Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

BCMB Faculty

Biochemistry and Structural Biology Faculty

Biochemistry and Structural Biology Faculty

Alessio Accardi
Membranes and Membrane Proteins, Molecular and Structural Biophysics

Olaf Andersen
Membranes and Membrane Proteins, Molecular and Structural Biophysics, Mathematical and Computational Modeling

John Blenis
Cancer Pharmacology, Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction

Olga Boudkar
Membrane Transporters, Membrane Biology, Protein Structure/Function, X-ray Crystallography

Jeremy Dittman
Biophysics, cellular trafficking, neural development, neuropharmacology, optical imaging, synaptic transmission

Melinda Diver
Macromolecular Structure and Function X-ray crystallograph, Cryo-electron microscopy

David Eliezer
Neural Development, Neurodegenerative Disorders, NMR Spectroscopy, Protein Folding, Protein Structure/Function

Jonathan Goldberg
Protein Structure/Function, Synaptic Transmission, X-Ray Crystallography

Marcus Goncalves
Cell Signaling, Pathways

Steven Gross
Molecular Pharmacology, Cellular Signaling and Regulation

Richard Hite
Membrane Biology, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Protein Structure/Function, X-Ray Crystallography, Cryoelectron Microscopy

Kayvan Keshari
Drug Discovery, Imaging, Metabolism, NMR Spectroscopy, Molecular Therapeutics, Cancer Biology

Richard Kolesnick
Cellular Signaling and Regulation, Radiobiology

Joshua Levitz
Imaging, Neuropharmacology, Optical Imaging, Protein Structure/Function, Signaling, Synaptic Transmission, Ion Channels, Molecular Therapeutics, Neural Networks, Signal Transduction

Christopher Lima
DNA Repair/Replication, Metabolism, Protein Structure / Function, RNA, RNA Processing, Ubiquitin, X-ray Crystallography, Cryoelectron Microscopy

Stephen Long
Membrane Biology, Protein Structure/Function, Cancer Biology, X-Ray Crystallography, Cryoelectron Microscopy

Frederick Maxfield
Cancer Biology, Drug Discovery and Development, Imaging, Membrane Biology / Biophys, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Optical Imaging, Atherosclerosis

Timothy McGraw 
Cancer Biology, Imaging, Membrane Biology/Biophys, Metabolism, Optical Imaging, Signaling

Anant Menon
Membrane Biology/Biophys, Protein Structure / Function, Intracellular Lipid, Transport, Protein Glycosylation

Tobias Meyer
Cell Signaling, Cell Proliferation, Cell Migration.

Dimitar Nikolov
Cancer Biology, Membrane Biology/Biophys, Neural Development, Signaling, Synaptic Transmission, X-ray Crystallography, Signaling

Dinshaw Patel
NMR Spectroscopy, Ribosomes, RNA, RNA Processing, Signaling, X-ray Crystallography

Alexandros Pertsinidis
Chromatin Topology, Gene Expression, Single-Molecule Imaging, Stem Cells

Nikola Pavletich
Cancer Biology, DNA Repair/Replication, Ubiquitin

Elena Piskounova
Cancer, Metastasis, Metabolism

Timothy Ryan
Imaging, Membrane Biology / Biophys, Neural Development, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Optical Imaging, Synaptic Transmission, Brain Imaging, Neural Networks

Simon Scheuring
Membranes and Membrane Protein, Molecular and Structural Biophysics, Single-molecule imaging

David Simon 
Imaging Cellular Signaling and Regulation

Mary Teruel
Cell Differentiation 

Cell and Developmental Biology Faculty

Cell and Developmental Biology Faculty

Laura Alonso
Endocrinology, Generation of New Beta Cells, Beta cell

Samuel Bakhoum
Cancer Biology

Zhirong Bao

Christopher Barbieri
Cancer Biology, Human Genetics, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Signal Transduction, Transcriptional Control

Mary Baylies
Morphogenesis, Signal Transduction, Muscle Disease, Cancer Biology, Cachexia

