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Faculty Mentoring Undergrads

Anesthesiology

Patel, Manoj

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

Architecture

Canfora, Anselmo

reCOVER / Design Thinking

Cleckley, Elgin

Design Thinking / Empathic Design

Crisman, Phoebe

architectural theory, urbanism and sustainability

El Khafif, Mona

The interdisciplinary aspects of urban regeneration strategies, place making, and urban ecologies.

Klotz, Leidy

Merging design and behavioral science for a more sustainable and resilient built environment.

Mark, Earl

refugee housing/fabric architecture

Reilly, Lisa

The history and digital analysis of Norman architecture in England, France and Italy.

Biochemistry

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Creutz, Carl

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

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Laurie, Gordon

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

Li, Hui

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Zunder, Eli

Stem Cell Behavior

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Bioinformatics and Genomics

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Grainger, Robert

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

Li, Hui

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Ratan, Aakrosh

Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Algorithm Design and Analysis

Sheffield, Nathan

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

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

Zunder, Eli

Stem Cell Behavior

Biology

Adler, Paul

Planar signaling, polarity and morphogenesis.

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Grainger, Robert

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

Liu, Xiaorong

Developing novel neuroprotection strategies to preserve vision in glaucoma

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

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

Biomedical Engineering

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Civelek, Mete

Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

Epstein, Frederick

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Coronary Heart Disease; Myocardial Function; Myocardial Perfusion

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Hossack, John

Diagnostic ultrasound - image processing, quantification Molecular imaging using ultrasound Catheter-based ultrasound Ultrasound-based drug/gene delivery Ultrasound image guided therapy

Hu, Song

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

Kundu, Bijoy

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

Munson, Jennifer

Engineering cell culture models to study the tumor microenvironment in the brain. Development of non-invasive in vivo imaging and drug delivery systems for cancers. Screening of compounds against cancer in engineered 3D cell culture models. Particular e

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Sheffield, Nathan

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

Williams, Mark

Design, Development and Optimization of Medical Imaging Technologies

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

Zunder, Eli

Stem Cell Behavior

Biophysics

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

DuBay, Kateri

The design of self-assembling nanomaterials

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Hossack, John

Diagnostic ultrasound - image processing, quantification Molecular imaging using ultrasound Catheter-based ultrasound Ultrasound-based drug/gene delivery Ultrasound image guided therapy

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Kundu, Bijoy

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

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Sonkusare, Swapnil

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

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Williams, Mark

Design, Development and Optimization of Medical Imaging Technologies

Biotechnology

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Caliari, Steven

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

DeSimone, Douglas

Cell Adhesion and Adhesion-Dependent Cell Signaling in Vertebrate Morphogenesis

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Hossack, John

Diagnostic ultrasound - image processing, quantification Molecular imaging using ultrasound Catheter-based ultrasound Ultrasound-based drug/gene delivery Ultrasound image guided therapy

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Kundu, Bijoy

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

Laurie, Gordon

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

Li, Hui

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

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

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Zunder, Eli

Stem Cell Behavior

Cancer Biology

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Caliari, Steven

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

Casanova, James

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

Erickson, Loren

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

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Hu, Song

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

Lazo, John

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

Li, Hui

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

Ratan, Aakrosh

Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Algorithm Design and Analysis

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Sheffield, Nathan

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

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

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

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

Zunder, Eli

Stem Cell Behavior

Cardiovascular Biology

Civelek, Mete

Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

Epstein, Frederick

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Coronary Heart Disease; Myocardial Function; Myocardial Perfusion

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Hu, Song

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Sonkusare, Swapnil

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

Wolf, Matthew

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

Cell and Developmental Biology

Adler, Paul

Planar signaling, polarity and morphogenesis.

