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Kate Ackerman, M.D.

Kate Ackerman, M.D.

  | Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.

Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.

  | Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Genetics of transcription factors and their role in aging and disease

David Goldfarb, Ph.D.

David Goldfarb, Ph.D.

  | Professor, Biology

Research Interests

Nucleo-cytoplasmic transport

Wei Hsu, PhD

Wei Hsu, PhD

  | Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Cellular Signaling in Neural Development and Disease

Hartmut Land, Ph.D.

Hartmut Land, Ph.D.

  | Professor & Chair, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis and cancer cell metabolism

Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.

Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.

  | Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Systems Biology of Lung Development and Disease

Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.

Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.

  | Professor, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Effects of newborn hypoxia on lung and heart development

Andrew Samuelson, Ph.D.

Andrew Samuelson, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Aging at the Genetic, Molecular and Organismal Level

Charles Thornton, M.D.

Charles Thornton, M.D.

  | Professor, Neurology

Research Interests

Myotonic dystrophy and mechanisms repeat expansion diseases

Lei Xu, Ph.D.

Lei Xu, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

GPR56 in Cancer

Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.

Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Biomedical Genetics 

Research Interests

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells

Mark Dumont, Ph.D.

Mark Dumont, Ph.D.

  | Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics

Research Interests

Signal transduction; membrane protein structure, yeast molecular biology

Aram Hezel, M.D.

Aram Hezel, M.D.

  | Associate Professor, Medicine

Research Interests

The molecular biology and genetics of pancreatic and biliary tract cancers

Vyacheslav Korshunov, Ph.D.

Vyacheslav Korshunov, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Medicine

Research Interests

Vascular Remodeling

Catherine Kuo, Ph.D.

Catherine Kuo, Ph.D.

  | Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Adult stem cell biology; Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine; Embryonic tendon development; Scarless wound healing

Xin Li, Ph.D.

Xin Li, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics

Research Interests

Small non-coding RNA regulation in germ cells; paternal aging; transgenerational inheritance.

Mark Noble, Ph.D.

Mark Noble, Ph.D.

  | Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Discovering new treatments for afflictions that lack satisfactory therapies, and to better understand the toxicity of currently used medicines; studies span normal and pathological cell function, with focus on stem and progenitor cells.

Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.

Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.

  | Associate Professor, Biomedical Genetics

Research Interests

Defining roles of glial progenitor cells and astrocytes as critical modulators in responses to chemical exposure, injury, or stress; discovering how exogenous factors contribute to neurodegenerative diseases; and developing new approaches to treat traumatic injury and neurodegenerative diseases.

Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.

Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.

  | Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal and neurodegenerative diseases in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) model systems

Michael Welte, Ph.D.

Michael Welte, Ph.D.

  | Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests

How microtubule motors, such as kinesins and dyneins, transport organelles and other cargoes throughout the cell.