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Michelle Arbeitman, Ph.D. Sex differences in development and behavior  Arbeitman Lab
Pradeep Bhide, Ph.D. Developmental neuroscience, childhood onset movement disorders and cognitive disabilities of children and youth  
Ewa Bienkiewicz, Ph.D. Protein misfolding disease Bienkiewicz Lab
Michael Blaber, Ph.D Protein engineering & enzymology with application to angiogenesis & inflammation Blaber Lab
Stephen Chelko, Ph.D. Cardiac genetic disorders and Sudden Cardiac Death Chelko Lab

Judy Delp, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular adaptations to aging and exercise training, especially adaptations of the microcirculation in the heart and skeletal muscle that occur with aging Delp Lab
Jose Diaz, Ph.D.     
Gail Galasko, Ph.D. Role of inositolphosphoglycans in cell signaling  
Akash Gunjan, Ph.D. Role of histones in genome stability and cancer Gunjan Lab
Jamila Horabin, Ph.D. Long non-coding RNAs, RNA silencing and chromatin modifiers in regulating Drosophila sex determination  Horabin Lab
Jerome Irianto, Ph.D. Cancer mechanobiology and genomics Irianto Lab
Myra Hurt, Ph.D. Molecular regulation of the cell division cycle Hurt Lab
Mohamed Kabbaj, Ph.D. Epigenetics of social behaviors and neurobiology of sex differences in anxiety and depression Kabbaj Lab
Yoichi Kato, Ph.D. The role of notch signaling in ciliogenesis and early neural development Kato Lab
Sanjay Kumar, Ph.D. Synaptic physiology underlying cortical function and epilepsy Kumar Lab
Eric Laywell, Ph.D. Thymidine analogs as cancer therapeutics; neurogenesis and stem cell biology; cellular neurobiology  
Choogon Lee, Ph.D. Molecular basis for circadian rhythms Lee Lab
Cathy Levenson, Ph.D. Stem cells in Traumatic Brain Injury; reducing damage and improving outcomes  
Tim Megraw, Ph.D. Biology of centrosomes, centrioles and cilia impact In disease Megraw Lab
David Meckes, Ph.D. Molecular pathogenesis of Epstein-Barr Virus-associated cancers  Meckes Lab
Richard S. Nowakowski, Ph.D. Cell cycle and neurogenesis in the developing adult nervous system; genetics of individual variation in the brain of mouse and man  
James Olcese, Ph.D. Neuroendocrine chronobiology and reproductive neuroscience Olcese Lab
Gary Ostrander, Ph.D.    
J. Michael Overton, Ph.D. Energy homeostasis, obesity and hypertension  
Jose Pinto, Ph.D. The regulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle contraction in normal and pathological conditions  
Yi Ren, Ph.D.  Macrophage function in cancer and CNS diseases  Ren Lab

Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D.

The developmental basis of mental health disorders Stanwood Lab
Branko Stefanovic, Ph.D. Molecular mechanisms of liver fibrosis  
Robert J. Tomko Jr., Ph.D. Regulation of proteasome assembly and function in health and disease; design principles governing assembly of multiprotein complexes  Tomko Lab
Yue Julia Wang, Ph.D. Single-cell transcriptomic profiling of pancreatic endocrine cells in normal, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders J Wang Lab
Yanchang Wang, Ph.D. Chromosome segregation regulation and the response to the expression of misfolded protein Wang Lab
Yuan Wang, Ph.D.  Brain Development and Neurological Disorders  Y. Wang Lab
Yi Zhou, Ph.D. Molecular, biochemical and electrophysiological analysis of neuronal ion channel function