Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

Rachel M. Penczykowski, Ph.D. The ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, with a focus on wild populations of herbaceous plant hosts and their powdery mildew pathogens.
David H. Perlmutter, M.D. α1-antitrypsin deficiency, protein secretion, protein degradation, autophagy, proteostasis, autophagy enhancer drugs
Steven E. Petersen, Ph.D. attention, language, development, behavior, imaging
Tim R Peterson, Ph.D. Genomics,Metabolomics,Aging,Mental Health,CRISPR,Quantified Self,Programming,Systems Biology,Computational Biology,High-Throughput Sequencing
Jennifer A. Philips, M.D., Ph.D. tuberculosis, host-pathogen interactions, innate immunity, autophagy, phagosome maturation, antigen presentation, macrophage, ESCRT
Laura Piccio, MD, PhD neurology
Linda J. Pike, Ph.D. signal transduction, cell signaling, cancer, EGF receptor
Zachary Pincus, Ph.D. Aging, longevity, and health; heterogeneity; individuality; inter-individual variation
David W. Piston, Ph.D. Diabetes, Biophysics, Glucagon, Systems Biology, Quantitative Live Cell Imaging
Jay W. Ponder, Ph.D. molecular modeling, protein structure, computational chemistry, molecular dynamics simulation, protein engineering
John R. Pruett, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. fcMRI, fMRI, infant, autism, face perception, visual attention, psychophysics, social cognition, comparative cognition
David Queller, Ph.D. Perhaps no community is more diverse than the soil microbiome with its predators, parasites, scavengers, cooperators, and symbionts, for ultimately all primary productivity ends up on the ground or in the water.
Brad A. Racette, M.D. Dr. Racette’s laboratory investigates environmental risk factors for Parkinson’s disease using field-based epidemiology, neuroimaging, neuropathology, and large administrative data studies.
Marcus Raichle, M.D. Imaging, behavior, cognition, fMRI, PET
Lee Ratner, M.D., Ph.D. lymphocytes, virology, AIDS, leukemia, HIV, HTLV, NF kB
Babak Razani, M.D., Ph.D. Atherosclerosis, insulin resistance, obesity, macrophage, autophagy, lysosomal dysfunction, lysosomal biogenesis, inclusion body formation
Kenneth E. Remy, M.D., MHSc. hematology, immunology, sepsis, transfusion, heme animal and human translational research
Stacey L. Rentschler, M.D., Ph.D. conduction system, reprogramming, heart development, Notch, arrhythmia, regenerative medicine, mouse models
Cynthia Rogers, M.D. clinical research, neonatology, pediatrics, neuroimaging, psychopathology, preterm birth
Deborah C. Rubin, M.D. Stem cells, epithelial proliferation, cancer, short bowel syndrome