Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Robert T. Naismith, M.D. multiple sclerosis, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), optic nerve, spinal cord
Jeanne M. Nerbonne, Ph.D. cardiovascular physiology, cell physiology, electrical remodeling, ion channels, neurophysiology
Rodney Newberry, M.D. Immunology, Gastrointestinal Tract, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colin G. Nichols, Ph.D. ion channel, neurobiology, functional genomics, cell signaling, kinetics
Kevin Noguchi, Ph.D. Neuropathology, neurodevelopment, apoptosis, anesthetics, sedatives, Zika virus.
Michael L. Nonet, Ph.D. synapse biology, genetics, Zebrafish, C. elegans, exocytosis
Ryan M. Nunley, MD Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement
Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D. circadian clock in plant growth, physiology and development
Karen L. O'Malley, Ph.D. apoptosis, bioinformatics, gene expression, neurobiology, signal transduction, transgenic
Audrey R. Odom John, M.D., Ph.D. malaria, metabolism, microbiology, parasitology, drug development, diagnostics
Stephen Oh, M.D., Ph.D. cancer biology, mass cytometry, CyTOF, signal transduction, JAK2, genomics, leukemia, hematopoiesis, stem cells
Kenneth M. Olsen, Ph.D. My research focuses on the genetic basis of evolution in plants: how is the genetic variation that we find within a species shaped by natural selection, population history, and other evolutionary forces?
Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D. cancer, chromatin, epigenetics, genome rearrangements, lymphocytes, transcriptional regulation
David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D. cell signaling; development; fibroblast growth factors; mouse models; neurobiology; stem cells; regeneration; cancer
Daniel S. Ory, M.D. cholesterol, cholesterol trafficking, non-coding RNA, steroidogenesis, lysosomal disease, Niemann-Pick C, neurodegeneration, oxysterols, metabolomics, newborn screening
Philip Osdoby, Ph.D. extracellular matrix, bone biology, development, aging, osteoclast
Russell K. Pachynski, MD Tumor immunology, Leukocyte trafficking, Immunotherapy
Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, Ph.D. decision making, neuroeconomics, neurophysiology, computational neuroscience, prefrontal cortex
Himadri B. Pakrasi, Ph.D. Bioenergy, membrane proteins, photosynthesis, redox processes, systems biology
Ben Julian Palanca, MD, PhD, MSc Anesthesia, delirium, sleep, surgery, electroencephalography, imaging, fMRI, consciousness, cognition, encephalopathy