Faculty


This list, arranged alphabetically, includes all of the BIMS faculty who are approved to train students in at least one of the BIMS degree granting programs. Please feel free to explore this list of over 200 faculty , which highlights the depth and breadth of opportunities available to students who choose to pursue their PhD in our BIMS program. If your interests are focused in one or a few research disciplines, you may prefer exploring these lists in which our faculty are organized by their research interests.

Faculty

  • Abbas, Tarek A.

    The Ubiquitin System and Human Cancer

  • Abounader, Roger

    Basic and translational brain tumor research

  • Adler, Paul N.

    Planar signaling, polarity and morphogenesis.

  • Adli, Mazhar

    Identify and target key genomic and epigenomic drivers in cancer

  • Agaisse, Hervé

    Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

  • Ai, Huiwang

    Spatiotemporal Regulation of Biological Signaling; Protein Engineering for Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics

  • Ambati, Jayakrishna

    Understanding the Molecular Basis of Macular Degeneration in Order to Hasten the Eradication of Blindness

  • Auble, David T.

    Molecular Mechanisms of Transcriptional Regulation

  • Barker, Thomas H.

    Matrix Biology and Engineering

  • Barrett, Paula Q.

    Regulation of low-voltage activated T-type Ca2+ channel activity by kinases and heterotrimeric G-proteins and their roles in physiological responses.

  • Bayliss, Douglas A.

    Mechanisms of neuromodulation in central neurons

  • Beenhakker, Mark P.

    Circuit mechanisms of sleep and epilepsy

  • Bekiranov, Stefan

    Physical Modeling of Microarray Hybridization; Analysis of Genomic Tiling Array Data; Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Regulatory Networks

  • Bender, Timothy P.

    Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

  • Bertram, Edward H.

    Studies of various aspects of epilepsy using anatomy and in vivo and in vitro physiology.

  • Bhatnagar, Sanchita

    Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

  • Bland, Michelle

    Molecular mechanisms linking inflammation and insulin signaling to control cell growth and metabolism

  • Bloodgood, Robert A.

    Cell-Surface Glycoprotein Dynamics and Cell Locomotion

  • Bloom, George S.

    Pathogenic mechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders

  • Bochkis, Irina

    Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

  • Bouton, Amy H.

    Signaling Pathways and Breast Cancer

  • Braciale, Thomas J.

    T Lymphocyte Responses To Virus Infection

  • Brown, Michael G.

    Natural Killer Cells, Viral Immunity, Genetic basis of host resistance to viral infection, Tumor immunity, Immune cell regulation

  • Brunjes, Peter C.

    Use the olfactory system to examine general problems in the brain maturation, including the role of afferent activity on tissue development and the interplay between evolution and development.

  • Bullock, Timothy N.

    Pathways to enhance T cell function in tumors.

  • Bushweller, John H.

    Drug Development Targeting Transcription Drivers in Cancer; Structure/Function Studies of Transcription Factor Drivers in Cancer; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

  • Cafiso, David S.

    Molecular Mechanisms for Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling

  • Caliari, Steven

    Engineering dynamic biomaterials to explore the interplay between cells and their microenvironment

  • Campbell, John

    The Neurobiology of Energy Balance

  • Cang, Jianhua

    Mouse Visual System, physiology, functional imaging, genetics, molecular, behavioral, and computational methods

  • Casanova, James E.

    Role of Arf family GTPases in vesicular transport and cytoskeleton assembly.
    Cell Biology of bacterial pathogenesis.
    The innate immune response to bacterial infection.

  • Chen, Wei-Min

    Statistical genetics and genomics.

  • Christ, George

    Functional Genomics

  • Civelek, Mete

    Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

  • Cliffe, Anna

    Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

  • Coan, James A.

    Neuroscience of Emotional Expression and Individual Emotion-Regulation Capabilities

  • Columbus, Linda

    Biophysical Chemistry: Membrane protein structure, function, and dynamics

  • Condron, Barry G.

    Regulation and Function Serotonergic Neurons During Development

  • Connelly, Jessica J.

    Epigenetic mechanisms involved in complex human disease

  • Corwin, Jeffrey T.

