Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Sona Pandey, Ph.D. heterotrimeric G-proteins, abscisic acid, G-proteins, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genomics, proteomics, protein-protein interactions
Rohit V. Pappu, Ph.D. Huntington`s disease; Polyglutamine Aggregation; Intrinsically Disordered Proteins; Phase transitions in cell biology; Self-assembly; Transcriptional regulation; Small-scale Systems Biology & Interaction Networks
Eleanor Pardini I am broadly interested in the effects of genetic and ecological processes on population dynamics of invasive and rare plants. My research addresses questions that lie at the interface of population ecology and population genetics.
Jacqueline Elise Payton, M.D., Ph.D. epigenomics, lncRNA, cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, chromatin, genomics, gene regulation
Jonathan Peelle, Ph.D. speech, language, auditory, hearing, aging, fMRI, VBM
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
Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD pathophysiology in diabetic retinopathy