Dr. David Hill-Eubanks
David Hill-Eubanks received his Bachelorís degree in Biology from Rice University, where he followed an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasized ecology, evolution, and environmental science. His subsequent work, leading to a Doctorate of Philosophy in Pharmacology at the University of Vermont, included studies on coagulation factor biochemistry and enzymology, G protein-coupled receptor biology and pharmacology, and cancer biology. He also played a role in developing the enabling technology for a biotech start-up that would become a NASDAQ-traded pharmaceutical company. His current work focuses on the role of calcium-dependent transcription factors in the regulation of smooth muscle physiology. He is coauthor of more than two-dozen publications in peer-reviewed journals, and has served as principle editor/co-writer on numerous successful NIH grant proposals with a total value of more than five million dollars.