Participating Faculty

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology

Alice Barkan Biology Post-transcriptional control of gene expression, protein-facilitated RNA catalysis.
Diane Hawley Chemistry RNA polymerase, regulation of gene expression, and protein-DNA interactions.
Jim Hutchison Chemistry Ion and electron transport in biological systems and synthetic materials.
Shawn Lockery Chemistry Parallel and distributed processing in simple biological networks.
Andrew Marcus Chemistry Protein dynamics, intracellular transport.
Brad Nolen Chemistry Molecular basis for cytoskeleton regulation.
Ken Prehoda Chemistry Signal transduction, protein interaction networks, x-ray crystallography.
William (Bill) Roberts Biology Signal processing in sensory systems, synaptic transmission, and calcium signaling.
Tom Stevens Chemistry Membrane biogenesis, protein sorting, and organelle assembly.
Raghu Parthasarathy Physics Material properties of biological membranes.

Bioinformatics

Brendan Bohannan Biology Microbial biodiversity, molecular microbial ecology and evolution.
John Conery CIS Parallel processing, computational science, and bioinformatics.
William Cresko Biology Developmental and evolutionary genetics.
Eric Johnson Biology Genomics, gene regulation.
Shawn Lockery Biology Parallel and distributed processing in simple biological networks.
Patrick Phillips Biology Evolutionary genetics and the genetics of complex traits.
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental biology and evolutionary genetics.

Molecular Evolution

Brendan Bohannan Biology Microbial biodiversity, molecular microbial ecology and evolution.
William Cresko Biology Developmental and evolutionary genetics.
Patrick Phillips Biology Evolutionary genetics and the genetics of complex traits.
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental biology and evolutionary genetics.
Matt Streisfeld Biology Ecological and evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations.

Genetics

Alice Barkan Biology Post-transcriptional control of gene expression, protein-facilitated RNA catalysis.
Brendan Bohannan Biology Microbial biodiversity, molecular microbial ecology and evolution.
Bruce Bowerman Biology Cell polarity and cell division in the early Caenorhabditis elegans embryo.
William Bradshaw Biology Evolutionary genetics, biological clocks, population biology.
William Cresko Biology Developmental and evolutionary genetics.
Chris Doe Biology Neural stem cells, cell polarity, CNS development in Drosophila.
Judith Eisen Biology Developmental neurobiology of vertebrates.
Karen Guillemin Biology Bacterial-host interactions in pathogenesis and development.
Diane Hawley Chemistry RNA polymerase, regulation of gene expression, and protein-DNA interactions.
Charles Kimmel Biology Pattern formation during development.
Eric Johnson Biology Hypoxia, genomics, gene regulation.
Diana Libuda Biology DNA repair, recombination, and chromosome dynamics during meiosis.
Patrick Phillips Biology Evolutionary genetics and the genetics of complex traits.
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental biology and evolutionary genetics.
Eric Selker Biology Epigenetics, DNA methylation, genome dynamics, gene silencing, position effects.
Kryn Stankunas Biology Chromatin dynamics and epigenetic control of vertebrate development.
Tom Stevens Chemistry Membrane biogenesis, protein sorting, and organelle assembly.
Matt Streisfeld Biology Ecological and evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations.
Monte Westerfield Biology Developmental genetics of neurons and muscle.

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Alice Barkan Biology Post-transcriptional control of gene expression, protein-facilitated RNA catalysis.
Bruce Bowerman Biology Cell polarity and cell division in the early Caenorhabditis elegans embryo.
William Cresko Biology Developmental and evolutionary genetics.
Victoria DeRose Chemistry Investigating chemical activity and structure in nucleic acids and proteins.
Chris Doe Biology Neural stem cells, cell polarity, CNS development in Drosophila.
Judith Eisen Biology Developmental neurobiology of vertebrates.
Karen Guillemin Biology Bacterial-host interactions in pathogenesis and development.
Diane Hawley Chemistry RNA polymerase, regulation of gene expression, and protein-DNA interactions.
Tory Herman Biology Neural target selection and synapse formation of Drosophila.
Eric Johnson Biology Hypoxia, genomics, gene regulation.
Diana Libuda Biology DNA repair, recombination, and chromosome dynamics during meiosis.
Patrick Phillips Biology Evolutionary genetics and the genetics of complex traits.
Clifford Kentros Biology Cellular and molecular studies of mammalian learning and memory.
Eric Selker Biology Epigenetics, DNA methylation, genome dynamics, gene silencing, position effects.
Kryn Stankunas Biology Chromatin dynamics and epigenetic control of vertebrate development.
Tom Stevens Chemistry Membrane biogenesis, protein sorting, and organelle assembly.
Charles Kimmel Biology Pattern formation during development.
Shawn Lockery Biology Parallel distributed processing in simple biological networks.
Andrew Marcus Chemsitry Protein dynamics, intracellular transport.
Cris Niell Biology Function and development of neural circuits for visual processing.
Ken Prehoda Chemistry Signal transduction, protein interaction networks, x-ray crystallography.
Bill Roberts Biology Signal processing in sensory systems, synaptic transmission, and calcium signaling.
Philip Washbourne Biology Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Janis Weeks Biology Steriod hormones effects on synapses, neural circuits and neurodegeneration.
Michael Wehr Psychology Systems neuroscience, neural coding, auditory cortex.
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental biology and evolutionary genetics.
Monte Westerfield Biology Developmental genetics of neurons and muscle.

Molecular Neuroscience

Chris Doe Biology Neural stem cells, cell polarity, CNS development in Drosophila.
Judith Eisen Biology Developmental neurobiology of vertebrates.
Clifford Kentros Biology Cellular and molecular studies of mammalian learning and memory.
Charles Kimmel Biology Pattern formation during development.
Shawn Lockery Chemistry Parallel and distributed processing in simple biological networks.
Cris Niell Biology Function and development of neural circuits for visual processing.
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental biology and evolutionary genetics.
Bill Roberts Biology Signal processing in sensory systems, synaptic transmission, and calcium signaling.
Michael Wehr Psychology Systems neuroscience, neural coding, auditory cortex.
Monte Westerfield Biology Developmental genetics of neurons and muscle.

Human Phys

Hans Dreyer Human Phys Muscle physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.
Ian Greenhouse Human Phys Neurophysiology of movement through behavioral testing and electrophysiology
Nicole Swann Human Phys Neurophysiology of movement and how disease disrupts movement