Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Jason M. Held, Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Proteomic data analysis, Systems biology, Protein redox regulation and structural dynamics.
Jeffrey P. Henderson, M.D., Ph.D. bacterial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, iron, mass spectrometry, medicinal chemistry, metabolomics
Keith Hengen, Ph.D. Neural plasticity, computational neuroscience, network dynamics, homeostasis, self-organization, brain machine interface
Tamara Hershey, Ph.D. neuroimaging, diabetes, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, Wolfram Syndrome, Parkinson disease, cognition, mood
Erik D. Herzog, Ph.D. neurobiology, physiology, behavior, imaging, circadian rhythm, olfaction, gliotransmission, brain cancer, potassium channels, computational modeling
Peter C. Hoch, Ph.D. I am interested in understanding plant evolution on a broad scale, why some species and genera are so successful (sometimes even invasive) and why other closely related taxa are rare or threatened.
Didier Hodzic, Ph.D. Retina, Retinal Degenerations, and Neovascularization (Cell Biology)
David M. Holtzman, M.D. amyloid, tau, antibodies, apolipoprotein E, Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegeneration, neurobiology
Michael J. Holtzman, M.D. innate immunity, macrophages, innate lymphocytes, dendritic cells, epithelial cells, interferon signal transduction, paramyxoviruses, picornaviruses, asthma, drug discovery
Timothy E. Holy, Ph.D. calcium imaging, physiology, mathematical modeling, behavior, neurobiology, smell, olfaction, pheromones, neuroendocrine, circuits
Russ Hornbeck, MSCS, MPM Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network Therapeutic Trials Unit (DIAN-TU), DIAN Observational Study (DIAN-Obs), Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC) Collaborative Studies, Contract Research
Jianghui Hou, Ph.D. biochemistry, biophysics, hypertension, ion channel, molecular medicine, transgenic
Keith A. Hruska, M.D. chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) syndrome
James E. Huettner, Ph.D. stem cells, differentiation, synapse biology, receptor, ion channel
Scott Hultgren, Ph.D. Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Sanjay Jain, M.D., Ph.D. development, gene expression, genomics, disease models, Gdnf-Ret signaling, kidney, bladder, innervation, stem cells, organogenesis, nervous system development, translational research
James Janetka, PhD Organic Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Protease, lectin, drug discovery, structure-based design, cancer, infectious disease, metastasis, cell-signaling, synthesis, medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate, peptdidomimetic
Silvia Jansen, Ph.D. actin cytoskeleton, microtubule, single molecule, live cell imaging, protein transport, Golgi, confocal microscopy, total internal reflection microscopy
Patrick Y. Jay, M.D., Ph.D. genetics, cardiology
Joseph Jez, Ph.D. biochemistry, enzymology, plant biology, protein engineering, protein structure, structural biology