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Alphabetical Listing of Laboratories



Ackerman Lab - Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

Anolik Lab - Role of B Cells in the Pathophysiology of Systemic Lupus and Related Autoimmune Diseases

Aquavella Lab - Evaluate human tear film dynamics and its relationship to clinical dry eye syndrome.

Aslin Lab - Rochester Baby Lab

Awad Lab - Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering


Baran Lab - Photodynamic Therapy and Medical Image Processing

Beck Lab - Characterizing the Epithelial Tight Junction Defects at the Molecular Level in Atopic Dermatitis

Bennetto Lab - Neurocognitive Bases of Autism

Benoit Lab - Therapeutic Biomaterials

Berger Lab - Biomedical Spectroscopy Laboratory

Berk Lab - Cells in the Vascular Wall and Their Response to Hemodynamic and Hormonal Stimuli

Bernhard, William A. Memorial Lab - Physics & Chemistry of DNA Damage Produced by Ionizing Radiation

Bi Lab - Chromatin Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Bidlack Lab - Pharmacology of Brain and Lymphocytic Opioid Receptors

Biteau Lab - Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells

Blumberg Lab - Blood transfusion immunobiology

Bohmann Lab - JNK, Fos, Foxo and Nrf2 Dependent Signaling and Gene Regulation in Oxidative Stress Response and Aging

Boyce Lab - Study of the regulation of the formation, activation and survival of osteoclasts

Bren Lab - Bioinorganic and Biophysical Chemistry

Briggs Lab - Focus on understanding how specific neuronal circuits in the early visual system encode visual information and how attention impacts the encoding of visual information.

Brookes Lab - Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion (IR) Injury and Cardioprotection

Brown Lab - Multiphoton Laser-Scanning Microscopy

Buckley Lab - Viscoelasticity in Connective Tissues

Bulger Lab - Chromatin Domains and Enhancer Activation

Burack Lab - Identifying FL patients who are more likely to transform into Diffuse Large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)

Butler Lab - Regulation of Gene Expression by Targeted Degradation of RNA


Calvi Lab - Therapeutic Manipulation of Stem Cell Niches

Cardiovascular Engineering Lab (CVEL) - Welcome to the Cardiovascular Engineering Lab

Carney Lab - Auditory Neuroscience

Chakkalakal Lab - Laboratory of Skeletal Muscle and Stem Cell Biology

Chang Lab - Androgen Receptor (AR) and Nuclear Orphan Receptors TR2, TR3, and TR4

Childhood Adversity and Resilience Lab - Childhood Adversity and Resilience

Choe Lab - in vivo Cancer Detection

Chu Lab - Translational Research in Lymphoid Malignancies

Chung Lab - Inherited retinal diseases and genetic factors contributing to age-related macular degeneration.

Clark Research Group - Instrumentation and Processing for the Nanoscale

Clinical Trials Processing Lab - Fee-for-service core resource that supports human clinical trials and basic science research conducted at UR.

Cog T Lab - Prevention and early detection of cognitive decline and promotion of successful cognitive aging

Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory - Cognitive Neurophysiology

Cognitive Neuroscience Lab - Mechanisms of Spatial Orientation

Coppage Lab - B cells and antibodies involved in organ rejection

Corsetti Lab - Studies of cardiovascular disease risk in human populations using non-traditional statistical approaches

Cory-Slechta Lab - Environmental Neurotoxicants as Risk Factors for Behavioral Diseases and Disorders

Crane Lab - Motion Perception & Spatial Orientation

Culver Lab - Assembly of the E. Coli 30S Ribosomal Subunit

Czyzyk Lab - Autoantibodies and diabetes


Dalecki Lab - Ultrasound for Medicine & Biology

Dean Lab - Gene Therapy

Deane Lab - Blood brain barrier

DeAngelis Lab - Visual Neuroscience

DeLouise Lab - Bio Nanomaterials Research Group

Dewhurst Lab - Influenza Viruses; Virus Polymerase HIV Vaccine Development; NeuroAIDS Research

Dickerson Lab - CGRP Signal Transduction

Dirksen Lab - Calcium Channel Structure and Function

Dogra Lab - Ultrasound Imaging Lab

Doyley Lab - Ultrasonic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab

Dumont Lab - Signal Transduction; Membrane Protein Structure, Yeast Molecular Biology

