Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Kausik Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Calcutta, India. Genome replication, dynamic structure of telomerase, mRNA folding in translational control of human parasitic and viral diseases.

Richard J. Chi, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., Florida State University. Membrane trafficking, yeast genetics, protein biochemistry, molecular biology and live cell fluorescence microscopy.

Didier Dréau, Associate Professor. Ph.D., College of Agriculture of Rennes, France. Mechanisms of cancer metastasis, vascular and immune interactions during cancer growth.

Kristen Funk, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., Neuroinflammation of neuroinfectious and neurodegenerative diseases.

Valery Grdzelishvili, Professor. Ph.D., Moscow State University. Molecular virology, virus-host interactions, virus-based vectors.

Brittany Johnson, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Understanding host-pathogen interactions during infection of the brain and bone tissue in order to identify novel therapeutic points of intervention.

Ian Marriott, Professor. Ph.D., Tulane University. Initiation of immune responses.

Pinku Mukherjee, Professor. Ph.D., University of London, UK. Cancer Biology and Immunology.

Adam M. Reitzel, Professor. Ph.D., Boston University. Evolution and ecology of coastal invertebrates using comparative genomics, molecular biology, population genetics, evolutionary ecology, and field studies.

Christine Richardson, Professor. Ph.D., Columbia Univesity. DNA recombination and repair, chromosomal rearrangements, ecotoxicology in mammals, leukemia, ovarian cancer.

Todd R. Steck, Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Rochester. Molecular microbiology, cystic fibrosis microbiome, antibiotic resistance.

Andrew Truman, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of London, UK. Understanding molecular chaperones in stress and cancer

Junya Tomida, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kyoto University, Japan. DNA damage response and DNA repair.

Shan Yan, Professor. Ph.D., Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Molecular mechanisms of genome integrity.