    Regeneration and Developmental Biology of the Hearing and Balance Organs in the Vertebrate Ear.

  • Creutz, Carl E.

    Calcium-dependent, membrane-binding proteins and mechanisms of exocytosis

  • Criss, Alison K.

    Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Neisserial pathogenesis

  • Cross, Janet V.

    Contribution of the Inflammatory Microenvironment to Tumor Initiation, Progression and Metastasis; Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer Chemoprevention

  • Deppmann, Christopher

    Elucidating and Understanding the Mechanisms Underlying Nervous System Development

  • Derewenda, Zygmunt S.

    Structure-function relationships in proteins

  • Derré, Isabelle

    Host/pathogen Interaction – Chlamydia Infection

  • Desai, Bimal N.

    Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation, immunity and tissue homeostasis

  • DeSimone, Douglas W.

    Cell Adhesion and Adhesion-Dependent Cell Signaling in Vertebrate Morphogenesis

  • Druzgal, Thomas Jason

    Multi-modal brain MRI to study different aspects of neurodegenerative diseases. Effects of mild traumatic brain injury on student athletes. Parkinson’s Disease and essential tremor.

  • DuBay, Kateri

    The design of self-assembling nanomaterials

  • Dudley, Andrew

    Tumor microenvironment and mechanisms of tumor neovascularization

  • Dutta, Anindya

    Genomic Instability in Cancer Cells; Noncoding RNAs in differentiation and cancer

  • Dwyer, Noelle

    Neural Development; Cell Division in Neural Stem Cells; Axon Outgrowth and Guidance

  • Egelman, Edward H.

    Structure and Function of Macromolecular Complexes Using Electron Microscopy

  • Engel, Daniel A.

    Drug Discovery and Molecular Biology of Pathogenic RNA viruses: Influenza, Dengue and Ebola.

  • Engelhard, Victor H.

    Identification of MHC-restricted tumor antigens / Control of T cell homing to tumors / Tertiary lymphoid structures and intratumoral immunity

  • Erickson, Loren D.

    Cellular and molecular mechanisms of B lymphocyte function; Genetic susceptibility in systemic lupus erythematosus; Immunotherapeutics in the treatment of B cell disorders

  • Erisir, Alev

    Developmental Plasticity and Neuropathology of Synaptic Circuitries.

  • Ewald, Sarah

    Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

  • Eyo, Ukpong Bassey

    Neuroscience

  • Farber, Charles R.

    Systems Genetics of Skeletal Development and Maintenance

  • Felder, Robin A.

    Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology. Medical Automation Research. Neurotransmitters, cell surface receptors and intracellular second messengers.

  • Ferris, Heather

    The Role of Diabetes in Cognitive Decline

  • Ford, Roseanne M.

    Bacterial attachment and biofilms, microbial transport in porous media

  • Fox, Jay W.

    Basement Membrane Structure and Metalloproteinases

  • French, Brent A.

    Novel Therapies for Treating and Preventing Ischemic Heart Disease

  • Gahlmann, Andreas

    Super-resolution fluorescence imaging of bacterial cells

  • Ganser-Pornillos, Barbie

    The Structural Biology of HIV assembly

  • Garrett-Bakelman, Francine

    Acute Myeloid Leukemia: molecular and cellular biology events which mediate aberrant epigenetic and transcriptional mechanisms during disease establishment and progression

  • Gaskin, Felicia

    Alzheimer’s disease, autoimmune disease, cytoskeletal proteins, microtubule assembly

  • Gaultier, Alban

    Exploring new therapeutics avenues to treat Multiple Sclerosis.

  • Gelfand, Bradley

    Blinding disease age-related macular degeneration, utilizing the tools of immunology, molecular biology, and engineering.

  • Gioeli, Daniel

    Signal transduction in cancer cells

  • Goldfarb, Adam N.

    Hematopathology and Understanding the Molecular Basis of Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis

  • Goodkin, Howard P.

    Status epilepticus

  • Grainger, Robert M.

    Molecular embryology–gene regulation in cells committed to specific developmental lineages

  • Grant, Patrick A.

    Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

  • Grossman, Tobias

    Brain processes that underpin social interaction and cognition during infancy

  • Guertin, Michael

    Transcription, Chromatin, Cancer, Molecular Biology, Genomics, and Computational Biology

  • Guler, Ali D.