Dunman Lab - Using S. aureus and A. baumannii as Model Organisms for Antibacterial Development and to Study Bacterial Pathogenesis

Dziejman Lab - Type Three Secretion System Mediated Pathogenesis of V. cholerae


Eickbush Lab - Retrotransposable Elements

Elder Lab - Toxicology of Inhaled Ultrafine Particles and Engineered Nanomaterials

Eliav Lab - Orofacial Pain

Eliseev Lab - Role of mitochondria in regulation of apoptosis and differentiation in cancer cells and in normal stem cells

Elliott Lab - Phagocytic Clearance of Dying Cells: Mechanisms and Consequences

Ermolenko Lab - Structural Dynamics of Translation


Foster Lab - Biomedical Optics and Photodynamic Therapy

Fowell Lab - Regulation of Immunity

Freedman Lab - Neural Control of Coordinated Movements

Freeman Lab - Molecular Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death in Neurons

Frelinger Lab - T cell immunity to tumors and pathogens

Friedman Lab - Regulation of cancer progression, which we are studying through a novel in vitro cell model system.

Fry Lab - Identifying the genetic changes underlying the temperate-tropical difference

Fu Lab - Cellular Stress Response Pathways that Determine Cell Fate after Exposure to Cytotoxic and Mutagenic Damaging Agents

Fudge Lab - Anatomy and Neurochemistry of Major Psychiatric Illnesses


Gan Lab - Developing Therapies for Blindness and Deafness via Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Replacement

Gelbard Lab - Glial and Immune Effector Cell Interactions with Synapses During Neuroinflammation

Georas Lab - Mucosal Immunology and Asthma

Ghaemmaghami Lab - Molecular Mechanisms of Prion Propagation and Pathogenesis

Gill Lab - Microbial Pathogens and the Impact of Human Microbial Flora on Human Health and Disease

Glading Lab - Role of Cell-Cell Contact in Regulating Cellular Function in Both the Normal and Disease State

Goldfarb Lab - Nuclear Transport and Autophagy

Goldman Lab - Cell & Gene Therapy

Gorbunova Lab - Study of Age-Related Changes in Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks

Grayhack Lab - The Roles of the Genetic Code in Translation

Grossfield Lab - Computer Modeling to Understand Structure and Thermodynamics of Biological Molecules


Haber Lab - Basal Ganglia and Degenerative Diseases

Hagen Lab - Comprehensive Functional Genomics Screen of Glycosyltransferases

Haidaris Lab - Infections in the immunocompromised host, mechanisms of pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions and approaches to therapy

Halterman, Jill Lab - The Preventive Care Program for Urban Children with Asthma

Halterman, Marc Lab - Targeted Therapeutics for Cerebrovascular Diseases

Hammes, Stephen Lab - Androgen Effects on Reproduction and Cancer

Hayden Lab - Reward and Decision Making

Hayes Lab - Chromatin Structure

Health Lab - The UR Health Lab is a multidisciplinary collaboration between URMC and the College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering. It brings together the teams, expertise and resources needed to develop precision medicine that improves the lives of our patients.

Henry Lab - Auditory Neurophysiology and Behavior Lab

Hinkle Lab - Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Regulation

Hocking Lab - Extracellular Matrix Protein Research

Holt Lab - Synaptic Pharmacology of the Vestibular Apparatus

Hsu Lab - Genetic Regulatory Circuits in Development and Disease

Human Language Processing Lab - How Language Users Integrate Information Rapidly and Reliably Online

Hunter Lab - Mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques to study retinal function in healthy and diseased eyes.

Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage


Immunization Lab - Rand-Schaffer-Szilagyi Labs

Iqbal Lab - Microarray CGH

Ison Lab - How the auditory system is able to follow the rapidly changing acoustic signal that characterizes speech


Jaenike Lab - Species of mycophagous Drosophila

Järvinen-Seppo Lab - Characterization of the immunologic factors present in human milk that may modify the infant's developing immune system and oral tolerance to foods

Jin Lab - Molecular Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Function

Johnson Lab - Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

Johnson Lab - The Interface of Mathematical Statistics with Medical and Public Health Research Methodology

Johnson Lab - Leptomeninges and meningioma

Jonason Lab - Skeletal development and osteoarthritis


Kammermeier Lab - G Protein-coupled Receptor Function

Kielkopf Lab - Pre-mRNA Splicing for Treatment of Human Disease

Kiernan Lab - Sensory Development and Disease

Kim, Minsoo Lab - Inflammation Research

Kobie Lab - Translational B Cell Immunology

Korshunov Lab - Vascular Remodeling

Krauss Lab - Complete Understanding of the Fundamental Properties of Materials with a Size in Between Individual Molecules and the Bulk.

