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Animal Models of Human Disease

Allada, Ravi

Allada, Ravi

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Pathology

Andersen, Erik

Andersen, Erik

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University

Description of Interests

Classical, quantitative, and molecular genetics of complex traits

Bartles, James R

Bartles, James R

Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Bass, Joseph T

Bass, Joseph T

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Baumann, Gerhard

Baumann, Gerhard

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Beitel, Gregory J

Beitel, Gregory J

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Berdnikovs, Sergejs

Berdnikovs, Sergejs

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Allergy and Immunology)

Brannigan, Robert E

Brannigan, Robert E

Professor of Urology

Choi, Jaehyuk

Choi, Jaehyuk

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Datta, Syamal K

Datta, Syamal K

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Rheumatology)

DiDonato, Christine J

DiDonato, Christine J

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Human Molecular Genetics)

Doglio, Lynn T

Doglio, Lynn T

Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Engman, David

Engman, David

Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Microbiology-Immunology

Garcia-Anoveros, Jaime

Garcia-Anoveros, Jaime

Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Physiology

George, Jr., Alfred  L.

George, Jr., Alfred L.

Professor of Pharmacology

Gong, Shunyou

Gong, Shunyou

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Holmgren, Robert A

Holmgren, Robert A

Professor Molecular Biosciences PhD, Harvard University

Description of Interests

Our work on signal transduction and gene expression is focused on the Hedgehog Hh signal transduction cascade and the Ci/Gli family of transcription factors.

Kearney, Jennifer A

Kearney, Jennifer A

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Kohtz, Jhumku D

Kohtz, Jhumku D

Research Professor of Pediatrics (Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics)

Kopp, Peter A

Kopp, Peter A

Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Kume, Tsutomu

Kume, Tsutomu

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Ophthalmology and Pharmacology

LaBonne, Carole

LaBonne, Carole

Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

Our lab uses molecular genetic and genomic approaches to study the development of a group of embryonic cells called the neural crest. Neural crest cells are migratory, tissue-invasive stem cells that originate in the ectoderm of vertebrate embryos and play a central role in the development of the vertebrate body plan.

Langman, Craig B

Langman, Craig B

Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases)

Lin, Jennie J

Lin, Jennie J

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Lomasney, Jon W

Lomasney, Jon W

Associate Professor of Pathology and Pharmacology

Longnecker, Richard M

Longnecker, Richard M

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Ma, Yongchao

Ma, Yongchao

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Physiology

Mandel, Mark J

Mandel, Mark J

Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Mayo, Kelly

Mayo, Kelly

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Professor of Molecular Biosciences Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

Stochastic and discrete optimization algorithms; decision under uncertainty; healthcare systems; portfolio optimization

Meeks, Joshua J

Meeks, Joshua J

Assistant Professor of Urology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Miller, Stephen D

Miller, Stephen D

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology and Dermatology

Morimoto, Richard I

Morimoto, Richard I

Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research Department of Molecular Biosciences Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

Our laboratory is interested in the fundamental events that underlie the appearance of misfolded proteins and their consequence to protein homeostasis, cellular function, and organismal adaptation and survival

Opal, Puneet

Opal, Puneet

Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders) and Cell and Molecular Biology

Pachman, Lauren M

Pachman, Lauren M

Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology)

Paller, Amy S

Paller, Amy S

Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics (Dermatology)

Pinto, Lawrence

Pinto, Lawrence

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

Dr. Pinto is the associate director of the Center for Functional Genomics, and he is interested in discovering the genes that are involved in biological processes. His main efforts employ chemical mutagenesis and screening for phenotypes of interest. The two phenotypes that he studies are vision and asthma.

Redei, Eva

Redei, Eva

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Physiology

Saratsis, Amanda Muhs

Saratsis, Amanda Muhs

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Sarthy, Vijay

Sarthy, Vijay

Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell and Molecular Biology

Tourtellotte, Warren G

Tourtellotte, Warren G

Adjunct Professor of Pathology

Turek, Fred

Turek, Fred

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Vasilopoulos, Athanasios

Vasilopoulos, Athanasios

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Vassar, Robert J

Vassar, Robert J

Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) and Cell and Molecular Biology

Winter, Deborah

Winter, Deborah

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Woloschak, Gayle E

Woloschak, Gayle E

Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology

Woodruff, Teresa K

Woodruff, Teresa K

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine), McCormick School of Engineering, Medical Social Sciences and Medicine (Endocrinology)

Wu, Jane Y

Wu, Jane Y

Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease)

Xu, Eugene Y

Xu, Eugene Y

Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Yang, Guang-Yu

Yang, Guang-Yu

Professor of Pathology

Zhang, Ming

Zhang, Ming

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Zheng, Jing

Zheng, Jing

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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