Steering Committee

The primary role of the Steering Committee is to oversee the development of the OK-INBRE nework, including oversight of the scientific progress of the network investigators.

Darrin Akins, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, INBRE PD/PI; Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Melville Vaughan, Ph.D., University of Central Oklahoma, INBRE Program Coordinator; Professor, Department of Biology

Jim Tomasek, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Vice President for Research

Jian-Xing Ma, M.D., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Professor, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Danny Dhanasekaran, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Professor, Cell Biology and Cancer Center

Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Chair, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Program

Linda Thompson, Ph.D., Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Member, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Program

Rodger McEver, M.D., Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Vice President for Research

Alonzo Peterson, Ph.D., Langston University, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Pamela Hathorn, Ph.D., Northeastern State University, Dean, College of Science and Health Professions

Jason Johnson, Ph.D., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Teresa Golden, Ph.D., Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Associate Vice President for Assessment and Accreditation

Von Underwood, Ph.D., Cameron University, Dean, School of Liberal Arts

Wei Chen, Ph.D., University of Central Oklahoma, Dean, College of Mathematics and Science

Max Simmons, Ph.D., Oklahoma City Community College, Dean, Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Dusti Sloan, Ph.D., Tulsa Community College, Associate Professor of Biology

Zachary Gutmann, Ph.D., Redlands Community College, Professor of Chemistry and Sciences