Krugh Lab - Structure Determination of Nucleic Acids by NMR

Kuo Lab - Developing innovative stem cell-based musculoskeletal tissue engineering and regenerative medicine strategies

Kwok Lab - MRI Research


Laboratory of Depression and Medical Comorbidity - Examining the relationships between depression and medical comorbidity in later life, including descriptive, etiologic model-testing, and intervention studies.

Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization - Exploring intimate partner violence (IPV) through research aimed to create, test and disseminate novel ways to ameliorate the morbidity and mortality associated with IPV.

Laboratory of Personality Development - Risk factor research, intervention research, and integrating the two.

Laboratory of Suicide Studies - Basic social, behavioral, and biological, preclinical, clinical, and epidemiological studies of suicide that form the building blocks for preventive intervention research.

Lalor Lab - Explore quantitative modelling approaches to the analysis of sensory electrophysiology in humans

Lambert Lab - Roles of basic cellular behaviors in embryonic patterning

Land Lab - Cooperation of Oncogenic Mutations in the Control of Malignancy

Lawrence Lab - Environmental signaling, immune function, and cellular development

Lee Lab - Urology cancers such as bladder and prostate cancers

Lee, Soo Ok Lab - Signal Transduction Effects on Androgen Receptor

Lerner Lab - Modeling the Biomechanics of the Knee

Li, Xin Lab - Reproductive and RNA Biology

Libby Lab - Molecular Processes that Lead to RGC Death in Glaucoma

Livingstone Lab - CD8+ T cell memory

Loiselle Lab - Identify novel strategies to improve flexor tendon healing by reducing the formation of range of motion

Looney Lab - Translational Research in Autoimmune Disease, B Cell Depletion

Lopes Lab - Regulation of the Slow Delayed Rectifier-like Current (IKs) in the Heart and the Pathogenesis of the Long QT (LQT1) Syndrome

Lord Lab - Cell Mediated Immunity to Tumors

Lowenstein Lab - Mechanisms of Vascular Inflammation

Luebke Lab - Auditory & Vestibular Efferent Systems


MacLean Lab - The Structure of Neurotransmitter-gated Ion Channels

Maddox Lab - Investigate How the Visual System Interacts with the Auditory System to Improve Selective Attention Under Noisy Conditions

Maggirwar Lab - Regulation of Neuronal Survival

Maines Lab - Heme Oxygenase, Biliverdin Reductase & Cell Signaling

Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group

Maquat Lab - Normal & Disease-Associated RNA Decay

Mariani Lab - Systems Biology of Lung Development and Disease

Martinez-Sobrido Lab - Evasion of the Innate Immune Response by Viruses

Mathews Lab - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Mayer-Pröschel Lab - Impairment of Neural Cell Functions During Developmental Insults

McAleavey Lab - Development of Novel, Clinically Applicable Ultrasound Imaging Techniques

McCamant Lab - Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Photophysics

McGrath Lab - Nanomembrane Research

McMurray Lab - Systems Biology of Cancer Cells

Mehta Lab - Novel therapeutic targets for ischemic brain injuries

Merigan Lab - The role of retinal ganglion cells in visual perception in the primate

Miano Lab - Expression Regulation and Biology of Genes Cloned from Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Miller, Ben Lab - Molecular Recognition & Biosensing

Miller, Jim Lab - T Cell Activation

Miller, Richard Lab - Perinatal Toxicology and Placentology

Minckley Lab - Ecology and evolutionary advantages of pollen specialization in bees

Mink Lab - Basal Ganglia in Normal Control of Movement

Mooney Lab - Bone diseases, particularly osteoporosis and osteoarthritis

Moore Group - Gradinet Index Nonimaging Design

Morrell Lab - Function of Platelets: Hemostastis/Thrombosis and Immune Regulatory Function