    Signal Processing by the Central Nervous System

  • Guler, Jennifer

    Cell Biology and Parasitology.

  • Guyenet, Patrice G.

    Neural control of blood pressure and respiration

  • Hackett, John T

    Synaptic Transmission

  • Hahn, Young S.

    Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation

  • Halme, Adrian J.

    Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

  • Hammarskjöld, Marie-Louise

    Post Transcriptional Gene Regulation and the Molecular Biology of Human Retroviruses

  • Harris, Tajie H.

    Immune response to infectious disease in the CNS

  • Harris, Thurl E

    Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

  • Hill, David

    Development and plasticity of sensory systems

  • Hinton, Barry T.

    Morphogenesis of the Developing Wolffian/Epididymal duct

  • Hirschi, Karen Kemper

    Understanding Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Leading to Blood Vessel Formation

  • Hirsh, Jay

    Molecular genetics; development and function of neurotransmitter-synthesizing neurons in Drosophila

  • Hockensmith, Joel W.

    Novel antiprotozoan and anticancer compounds from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

  • Holmes, Jeffrey W.

    Healing after myocardial infarction, cardiac growth and remodeling, and image-based modeling and diagnosis.

  • Hsu, Ku-Lung

    Chemical Biology, Lipid Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Mass Spectrometry

  • Hu, Song

    Photoacoustic imaging, light microscopy, neuroscience, cardiovascular biology, cancer, regenerative medicine

  • Hughes, Molly A.

    Biodefense and emerging pathogens

  • Hunt, Donald F.

    Analytical Biochemistry

  • Isakson, Brant

    Translating our discoveries in the microcirculation to tangible benefits in patients.

  • Janes, Kevin A.

    Systems-biology approaches to cancer biology and virology.

  • Jiang, Hao

    Regulation of stem cell function and tumorigenesis by epigenetics and biomolecular condensation (phase separation)

  • Kadl, Alexandra

    Lung injury and repair, sepsis

  • Kalani, Mohammad

    Stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, stroke, Wnt signaling, neurogenesis, vasculogenesis, angiogenesis

  • Kapur, Jaideep

    Pathophysiology of Status Epilepticus; Mechanisms and pathways of seizure spread

  • Kashatus, David F

    The Role of Mitochondrial Fusion and Fission in Tumorigenesis.

  • Kasson, Peter M.

    Mechanisms of cell entry by influenza; Viral glycan recognition; drug resistance; molecular dynamics simulation; distributed computing.

  • Kawasaki, Masashi

    Neuroethology of electric fish

  • Kedes, Dean H.

    Human Herpes virus associated with malignancy, including Kaposi’s Sarcoma

  • Keller, Raymond E.

    Cellular and molecular mechanisms of morphogenesis

  • Keller, Susanna R.

    Insulin signaling, insulin-regulated membrane trafficking and associated changes in cellular function and whole body physiology

  • Kelly, Kimberly

    Advancement in the design of imaging agents; molecular imaging and radiological sciences.

  • Kendall, Melissa M.

    Bacterial cell signaling, host-pathogen interactions, intestinal pathogens

  • Kenworthy, Anne

    Architecture and function of biological membranes

  • Kester, Mark

    Nanotechnologies for targeted drug delivery

  • Kinsey, Gilbert

    Acute Kidney Injury, Regulatory T Cells, Innate Immune Response

  • Kipnis, Jonathan

    Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

  • Kozminski, Keith G.

    Regulation of Polarized Morphogenesis

  • Kramer, Christopher M.

    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, myocardial disease, atherosclerotic plaque imaging, peripheral arterial disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Kuan, Alex

    Neuroscience

  • Kucenas, Sarah C.

    The role of glia in the development, maintenance and regeneration of the nervous system

  • Kulkarni, Saurabh

    Human disease modeling, Quantitative cell biology, Organelle biology, Cell architecture, Cilia, Advanced light and electron microscopy

  • Kundu, Bijoy

    Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Remodeling of Myocardial Glucose Metabolism in Pressure Overload Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

  • Lampe, Kyle

    Neural tissue engineering, biomaterials, drug delivery, redox regulation of stem cell fate, engineering cell-interactive microenvironments

  • Landen, Charles

    Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Malignancies

  • Landers, James P.

