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Faculty Research - Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry

 

With more than 190 participating faculty, students have a variety of lab rotation choices in their first year of graduate study. Lab rotations are essential for identifying the appropriate thesis mentor and lab. In addition, lab rotations expose students to a wide variety of research areas and experimental techniques, and enable students to develop a network of research contacts.

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Name Program Department Research Research Track Interest Groups
Andersen, Josh MB, BC Oncological Sciences Cell Signaling, Molecular Mechanisms, Kinase Regulation, Autophagy, Cell Survival, Cell Growth
Babst, Markus MB, BC School of Biological Sciences Protein Trafficking Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Balagurunathan, Kuby BC Medicinal Chemistry Glycobiology, Glycomedicine, and Carbohydrate Biosynthesis, Chemical Biology of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Bandarian, Vahe BC Chemistry biosynthesis, enzymes, modified transfer RNA base, queuosine, ubiquitous RNA modification Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics
Barrios, Amy BC Medicinal Chemistry Protein Phosphorylation, Chemical Probe Development, Metals in Medicine Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Barrows, Lou BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Natural products drug discovery, anti-cancer and anti-infective agents Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Basham, Kaitlin MB Oncological Sciences Cellular Senescence, Wnt Signaling, Adrenal Cancer, Mouse Models of Cancer, Developmental Biology Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Bass, Brenda MB, BC Biochemistry Double-Stranded RNA (dsRNA), RNA Editing, RNA Interference, DICER Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Beaudin, Anna MB Microbiology and Immunology Fetal Hematopoiesis, Blood Production, Immune Development, Developmental Origin of Disease Microbiology/Immunology
Bernstein, Paul MB, BC Pharmacology & Toxicology
Bettini, Maria MB Microbiology and Immunology T cell autoimmunity and metabolism Microbiology/Immunology
Bettini, Matthew MB Microbiology and Immunology Autoimmunity, Central Tolerance, Thymic Development, Tolerance to Microbiota, Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Bidone, Tamara MB, BC Biochemistry Biophysics, Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Coarse-graining,Agent-based Modeling, Protein Structure-function Relationship
Blair, David MB, BC School of Biological Sciences Bacterial Motility Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Bonkowsky, Josh MB Neurobiology Function of Human Disease Genes in CNS Development Developmental Biology
Bosch, Justin MB Human Genetics Cell Signaling, Genetics, Development, Inter-organ Communication, Drosophila, CRISPR, Plasma Proteomics
Bortolato, Marco BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Neurobiology, Drug Development for Impulse-Control and Neurodevelopmental Problems
Boudina, Sihem MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Obesity, Oxidative Stress, Insulin Resistance, Autophagy, Adipose Progenitors Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Developmental Biology
Brasch, Julia MB, BC Biochemistry Synaptic organization, cell-cell adhesion, structural biology, electron cryo-tomography, cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography, Biophysics Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Neurobiology
Brennan, KC MB Neurobiology Optical and electrophysiological investigation of the basic mechanisms of migraine
Brown, Jessica MB School of Biological Sciences Pathogenesis, Fungal Genetics, Host-Pathogen Interaction Microbiology/Immunology
Buck, Bethany MB, BC Chemistry Structural Biology, Biophysics, and Cancer Epigenetics Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression
Buckley, Shannon MB Oncological Sciences Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Ubiquitination, Proteomics
Bulaj, Greg BC Medicinal Chemistry Molecular-Behavioral Combination Therapies; Epilepsy; Cancer; Digital Health; Mobile Medical Apps Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Cairns, Brad MB, BC Oncological Sciences Chromatin Transcription, Genomics, Gene Expression Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Camp, Nicola MB Human Genetics Statistical Genetics & Genetic Epidemiology Genetics
