Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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
Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D. development, cognitive, imaging, network, reading, functional connectivity, Tourette syndrome, plasticity
Paul Schlesinger, M.D., Ph.D. apoptosis, ion channel, biophysics, bone, physiology, endocytosis, peptides, bacteria, cancer
Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD Gynecologic cancers, thyroid cancer, molecular imaging
Christopher Shaffer, Ph.D. Genome assembly, analysis, and functional annotation of phage genomes
Girdhar Sharma, Ph.D. Epigenetics, stem cell radiation response, chromatin and DNA damage response, apoptosis, DNA repair, post-translational histone modifications, oncogenesis.