    Bioanalytical Chemistry on Microchips

  • Laubach, Victor E.

    Understanding mechanisms of ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury after lung transplantation such as vascular inflammation, diagnosis via molecular imaging, and identifying therapeutic targets for the prevention or treatment of IR injury.

  • Laurie, Gordon W.

    Role of Prosecretory Mitogen ‘Lacritin’ in Epithelial Homeostasis, Secretion and Innate Defense

  • Lawrence, Michael B.

    Vascular and Molecular Engineering

  • Lazo, John S.

    The mechanism of action of small molecules and the fundamental biological role of protein tyrosine phosphatases

  • Lazzara, Matthew

    Cellular Engineering

  • Lee, Kevin S.

    Neuronal Vulnerability: A Study of Cellular Mechanism

  • Legon, Wynn

    Non-invasive neuromodulation

  • Leitinger, Norbert

    Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes

  • Li, Hui

    Gene regulation in cancer, RNA processing; Epigenetic modification; Stem cell and development

  • Liu, Xiaorong

    Developing novel neuroprotection strategies to preserve vision in glaucoma

  • Long, Nicole

    Neural mechanisms of human memory

  • Lorenz, Ulrike M

    Involvement of the protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 in signal transduction pathways

  • Loughran, Jr., Thomas P

    Hematologic malignancies; bone marrow disorders; leukemia; large granular lymphocyte (LGL)

  • Lu, Xiaowei

    Developmental regulation of planar cell polarity in the mammalian nervous
    system

  • Luckey, Chance John

    Immune Memory

  • Lukens, John R.

    Understanding How Immunological Pathways Contribute to Neurodegenerative, Neurodevelopmental, Mental and Behavior Disorders

  • Lynch, Kevin R.

    Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

  • Lynch, Wendy J.

    Behavioral Pharmacology, Sex Differences, Animal Models of Addiction

  • Mahadevan, Mani S.

    Molecular Mechanisms of Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

  • Mandell, James W.

    Identification of Novel Biomarkers for Inflammatory Myopathies

  • Manichaikul, Ani W.

    Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Network analysis

  • Mann, Barbara J.

    Pathogenicity of Francisella tularensis and vaccines

  • Manning, Carol A.

    Dementia neurodegenerative disease & cognition

  • Mayo, Marty W.

    Transcriptional Regulation by NFKB

  • McConnell, Michael J

    The Cause and Consequence of Somatic Mosaicism in Neurons

  • McNamara, Coleen A.

    Atherosclerosis, Obesity, Diabetes

  • Meliza, C. Daniel

    Neural Mechanisms of Pattern Learning and Recognition in the Auditory System

  • Mellon, Deforest

    Sensory System Organization and Development

  • Miller, Clint L.

    Genetic variation, Complex diseases, Coronary artery disease, Genomics, Epigenomics, Regulatory mechanisms, Vascular biology, Pharmacology and Physiology

  • Minor, Wladek

    Structure-Function Relationships in Macromolecules; Infectious Diseases and Drug Discovery; Bioinformatics and Big Data; Scientific
    Reproducibility

  • Mohi, Golam

    Cell signaling, hematopoietic stem cell biology, molecular and epigenetic mechanisms of leukemia.

  • Moonah, Shannon N.

    Host-pathogen interactions; molecular parasitology; mucosal inflammation; immunopathology and repair

  • Moore, Sean

    Structure and Function of the GI Tract in the Context of Childhood Nutrition, Growth, Immunity, and Host-microbe Interactions

  • Morris, James P.

    Social perception and cognition; Social Neuroscience; Human Neuroscience

  • Moskaluk, Christopher A.

    Molecular pathogenesis and genomic analysis of human cancers

  • Mura, Cameron

    Structure, function & evolution of RNA-processing assemblies; structural and computational biology; molecular biophysics

  • Naegle, Kristen

    Regulation and function of tyrosine phosphorylation in complex networks

  • Nakamoto, Robert K.

    Structure-Function of Active Transporters

  • Nataro, James P.

