Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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


Spencer Lake, PhD Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Mechanics
Gregory M. Lanza, M.D., Ph.D. imaging, molecular imaging, ultrasound, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, drug delivery
Kory Lavine, M.D., Ph.D. Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Transplant
Jin-Moo Lee, M.D., Ph.D. Stroke, stroke recovery, remapping after brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, mouse functional connectivity
Petra Anne Levin, Ph.D. cell cycle, cytoskeleton, cell size, bacteriology
Amanda L. Lewis, Ph.D. bacterial pathogenesis, reproductive and perinatal infection
Daniel C. Link, M.D. genomics, hematopoiesis, microenvironment, MicroRNA, neutrophil, stem cells
Irfan J. Lodhi, Ph.D. Adipose tissue, brown fat, diabetes, obesity, cancer, lipogenesis, lipid metabolism, peroxisomes
Timothy M. Lohman, Ph.D. DNA recombination, DNA replication, fluorescence, molecular motors, single molecules, thermodynamics
Fanxin Long, Ph.D. mesenchymal stem cells, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, skeletal homeostasis and regeneration in vivo
Gregory D. Longmore, M.D. cell motility, cancer metastasis, cell adhesion, signal transduction
Jonathan Losos, Ph.D. The primary focus of the Losos Lab is on the behavioral and evolutionary ecology of lizards. Major questions concern how lizards interact with their environment and how lizard clades have diversified evolutionarily.
Liang Ma, Ph.D. Homeodomain Proteins in Epithelial Differentiation
Luigi Maccotta M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Maccotta is working on trying to find a way help to identify patterns of brain functional reorganization in early epilepsy and finding a way for epilepsy patients to overcome memory deficits
Matthew R. MacEwan Ph.D. Neuroprosthetics, implantable electronics, neuroregeneration, tissue repair, neural interfacing, resorbable electronics
Susan Mackinnon, M.D. peripheral nerve surgery, nerve transplantation
Blair Madison, Ph. D. CRISPR/Cas, Piggybac DNA transposon, micro-RNAs (miRNAs), RNA-binding proteins, colon cancer, Let-7
Jeffrey Magee, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer biology, stem cell, hematopoiesis, leukemia, developmental biology **Trainees in the Magee lab will gain experience in mouse models of human blood cancers, hematopoietic stem cell biology, genomics and translational research.
Christopher Maher, Ph.D. non-coding RNAs, lncRNAs, cancer genomics, transcriptome, bioinformatics, computational biology, solid tumor malignancies
Scott A. Mangan, Ph.D. ​We are broadly interested in understanding the ecological forces that shape both below- and above-ground biotic communities.