Current Training Faculty

Bradley, Peter - Host-pathogen interactions in Toxoplasma gondii.

Backus, Keriann - Developing chemical tools to manipulate the human immune system.

Boutros, Paul - Using biological big data to create new biomarkers that personalize therapy for cancer patients.

Butler, Samantha - Regenerating damaged or diseased neural circuitry by co-opting the mechanisms that establish the nervous system during development.

Butte, Manish - Mechanobiology and regulation of the immune system in autoimmunity, cancer, and infection.

Carey, MichaelBiochemical mechanisms of gene activation and silencing.

Chanfreau, Guillaume - The regulation of eukaryotic gene expression.

Clark, Amander - Understanding the cell and molecular basis of germline cell differentiation and epigenetic reprogramming. 

Clarke, Cathy - Characterization of the biological production of coenzyme Q and its effect on cellular health.

Clarke, Steven - Biochemistry of aging and posttranslational modifications of proteins.

Clubb, Robert - Structural biology of bacterial pathogenesis.

de la Torre-Ubieta, Luis - Gene expression patterns, gene regulatory mechanisms, and histogenetic processes of the developing human brain.

Eisenberg, David - Protein structure, folding, and design.

Fregoso, Oliver - Understanding the role of the DNA damage response in the lentiviral lifecycle. 

Goldstein, Andrew - Defining mechanisms that drive the initiation and progression of human prostate cancer.

Guo, Feng - Molecular mechanism of miRNA biogenesis.

Hallem, Elissa - The neural basis of olfcaction in free-living and parasitic nematodes.

Hoffmann, Alexander - Using a systems biology approach to understand how molecular networks generate precise immune responses to pathogens and control development of the immune system.

Hsiao, Elaine - The role of gut microbes in the development and function of the mammalian brain.

Jones, Leanne - Establishing paradigms for how stem cell behavior is controlled. 

Johnson, Patricia - Pathogenesis of the human parasite Trichomonas.

Johnson, Tracy - Pre-messenger RNA Splicing and Processing.

Kosuri, Sriram - New Technologies in DNA Synthesis, Next-generation Sequencing, and Genome Engineering.

Li, Melody - Understanding the molecular basis of virus replication and pathogenesis.

Loo, Joseph - Studying Protein Expression and Protein Structure by Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry.

Nakano, Atsushi (Austin) - Understanding the mechanisms of cardiac maturation to promote cardiac differentiation.

Plath, KathrinEpigenetic mechanisms underlying pluripotency, differentiation and reprogramming.

Quinlan, Margot - Dynamics of the Actin Cytoskeleton.

Rodriguez, Jose - High resolution analysis of the complex architecture of biological systems.

Spencer, Melissa - Mechanism of and treatment for the genetically inherited muscular dystrophies.

Tang, Yi - Natural product biosynthesis (polyketides, nonribosomal peptides) and biocatalysis (enzyme engineering).

Tietell, Michael - Signaling and Epigenetics in Immune System Development and Cancer.

Torres, Jorge - Mitotic spindle formation during cell division and its misregulation in human diseases.

van der Bliek, Alexander - Cell Biological Studies of Mitochondria in Health and Disease.

Wohlschlegel, James - Proteomic Studies of Ubiquitin and SUMO-regulated Protein Networks.

Wollman, Roy - information processing in intracellular and intercellular signaling networks in the presence of a high degree of single-cell variability.

Wu, Ting-Ting - Modification of herpesviruses for use as gene delivery vectors.

Yeates, Todd - Structural and Computational Biology and Genomics.

Zack, Jerome - Understanding the pathogenic processes of HIV-1 infection.