Mosmann Lab - Th1 and Th2 Subsets of CD4+ T Cells

Munger Lab - Mechanisms of Pathogenic Metabolic Manipulation


Nam Lab - Mechano-Biology of the Inner Ear Sensory System

Nedergaard Lab - Glial Disease and Therapeutics

Nehrke Lab - Integrative Physiology

Newlands Lab - Physiology of the Vestibular System

Noble Lab - Stem Cell Biology and Stem Cell Medicine

Nordeen, Ernest Lab - Hormonal control of neural and behavioral development

Nordeen, Kathy Lab - Neural Mechanisms Underlying Vocal Learning and Plasticity in Songbirds


O'Banion-Olschowka Labs - CNS Neuroinflammation Research

O'Connell Lab - Biochemical mechanisms of RNA-mediated gene regulation

O'Reilly Lab - Developmental Origins of Lung Disease Laboratory

Orr Lab - Speciation and the Genetics of Adaptation

Ovitt Lab - Salivary Gland Development and Regeneration


Paciorkowski Lab - Gene discovery in several related developmental brain disorders

Palis Lab - Ontogeny of Hematopoiesis; Erythroid Differentiation; Erythroid Precursor Self-Renewal; Hematopoiesis-Response to Radiation

Parker Lab - Sonoelatsticity Imaging Lab

Pasternak Lab - Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Sensory Decisions

Pavelka Lab - Cell envelopes of pathogenic bacteria

Pentland Lab - Role of Prostaglandins in skin carcinogenesis and in cell differentiation

Perkins Lab - Basic biomedical research on cancer, specifically focusing on two areas, leukemia and mammary cancer.

Phipps Lab - Antibody Production, to Lung and Cardiovascular Disease, to Ocular Diseases

Phizicky Lab - tRNA Biogenesis, Function & Quality Control

Pietropaoli Lab - Team approaches to patient-centered, clinical and translational investigation in sepsis and critical illness

Portman Lab - Sex Differences in the Development and Function of the C. elegans Nervous System

Presgraves Lab - Evolutionary genetics & genomics in Drosophila

Pröschel Lab - Glial Progenitor Cells

Pryhuber Lab - Inflammatory Neonatal Lung Injury.

Puzas Lab - Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System


Quivey Lab - Focus on a bacterium, Streptococcus mutans, which colonizes the human mouth from the time of tooth eruption until death


Rahman, Arshad Lab - Signaling Mechanisms of Endothelial ICAM-1 Expression

Rahman, Irfan Lab - Oxidant and cigarette smoke-mediated lung inflammation.

Rand Lab - Developmental Neurotoxicity of Environmental Mercury

Refaai Lab - ABO antibodies and platelet function

Reichman Lab - Infectious Diseases

Respiratory Physiology Lab - Sleep apnea and the reversal of sedative-induced respiratory arrhythmias

RHIC Core Lab - Design and Develop Immunological Methods for Clinical Studies and Translational Research

Rich Lab - Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Perinatal/Reproductive Health Effects of Exposures to Environmental Agents

Ritchlin Lab - Mechanisms That Underlie Pathologic Bone Resorption and New Bone Formation in Psoriatic and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Robert Lab - Evolution of Immune Surveillance, Tumor and Viral Immunity

Rolland Lab - Optical Diagnostics and Applications Laboratory

Romanski Lab - Prefrontal Cortex Research

Rothberg Lab - Organic Electronics and Biomolecular Sensing

Rustchenko-Bulgac Lab - Chromosome Instability

Ryan Lab - Uncovering the Biological Mechanisms of Radiation-Induced Skin Toxicities


Samuelson Lab - Understanding Aging at the Genetic, Molecular, Cellular, and Organismal Level

Sant Lab - Immunodominance in CD4 T Cell Responses

Sarelius Lab - Vascular Cell Communication and Signaling

Schieber Lab - Neural Control of Hand and Finger Movements

Schwarz Lab - Bone Loss Research

Scott Lab - Signaling pathways of prostaglandins in human melanocytes and melanoma; the role of Plexin receptors in melanocyte and melanoma biology.

Sellix Lab - Clock-Controlled Gene Expression in the Ovary

Shand Lab - The Role of Immunologic "Danger Signaling" in Leukemia Immune Escape

Sharma Lab - Multimedia Security, Color Imaging, Image Processing, Signal processing for Bioinformatics/Communications

Shrager Lab - Neuron-Neuroglia Interactions

Shuttleworth Lab - The nature of the conductances responsible for this entry, and their specific roles in modulating the overall Ca2+ signal

Sia Lab - Mutagenesis and Repair of Mitochondrial DNA

Sime Lab - Mechanisms and Therapeutic Interventions in Lung Inflammation and Scarring; Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD)

Simon Lab - Optical Pattern Recognition Applied to Biological Problems

Singh Lab - Stem Cell & Disease Modeling Lab

Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory - Study of the causes, consequences, and treatments for insomnia.