Ai, Huiwang

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

Casanova, James

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

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

DeSimone, Douglas

Cell Adhesion and Adhesion-Dependent Cell Signaling in Vertebrate Morphogenesis

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Laurie, Gordon

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Winckler, Bettina

Endosomal function and dysfunction in neurons

Cell Biology

Casanova, James

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

DeSimone, Douglas

Cell Adhesion and Adhesion-Dependent Cell Signaling in Vertebrate Morphogenesis

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Laurie, Gordon

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

Winckler, Bettina

Endosomal function and dysfunction in neurons

Center for Public Health Genomics

Ratan, Aakrosh

Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Algorithm Design and Analysis

Chemical Engineering

Caliari, Steven

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

Chemistry

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

DuBay, Kateri

The design of self-assembling nanomaterials

Egorov, Sergei

Structure and Dynamics in Supercritical Fluids. Quantum and Semiclassical Many-Body Dynamics

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Lehmann, Kevin

Ultrasensitive Spectroscopy

Pu, Lin

Multi-disciplinary research programs involving organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, dendrimers, organometalic chemistry, asymmetric catalysis, and molecular recognition

Zhang, Sen

Well-defined nanostructured materials with controls at atomic levels for highly efficient energy conversion and chemical transformation.

Computational Biology

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Li, Hui

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Sheffield, Nathan

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

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

Computer Science

Nguyen, Tho

Physiological Data Processing

Skadron, Kevin

Computer architecture, temperature-aware and power-aware computing, graphics architecture, novel processor and accelerator organizations, thermal modeling, and simulation methodology

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

Curry School of Education

Hulleman, Chris

Developing interventions that boost motivation, learning, and achievement in school and sports.

Loncke, Filip

Communication through non-standard modalities

Wormington, Stephanie

Developing a Research Agenda for the Transfer of Mindsets in Education and Employment

Economics

Chou, Eileen

organizational, social, and psychological forces that shape individual and group behavior in organizational settings

Education

Hulleman, Chris

Developing interventions that boost motivation, learning, and achievement in school and sports.

Wormington, Stephanie

Developing a Research Agenda for the Transfer of Mindsets in Education and Employment

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Alemzadeh, Homa

Data science and its application to studying the resilience of cyber-physical systems.

Environmental Sciences

Garstang, Michael

Convective storms

Grise, Kevin

Atmosphere and climate dynamics, climate variability and change

Scanlon, Todd

Land-atmosphere interaction; climate-vegetation modeling; and catchment hydrology

Yang, Xi

Remote sensing; terrestrial ecology; plant physiology.

Epigenetics

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Li, Hui

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

Sheffield, Nathan

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

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

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

Experimental Pathology

Casanova, James

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

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Li, Hui

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

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Adams, Gabrielle

Morality and ethical behavior Responses to injustice Social exchange and prosocial behavior

Chou, Eileen

organizational, social, and psychological forces that shape individual and group behavior in organizational settings

Genetics

Adler, Paul

Planar signaling, polarity and morphogenesis.

Agaisse, Herve

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bland, Michelle

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Civelek, Mete

Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

Grainger, Robert

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

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Li, Hui

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Ratan, Aakrosh

Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Algorithm Design and Analysis

Shi, Weibin

Cellular and genetic determinants of atherosclerosis and restenosis.

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Wolf, Matthew

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

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

Immunology

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bland, Michelle

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

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Casanova, James

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

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

Erickson, Loren

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

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Kerur, Nagaraj

Innate Immune Mechanisms in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Marie, Chelsea

Human intestinal parasitology

Woodfolk, Judith

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

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

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

Infectious Diseases/Biodefense

Agaisse, Herve

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Casanova, James

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

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Zeichner, Steven

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

Kinesiology

Malin, Steven

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Chelliah, Harsha

Combustion

Xu, Baoxing

Mechanics in extreme manufacturing; Mechanics of nano/energy materials; Multifunctional material and flexible device design; Multiscale computation and modeling.

