Faculty and Research


John M. Russell

Office: 110 Life Sciences Complex
Phone: 315-443-3962 / fax: 315-443-2012


• Ph.D., University of Utah, 1971
• Postdoc, University of Utah, 1971-1972
• Postdoc, Washington University School of Medicine, 1972-74


• BIO 211 Introduction to Neuroscience
• BIO 300 Stem Cells & Society
• BIO 327 Genetics & Cell Biology II
• BIO 421 Jr/Sr Seminar
• CAS 101 Freshman Forum

Interdisciplinary Programs

• Faculty member, SU SB3 Program
• Director, Neuroscience ILM


Ion transport: regulation and roles in cellular processes
Russell Lab at Syracuse University:


• National Institute of Health (NIH): Regulation of the squid axon Na,K,Cl cotransporter
• National Institute of Health (NIH): Ion transport in nerve and fibroblasts

Selected Publications

Crowe, W.E., L.M. Maglova, P. Ponka and J.M. Russell. Human cytomegalovirus-induced host cell enlargement is iron dependent. Am. J. Physiol.: Cell Physiol. 287: C1023-C1030, 2004. [article].

Maglova, L.M., W.E. Crowe and J.M. Russell. Perinuclear localization of Na-K-Cl-cotransporter protein after human cytomegalovirus infection. Am. J. Physiol.: Cell Physiol. 286: C1324-C1334, 2004. [article].

Gritchenko, I., I. Choi, X. Zhong, P. Bray-Ward, J.M. Russell, and W.F. Boron. Cloning, characterization and chromosomal mapping of a human electroneutral Na+-driven Cl-HCO3 exchanger. J. Biol. Chem. 276(11):8358-63, 2001.

Russell, J.M. Sodium-Potassium-Chloride Cotransport. Physiol. Rev. 80: 211-276, 2000.

Altamirano, A.A., Breitwieser, G.E., and Russell, J.M. Activation of Na+,K+,Cl- cotransport in squid giant axon by extracellular ions: Evidence for ordered binding. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1416: 195-207, 1999..