    Pathogenesis of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli and Shigella.

  • O’Rourke, Eyleen Jorgelina

    Obesity and Aging

  • Owens, Gary K.

    Identification of Factors and Mechanisms that Regulate the Stability of Late Stage Atherosclerotic Lesions and the Probability of Thromboembolic Events Including a Heart Attack or Stroke

  • Papin, Jason A.

    Systems biology, infectious disease, cancer, toxicology, metabolic engineering

  • Parichy, David

    Developmental Genetics, Evolution and Regeneration of Adult Morphology in Vertebrates

  • Park, Kwon-Sik

    Mechanisms of organ development and homeostasis and tumor development

  • Paschal, Bryce M.

    Nuclear Transport, Signaling, and Cancer

  • Patel, Manoj

    Modulation of sodium channel gating by beta subunits and novel sodium channel blockers; Synaptic transmission in dorsal horn neurons

  • Pearson, William R.

    Protein Evolution; Computational Biology

  • Peirce-Cottler, Shayn M.

    Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Computational Systems Biology, Vascular Growth and Remodeling, Stem Cell Therapies

  • Pemberton, Lucy F.

    Nuclear Transport in Chromatin Assembly and Transcriptional Regulation

  • Perez-Reyes, Edward

    Exploring epilepsy circuits then preventing seizures using AAV-based gene therapies.

  • Petri, William A.

    Immune mechanisms of defense against enteric (diarrheal) infections

  • Pfister, K. Kevin

    Regulation of Cytoplasmic Dynein for Membrane Bounded Organelle Trafficking in Axons

  • Pompano, Rebecca

    Bioanalytical tools for inflammatory disease

  • Pornillos, Owen

    Structure and assembly of HIV Virus/host interactions; Structural biology of the innate immune system

  • Price, Richard J.

    Image Guided Drug and Gene Delivery for Neurodegeneration and Cancer; Focused Ultrasound and Immunotherapy; Arteriogenesis and Angiogenesis

  • Proffitt, Dennis R.

    Human Perception & Cognition

  • Provencio, Ignacio

    The Role of Melanopsin Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Photic Regulation of Mammalian Circadian Rhythms

  • Provencio, Javier

    Innate Inflammatory Pathways Associated with Acute Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

  • Purow, Benjamin W.

    Novel therapeutic approaches to brain cancers and to other neurologic diseases

  • Ramakrishnan, Girija

    Iron-uptake mechanisms and Virulence Factors of Francisella tularensis; Microbial Pathogenesis

  • Ratan, Aakrosh

    Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Algorithm Design and Analysis

  • Ravichandran, Kodi S.

    Apoptotic cell clearance mechanisms in health and disease

  • Redemann, Stefanie

    Chromosome segregation and aneuploidy in meiosis and mitosis

  • Rekosh, David M.

    Human Immunodeficiency; Virus Gene Expression

  • Rich, Stephen S.

    Genetic basis of common human disease, including type 1 diabetes, diabetic complications, ischemic stroke, atherosclerosis

  • Rutkowski, Melanie

    Influence of commensal microbes on immune homeostasis, anti-tumor immunity, and metastasis

  • Saucerman, Jeffrey J.

    Roles of complex signaling networks involved in the regulation of cardiovascular function and disease

  • Schafer, Dorothy A.

    Mechanisms of actin assembly during cell migration and membrane traffic

  • Schulman, Ira G.

    Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism and inflammation, small molecule approaches to drug discovery

  • Scott, Michael M.

    Investigation of the neuronal circuits and epigenetic modifications involved in the control of food intake, impulsivity and novelty seeking behavior

  • Sheffield, Nathan

    computational biology & bioinformatics; high performance computing; epigenomics & chromatin; pediatric cancer; computational regulatory genomics; machine learning

  • Shi, Weibin

    Cellular and genetic determinants of atherosclerosis and restenosis.

  • Shin, Jung-Bum

    Auditory Neurobiology

  • Siegrist, Sarah

    Regulation of neural stem cell proliferation during development and adulthood

  • Singh, Jogender Tushir

    Tailored fit targeting approaches: Cancer Immunotherapy, Antibodies and conjugates

  • Smith, Jeffrey S.

    Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

  • Smith, M. Mitchell

    Functional Genomics of Histones, Chromatin, and Protein Acetylation Signaling in Cancer and the Cell Cycle

  • Solenski, Nina J.

    Mechanisms of cerebral ischemia

  • Somlyo, Avril V.

    Novel signal transduction pathways in smooth muscles that regulate contractility and impact diseases of the vasculature, airway and gastrointestinal tract.

  • Sonkusare, Swapnil

    Microcirculation, vascular ion channels, calcium signaling mechanisms, endothelial cells, hypertension

  • Stone, James

    Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Stukenberg, P. Todd

    Mechanisms of chromosome segregation in Mitosis and generation of Chromosomal Instability in tumors

  • Sutherland, Ann E.

    Cell behavior and morphogenesis during early mouse development.

  • Swami, Nathan

    Molecular and bioelectric devices; tissue regeneration.

  • Tamm, Lukas K.

    Biomembrane Structure and Function; Cell Entry of Enveloped Viruses; Neurosecretion by Exocytosis; Structure of Bacterial Pathogen Membrane Proteins; Lipid-Protein Interactions

  • Thisse, Bernard V.

    Molecular control of embryonic development

  • Thisse, Christine I.

    Molecular Mechanisms of Early Vertebrate Development and Morphogenesis.
    Application to Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

  • Tung, Kenneth S.

    Mechanisms of Tolerance and Autoimmunity to Gonad-Specific Antigens

  • Tvrdik, Petr

    Neurological Surgery

  • Vande Pol, Scott B.

    How Viruses, Particularly Papillomaviruses, Can Cause Cancer

  • Venton, B. Jill

    Analytical Neurochemistry; Dopamine and Serotonin Neurotransmission in Drosophila; Mechanisms of rapid adenosine signaling in rodents

  • Wang, Yuh-Hwa

    Genome instability in cancer and repeat expansion diseases

  • White, Judith M.

    Virus Entry into Cells: Mechanisms and Development of Anti-Viral Therapeutics

  • Wiener, Michael C.

    Structure/function of integral membrane proteins; structural biophysics; enzymology and virology of ZMPSTE24; sparse-constraint structure determination; technology development

  • Williams, Cedric L.

    Studies of various aspects of learning, memory, olfactory discrimination and explosive detection. We develop computer driven learning programs that produce optimal olfactory discrimination and detection learning in rodents.

  • Winckler, Bettina

    Endosomal function and dysfunction in neurons. Development of the nervous system: cytoskeleton and membrane traffic in axon and dendrite growth.

  • Wolf, Matthew J

    Identification of genes and pathways that cause or modify cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure.

  • Woodfolk, Judith A.

    Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

  • Wotton, David

    Regulation of Gene Expression, Development and Tumor Progression by TGF beta Signaling

  • Yan, Zhen

    Molecular and Signaling Mechanisms of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

  • Yates, Paul A.

    Development and regulation of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) and blood vessels as they relate to retinal diseases.

  • Yeager, Mark

    Cardiac Gap Junction Membrane Channels / IntegrinsWater Channels / Rotavirus / Reovirus / Retrovirus

  • Yu, Jing

    Mammalian kidney development

  • Zang, Chongzhi

    Bioinformatics methodology development; Epigenetics and chromatin biology; Transcriptional regulation; Cancer genomics and epigenomics; Statistical methods for biomedical data integration; Theoretical and computational biophysics

  • Zeichner, Steven L.

    Pathogenesis of infectious diseases and the development of new therapies and vaccines for infectious diseases and cancers.

  • Zeitlin, Scott O.

    Mechanisms of Huntington’s Disease Pathogenesis

  • Zhu, J. Julius

    Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

  • Zimmer, Jochen

    Transport of biopolymers across biological membranes with a particular interest in polysaccharide and protein translocation.

  • Zimring, James C

    Alloimmunity in Transfusion and Transplantation , Oxidant Stress Biology in Health and Disease

  • Zong, Hui

    Early detection, cancer prevention, and tumor microenvironment

  • Zunder, Eli

    Stem Cell Behavior

  • Zuo, Zhiyi

    Neuroscience and Anesthetic Neuroprotection