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Kate Ackerman, M.D.
Kate G. Ackerman, M.D.
Associate Professor

Ackerman Lab

Pediatrics
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, Ph.D.
Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedics
Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.
Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Benoit Lab

Biomedical Engineering
Research projects are at the interface of medicine and engineering, with an emphasis on precisely controlling biomaterial functionality and architecture to treat diseases, control cell behavior, or answer fundamental biological questions.
Daniel Bergstralh,
Daniel Bergstralh, 
Assistant Professor

Bergstralh Lab

Biology
Investigating cell division and adhesion in epithelial tissues, with a particular interest in how tissue integrity is established and maintained during development.
Bradford Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Berk Lab

Medicine
Signal transduction mechanisms in the vasculature
Xin Bi, Ph.D.
Xin Bi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Bi Lab

Biology
Chromatin-mediated regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes.
Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.
Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Biteau Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells
Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.
Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.
Professor

Bohmann Lab

Biomedical Genetics
The biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics of signal-transducing transcription factors and their role in development, aging and disease
Michael Bulger, Ph.D.
Michael D. Bulger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Bulger Lab

Pediatrics
Chromatin domains and long-range activation by enhancers
Joe Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Chakkalakal Lab

Orthopaedics
Satellite cells are a population of resident stem cells that serve as a renewable source of progenitors for the growth and regeneration of skeletal muscle.
Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.
Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.
Professor

Dewhurst Lab

Microbiology & Immunology
Influenza Viruses; Virus Polymerase HIV Vaccine Development; NeuroAIDS Research
Mark Dumont, Ph.D.
Mark E. Dumont, Ph.D.
Professor

Dumont Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Signal transduction; membrane protein structure, yeast molecular biology
Thomas Eickbush, Ph.D.
Thomas Eickbush, Ph.D.
Professor

Eickbush Lab

Biology
Retrotransposable elements, protein: RNA and protein: DNA interactions, sequence specific endonucleases.
Dmitri Ermolenko, Ph.D.
Dmitri N. Ermolenko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ermolenko Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Structural dynamics of the ribosome and ribosomal ligands during proteins synthesis, regulation of protein synthesis by mRNA structure in normal and diseased cells, and mechanisms of antibiotic action.
Robert Freeman, Ph.D.
Robert S. Freeman, Ph.D.
Professor

Freeman Lab

Pharmacology & Physiology
Molecular biology of programmed cell death
James Fry, Ph.D.
James D. Fry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Fry Lab

Biology
Identifying the genetic changes underlying the temperate-tropical difference
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Professor

Gan Lab

Ophthalmology
Development and degenerative diseases of sensory neurons, gene regulation
David Goldfarb, Ph.D.
David S. Goldfarb, Ph.D.
Professor

Goldfarb Lab

Biology
Molecular mechanisms that control the exchange of molecules and information between the nucleus and cytoplasm
Elizabeth Grayhack, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Grayhack, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Grayhack Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Role of the genetic code in regulating protein synthesis and mRNA metabolism in <em>Saccharomyces cerevisiae</em>.
Jeffrey Hayes, Ph.D.
Jeffrey J. Hayes, Ph.D.
Professor
Chair

William A. Bernhard Memorial Lab

Hayes Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
DNA structure; chromatin; protein-DNA interactions
Aram Hezel, M.D.
Aram Francis Hezel, M.D.
Associate Professor
MedicineThe molecular biology and genetics of pancreatic and biliary tract cancers
Wei Hsu, PhD
Wei Hsu, PhD
Professor

Hsu Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Cellular Signaling in Neural Development and Disease
Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.
Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Kiernan Lab

Ophthalmology
Molecular development of the inner ear; regeneration; congenital deafness and vestibular dysfunction
Vyacheslav Korshunov, Ph.D.
Vyacheslav A. Korshunov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Korshunov Lab

Medicine
Vascular Remodeling
Catherine Kuo, Ph.D.
Catherine K. Kuo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Kuo Lab

Biomedical Engineering
Adult stem cell biology; Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine; Embryonic tendon development; Scarless wound healing
Hartmut Land, Ph.D.
Hartmut Land, Ph.D.
Professor
Chair

Land Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis. Signaling and Cancer Cell Metabolism
Xin Li, Ph.D.
Xin Zhiguo Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Li Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Small non-coding RNA regulation in germ cells; paternal aging; transgenerational inheritance.
Richard Libby, Ph.D.
Richard Libby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Libby Lab

Ophthalmology
Neurobiology of glaucoma; specifically the death of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), the output neurons of the retina.
Alayna Loiselle, Ph.D.
Alayna E. Loiselle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Loiselle Lab