Cao, Erhu MB, BC Biochemistry Ion channels, receptors, structural biology, cryo-EM, and renal disease Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Capecchi, Mario MB Human Genetics Mammalian Development, Human Pathology from Cancer to Neuropschiatric Disorders Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics
Carey, Allison MB Microbiology and Immunology Mycobacteria, Tuberculosis, Microbial Genomics, Antibiotic Resistance, Virulence Microbiology/Immunology
Caron, Sophie MB School of Biological Sciences Drosophila Melanogaster, Mushroom Body, Multisensory Integration, Sensory Systems, Connectomics, Learning and Memory Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Cazalla, Demian MB, BC Biochemistry Functions and Mechanisms of Non-Coding RNAs Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Chaix, Amandine MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Physiology, Metabolism, Nutrition, Time-Restricted Feeding (TRF), Circadian clock, Aging
Chaudhuri, Dipayan MB, BC Biochemistry Mitochondria, heart failure, ion channels, calcium channels, mitochondrial diseases, voltage-clamp electrophysiology, metabolism, calcium imaging, mitochondrial calcium uniporter Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression
Cheatham, Thomas BC Medicinal Chemistry Biomolecular Simulation, Computational Chemistry Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics
Chen, Mingnan BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Peptides, Host Immune Systems Peptide Materials Biochemistry
Chow, Clement MB Human Genetics Genetic variation, ER stress, Disease modifiers Genetics
Dale, Colin MB School of Biological Sciences Microbiology and molecular evolution, insects and endosymbionts Gene Expression, Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology
Davis, Darrell MB, BC Medicinal Chemistry RNA Structure/Function Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology
DePaula-Silva, Ana Beatriz (Bia) MB, BC Pharmacology & Toxicology Neurovirology, Neurobiology, Neuroinflammation, CNS Viral Infection, Mouse Models, Seizures, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Immune Response
Diehl, Katharine MB, BC Medicinal Chemistry Chromatin and Histone Modifications, Epigenetics and Metabolism, Protein Chemistry, Metabolite Sensors Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression
Dorsky, Rich MB Neurobiology Developmental Neurobiology Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Douglass, Adam MB Neurobiology Neuronal Function, optical methods Neurobiology
Drakos, Stavros MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Heart Failure, Metabolism, Translational Research, Cardiomyocytes, Molecular Mechanisms Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Drummond, Micah MB Microbiology and Immunology Aging, Muscle, Inflammation, Exercise, Nutrition, Metabolism, Translational Research Microbiology/Immunology
Ducker, Greg MB, BC Biochemistry Cancer Metabolism, Mass Spectrometry, Antimetabolites, Chemical Biology, Mitochondria, Tetrahydrofolates Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Edgar, Bruce MB Oncological Sciences Cell Growth, Cell Cycle, Regeneration, Drosophila, Stem Cells, Organoids Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Eilbeck, Karen MB Human Genetics Bioinformatics Research Genetics
Elde, Nels MB Human Genetics Evolutionary Cell Biology, Virology, Microbiology, Genetics, Genome Science, Experimental Evolution Genetics
Elf, Shannon MB, BC Oncological Sciences Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Calcium Signaling, ER Stress, Cellular Metabolism
English, Justin MB, BC Biochemistry Directed evolution, protein engineering, molecular tool development, synthetic biology, pharmacogenomics, G-protein coupled receptors, cell signaling, neuroscience Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Evason, Kimberley MB Oncological Sciences Liver, Cancer, Zebrafish, WNT/B-catenin
Evavold, Brian MB Microbiology and Immunology T cell antigen recognition
Fairfax, Keke MB Microbiology and Immunology B cells, macrophages, schistosomiasis, maternal infection, pathogenesis Microbiology/Immunology
