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Gabi Waite

Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Associate Professor of Life Sciences, Joint Appointment at Indiana State University 

Research Professor of Applied Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Joint Appointment at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology


 Ph.D. Zoology and Physiology, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany


 Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Basic Science Professor,  IUSM graduating class, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Excellent Basis Science Instructor, IUSM-Terre Haute, 2014
  • Academic Commencement Hooder, IUSM 2014
  • Trustee Teaching Award awarded by IU Trustees and School of Medicine 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Teaching Career Enhancement Award, American Physiological Society, 2012
  • Research Ambassador, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2012

 Current IU/ IUSM Committees

  • Curriculum Council Steering Committee, member
  • IUSM Faculty Steering Committee, Center liaison
  • IUPUI Women's Advisory Council
  • Admissions Committee

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the redox regulation of cell signaling as associated with many inflammatory diseases. We especially study the impact of low oxygen and the presence of small signaling molecules such as H2O2, NO and CO. Studies are conducted in immune cell cultures and animal and human tissues, using a wide range of techniques including spectroscopic, fluoroscopic and luminescent bulk and single cell assays, as well as immunhistochemical, cell and molecular biology techniques. We employ a unique in vitro enzymatic low-oxygen sytem and a unique ultrasensitive measurement technique of hydrogen peroxide as real-time assay and as end-point measurement assay.

Gabi Waite

Gabi Waite, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
gnindl@iupui.edu
(812) 237-7743