National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops (NCPC), Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

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Shiyou Li
Title: Director and Research Professor
Research Interests: Concept and principle development of pharmaceutical crops; Induced biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in plants; induced autotoxicity; discovery of novel anti-cancer and antiviral agents from native plants; security of strategic pharmaceuticals; development of invasive and poisonous species as pharmaceutical crops
Contact Address: National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-2071 (office) (936) 468-5600 (Lab)
E-mail: lis@sfasu.edu

 

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David Creech
Title: Director of SFA Gardens
Research Interests: breeding, cultivation, ornamental plant evaluation
Contact Address:
PO Box 13000, Department of Agriculture, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-4343
E-mail: dcreech@sfasu.edu

 

Wei Yuan
Title: Research Scientist and Lab Manager
Research Interests: Isolation, elucidation and bioassay of anti-cancer and antiviral compounds from native plants; security of strategic pharmaceuticals; biotransformation of bioactive natural products;
Contact Address: National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-5865
E-mail: yuanw@sfasu.edu

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Jason M. Fritzler
Title: Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Research Interests: Molecular and biochemical parasitology; discovery of potential chemotherapeutic agents against Cryptosporidium parvum and Plasmodium (malaria). .
Contact Address: Department of Microbiology 2506 University Circle Ogden, UT 84408-2506, USA
Phone: (801) 626-7758
E-mail: jasonfritzler@weber.edu

 

Zushang Su
Title: Research Associate
Research Interests: Isolation and elucidation of bioactive compounds from native plants; standardized therapeutic extracts; bioassays
Contact Address: National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-5865
E-mail: suz@sfasu.edu

 

David Kulhavy
Title: Regents Professor of Forest Entomology
Research Interests: Research Interests: Impacts of insect herbivory on pharmaceutical crops; Impact of forest insects and diseases on the forest community; Disturbance analysis in endangered red-cockaded woodpecker clusters; and Children's Gardens to emphasize plants for pollination and pharmaceutical crops.
Contact Address: Department of Forestry, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-2141
E-mail: dkulhavy@sfasu.edu

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Josephine Taylor
Title: Professor of Plant Pathology
Research Interests: Mycology. Host-pathogen interactions in fungal diseases of plants and mechanisms of plant disease resistance. More information.
Contact Address: Department of Biology, College of Science and Mathematics, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-2268
E-mail: jtaylor@sfasu.edu

 

Ping Wang
Title: Research Scientist
Research Interests: Isolation and elucidation of bioactive compounds from native plants; standardized therapeutic extracts; bioassays
Contact Address: National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-1738
E-mail: wangp@sfasu.edu

 

Yanli Zhang
Title: Assistant Professor of Spatial Science
Research Interests: Advanced geospatial analysis and application; Water resources modeling; Medicinal plant resources modeling; GIS (Geographic Information System) programming; and Spatial decision support system.
Contact Address: Department of Forestry, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 419 East College, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA
Phone: (936) 468-2157
E-mail: zhangy2@sfasu.edu