Franklin, Sarah MB, BC Biochemistry Chromatin, Chromatin Remodeling Epigenetics, Proteomics Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Franzini, Raphael BC Medicinal Chemistry Drug Development, Chemical Probes, Imaging Agents Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Funai, Katsu MB, BC Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Lipids, Mitochondria, Bioenergetics, Metabolic Disease Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Gagnon, James MB School of Biological Sciences Developmental Biology, Genetics, Genomics Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Gertz, Jay MB Oncological Sciences Transcription Factors, Gene Regulation, Cancer, Genomics, CRISPR Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Ghandehari, Hamid MB, BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Goel, Shreya BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Molecular Imaging, Nanomedicine, Bioengineering, Biophysical Microenvironment Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Golkowski, Martin MB, BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, Chemical Biology, Epigenomics, Protein Kinases, Cell Signaling, Drug Discovery, Protein-protein Interactions
Grainger, David BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Biomaterials and Drug Delivery, Materials in Medicine, Nanomaterials Toxicity, Diagnostics, Cell Therapy Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics
Graves, Barbara MB, BC Oncological Sciences Transcriptional Regulation, Transcription Mechanisms, Protein Biochemistry, autoinhibition and specificity of ETS transcription factors Biochemistry Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression
Gregg, Chris MB Neurobiology Neuroscience, genomics, genetics, autism, addiction, behavior, epigenetics Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Grossmann, Allie MB Microbiology and Immunology RAS family of small GTPases, vesicular trafficking, oncogenic signaling, tumorigenesis, tumor progression, metastasis Cancer/Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Grunwald, David MB Human Genetics Stem cells, tissue specification, and disease modeling in the zebrafish Developmental Biology, Genetics
Guo, Hongchao MB, BC Human Genetics Stem Cell Differentiation, Cardiovascular Disease, Genetics, Epigenetics, Heart Development & Regeneration
Haecker, Hans MB, BC Microbiology and Immunology Innate Immunity and Inflammation Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Hale, Scott MB Microbiology and Immunology T cell Biology, Immunological Memory, Anti-viral Immunity, Helper T cells, Memory T cells, Epigenetics, DNA Methylation Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Hammer, Gianna MB Microbiology and Immunology
Hammond, Ming BC Chemistry Biosensors, RNA, Fluorescence Imaging, Bacterial and Immune Cell Signaling
Herron, James BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Structural Immunology, Vaccines, Biosensors Structural Biology/Biophysics
Heys, Jim MB Neurobiology Learning and Memory, Synaptic Plasticity, Optical Methods Neurobiology
Hilgendorf, Keren MB, BC Biochemistry Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer, Signaling, Stem Cells, Primary Cilium, Adipose Tissue Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression
Hill, Chris MB, BC Biochemistry Protein Structure & Function Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Hollien, Julie MB School of Biological Sciences Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Holmen, Sheri MB Oncological Sciences Tumor Initiation and Progression Cancer/Cell Biology
Hong, TingTing MB, BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Cardiomyocyte, Transverse tubules, Microdomain, Heart Failure, Calcium signaling, Ion Channels, Extracellular Vesicles Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Horvath, Martin MB, BC School of Biological Sciences Structural Biology, Biochemistry, DNA repair, Eye Health Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Neurobiology
Howard, Mike MB Human Genetics Decoding the Genome Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Huang, Eric MB Oncological Sciences Brain tumor; cancer metabolism; epigenetic and genetic alterations; hypoxia; tumor progression Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Hughes, Adam MB, BC Biochemistry Organelle communication and disease, cell biology, organelle quality control, and nutrient sensing Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Genetics
Hughes, Kelly MB School of Biological Sciences Biological Process in Bacteria
Iwasa, Janet MB, BC Biochemistry Molecular Animation, Multimedia, Visualization, Education, Cell Biology, Biochemistry