Small Lab - Understanding how a cell can interpret biomechanical and humoral signals and activate a discrete transcriptional program during development or in response to injury.

Smith Lab - Messenger RNA Expression & Processing

Steiner Lab - Pediatric Biomedical Research

Susiarjo Lab - Epigenetics


Tadin Lab - Adaptive Spatial Interactions in Motion Perception

Takimoto Lab - Molecular Mechanisms of Paramyxovirus Infection, Replication and Assembly

Taubman Lab - The Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Regulating Inflammation and Thrombosis in the Arterial Wall

Thakar Lab - Delineation the effects of age, immunogenicity of the antigens, host genotype and host’s immune history using bioinformatics, systems biology and dynamic modeling tools.

The HOPE Lab - Learning together how to age well

The Rochester Center for Mind-Body Research (RCMBR) - Immune and related physiological responses.

Thornton Lab - Neurogenetic Disorders

Tivarus Lab - Clinical applications of functional MRI

Topham Lab - Respiratory Virus Immunity

Turner Lab - Forces Directing Nucleic Acid Chemistry, with Particular Emphasis on RNA Folding


VanWijngaarden Lab - The Potential Health Effects of Occupational and Environmental Exposures

Vascular Biology Lab - Cullen-Morrow-Redmond Labs

Vates Lab - Pituitary tumors


Waag Lab - Ultrasound

Walsh-Falsey Lab - Respiratory Tract Infections

Walter Lab - Brain Tumor Angiogenesis

Ward Lab - Mechanisms of Poxvirus Envelope Formation

Waugh Lab - Cell Deformability & Cell Adhesion

Wedekind Lab - Development of New HIV/AIDS Drugs, Antibiotics, & RNA-based Therapeutics

Welte Lab - Reguation of intracellular transport developmentally controlled protein sequestration

Werren Lab - Evolutionary genetics

Whipple, George H. Laboratory for Cancer Research - Sex hormones/nuclear receptors and Vitamin D/E effects on prostate/bladder cancer and other hormone-related diseases

White, Patricia Lab - Regeneration After Noise Induced Hearing Loss

White, R. James Lab - Vascular Biology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Williams, David Lab - Adaptive Optics Research Lab

Williams, Jacqueline Lab - Radiation Exposure

Wismüller Lab - Developing Novel Intuitively Intelligible Computational Visualization Methods for the Exploratory Analysis of High-dimensional Data from Biomedical Imaging

Wu Lab - High-dimensional data analysis, survival analysis, machine learning, computational statistics, and computational biology and statistical genetics


Xia Lab - NMDA receptor signaling, protein phosphatase-1 (PP1) and CREB mediated gene transcription

Xie Lab - Stem cell translational application and tumor imaging

Xing Lab - Regulation of bone cell function in inflammatory bone loss

Xingguo Li Lab - Targeted Therapy for Neural Crest Tumors; Cell Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disease

Xu Lab - Cancer Metastasis


Yan Lab - Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in the Cardiovascular System

Yang Lab - Structure and function of ion channels

Yao Lab - The understanding of pathophysiological function and molecular mechanism of new non-coding RNAs (and RBPs) and new modes of gene regulation in cardiac system and cardiovascular disease

Yarovinsky Lab - Cellular and molecular mechanisms that account for host resistance to protozoan parasites

Yoon, Geunyoung Lab - Advanced Physiological Optics Laboratory

Yu Lab - Functions & Mechanisms of RNA Modifications

Yule Lab - Intracellular Calcium Signaling in Cells


Zand Lab - Role of B Cells in Alloimmune Responses in Solid Organ Transplantation

Zavislan Lab - Confocal Imaging Group

Zent Lab - Lymphoid Malignancy Research

Zhang Lab - Skeletal repair and reconstruction

Zhao Lab - Cell Proliferation and Mammalian Cells

Zhong Lab - MRI Research Group

Zhu Lab - Host-Virus Interactions, Particularly for HIV and Herpes Viruses

Zuscik Lab - Fracture Repair and the Study of the Behavior of the Articular Chondrocyte

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