Bio 200/500 Independent Research Mentor List

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

John R. Cirrito, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s disease, drug and target discovery, endocytosis, in vivo microdialysis, synaptic transmission
Roberto Civitelli, M.D. bone biology, cell adhesion, signal transduction, gap junctions, cadherin
Barak A. Cohen, Ph.D. systems biology, enhancers and gene regulatory networks, non-coding genetic variation, computational biology, genomics, quantitative genetics, thermodynamics,
F. Sessions Cole, M.D. functional genomics, bioinformatics, pulmonary surfactant, lung development
John A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. cell motility, cytoskeleton, actin, intermediate filament, microtubules, septin, cell migration
Megan A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. NK cells, interferon gamma IFN-y, autoimmunity, STAT3, immunology, pediatric
Joseph C. Corbo, M.D., Ph.D. neurobiology, genomics, transcriptional networks, systems biology, photoreceptors, brain, neuropsychiatric disease, disease, cis-regulation
Clarissa S. Craft, PhD Internal Medicine, Bone & Mineral Diseases
Metabolic Regulation and Obesity
Signal Transduction/Hormone Action
Sharon Cresci, M.D. cardiovascular disease, diabetes melitus, genotype, genetic variation
Thomas B. Croat, Ph.D. systematics, ecology, floristics, araceae, taxonomy
Carlos Cruchaga, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson disease, Next-generation sequencing, complex disease, computational biology, gene expression, genetics
Jianmin Cui, Ph.D. Key words: Cardiac arrhythmia, epilepsy, ion channels, drug discovery, molecular biology, kinetic analyses, molecular and kinetic modeling, ultrasound
Gautam Dantas, Ph.D. anibiotic resistance, synthetic biology, bioenergy, human microbiome, metagenomics, microbial ecology and biodiversity
Nicholas O. Davidson, M.D. gene expression, RNA, cancer, mRNA editing, mRNA stability
Brian J. DeBosch, M.D., Ph.D. To elucidate gut and hepatic determinants of metabolic disease, including diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome and their complications
Sharon Deem DVM, PhD, DACZM Conservation medicine, wildlife health, veterinary epidemiology, One Health
Aaron DiAntonio, M.D., Ph.D. axon, endocytosis, nerve regeneration, axon degeneration, neurodegeneration, neuronal development and differentiation, synapse biology, drug screens
Mary C. Dinauer, M.D., Ph.D. innate immunity, immunodeficiency, inflammation, hematology
Abhinav Diwan, MD, FACC, FAHA Lysosomes, Ischemia-reperfusion, cell death, autophagy, transcriptional regulation, metabolism
Ram Dixit, Ph.D. cytoskeleton, microtubules, molecular motors, optical molecular imaging, plant biology