Johnson, Jarrod MB, BC Microbiology and Immunology Virology, Innate Immunity, Gene Delivery, Restriction Factors Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Jones, Kevin MB Oncological Sciences Mouse Genetic Model, Epigenetics, Pediatric Cancer, Soft-tissue Sarcoma, Translocation Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Jorgensen, Erik MB School of Biological Sciences Genetics of Neurotransmission, Synapse formation and modulation Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Judson-Torres, Robert MB Oncological Sciences Melanocytes, Melanoma, Plasticity, Chemoprevention, Holography, Tumor Initiating Cells, microRNA, Transcriptomics Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression
Jurynec, Mick MB Human Genetics Osteoarthritis, Genetics, Animal Models, Genomics, Drug Discovery
Karasov, Talia MB School of Biological Sciences Host-pathogen evolution, microbial genetics, plant immunity, population genetics Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology
Kardon, Gabrielle MB Human Genetics Musculoskeletal Development, Regeneration Developmental Biology, Genetics
Kay, Michael MB, BC Biochemistry Protein Design, Viral Entry, Synthetic Biology, and Chemical Protein Synthesis Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Kinsey, Conan MB Oncological Sciences
Koh, Mei MB, BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Solid Tumor Hypoxia, Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, HIF-1 and HIF-2 Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Kopecek, Henry BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Biorecognition & Drug Delivery Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Kramer, Jessica BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Polymer Chemistry, Protein Engineering, Bioconjugation Techniques Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Kwan, Kristen MB Human Genetics Zebrafish, Eye Development and Morphogenesis Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Lamb, Tracey MB Microbiology and Immunology Malaria Immunopathogenesis Microbiology/Immunology, Neurobiology
Leffler, Ellen MB Human Genetics Genomics, evolution, population genetics, non-human primates, malaria
Leibold, Betty MB Oncological Sciences Iron Metabolism, Diabetes, Mitosis Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Lesniewski, Lisa MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Aging, Obesity, Adipose, Artery, Atherosclerosis, Inflammation, Metabolism
Letsou, Anthea MB Human Genetics Embryonic Development, Neurometabolic Disease, Neurodegenerative Disease, Drosophila Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Leung, Daniel MB Microbiology and Immunology Microbiome, MAIT Cells, Cholera, Oral Vaccines, Diarrheal Diseases, Data Science Microbiology/Immunology
Lim, Carol MB, BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Cancer Therapeutics, Gene Therapy, Peptide Therapy, Ovarian Cancer, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology
Link, Nichole MB Neurobiology Drosophila Models of Human Disease, Microcephaly, Mechanisms of Virus-Induced Disease, Neuronal Stem Cells, Neurodevelopment, Neurodegeneration Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Liu, Yang MB, BC Biochemistry Nucleic Acids, Gene Editing, Biotechnologies, Single-molecule Biophysics, Cell Dynamics, Immunity Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology
Lo, Wan-Lin MB, BC Microbiology and Immunology T cells; T cell ligand discrimination; T cell development; Self tolerance Microbiology/Immunology
Looper, Ryan BC Chemistry Small Molecule Interactions in Biological Systems Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Lu, Yue BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Systems Biology, Extracellular Vesicles, Omics, Nanoengineering, Microfluidics
Maricq, Villu MB Neurobiology Mechanisms and Development of Synaptic Function, Gluamate receptors and neural circuits Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Marth, Gabor MB Human Genetics DNA Sequence Analysis Software Cancer/Cell Biology, Genetics
McMahon, Martin MB, BC Oncological Sciences Translational Cancer Research, Mouse Models, Melanoma, Lung Cancer, Thyroid cancer, RAF Kinase, PI3 Kinase, Experimental Therapeutics Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Mendoza, Michelle MB Oncological Sciences Cell Migration, Invasion, RAS, ERK, Lung Cancer, Signaling, Tumor Mechanics Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Miller, Matthew MB, BC Biochemistry Chromosome Segregation, Cell Division, Microtubules, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Genetics
Mills, Fergil MB Neurobiology
