News Archives - Faculty Spotlights

Q&A with Assistant Professor Christopher Banek, PhD
Mar 10 2021

Dr. Chris Banek joined the UArizona Physiology Department because of the multiple avenues for collaborative research with multiple fields and areas. The exchange of ideas and peer mentoring has been outstanding, he says, and very helpful in this early stage in his career. Learn more about Dr. Banek's research, the courses he is teaching, and what he likes to do in his free time.


Q&A with Physiology Assistant Professor Paulo Pires, MD
Mar 4 2020

Paulo W. Pires, PhD, joined the Department of Physiology in 2019. He received his PhD from Michigan State University and came to the UArizona from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.


Juliana Lessa Sacoman, PhD
Feb 19 2020

From personal inspiration to pursue biomedical scientific research, to the transition into becoming a full-time educator, Juliana Lessa Sacoman, PhD, understands the value in making the most of opportunities.


Faculty and Alum Dr. Allyson Roof
Oct 3 2019

As a University of Arizona alum and Physiology faculty member, Dr. Allyson Roof is a Wildcat through and through!


Erika Eggers, PhD: All Eyes on Research
Aug 23 2019

Erika Eggers, PhD, associate professor of physiology and biomedical engineering, and member of the BIO5 Institute, is studying the changes that occur in retinal cells during the process of light adaptation in the retina.