Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Celeste M. Karch, Ph.D. neurodegeneration, neurogenetics, Alzheimer`s disease, frontotemporal dementia, tau, amyloid precursor protein, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), cell and molecular biology, molecular mechanisms
Elizabeth A. Kellogg, Ph.D. We are fascinated by the elegant and diverse forms that plants can take, and we explore the biological basis of this diversity.
Daniel Kerschensteiner, M.D. imaging, mathematical modeling, neurobiology, physiology, synapse biology, vision
Shabaana A. Khader, Ph.D. Tuberculosis, lung, cytokines, host pathogen interactions, immune cells, macrophages, vaccines
Albert H. Kim, M.D., Ph.D. malignant brain tumors, glioblastoma multiforme, neural stem cells, nervous system development
Alfred H.J. Kim, M.D., Ph.D. B cell, podocytes, renal imaging, cytokines, systemic lupus erythematosus, biomarkers
Eynav Klechevsky, Ph.D. Human Immunology, Dendritic Cells, Tumor Immunology, immune dysfunctions, Vaccines
Robyn S. Klein, M.D., Ph.D. chemokines, glia, Immunology, lymphocyte, neurobiology, neurons
Ramakrishna Kommagani, Ph.D. Understanding the cellular, biochemical, and molecular mechanisms that underlie reproductive tract function and its pathology
S. Kerry Kornfeld, M.D., Ph.D. aging, metals, zinc, development, sperm activation, signal transduction, homeostasis
Paul T. Kotzbauer, M.D., Ph.D. lipid metabolism, mouse models, neurodegeneration, pathogenesis, phospholipase A2, Parkinson disease
Attila Kovacs, M.D. Echocardiographic analysis of small animal models of disease
Sándor J. Kovács, Ph.D., M.D. biophysics, cardiology, cardiovascular physiology, echocardiography, imaging, mathematical modeling
Corinne Kozlowski, Ph.D. As the Zoo’s Endocrinologist, Dr. Kozlowski’s work focuses on the reproductive status and health of endangered species, both in zoos and in the wild.
Robert G. Kranz, Ph.D bacteria, gene expression, protein structure, plant biosensors, cytochromes
Geraldine Kress, Ph.D. cognitive function, circadian rhythms, Alzheimer's, in vitro optogenetics, molecular biology, electrophysiology, imaging, in vivo microdialysis, biochemical peptide detection assays
Kristen L. Kroll, Ph.D. epigenetic, neurobiology, embryonic stem cell, neural stem cell, transcription, gene regulatory network, cancer, cell cycle, chromatin, embryo
Terrance T. Kummer, M.D., Ph.D. Traumatic Brain Injury MRI Synapse Mouse Behavior
Barbara N. Kunkel, Ph.D. auxin, bacterial pathogenesis, Type III effector protein, coronatine, genetics, jasmonic acid, plant biology
George B. Kyei, MD, PhD, MS developing countries, global health, HIV & AIDS, infectious disease