Minteer, Shelley BC Chemistry Bioelectrocatalysis, metabolic pathways Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Mulvey, Matthew MB School of Biological Sciences Bacterial Pathogenesis, Innate Immunity, Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistance, Urinary Tract Infection, Sepsis, Virulence Factors, Genetics, Cell Biology, Zebrafish, Infection Cancer/Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Murtaugh, Charles MB Human Genetics Pancreas Development, Pancreatic Cancer, Regeneration Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Myers, Ben MB, BC Oncological Sciences Signaling across the Membrane in Development and Cancer: Hedgehog, Wnt, Primary Cilium, Membrane Proteins / Lipids, G protein-coupled receptors Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Nagy, Gabe BC Chemistry Bioanalytical Separations, Mass Spectrometry, Carbohydrates Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
O'Connell, Ryan MB Microbiology and Immunology Noncoding RNAs, Inflammation, Cancer, Extracellular Vesicles, Microbiota and Metabolism Cancer/Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Odelberg, Shannon MB Neurobiology Cellular Plasticity and Regeneration Neurobiology
Olivera, Toto MB, BC School of Biological Sciences Conotoxins, Molecular Neuroscience Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Neurobiology
Osterhout, Jessica MB Neurobiology Sickness Symptoms, Immune-brain Communication, Neural Circuits Controlling Sickness Behavior
Owen, Shawn BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Biotherapeutics, Biomaterials for cell-based therapy Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Park, Sungjin MB Neurobiology Cell Signaling, Neuron-Glial Interaction, GPI-anchored Proteins, extracellular matrix organization Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Pavlova, Natasha MB Oncological Sciences Cancer Metabolism, Tumor Microenvironment, Nutrient Sensing, Amino Acids, tRNA Charging, Regulation of Protein Expression, Cell Fate Determination
Peterson, Randy MB, BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Zebrafish, phenotypic screening, behavior, neuropharmacology, disease models, genome editing, therapeutics Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Pezzolesi, Marcus MB Human Genetics Diabetes, Diabetic Nephropathy, Chronic Kidney Disease, Genetics, Next-generation Sequencing, microRNAs Genetics
Phadnis, Nitin MB School of Biological Sciences Speciation, genetic conflict segregation distortion, chromosome mechanics Developmental Biology, Genetics
Pornillos, Owen MB, BC Biochemistry HIV Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Virus-host Interactions, Innate Anti-viral Defenses
Potts, Wayne MB School of Biological Sciences Immunogenetics, Host-parasite Coevolution Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology
Puri, Aaron BC Chemistry Chemical ecology, drug discovery, microbiome, natural products, microbiology, biosynthesis, secondary metabolites Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics
Quinlan, Aaron MB Human Genetics Genomics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Human Genetics, Cancer Genomics, Rare Disease Genetics, Ovarian Cancer Cancer/Cell Biology, Genetics
Reeves, Melissa MB Microbiology and Immunology Tumor Immunology, Tumor Heterogeneity, T cells, Tumor Evolution
Reilly, Chris BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Pulmonary Toxicology, Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, Drug Discovery Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Roberts, Andrew BC Chemistry Chemical protein synthesis, peptides, organocatalysis, catalysis, natural products Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Rodan, Aylin MB Human Genetics Ion Transport, Kinase, Drosophila, Kidney, Osmoregulation, Blood Pressure, Salt Sensitivity, Potassium, Sodium, Metabolism Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology
Rog, Ofer MB School of Biological Sciences Chromosome Biology, Meiosis, Synaptonemal Complex, C. elegans, Yeast, Microscopy Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics
Roh-Johnson, Minna MB, BC Biochemistry Cell Migration, Tumor Microenvironment, Cytoskeleton, Zebrafish, Mouse, Dictyostelium, Immunology, Breast Cancer, Melanoma Biochemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Rondina, Matthew MB Microbiology and Immunology Inflammation, RNA expression, proteins, megakaryocytes and platelet regulation Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Rose, Gary MB School of Biological Sciences Neural Mechanisms of Behavior Neurobiology
Round, June MB Microbiology and Immunology Host-Commensal Bacterial Interactions Microbiology/Immunology
Roy, Koushik MB, BC Microbiology and Immunology Transcriptional Regulation, Cell Signaling, Adaptive Immunity, B Cell Biology, Immunological Memory, B Cell Cancer, Vaccine development, Systems Biology
