Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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

Cristina de Guzman Strong, Ph.D. epigenetics, genetics, genomics, chromatin, enhancer, skin, transcriptional regulation, disease, translational research
Christopher M. Sturgeon, Ph.D. stem cell, embryonic, iPSC, hematopoiesis, HSC, hESC, development
Paul H. Taghert, Ph.D. circadian rhythms, Drosophila, neurobiology, neuropeptide, GPCR, 2nd messenger signaling
Simon Tang, Ph.D. Understanding the biological regulation of skeletal matrix quality
John-Stephen Taylor, Ph.D. cancer, drug delivery, imaging, mutagenesis, nanotechnology, telomere
Niraj H. Tolia, Ph.D. biochemistry, biophysics, parasitology, microbiology, malaria, protein-protein interaction, protein crystallography, structural biology, pathogenesis
Christopher N. Topp, Ph.D. imaging; plant; genetics; computation; phenotyping; roots; plant x environment
Sandeep K. Tripathy, M.D., Ph.D. innate immunity, NK cells, receptors, signal transduction, tolerance
Heather L. True-Krob, Ph.D. amyloid, chaperones, epigenetics, neurodegeneration, prion, yeast
James Umen, Ph.D. evolution, sex and mating, genetics, cell biology, size control, cell cycle, algae, Chlamydomonas, Volvox, biofuel
David C. Van Essen, Ph.D. neurobiology, vision, cerebral cortex, brain mapping
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