Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


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
David A. Rudnick, M.D., Ph.D. cell cycle, cell signaling, development, mouse models, regeneration
John H. Russell, Ph.D. CNS (brain and spinal cord) inflammation and pathogenesis, multiple sclerosis, lymphocytes
Mark A. Rutherford, Ph.D. Synaptic mechanisms in the inner ear
Jan Salick, Ph.D. The William L. Brown Center (WLBC) is dedicated to the study of useful plants, understanding the relationships between humans, plants, and their environment, the conservation of plant species, and the preservation of traditional knowledge.
Jan Salick, Ph.D. Climate change, Alpine botany, Ethnobotany, Tropical ecology, Agroecology, Traditional knowledge and science, Biocultural collections
Lawrence B. Salkoff, Ph.D. neurobiology, genome analysis, development, behavior, physiology
Linda Sandell, Ph.D gene regulation of extracellular matrix proteins, transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms of regulation of protein expression, mesenchymal cell phenotypes
Mark S. Sands, PhD Lysosomal storage diseases, Neurodegenerative disorders, Gene therapy, Enzyme replacement, Hematopoiesis, Bone marrow transplantation
Narendra Sankpal, PhD Cancer cell Signaling, EMT, Breast cancer, Lung cancer, membrane proteins, Gene targeting, Antibody therapy, Cancer cell targeting, cancer diagnostics
Scott Saunders, M.D. Ph.D. heparan sulfate proteoglycans; glycoproteins, Glypican-3, Simpson Golabi Behmel syndrome (SGBS)
Jean E. Schaffer, M.D. RNA, metabolism, diabetes, lipids
Tim B. Schedl, Ph.D. germ cells, C. elegans, genetics, development, functional genomics
Erica L. Scheller, D.D.S., Ph.D. diabetes, bone, neuropathy, dentistry, adipose tissue
Joel D. Schilling, MD, PhD macrophage metabolism, cytokine signaling, Toll-Like Receptor (TLR) activation, lysosome dysfunction