Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

Yehuda Ben-Shahar Ph.D. We study the evolutionary, genetic, molecular, cellular, and behavioral mechanisms underlying the interaction of animals with their physical and social environments.
Tammie L.S. Benzinger M.D. Ph.D. MRI, PET, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors, aging, imaging biomarkers for clinical trials
Mikhail Y. Berezin Ph.D. biophysics, cancer, electrochemistry, fluorescence, nanotechnology, imaging and spectroscopy instrumentation
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi M.D. Novel mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in human and mouse models with insulin resistance and type 2 DM
Stephen M. Beverley Ph.D. The Beverley Laboratory focuses on the molecular genetics of protozoan parasites, including some of the most deadly pathogens known.
Laura Jean Bierut, MD Smoking behavior, substance dependence, genetically informed clinical care
Mentors whose Research Pertains to Biodiversity
Kevin J. Black M.D. fMRI, imaging, movement disorders, Tourette syndrome, pharmacology, PET
Robert E. Blankenship Ph.D biochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, biophysics, Bioenergy, genomics, photosynthesis
Pablo M. Blazquez Ph.D. Cerebellum, Brainstem, Vestibular, Spatial Navigation, Motor control, Motor learning, Plasticity
Joshua Blodgett Ph.D. Streptomyces, biosynthesis, genome mining, drug discovery, bacterial genetics
Joseph Bloom, PhD Nicotine dependence, drug metabolism, human genetics
Kendall J. Blumer Ph.D. signal transduction, cancer, drug development
Jacco Boon, PhD host-pathogen interactions, infection, microbial pathogenesis, systems biology, virus
Arpita Bose Ph.D. Our lab studies microbial metabolisms and their influence on biogeochemical cycling using an interdisciplinary approach.
Ron Bose, M.D., Ph.D. cancer, tyrosine kinases, signal transduction, genomics, next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, phosphorylation, proteomics, systems biology
Carlos A. Botero Ph.D. My team and I are helping shed some light into the various ways in which environmental fluctuations can alter ecological and evolutionary processes.
Kelly Botteron M.D. Child and adolescent psychiatry, early onset depression, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette's disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, neuropsychiatry
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. 

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