Robert Benezra
Cell Differentiation, Vascular Biology

Carl Blobel
Cellular Signaling and Regulation, Membranes and Membrane Proteins

Anthony Brown
Cancer Biology, Stem Cells, Wnt Signaling

Kristy Brown
Cancer Biology

Jingli Cao
Heart regeneration, Live imaging, Genome Editing

Ethel Cesarman
Cancer Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis, HIV/AIDS, Viral Oncogenesis, Virology

Sarat Chandarlapaty
Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction, Cancer Biology

Shuibing Chen
Cell Differentiation, Development, Epithelial Polarity, Stem Cells

Yu Chen
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Gene Expression, Molecular Therapeutics, Signal Transduction, Transcription

Emily Cheng
Cancer Biology, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Signal Transduction, Signaling

Ping Chi
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Development, Gene Expression, Human Genetics, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Signal Transduction, Signaling, Transcription

Chitra Dahia
Cell Differentiation, Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis, Development, Gene Expression, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling, Signal Transduction

Maria Diaz-Meco
Cancer Biology, Signaling, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms

Annarita Di Lorenzo 
Vascular Biology

Lukas Dow
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Inflammation, Signaling, Stem Cells

Nancy Du
Cancer Biology, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling

Todd Evans
Angiogenesis, Cardiovascular Development, Cell Differentiation, Development, Gene Expression, Stem Cells

Robert Farese

Lydia Finley
Metabolism, Stem Cells, Cancer

Hironori Funabiki

Lorenzo Galluzzi
Cancer Biology, Cellular Pathways, Regulated Cell Death 

Mary Goldring
Development, Epithelial Polarity, Gene Expression, Inflammation, Proteomics / Genomics, Signal Transduction, Transcription

Matthew Greenblatt 
Stem Cells, Development, Omics

Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis
Development, Embryogenesis, Optical Imaging, Stem Cells, Morphogenesis

Michael Harrison
Regeneration, Cardiovascular Development, Coronary Vessels, Lymphatic Vessels, Angiogenesis, Inflammation, Zebrafish, Live and Fixed Imaging, iPS and Organoids 

Danwei Huangfu
Cell Differentiation, Development, Embryogenesis, Stem Cells

Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue

Andrew Intlekofer
Cancer Biology, Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction

Human Genetics, Metastasis

Maria Jasin
Cancer Biology

Xuejun Jiang
Cancer Biology, Signaling

Alexandra Joyner
Development, Embryogenesis, Neural Development

Ben Kleaveland
Gene expression, Non-coding RNA, Signaling

Eric Lai
Development, Gene Expression, Signal Transduction

Ross Levine
Cancer Biology, Human Genetics, Signaling

Piro Lito
Molecular Therapeutic, Signal Transduction, Cancer Biology

Yicheng Long
RNA biology, Epigenetics, Stem Cell 

Scott Lowe
Gene Expression, Inflammation, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Signaling, Stem Cells

David Lyden
Vascular Biology

Joan Massague
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Metastasis

Christine Mayr
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Development, Non-coding RNA, Stem Cells

Vivek Mittal
Cancer Biology, Signaling, Stem Cells

Jorge Moscat-Guillen
Cancer Biology, Signaling, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms

Seung Ha Nam
Somatic Mutations, Cell Identity

Philipp Niethammer 
Cancer Biology

Alban Ordureau
Quantitative Proteomics, Cellular Signaling, Autophagy & Ubiquitin Biology, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Hasina Outtz Reed
Thrombin Activation, Lymphatic Dysfunction

Michael Overholtzer
Cancer Biology, Signaling, Stem Cells

Ji-Hye Paik
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Gene Expression, Molecular Therapeutics, Stem Cells, Signaling, Transcription

Luis Parada
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Development, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling, Stem Cells

Kyung-Hyun Park-Min
Cell Differentiation, Development

Shahin Rafii
Angiogenesis, Stem Cells, Vascular Biology

David Rickman
Oncogenic Transcription Factors, Prostate Cancer

Michael Roehrl
Biological Systems, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Neal Rosen
Chemical Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling

Charles Sawyers
Cancer Biology

Marco Seandel
Cancer Biology, Human Genetics, Reproductive Biology, Spermatogonial Stem Cells, Stem Cells, Vascular Biology

Renat Shaykhiev
Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction, Cell Differentiation

Wen Shen
Cancer Biology, Gene Expression, Molecular Therapeutics, Signal Transduction, Signaling

Despina Siolas

David Solit
Cancer Biology, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Signal Transduction, Signaling

Heidi Stuhlmann
Angiogenesis, Development, Signaling, Stem Cells, Vascular Biology, Reproductive Biology

Ching-Hwa Sung
Brain Imaging, Cell Cycle, Cell Differentiation, Cell Polarity, Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis, Development, Epithelial Polarity, Membrane Vesicular Trafficking, Neural Development, Neural Networks

Toumas Tammela
Cancer Biology

Craig Thompson
Cancer Biology

M. Bryan Tsou

Andrea Ventura
Cancer Biology, Development, Gene Expression

Thomas Vierbuchen
Cell Differentiation, Stem Cells, Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction

Tobias Walther

Hans-Guido Wendel
Cancer Biology, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling

Richard White
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Imaging

Jennifer Zallen

Baohong Zhao
Bone Remodeling, Arthritis, Signaling, ncRNA

Joe Qiao Zhou
Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, Signaling Pathways

Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology Faculty

Omar Abdel-Wahab
Cancer Biology, Omics

Francis Barany
Cancer Biology, Proteomics/Genomics

Adrienne Boire
Cancer Biology

Rohit Chandwani
Cancer Biology, Epigenetics

Kirk Deitsch
Gene Expression, Transcription

Michael Glickman
Innate Immunity, Microbial Pathogenesis, Tumor Immunology

Lorraine Gudas
Cancer Pharmacology, Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction, Renal Pharmacology, Stem Cell Pharmacology,Transcription

William Holloman
DNA Damage Response, Genomic Integrity

Prasad Jallepalli

Bjorn Kafsack
Development, Gene Expression, Chromatin Structure, Signal Transduction, Transcription

Scott Keeney 
DNA Repair/Replication

Thomas Kelly
DNA Repair/Replication, Cell Cycle, DNA Damage Response, Regulation of

Laura Kirkman
Malaria, Generation of Genetic Diversity

DNA Replication

Andrew Koff
Signal Transduction

Neal Lue
Replication, Chromosome Structure and Function

John Maceijowski
Genomic Integrity, Chromosome rearrangements, cancer

Kenneth Marians

Ekta Khurana

Carl Nathan
Innate Immunity, Microbial Pathogenesis

John Petrini
Innate Immunity, Microbial Pathogenesis

Simon Powell
Cancer Biology, DNA Repair/Replication

Xiaohui Qu
Gene Expression

Dirk Remus

Inez Rogatsky

Dirk Schnappinger
Gene Expression

Nikolaus Schultz
Cancer Biology, Omics

Beate Schwer
Gene Expression, Transcription

Agnel Sfeir
Telomere Maintenance, Nuclear DNA Repair, Mitochondrial DNA Replication and Repair

Stewart Shuman
Development, Transcription, Lymphocyte Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis

Matthias Stadtfeld
epigenetic gene expression

Paul Tempst

Jessica Tyler
Cell Cycle, Chromosome Structure and Function, DNA Damage Response, DNA Repair/Replication, Genome Replication and Maintenance, Homologous Recombination, Chromatin Structure, Protein Modifications, Genomic Integrity, Replication

Baolin Wang
Development, Embryogenesis, Signal Transduction

Iestyn Whitehouse
Gene Expression, Transcription

Xiaolan Zhao
Protein Modifications, Chromatin Structure, DNA Damage Response, Genome Replication and Maintenance

Pengbo Zhou
Ubiquitin Pathway, Cancer Biology