Rutter, Jared MB, BC Biochemistry Cancer Metabolism, Diabetes & Obesity, Metabolic Signaling Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics
Safavi-Hemami, Helena MB, BC Biochemistry Natural Products, Drug Discovery, Venom, Peptides, Evolution, Computational Peptide Discovery, Neuropeptides, Hormones, Signaling Systems, GPCRs, Membrane Proteins, Ion Channels, Metabolism, Insulin, Diabetes, Pain Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Saffarian, Saveez BC School of Biological Sciences Enveloped Virus Budding Structural Biology/Biophysics
Saijoh, Yukio MB Neurobiology Left-Right Asymmetry, heart development Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Schiffman, Joshua MB Oncological Sciences Copy Number, Genomics, Hereditary Cancer, Comparative Oncology Cancer/Cell Biology
Schmidt, Eric MB, BC Medicinal Chemistry Symbiosis, microbiome, metagenomics, synthetic biology, natural products chemistry, biosynthesis Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Shapiro, Mike MB School of Biological Sciences Evolutionary Genetics, Genomics, and Developmental Biology Developmental Biology, Genetics
Shcheglovitov, Alex MB Neurobiology Development of human cerebral cortex, synapses, and neuronal networks in health and disease Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics, Neurobiology
Shen, Peter MB, BC Biochemistry Protein Homeostasis, Protein Structure, cryo-EM, Image Processing, Protein Quality Control, Proteopathy, Protein Complexes Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Shepherd, Jason MB, BC Neurobiology Synaptic plasticity, memory and neurological disorders, Memory Formation Biochemistry Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Shiu, Yan-Ting MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology
Sieburth, Leslie MB School of Biological Sciences Plant Developmental Genetics Developmental Biology, Genetics
Sigala, Paul MB, BC Biochemistry Malaria Parasite Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Heme and Iron Metabolism, Organelle Metabolism, Regulation, and Adaptation Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Snyder, Eric MB Oncological Sciences Lineage Plasticity in Cancer Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression
Spike, Ben MB Oncological Sciences Stem Cells, Tissue Development, Cellular Plasticity, Cellular Heterogeneity, Transcriptomics Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Stanfield, Gillian MB Human Genetics Cell Division, Cell Migration, Cell Competition Developmental Biology, Genetics
Starr, Tyler MB, BC Biochemistry Protein evolution in viruses and immunity, SARS-CoV-2; HIV, Zoonosis, Molecular Evolution
Stewart, Rodney MB Oncological Sciences Zebrafish Cancer Models, Childhood Cancers, Brain Tumors, Embryology, Live-Imaging, Genetics, Genomics and Epigenetics Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Summers, Scott MB, BC Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Metabolic Disease, Sphingolipids, Ceramide, Insulin Resistance and Beta Cell Failure Biochemistry Cancer/Cell Biology
Sundquist, Wes MB, BC Biochemistry HIV Assembly, Replication and Restriction; Cell Division Biochemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Swaminathan, Sankar MB Microbiology and Immunology Virology, Immunology, epigenetics Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Swanson, Jessica BC Chemistry Multiscale simulations of biomolecular systems. Membrane permeation, lipid droplets, ATP hydrolysis, AAA+ ATPases, charge transport, channels and antiporters Biochemistry, Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Biology/Biophysics Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Tan, Aik Choon MB Oncological Sciences Translational Bioinformatics, Cancer Systems Biology, Cancer Data Science, Computational Immuno-Oncology, Precision Oncology
Tantin, Dean MB Microbiology and Immunology Gene Regulation in T cells, in T cell memory and autoimmunity, in Stem Cells and in Cancer Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Microbiology/Immunology
Tavtigian, Sean MB Oncological Sciences Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Genetics
Tian, Ning MB Neurobiology Synaptic development, circuit assembly, synaptic plasticity, molecular control, retina Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Ullman, Katie MB Oncological Sciences Cell Division, Nuclear Transport, Nuclear assembly, DNA damage, Cytokinesis Cancer/Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
