Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

Kevin Noguchi, Ph.D. Neuropathology, neurodevelopment, apoptosis, anesthetics, sedatives, Zika virus.
Michael L. Nonet, Ph.D. synapse biology, genetics, Zebrafish, C. elegans, exocytosis
Ryan M. Nunley, MD Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement
Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D. circadian clock in plant growth, physiology and development
Karen L. O'Malley, Ph.D. apoptosis, bioinformatics, gene expression, neurobiology, signal transduction, transgenic
Stephen Oh, M.D., Ph.D. cancer biology, mass cytometry, CyTOF, signal transduction, JAK2, genomics, leukemia, hematopoiesis, stem cells
Kenneth M. Olsen, Ph.D. My research focuses on the genetic basis of evolution in plants: how is the genetic variation that we find within a species shaped by natural selection, population history, and other evolutionary forces?
Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D. cancer, chromatin, epigenetics, genome rearrangements, lymphocytes, transcriptional regulation
David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D. cell signaling; development; fibroblast growth factors; mouse models; neurobiology; stem cells; regeneration; cancer
Daniel S. Ory, M.D. cholesterol, cholesterol trafficking, non-coding RNA, steroidogenesis, lysosomal disease, Niemann-Pick C, neurodegeneration, oxysterols, metabolomics, newborn screening
Philip Osdoby, Ph.D. extracellular matrix, bone biology, development, aging, osteoclast
Russell K. Pachynski, MD Tumor immunology, Leukocyte trafficking, Immunotherapy
Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, Ph.D. decision making, neuroeconomics, neurophysiology, computational neuroscience, prefrontal cortex
Himadri B. Pakrasi, Ph.D. Bioenergy, membrane proteins, photosynthesis, redox processes, systems biology
Ben Julian Palanca, MD, PhD, MSc Anesthesia, delirium, sleep, surgery, electroencephalography, imaging, fMRI, consciousness, cognition, encephalopathy
Sona Pandey, Ph.D. heterotrimeric G-proteins, abscisic acid, G-proteins, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genomics, proteomics, protein-protein interactions
Rohit V. Pappu, Ph.D. Huntington`s disease; Polyglutamine Aggregation; Intrinsically Disordered Proteins; Phase transitions in cell biology; Self-assembly; Transcriptional regulation; Small-scale Systems Biology & Interaction Networks
Eleanor Pardini I am broadly interested in the effects of genetic and ecological processes on population dynamics of invasive and rare plants. My research addresses questions that lie at the interface of population ecology and population genetics.
Jacqueline Elise Payton, M.D., Ph.D. epigenomics, lncRNA, cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, chromatin, genomics, gene regulation
Jonathan Peelle, Ph.D. speech, language, auditory, hearing, aging, fMRI, VBM