Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

Welcome to the Bio 200/500 Mentor list.  Please click on a mentor to expand the field. 

Yehuda Ben-Shahar Ph.D. Behavioral genetics, Evolutionary neurogenetics, Drosophila, Ion channels, Molecular genetics, Neurobiology, Neuroethology, Sensory systems
Tammie L.S. Benzinger M.D. Ph.D. MRI, PET, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors, aging, imaging biomarkers for clinical trials
Mikhail Y. Berezin Ph.D. biophysics, cancer, electrochemistry, fluorescence, nanotechnology, imaging and spectroscopy instrumentation
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi M.D. Novel mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in human and mouse models with insulin resistance and type 2 DM
Stephen M. Beverley Ph.D. parasites, viruses, microbial pathogenesis, macrophage, virulence, glycobiology, vaccinationparasites, viruses, microbial pathogenesis, macrophage, virulence, glycobiology, vaccination
Laura Jean Bierut, MD Smoking behavior, substance dependence, genetically informed clinical care
Kevin J. Black M.D. fMRI, imaging, movement disorders, Tourette syndrome, pharmacology, PET
Robert E. Blankenship Ph.D biochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, biophysics, Bioenergy, genomics, photosynthesis
Pablo M. Blazquez Ph.D. Cerebellum, Brainstem, Vestibular, Spatial Navigation, Motor control, Motor learning, Plasticity
Joshua Blodgett Ph.D. Streptomyces, biosynthesis, genome mining, drug discovery, bacterial genetics
Joseph Bloom, PhD Nicotine dependence, drug metabolism, human genetics
Kendall J. Blumer Ph.D. signal transduction, cancer, drug development
Jacco Boon, PhD host-pathogen interactions, infection, microbial pathogenesis, systems biology, virus
Arpita Bose Ph.D. Microbial metabolisms and their influence on biogeochemical cycling
Ron Bose, M.D., Ph.D. cancer, tyrosine kinases, signal transduction, genomics, next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, phosphorylation, proteomics, systems biology
Carlos A. Botero Ph.D. Exploring how variable and unpredictable conditions affect eco-evolutionary processes
Kelly Botteron M.D. Child and adolescent psychiatry, early onset depression, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette's disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, neuropsychiatry
Gregory R. Bowman Ph.D. Combining simulation and experiment to understand protein conformational changes, their role in signaling, and opportunities they present for drug design
Alex Bradley Ph.D. Organic & isotope geochemistry, geobiology, microbiology
Audrey Brenot Ph.D. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) Immune response Tumor initiating cells Cancer biology Breast cancer