VanBrocklin, Matthew MB Oncological Sciences Melanoma, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Molecular Targets Cancer/Cell Biology
Varley, K-T MB Oncological Sciences Genomics, Breast Cancer, Epigenetics, Gene Regulation, DNA methylation, Biomarkers, CRISPR, Ovarian Cancer, Cancer Immunotherapy, Cancer Immunology Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Venero Galanternik, Marina MB Human Genetics Meninges, zebrafish, developmental biology, meningeal cells, perivascular meningeal cells, lymphatic system, lymphatic vessels, meningeal layers, high-resolution microscopy
Venosa, Alessandro MB, BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Cell Biology, Lung inflammation, Lung fibrosis, Environmental Toxicology
Vershinin, Michael BC School of Biological Sciences Molecular Motors, Biophysics Structural Biology/Biophysics
Vetter, Monica MB Neurobiology Chromatin modifiers in development, Microglia in retinal development and disease Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Vierra, Nick MB School of Biological Sciences Molecular Neuroscience, Membrane Contact Sites, Electrophysiology, Intracellular Signaling, Antibodies
Wachowiak, Matt MB Neurobiology Optical imaging, olfaction, neural circuits, odorant receptors, behavior
Wang, Yuru Medicinal Chemistry Epitranscriptomics, RNA Modifications, RNA Editing, Pseudouridine, Inosine, Protein Evolution, Biomedicine, RNA Therapeutics
Weis, Janis MB Microbiology and Immunology Genetic Regulation of Lyme Disease Microbiology/Immunology
Weller, Melodie MB Microbiology and Immunology Virology, Autoimmune Diseases, Oral Health, Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease Surveillance Microbiology/Immunology
Welm, Alana MB Oncological Sciences Metastasis of Breast Cancer Cancer/Cell Biology, Genetics
Welm, Bryan MB, BC Oncological Sciences Breast Cancer/ Stem Cells Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry Cancer/Cell Biology
Werner, Michael MB School of Biological Sciences Developmental (Phenotypic) Plasticity, Chromatin, Epigenetics, Gene Regulation Biochemistry/Structural Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
Wilcox, Karen BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Anticonvulsant Drugs, inflammation, epilepsy Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Williams, Matt MB Microbiology and Immunology T cell Differentiation and Function in Response to Infections and Tumors, Immunologic Memory Microbiology/Immunology
Williams, Megan MB Neurobiology Neurobiology, Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Developmental Biology, Neurobiology
Winter, Jaclyn BC Pharmacology and Toxicology Natural Product Biosynthesis, Drug Discovery, Synthetic Biology, Antibiotic Resistance Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Yandell, Mark MB Human Genetics Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics Gene Expression, Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology
Yang, Jun MB Neurobiology Photoreceptors, Hair Cells and Multi-Protein Complex, Treatment of Retinal Degeneration Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics, Microbiology/Immunology, Neurobiology
Yang, Tianxin MB Nutrition and Integrative Physiology (Pro)renin receptor, the distal nephron, hypertension, kidney disease, diabetes
Yoo, Chan Yul MB School of Biological Sciences Plant Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Photoreceptor-containing Nuclear Bodies (Photobodies), Organelle Communication, Genetics
Yoo, Heejin MB School of Biological Sciences Plant Immunity, Plant Metabolism, Translational Regulation, Programmed Cell Death, Effector Triggered Immunity, Systemic Acquired Resistance, Salicylic Acid, Plant Volatiles
Yost, Joe MB Neurobiology Genes & Developmental Mechanisms Developmental Biology
Young, Arabella MB Microbiology and Immunology Cancer Immunotherapy, Immune-related Adverse Events, Tumor Microenvironment, Autoimmunity, Diabetes Cancer/Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology
Yu, Michael (Seungju) BC Molecular Pharmaceutics Drug delivery, Tissue engineering, Regenerative medicine, Biopolymers, Collagen, Peptide Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry
Zelikowsky, Moriel MB Neurobiology Stress, Social Isolation, PTSD, Neural Circuits of Emotion, Neuropeptides Genetics, Neurobiology
Zhang, Xiaoyang MB, BC Oncological Sciences Cancer Genomics, 3D Genomics Genome/Epigenome Editing Biochemistry Cancer/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics
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Last Updated: 7/27/23