Department welcomes Joshua Fuqua and Sandra Wise

Department welcomes Joshua Fuqua and Sandra Wise

 

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is pleased to welcome Joshua L. Fuqua, PhD as Instructor (term) of Pharmacology and Toxicology effective June 1, 2015. Dr. Fuqua received his PhD in Anatomy and Neurobiology from the University of Kentucky. He completed postdoctoral work at Wake Forest University and the University of Louisville and was most recently a senior staff scientist in the Owensboro Cancer Research Program. His research program focuses on production and development of clinically relevant therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

 

 

 

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is pleased to welcome Sandra S. Wise, PhD as Assistant Professor (term) of Pharmacology and Toxicology effective June 1, 2015.  Dr. Wise received her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maine.  She most recently was Director of the Cytogenetics and Genomic Instability Program in the Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology at the University of Southern Maine and will continue to investigate mechanisms of heavy metal carcinogenesis in collaboration with John Wise Sr. at the University of Louisville.