Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Milan G. Chheda, M.D. Understanding epigenetic and genetic mechanisms governing the cancer stem cell state
Kyunghee Choi, Ph.D. Cell fate, transcription factors, hematopoiesis, vascular, development, regeneration, stem cells, angiogenesis, tumor
Matthew A. Ciorba M.D. tryptophan metabolism, intestinal inflammation, colitis associated cancer, colon cancer, mucositis, tryptophan, crohn, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation enteritis
John R. Cirrito, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s disease, drug and target discovery, endocytosis, in vivo microdialysis, synaptic transmission
Roberto Civitelli, M.D. bone biology, cell adhesion, signal transduction, gap junctions, cadherin
Barak A. Cohen, Ph.D. systems biology, enhancers and gene regulatory networks, non-coding genetic variation, computational biology, genomics, quantitative genetics, thermodynamics,
F. Sessions Cole, M.D. functional genomics, bioinformatics, pulmonary surfactant, lung development
Megan A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. NK cells, interferon gamma IFN-y, autoimmunity, STAT3, immunology, pediatric
John A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. cell motility, cytoskeleton, actin, intermediate filament, microtubules, septin, cell migration
Joseph C. Corbo, M.D., Ph.D. neurobiology, genomics, transcriptional networks, systems biology, photoreceptors, brain, neuropsychiatric disease, disease, cis-regulation
Clarissa S. Craft, PhD Internal Medicine, Bone & Mineral Diseases
Metabolic Regulation and Obesity
Signal Transduction/Hormone Action
Sharon Cresci, M.D. cardiovascular disease, diabetes melitus, genotype, genetic variation
Thomas B. Croat, Ph.D. My research interests involve the systematics, floristics and ecology of the family Araceae (philodendron family).
Carlos Cruchaga, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s diseases, Parkinson’s disease, genetics, genomics, single-cell sequencing, transcriptomics, proteomics, whole-genome sequencing
Jianmin Cui, Ph.D. Key words: Cardiac arrhythmia, epilepsy, ion channels, drug discovery, molecular biology, kinetic analyses, molecular and kinetic modeling, ultrasound
Gautam Dantas, Ph.D. The Dantas Lab works at the interface of microbial genomics, ecology, synthetic biology, and systems biology, to understand, harness, and engineer the biochemical processing potential of microbial communities. 
Nicholas O. Davidson, M.D. gene expression, RNA, cancer, mRNA editing, mRNA stability
Brian J. DeBosch, M.D., Ph.D. To elucidate gut and hepatic determinants of metabolic disease, including diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome and their complications
Sharon Deem DVM, PhD, DACZM Sharon has conducted conservation and research projects in 30 countries around the world.
Aaron DiAntonio, M.D., Ph.D. axon, endocytosis, nerve regeneration, axon degeneration, neurodegeneration, neuronal development and differentiation, synapse biology, drug screens