Orthopaedics
cellular and molecular mechanisms of musculoskeletal tissue regeneration and pathology
Sanjay Maggirwar, Ph.D.
Sanjay Maggirwar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Maggirwar Lab

Microbiology & Immunology
Platelets, HIV, and inflammation
Lynne Maquat, Ph.D.
Lynne Maquat, Ph.D.
Professor

Maquat Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
RNA metabolism in human cells (nonsense-mediated mRNA decay/mRNA surveillance); influence of pre-mRNA splicing on mRNA translation; Staufen-mediated mRNA decay and Staufen-regulated RNA metabolism; post-transcriptional gene control via lncRNAs and SINEs; miRNA metabolism; Fragile X Mental Retardation Syndrome/Autism; therapeutics of nonsense diseases.
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mariani Lab

Pediatrics
Systems Biology of Lung Development and Disease
David Mathews, M.D., Ph.D.
David H. Mathews, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mathews Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Computational biology of RNA, including structure prediction, molecular dynamics, and genomics.
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mayer-Pröschel Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Stem Cells in the mammalian CNS / Gestational insults and embryonic CNS development / Astrocyte dysfunction
Helene McMurray, Ph.D.
Helene R. McMurray, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

McMurray Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Systems Biology of Cancer Cells
Joseph Miano, Ph.D.
Joseph M. Miano, Ph.D.
Professor
Associate Professor

Miano Lab

Medicine
Discovery and function of long noncoding RNAs and CArG regulatory elements in mouse and human genomes; genome editing in mice
Keith Nehrke, Ph.D.
Keith Webster Nehrke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Nehrke Lab

Medicine
Integrative Physiology
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Professor

Noble Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Neural Diseases and Neoplasia
Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Michael A. O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Professor

O'Reilly Lab

Pediatrics
Developmental Biology of the Lung
Catherine Ovitt, Ph.D.
Catherine E. Ovitt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Ovitt Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Analysis of Genes Involved in Salivary Gland Function
Alexander Paciorkowski, M.D.
Alexander R. Paciorkowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Paciorkowski Lab

Neurology
Pediatric Neurology, Human Genetics
James Palis, M.D.
James Palis, M.D.
Professor

Palis Lab

Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology and Oncolog
Archibald Perkins, M.D., Ph.D.
Archibald S. Perkins, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Perkins Lab

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Genes that impact the development of leukemias and other human malignancies
Eric Phizicky, Ph.D.
Eric Phizicky, Ph.D.
Professor

Phizicky Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
tRNA biogenesis, function and quality control; intellectual disability due to deficiencies in tRNA modifications.
Douglas Portman, Ph.D.
Douglas Portman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Portman Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Neural circuit development and function; Genetic control of behavior; Sex differences in neurobiology
Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.
Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pröschel Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Glial progenitors and the role of astrocytes in CNS disease and repair.
Jacques Robert, Ph.D.
Jacques Robert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Robert Lab

Microbiology & Immunology
Evolution of Immune Surveillance, Tumor and Viral Immunity
Andrew Samuelson, Ph.D.
Andrew V. Samuelson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Samuelson Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Understanding Aging at the Genetic, Molecular, Cellular, and Organismal Level
Edward Schwarz, Ph.D.
Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.
Professor

Schwarz Lab

Orthopaedics
Novel therapies for musculoskeletal diseases
Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.
Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Singh Lab

Ophthalmology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal and neurodegenerative diseases in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) model systems
Harold Smith, Ph.D.
Harold C. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor

Smith Lab

Biochemistry & Biophysics
RNA regulation of innate immune modulators and small molecule inhibitors of HIV RNA-binding proteins.
Laurie Steiner, M.D.
Laurie A. Steiner, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Professor

Steiner Lab

PediatricsMedicine
Pediatric Biomedical Research
Juilee Thakar, Ph.D.
Juilee Thakar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Thakar Lab

Microbiology & Immunology
Identification of immune signatures and characterization of dynamics of immune responses by using systems biology approaches.
Charles Thornton, M.D.
Charles A. Thornton, M.D.
Professor

Thornton Lab

Neurology
Neurogenetic disorders, including myotonic dystrophy; therapeutics, including antisense approaches.
Michael Welte, Ph.D.
Michael A. Welte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Welte Lab

Biology
How microtubule motors, such as kinesins and dyneins, transport organelles and other cargoes throughout the cell.
Jack Werren, Ph.D.
Jack Werren, Ph.D.
Professor

Werren Lab

Biology
Evolutionary Genetics
Lei Xu, Ph.D.
Lei Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Xu Lab

Biomedical Genetics
GPR56 in Cancer
Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D.
Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Zhao Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Signal transduction and development of therapeutic agents in B-lymphomas; Cell cycle regulation