Medicine- Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Woodfolk, Judith

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

Medicine- Cardiovascular Medicine

Wolf, Matthew

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

Medicine- Endocrinology and Metabolism

Fu, Zhuo

Nutrition and diabetes

Onengut-Gumuscu, Suna

Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes

Medicine- Infectious Diseases and International Health

Marie, Chelsea

Human intestinal parasitology

Medicine- Nephrology

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Metabolism

Bland, Michelle

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Civelek, Mete

Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Fu, Zhuo

Nutrition and diabetes

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Hu, Song

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

Kundu, Bijoy

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

Laurie, Gordon

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Microbiology

Agaisse, Herve

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Brown, Michael

NK Cells and Viral Immunity, Genetics of host resistance to viral infection, Immunogenetics, Immune regulation

Casanova, James

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

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

Erickson, Loren

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

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Tebit, Denis

HIV diversity, evolution, fitness, drug resistance and disease progression

Woodfolk, Judith

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

Zeichner, Steven

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

Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Agaisse, Herve

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Erickson, Loren

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

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Tebit, Denis

HIV diversity, evolution, fitness, drug resistance and disease progression

Molecular Biology

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Agaisse, Herve

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bender, Timothy

Regulation of gene expression during lymphocyte development

Bhatnagar, Sanchita

Epigenetic Silencing Mechanisms-Implications in Breast Cancer and Rett Syndrome

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Caliari, Steven

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

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Gahlmann, Andreas

Bacterial cell biology at the molecular level

Grainger, Robert

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

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Li, Hui

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

O'Rourke, Eyleen

Obesity and Aging

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

Smith, Jeffrey

Transcriptional Silencing and Aging in Yeast

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Woodfolk, Judith

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

Zeichner, Steven

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

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Molecular Pharmacology

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bland, Michelle

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Civelek, Mete

Systems Genetics Approaches to Understand Cardiometabolic Traits

Creutz, Carl

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

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Laurie, Gordon

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

Lazo, John

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Patel, Manoj

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

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Sharlow, Elizabeth

Exploiting chemical biology approaches to understand signaling pathways that are critical for parasite, neuronal and tumor cell viability

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Sonkusare, Swapnil

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

Neuroimmunology

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Munson, Jennifer

Engineering cell culture models to study the tumor microenvironment in the brain. Development of non-invasive in vivo imaging and drug delivery systems for cancers. Screening of compounds against cancer in engineered 3D cell culture models. Particular e

Neurology

Kapur, Jaideep

Pathophysiology of Status Epilepticus; Plasticity of GABAergic Synaptic Transmission

Neuroscience

Ai, Huiwang

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

Brunjes, Peter

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.

Cliffe, Anna

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons

Coan, James

Neuroscience of Emotional Expression and Individual Emotion-Regulation Capabilities

Creutz, Carl

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

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions

Grainger, Robert

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

Grant, Patrick

Transcription; Chromatin Modifications, Neurodegenerative Disease, Cancer

Grossmann, Tobias

Brain processes that underpin social interaction and cognition during infancy

Halme, Adrian

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Hu, Song

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

Kapur, Jaideep

Pathophysiology of Status Epilepticus; Plasticity of GABAergic Synaptic Transmission

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Liu, Xiaorong

Developing novel neuroprotection strategies to preserve vision in glaucoma

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Meliza, C.

Neural Mechanisms of Pattern Learning and Recognition in the Auditory System

Morris, James

Social perception and cognition; Social Neuroscience; Human Neuroscience

Patel, Manoj

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

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

Stone, James

Traumatic Brain Injury

Williams, Cedric

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

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Ophthalmology

Kerur, Nagaraj

Innate Immune Mechanisms in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Pathology

Li, Hui

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

Pediatrics

Zeichner, Steven

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

Pharmacology

Bland, Michelle

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Creutz, Carl

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

Desai, Bimal

Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation and immunity

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Lazo, John

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Schulman, Ira

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Sharlow, Elizabeth

Exploiting chemical biology approaches to understand signaling pathways that are critical for parasite, neuronal and tumor cell viability

Stornetta, Ruth

Role of endogenous peptides in control of cardiorespiratory function

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Physiology

Ai, Huiwang

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

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Guilford, William

Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement

Malin, Steven

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Sonkusare, Swapnil

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

Wolf, Matthew

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

Politics

Potter, Rachel

American political institutions, with a focus on the bureaucracy and rulemaking

Savage, James

Comparative budgetary, fiscal, and macroeconomic policy, with an emphasis on the United States, the European Union, Iraq, and Japan

