Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

Xiaowei Wang, Ph.D. microRNA, bioinformatics, computational biology, cancer, biomarker
Ting Wang, Ph.D. DNA methylation, transposable elements, epigenomics, evolution, genomics, systems biology
Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D. hearing, vestibular, sensory, development, regeneration, macrophage, microglia
Brad Warner, M.D. short bowel syndrome, intestinal adaptation, intestine, bowel resection, pediatric surgery, cell signalling, gene expression, prolifertaion, apoptosis, angiogenesis
Mark A. Watson, M.D., Ph.D. cancer, functional genomics, gene expression, pathogenesis, breast cancer
Jason D. Weber, Ph.D. cancer, cell cycle, translation, RNA metabolism, cell signaling, tumor biology, tumor suppressor
Gary J. Weil, MD risk factors & disease risk, soil & water quality, epidemiology, global health, clinical trial, diagnostics, infectious disease, filarial parasites, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, tropical diseases
John Welch, M.D., Ph.D. Leukemic alternations of normal hematopoietic self-renewal and differentiation
Ralf Wessel, Ph.D. Strongly Correlated Neural Systems/Microcircuits
Denise Wilfley, Ph.D. causes, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents, and adults
Denise Wilfley, Ph.D. causes, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents, and adults
Michael Wong, M.D., Ph.D. epilepsy, glia, imaging, multi-photon microscopy, neurophysiology
Gregory F. Wu, M.D., Ph.D. antigen presentation, dendritic cells, B cells, immunology, intravital microscopy, multiple sclerosis, neurobiology
Dmitriy Yablonskiy, Ph.D. MRI techniques, theoretical biophysical models of biological tissue structure and functioning
Lan Yang, Ph.D. "In our lab, we aim to develop a novel portable photonic platform for trapping, detection, identification, imaging and measurement of nano- and micro-structures with single molecule resolution."
Hiroko Yano, Ph.D. Huntington's disease, neurodegeneration, molecular mechanisms, epigenetic pathways, primary neuron culture, animal models of disease
Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D. Yokoyama, M.D. cancer, immunology, innate immunity, NK cells, tumor biology, virology
Andrew Yoo, Ph.D. neurogenesis, microRNA, cell fate reprogramming, chromatin remodeling, regenerative medicine
Zhongsheng You, Ph.D. cancer, DNA damage response, RNA surveillance, cell cycle, chromatin, laser micro-irradiation, Xenopus egg extracts, imaging, genetically-encoded reporters
Hani Zaher, Ph.D. Translation, Ribosome, RNA, Fidelity, peptide-bond formation, pre-steady state kinetics, translational regulation