Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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

Brian Van Tine, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer, Metabolism, Human in mouse Cancer Models, New Therapies, Tumor Models, Metobolomics, Mouse Genetics
Richard D. Vierstra, Ph.D. Defining how ubiquitin and other post-translational modifiers contribute to cellular regulation and turnover and how the phytochrome photoreceptor system controls plant and microbial development.
Herbert W. "Skip" Virgin, M.D., Ph.D. immunology, virome, autophagy, inflammation, interferon, pathogenesis, microbiome, virology
Joseph P. Vogel, Ph.D. bacteriology, pathogenesis, macrophage, intracellular trafficking, immunology
Matthew J. Walter, M.D. cancer, functional genomics, gene expression profiling, hematopoiesis, stem cells, tumor biology
David Wang, Ph.D. microbial pathogenesis, functional genomics, virology, genome analysis, computational biology
Xiaowei Wang, Ph.D. microRNA, bioinformatics, computational biology, cancer, biomarker
Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D. hearing, vestibular, sensory, development, regeneration, macrophage, microglia
Brad Warner, M.D. short bowel syndrome, intestinal adaptation, intestine, bowel resection, pediatric surgery, cell signalling, gene expression, prolifertaion, apoptosis, angiogenesis
Jason D. Weber, Ph.D. cancer, cell cycle, translation, RNA metabolism, cell signaling, tumor biology, tumor suppressor
John Welch, M.D., Ph.D. Leukemic alternations of normal hematopoietic self-renewal and differentiation
Michael Wong, M.D., Ph.D. epilepsy, glia, imaging, multi-photon microscopy, neurophysiology
Gregory F. Wu, M.D., Ph.D. antigen presentation, dendritic cells, B cells, immunology, intravital microscopy, multiple sclerosis, neurobiology
Lan Yang, Ph.D. "In our lab, we aim to develop a novel portable photonic platform for trapping, detection, identification, imaging and measurement of nano- and micro-structures with single molecule resolution."
Hiroko Yano, Ph.D. Huntington's disease, neurodegeneration, molecular mechanisms, epigenetic pathways, primary neuron culture, animal models of disease
Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D. Yokoyama, M.D. cancer, immunology, innate immunity, NK cells, tumor biology, virology
Andrew Yoo, Ph.D. neurogenesis, microRNA, cell fate reprogramming, chromatin remodeling, regenerative medicine
Zhongsheng You, Ph.D. cancer, DNA damage response, RNA surveillance, cell cycle, chromatin, laser micro-irradiation, Xenopus egg extracts, imaging, genetically-encoded reporters
Fuzhong Zhang, Ph.D. Synthetic biology, Metabolic engineering, regulatory systems, cellular biosensor, biofuels, biomaterials
Gregory J. Zipfel, M.D. cerebral amyloid angiopathy, vascular dementia, Alzheimer`s disease, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral vasospasm, delayed cerebral ischemia, cerebral blood flow