Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Gregory R. Bowman Ph.D. Combining simulation and experiment to understand protein conformational changes, their role in signaling, and opportunities they present for drug design
Alex Bradley Ph.D. I am a biogeochemist interested the ways in which the evolution of life on Earth and the evolution of the Earth`s environment have affected one another over the course of Earth history. 
Audrey Brenot Ph.D. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) Immune response Tumor initiating cells Cancer biology Breast cancer
Michael R. Brent Ph.D. computational biology, systems biology, gene regulation, kinetics, mathematical modeling, regulatory circuits, genomics
Thomas J. Brett Ph.D. biophysics, crystallography, molecular medicine, asthma, mucosal immunology,Alzheimer`s disease, endocytosis, receptor trafficking, structural biology, structure based drug design
Steven Brody M.D. cilia, development, epithelium, lung, transcription
George J. Broze, Jr., MD hematology
Michael R. Bruchas Ph.D. behavior, G protein coupled receptors, neurobiology, pain, optogenetics, in vivo physiology, in vivo calcium imaging, psychiatry, depression, addiction, anxiety, signal transduction in vitro and in vivo, pharmacology
Philip Budge, M.D. This laboratory is devoted to research on filarial nematode parasites that cause important diseases in animals and humans (lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis), mainly in the tropics.
Peter M.J. Burgers Ph.D. Cell cycle, DNA damage response, DNA replication, Checkpoints, Mutagenesis, DNA repair, yeast
Andreas H. Burkhalter Ph.D. neurobiology, vision, physiology, development, synapse biology
Harold Burton, PhD imaging, cognition, neurobiology
Meghan C. Campbell Ph.D. Research falls within the category of Cognitive and Clinical Neuropsychology, with emphasis on thecognitive and behavioral sequelae associated with movement disorders, particularly Parkinson disease and Tourette Syndrome.
Jian Campian, MD, PhD Immunotherapy, brain tumor, spinal cord tumor, high grade gliomas
Yu-Qing Cao Ph.D. ion channel, migraine, headache, chronic pain, synaptic transmission, neuronal excitability, electrophysiology
Bruce A. Carlson Ph.D. We use an integrative approach to study animal communication and the evolution of sensory processing, using weakly electric fishes as a model system.
Douglas L. Chalker Ph.D. chromatin structure, development, DNA, genome rearrangements, RNA interference, transcription
Grant Challen Ph.D. Hematopoietic stem cells, Leukemia stem cells, Epigenetic modifications
Shiming Chen Ph.D. Gene expression regulation, transcription factors, epigenetic regulators, photoreceptor development and degeneration, mouse models, gene therapy
Zhou-Feng Chen Ph.D. behavior, itch, pain, sensory systems, skin, spinal cord