Dr. Buch's Biographical Information

Shipla Buch SHILPA BUCH, PhD
PhD, Microbiology, 1982
M.S. University of Baroda, India
Phone: 402-559-3165
E-mail: sbuch@unmc.edu

Positions and Employment
2009-present Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE
2006-2009 Associate Professor, Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City KS
2004-2006 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathology
Kansas Univ. Med. Ctr. Kansas City, KS
2003-2004 Res. Associate Professor, Microbiology
Kansas Univ. Med. Ctr. Kansas City, KS
1998-2003 Res. Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Kansas Univ. Med. Ctr. Kansas City, KS
1996-1998 Res. Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Kansas Univ. Med. Ctr. Kansas City, KS
1992-1995 Assistant Professor, Project Director, Division of Neonatology
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
1988-1992 Research Scientist, Division of Neonatology
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
1985-1986 Research Associate, Dept. of Biochemistry,
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Other experience and professional memberships
Professional Service:
  • Invited to chair a symposium on Alcohol and NeuroAIDS at the 14th Annual SNIP conference in Charleston, SC (March 2008)
  • Invited to chair a scientific session in San Diego at the 8th International Society for NeuroVirology (2007)
  • Appointed as an at-large delegate of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (2007-2008)
  • Chaired two scientific sessions at the World AIDS Day Meeting in Tianjin, China (2006)
  • NIH Study section (NAED) Member (2007-2010)
  • Invited to the Editorial Board of Journal of Neurovirology (2006-2009)
  • Served on the Search Committee for Virology Faculty position (2006)
  • Ad-Hoc study section member NAED study section reviewer for NIH (2005- 2006)
  • Invited to Chair a scientific session in Sardinia, Italy at the International Society for NeuroVirology (2004)
  • Appointed to the Graduate Faculty at KUMC (2002, 2005)
  • Consultant in planning research objectives in the Neonatology Division of Children's Mercy Hospital (2002-2004)
  • Served on the Search Committee for LAR Director at KUMED (2001)
  • Mentored clinical fellows, students and post-doctoral fellows (1990-2005)
Memberships and Offices in Professional Societies
2004-Present Member, Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology
2003-Present Member: International Society of Neurovirology
2006-2009 Editorial Board: Journal of Neurovirology
2007-2008 Elected at-large delegate to faculty council - KUMC
1007-2008 Executive Council Member - KUMC
2002, 2005-2009 Graduate Faculty - KUMC

Teaching Activities:
Didactic Teaching to medical and graduate students
Mentoring students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows
Books and book chapters:
  1. Buch S, David S, Raghavan R, Cheney P and Narayan O (2001) “Macaque Models of Neuropathogenesis in HIV Infection.” In: “In Defense of the Brain: Current Concepts in the Pathogenesis of CNS Infections.” Editors: Jack Remington and Phillip Peterson; Publishers: Blackwell Sciences
  2. Tanswell K, Buch S, Liu M and Post M (2000) “Factors Mediating Cell Growth in Lung Injury.” In: Chronic Lung Disease in Early Infancy.” Editors: RD Bland and J Coalson

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