CDB Faculty

Utpal Banerjee
Blood stem cell maintenance; Metabolic and signaling control of Mammalian embryonic development
Linda Baum
Cell-cell interactions in immune system and cancer
Jau-Nian Chen
Normal and abnormal development cardiovascular development
John Chute
Hematopoietic stem cells therapies for diseases such as leukemia
John Colicelli
Signal transduction through GTPase and tyrosine kinase pathways 
Gay Crooks
Human hematopoietic stem cells, lymphopoiesis and transplantation
David Dawson
Molecular alterations responsible for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Jean De Vellis
Mechanisms that fashion the progression of stem cells into the cellular phenotypic diversity of the central nervous system
Arjun Deb
Activating heart stem cells to generate new heart muscle 
Sophie X. Deng
Improve current treatments for patients with limbal stem cell deficiency
Sherin Devaskar
Substrate transporters and protection against hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
Lars Dreier
Synapse formation and regulation of neurotransmitter receptors
Jason Ernst
Machine learning methods to analyze high-throughput data
Judith Gasson
Molecular and biochemical events impacting mammalian cell cycle
Andrew Goldstein
Epithelial stem cells & prostate cancer initiation and progression
Thomas Graeber
Systems biology of cancer and immune signaling and metabolism
Alan Grinnell
Using Xenopus nerve-muscle cell cultures to study synapses
Ming Guo
Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
Neil Harris
Plasticity and function after traumatic brain injury
Kent Hill
Motility and Signaling Functions of the Trypanosome Cilium
Tracy Johnson
Pre-messenger RNA splicing and processing; chromatin modification
Leanne Jones
Age-related changes to stem cells and the stem cell niche
Carla Koehler
Mitochondrial biogenesis- protein translocation into mitochondria
Sriram Kosuri
Developing technologies to understand and engineer biological systems
Deborah Krakow
Genes and mechanisms that lead to inherited osteochondrodysplasia
David Krantz
Molecular mechanisms that regulate neurological function and neuropsychiatric illnesses
Shuo Lin
Development of specialized cell types during vertebrate embryogenesis
Bill Lowry
Cell fate decisions in development and cancer
Karen Lyons
Growth Factor Signaling in Mammalian Development and Disease
Kelsey Martin
Cell Biology of Experience-Dependent Changes in Neural Connectivity
Hanna Mikkola
Molecular regulation of hematopoietic stem cell development
Bennett Novitch
Mechanisms of differentiation of neural stem cells into defined lineages
Frank Pajonk
Cancer stem cells, proteasomes and radiation biology
Gregory Payne
Mechanisms of intracellular protein traffic and endocytosis 
Matteo Pellegrini
Development and application of tools to interpret genomic and epigenomic data
Patricia Phelps
Neuronal migration and axonal elongation in rodent spinal cord
Kathrin Plath
Epigenetic regulation of stem cell self-renewal, differentiation, and cancer
April Pyle
Biology of pluripotent stem cells, skeletal muscle and disease
Karen Reue
Genes underlying disorders in lipid and glucose metabolism
Amy Rowat
Physical properties, structure and function of cells and the nucleus
Alvaro Sagasti
Growth of sensory axon arbors in the peripheral nervous system
Michael Teitell
Mitochondrial metabolism; Stem and B cell development and malignancy; bioengineering
Jorge Torres
Mitotic spindle formation during cell division and its misregulation in human diseases like cancer
Eric Vilain
Genetics of development of the reproductive axis (hypothalamus-pituitary-gonads)
David Williams
Intracellular transport of organelles and ciliary proteins
Lili Yang
Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy
Ye Zhang
Astrocyte development and neurological disorders
Jie Zheng
Therapeutic development in ophthalmology and Wnt signaling pathways