Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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

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. parasites, viruses, microbial pathogenesis, macrophage, virulence, glycobiology, vaccinationparasites, viruses, microbial pathogenesis, macrophage, virulence, glycobiology, vaccination
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
Kendall J. Blumer Ph.D. signal transduction, cancer, drug development
Arpita Bose Ph.D. Microbial metabolisms and their influence on biogeochemical cycling
Carlos A. Botero Ph.D. Exploring how variable and unpredictable conditions affect eco-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. Organic & isotope geochemistry, geobiology, microbiology
Audrey Brenot Ph.D. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) Immune response Tumor initiating cells Cancer biology Breast cancer
Michael R. Brent Ph.D. computational biology, systems biology, gene regulation, kinetics, mathematical modeling, regulatory circuits, genomics
Thomas J. Brett Ph.D. biophysics, crystallography, molecular medicine, asthma, mucosal immunology,Alzheimer`s disease, endocytosis, receptor trafficking, structural biology, structure based drug design
Steven Brody M.D. cilia, development, epithelium, lung, transcription
David L. Brody Ph.D. amyloid, , Alzheimer’s disease, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Traumatic Brain Injury; Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Michael R. Bruchas Ph.D. behavior, G protein coupled receptors, neurobiology, pain, optogenetics, in vivo physiology, in vivo calcium imaging, psychiatry, depression, addiction, anxiety, signal transduction in vitro and in vivo, pharmacology
Peter M.J. Burgers Ph.D. Cell cycle, DNA damage response, DNA replication, Checkpoints, Mutagenesis, DNA repair, yeast
Andreas H. Burkhalter Ph.D. neurobiology, vision, physiology, development, synapse biology