Department of Biomedical Sciences,Texas A&M College of Dentistry

3302 Gaston Avenue

Dallas, Texas 75246

  • Department phone: 214-828-8260
  • Department fax: 214-874-4538

Faculty Members 

Larry L. Bellinger, PhD
 Regents Professor, Associate Dean,
Research and Graduate Studies

PH: 214-828-8322
Room 483
lbellinger@tamhsc.edu
  Joseph Newman, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
PH: 214-820-3581
conntexan@gmail.com
M. Douglas Benson, PhD
 Assistant Professor
PH: 214-828-8190
Room 455
mdbenson@tamhsc.edu
  Lynne Opperman, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair
PH: 214-828-8134
Room 408D
lopperman@tamhsc.edu
Charles Berry, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
PH: 214-828-8208
Room 514
cberry@tamhsc.edu
  Chunlin Qin, DDS, PhD
Professor
PH: 214-828-8292
Room 452
cqin@tamhsc.edu
David Carlson, PhD
 Regents Professor
PH:  214-828-8291
Alternative phone: 214-828-8260
Room 448
carlson@tamhsc.edu
  L-Bruno Ruest, PhD
Associate Professor
PH: 214-828-8294
Sciences Building, Room 235
lbruest@tamhsc.edu
Paul Dechow, PhD
Regents Professor and Associate 
     Dean for Academic Affairs
PH: 214-828-8208
Room 514A
pdechow@tamhsc.edu
  Emet Schneiderman,PhD
 
Professor
PH: 214-828-8377
Room 442
emet@tamhsc.edu
Paul Ezzo, PhD
 Assistant Professor
PH: 214-828-8992
Room 408
PEzzo@tamhsc.edu
  Kathy Svoboda, PhD
Professor
PH:  214-828-8487
Room 430
ksvoboda@tamhsc.edu
Jian (Jerry) Feng, MD, PhD
Professor
PH: 214-370-7235
Sciences Building, Room 228A
jfeng@tamhsc.edu
  Feng Tao, PhD
 Associate Professor
PH:  214-828-8272
Room 417
tao@tamhsc.edu
Jay Groppe, PhD
Associate Professor
PH: 214-370-7203
Sciences Building, Room 226
jgroppe@tamhsc.edu
  Mikhail Umorin, PhD
 Assistant Professor
PH: 214-828-8409
Room 497
umorin@tamhsc.edu
Allen Honeyman, PhD
Associate Professor
PH: 214-828-8323
Room 451
ahoneyman@tamhsc.edu
  Venu Varanasi, PhD
 Assistant Professor
PH: 214-370-7006
Sciences Building, Rm.130H
varanasi@tamhsc.edu
Phillip Kramer, PhD
Professor
PH: 214-828-8162
Room 493
pkramer@tamhsc.edu
  Xiaofang Wang, BDS, PhD
Assistant Professor
PH: 214-828-8436
Room 437
xwang@tamhsc.edu
Xiaohua Liu, PhD
Associate Professor
PH: 214-370-7007
Sciences Building, Rm. 130I
xliu@tamhsc.edu
  Qian Wang, PhD
Associate Professor
PH: 214-370-7229
Sciences Building, Rm. 231
qian.wang@tamhsc.edu
Yongbo (Bob) Lu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
PH: 214-828-8277
Room 436
ylu@tamhsc.edu

  Hua Zhang, MD, PhD

Room 450
Assistant Research Scientist
Qin lab
214-828-8100, ext. 2279
hzhang@tamhsc.edu 

Adjunct faculty 

Fen Wang, PhD; HSC - Institute for Biosciences and Technology (Houston)

Anna K. Palucka, PhD, Maria Virginia Pascual, PhD; Damien Chassabel, PhD; Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (Dallas) 

Eric Olson, PhD; UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas)

David Genecov, MD, Kenneth Salyer, MD; International Craniofacial Institute (Dallas)

Kenneth Hargreaves, DDS, PhD; University of Texas Health Science Center, Dental School (San Antonio)

Mikhail L. Samchukov, MD Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (Dallas)

Aarnoud Hoekema, MD, DMD, PhD; Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Tjongerschans Hospital, Dutch Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands