Life Sciences Faculty
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging
Expertise: Developmental neurobiology. lab website
Expertise: Cellular Organization and Behavior in the Archaea domain of life. lab website
Expertise: Regulation of Protein Phosphatases and the Evolution of Cellular Signaling. lab website
Expertise: Human spatial orientation and motor control.
Expertise: Self-organization of Living and Active matter.
Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems (lab website)
Expertise: Scientific computing, fluid dynamics, and mathematical biology.
Expertise: Complex fluids; interparticle interactions and phase transitions in colloidal suspensions; entropy driven disorder-to-order transitions; physics of protein crystallization and the development of microfluidic-based, high-throughout crystallization devices. group website
Expertise: Neural development and behavior. lab website
Expertise: Single-molecule Biochemistry and Biophysics. Transcription and RNA processing. Cytoskeletal networks and regulation. lab website
Expertise: Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis. lab website
Expertise: Understanding how the brain is able to produce learned behaviors. lab website
Expertise: Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity. lab website
Expertise: Cognitive and social neuroscience; influence of age and culture on memory. lab website
Expertise: Self-control; empathy and environmentalism. lab website
Expertise: Repair of broken chromosomes and triggering of the DNA damage response. lab website
Expertise: Application of statistical mechanics, modern computational techniques, and theory to problems in biology and condensed matter physics; assembly of viral capsids and other large protein complexes; pattern formation in collections of internally driven particles; effects of molecular chirality on large-scale structure. group website
Expertise: Antimicrobial design; targeted protein degradation; TSC2 activators; enzyme structure-function studies. lab website
Expertise: Computer science, FinTech, machine learning, image processing, bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, intelligent education. Group website
Expertise: Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes. lab website
Expertise: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain. lab website
Expertise: Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism.
Expertise: Mechanisms for control of mitochondrial protein activity, quality, and lifespan. lab website
Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning. lab website
Expertise: Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods. lab website
Condensed matter theory and quantitative biology; application of condensed matter physics models to problems in molecular and cell biology such as regulation of gene expression and chromosome structure.
Expertise: Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to spaceflight and autonomous vehicles.
Expertise: Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast
Expertise: Modulation of neural networks. lab website
Expertise: Gene expression in cellular stress responses.
Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience.
Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex. lab website
Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.
Expertise: Mapping the functional repertoire of (bio)inorganic systems and protein metallocofactors; paradigms of (bio)catalysts relevant to the human health and environment. lab website
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development. lab website
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons. lab website
Complex fluids and biological physics; programmable self-assembly of soft materials; colloidal interactions and phase transitions; DNA nanotechnology; self-organization of active matter; optical trapping and single-molecule science.
Expertise: Circadian rhythms, behavior, and gene expression. lab website
Expertise: Visual perception. Cognitive processes.
Expertise: Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans. lab website
Expertise: Molecular immunology, antibody transport.
Undergraduate Advising Head - Fall 2022
Expertise: Executive function. CoPE Lab
Expertise: Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell.
Expertise: Evolution, structure, and function of macromolecular complexes.
Area of Expertise: Total synthesis of natural products. Chemoselective functionalization of peptides. Genome mining and natural product biosynthesis.
Expertise: Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties. lab website
Expertise: Development and function of cortical circuits
Area of Expertise: New molecular materials and nanomaterials for the exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics, and biomimetics) and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.
Expertise: Community ecology, phenology and climate change
Expertise: Biology education
Expertise: Comparative anatomy, evolution, physiology, biomechanics, comparative anatomy, evolution physiology, biomechanics.
Expertise: Evolution, genetics, epigenetics, history of science, and science education.
Expertise: Biology education and protein structure-function.
Expertise: Neuroscience, aging, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, data visualization, biomedical education, academic development.