, TN

  • Dieniffer Peixoto-Neves, PhD

Current Position: Instructor of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

  • Pratheesh Mankuzhy, PhD

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India

  • Mina Fanous, MD

Current Position: Pediatric Intensivist, Stormont Vail Health Hospitals and Health Care, Topeka, KS

Current Members

 

Education and Training

  • BSc (Hons), Pharmacology (1996)

College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • PhD, Reproductive Pharmacology (2004)

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vascular Physiology (2009)

College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN, USA

 

Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD
Dr. Eldon D. & Ruth Connell Endowed Professor
Principal Investigator

Education and Training

  • MBBS (2006) Madras Medical College, India

  • MD– Physiology (2010) Christian Medical College, India

  • PhD, Physiology (2018) University of Otago, New Zealand

Praghalathan Kanthakumar, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Education and Training

  • BSc, University of Delhi, India (2006)

  • MSc, Biotechnology (2009) Kumaun University, India 

  • PhD, Zoology (2018) Banaras Hindu University, India

Ravi Kumar, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Education and Training

  • MBBS (MD; 2007) University of Benin, Nigeria

  • MPH (2017) University of Memphis, Memphis TN

Samson Iwhiwhu, MBBS, MPH   Postdoctoral Scholar

Education and Training

  • BSc, Physiology (2006) University of Ilorin,  Nigeria

  • MSc, Physiology (2012) University of Ilorin,  Nigeria

  • PhD, Physiology (2018)University of Ilorin,  Nigeria

Olugbenga Michael, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Education and Training

  • MSc, Physiology (2012) Federal University of São Paulo,  Brazil

  • PhD, Physiology (2016) Federal University of São Paulo,  Brazil

Roberto   Pontes Jr., PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Education and Training

  • BSc, Biochemistry (1996) University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  • PhD, Physiology (2008) Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Md. Abdul Hye Khan, PhD
Instructor

Education and Training

  • DVM, (2014) Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

  • PhD, (2021) Universidad de Extremadura, Spain

Education and Training

  • BSc, Physiology (2010) University of Benin,  Nigeria

  • MSc, Physiology (2015) University of Benin,  Nigeria

  • PhD, Physiology (2019) University of Benin, Nigeria /Augusta University, Augusta, GA

Julia Estibaliz de la Cruz Conty, DVM, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Olufunke (Lola) Arishe, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Education and Training

  • BS, Cell & Molecular Biology (2017)

University of Tennessee, Martin TN, USA

Jada Williams, BS

Graduate Student (PhD)

Education and Training

  • DVM (2010) University of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • MVSc (2014) University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Jeremiah Afolabi, DVM, MVSc
Graduate Student (PhD)

Education and Training

  • DVM (2014) University of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • MSc (2017) University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Olufunke Falayi, DVM, MSc
Graduate Student (PhD)