B.S., University of Illinois at Springfield, 1994
Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), 2003
American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
Dr. Joseph Schober is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. After receiving a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield, he was a practicing Clinical Laboratory Scientist from 1994 to 1996. He received a Ph.D. from the Department of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2003. His research at UIC focused on the interaction of monocyte integrin receptors with novel extracellular matrix proteins expressed in atherosclerotic lesions. Dr. Schober was an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Chicago where his research project included investigation of cytoskeleton dynamics and cell motility using quantitative fluorescence microscopy. His current research at SIUE involves determining significance of microtubule-associated proteins in cell-matrix interaction, cell-cell junctions and cell movement.