Sechser, Todd

International security

Walsh, Denise

Multiculturalism, women's rights,polygamy in South Africa, the face veil in Europe, indigenous women in Canada

Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Greyson, Charles

Near-death experiences

Penberthy, Jennifer

The effects and impact of mindfulness and meditation practices on health and wellbeing as well as human performance and extraordinary experiences. Assessment and treatment of psychiatirc illnesses, including drug and alcohol dependence, mood disorders (

Psychology

Adams, Gabrielle

Morality and ethical behavior Responses to injustice Social exchange and prosocial behavior

Allen, Joseph

Adolescent Social Development

Boker, Steven

Dynamical Systems Analysis of Behavioral Data; Interpersonal Coordination; Postural Control

Brunjes, Peter

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.

Chou, Eileen

organizational, social, and psychological forces that shape individual and group behavior in organizational settings

Clore, Gerald

The effects of emotional experience on cognitive performance and behavior, including the role of emotion in art and other aesthetic experiences.

Coan, James

Neuroscience of Emotional Expression and Individual Emotion-Regulation Capabilities

Converse, Benjamin

goal pursuit and motivation; social judgment; behavioral decision making; cooperation and competition

Emery, Robert

Children, Families and the Law

Grossmann, Tobias

Brain processes that underpin social interaction and cognition during infancy

Hurd, Noelle

Promoting Healthy Adolescent Development

Kubovy, Michael

Auditory, visual, and cross-modal perception, psychology of art, the structure of lives, and the philosophy of mind.

Loncke, Filip

Communication through non-standard modalities

Meliza, C.

Neural Mechanisms of Pattern Learning and Recognition in the Auditory System

Morris, James

Social perception and cognition; Social Neuroscience; Human Neuroscience

Nosek, Brian

Implicit cognition, open science, open source software development, reproducibility

Oishi, Shigehiro

Culture, social ecology, and well-being.

Reppucci, Nicholas

Children, families and the law

Salthouse, Timothy

Cognitive Aging

Schmidt, Karen

Measurement of cognitive performance, self-reported health, and personality within and item response theory framework.

Spellman, Barbara

Reasoning and decision making

Trawalter, Sophie

Psychological phenomena related to diversity

Vaish, Amrisha

The ontogenetic emergence of the moral emotions, cognitions, and behaviors that make children successful cooperators

Williams, Cedric

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.

Wilson, Timothy

Affective forecasting, self-knowledge, social cognition, self-reflection, social psychological interventions

Wilson, Melvin

Clinical, Community, Developmental

Public Health Sciences

Sheffield, Nathan

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

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

Public Policy

Adams, Gabrielle

Morality and ethical behavior Responses to injustice Social exchange and prosocial behavior

Converse, Benjamin

goal pursuit and motivation; social judgment; behavioral decision making; cooperation and competition

Radiology and Medical Imaging

Kundu, Bijoy

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

Shi, Weibin

Cellular and genetic determinants of atherosclerosis and restenosis.

Stone, James

Traumatic Brain Injury

Williams, Mark

Design, Development and Optimization of Medical Imaging Technologies

Religious Studies

Portmann, John

Moral psychology and moral history; cultural studies; Roman Catholic history and theology; sexual ethics; and psychoanalysis.

Statistics

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

Structural Biology

Creutz, Carl

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

Systems and Information Engineering

Alemzadeh, Homa

Data science and its application to studying the resilience of cyber-physical systems.

Translational Science

Abounader, Roger

Basic and translational brain tumor research

Ai, Huiwang

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

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

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Bushweller, John

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Caliari, Steven

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

Erickson, Loren

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

Harris, Thurl

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Hu, Song

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

Kapur, Jaideep

Pathophysiology of Status Epilepticus; Plasticity of GABAergic Synaptic Transmission

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Laurie, Gordon

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

Li, Hui

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

Lynch, Kevin

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Patel, Manoj

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

Peirce-Cottler, Shayn

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

Stukenberg, P. Todd

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

Williams, Mark

Design, Development and Optimization of Medical Imaging Technologies

Woodfolk, Judith

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of allergic disease in humans.

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains