Amal Dutta, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Liver diseases due to ion channel defect, biophysical and function characterization of ion channels, mechano-sensitive and Ca2+-activated channels in epithelial functions, purinergic signaling pathways, biliary secretion and bile formation, modulation of biliary epithelial cell transport by pro-inflammatory cytokines.
Research Responsibilities: Maintaining all cell lines, training all new personnel, procuring materials, assisting with experiments.
Qin Li, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Mechanosensitive ion channel activity in biliary epithelium, regulation of cholangioctye secretion, and bile formation by the mechanosensor TRPV4.