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BCMB Faculty

Biochemistry and Structural Biology Faculty

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

Lewis Cantley
Cancer Biology

Noah Dephoure
Proteomics/genomics, signaling, cancer biology, protein structure/function

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

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

Johannes Graumann

David Hajjar

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

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

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 Expresion, Single-Molecule Imaging, Stem Cells

Nikola Pavletich
Cancer Biology, DNA Repair/Replication, Ubiquitin

Gregory Petsko
Drug Discovery and Development, Membrane Biology / Biophys, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Protein Structure / Function, RNA Processing, X-ray Crystallography, Receptors

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

David Simon 

Cell and Developmental Biology Faculty

Kathryn Anderson
Embryogenesis, Morphogenesis, Signal Transduction

Samuel Bakhoum

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

Anthony Brown
Cancer Biology, Stem Cells, Wnt Signaling

Kristy Brown

Jason Butler
Cancer Biology, Development, Stem Cells, Vascular Biology

Jingli Cao

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

Raju Chaganti
Cancer Biology

Timothy Chan
Cancer Biology, Human Genetics, Proteomics / Genomics

Sarat Chandarlapaty

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

Ronald Crystal
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Gene Expression, Gene Therapy, Human Genetics, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Stem Cells, Angiogenesis, Inflammation

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

Annarita Di Lorenzo 

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

Lydia Finley
Metabolism, Stem Cells, Cancer

Emily Foley
Cell Cycle

Hironori Funabiki

James German
Cancer Biology

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

Mary Goll
Development, Gene Expression, Transcription

Matthew Greenblatt 

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

Katherine Hajjar
Angiogenesis, Vascular Biology

Cole Haynes
Cancer Biology, Signaling

Kristian Helin
Cancer Biology, Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms, Transcription, Cell-fate

James Hsieh
Cancer Biology, Development, Gene Expression, Molecular Therapeutics, Proteomics / Genomics, Stem Cells

Danwei Huangfu
Cell Differentiation, Development, Embryogenesis, Stem Cells

Jason Huse
Cancer Biology, Gene Expression, Non-coding RNA, Proteomics / Genomics

Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue
Human Genetics, Metastasis

Maria Jasin
Cancer Biology

Xuejun Jiang
Cancer Biology, Signaling

Alexandra Joyner
Development, Embryogenesis, Neural Development

Julia Kaltschmidt 

Kitai Kim
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Development, Embryogenesis, Proteomics / Genomics, Stem Cells, Transcription

Elizabeth Lacy

Eric Lai
Development, Gene Expression, Signal Transduction

Ross Levine
Cancer Biology, Human Genetics, Signaling

Piro Lito
Molecular Therapeutic, Signal Transduction, Cancer Biology

Jidong Liu
Gene Expression, Signaling

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

David Lyden
Vascular Biology

Paul Marks
Molecular Therapeutics

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

Philipp Niethammer 

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

Christopher Park 

Shahin Rafii
Angiogenesis, Stem Cells, Vascular Biology

Marilyn Resh
Cancer Biology, Drug Discovery and Development, Membrane Biology / Biophys, Signaling

David Rickman
Oncogenic Transcription Factors, Prostate Cancer

Stefano Rivella
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Human Genetics, Inflammation, Molecular Therapeutics, Stem Cells

Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan
Epithelial Polarity, Human Genetics, Neural Development

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

Mark Rubin
Cancer Biology

Urs Rutishauser
Molecular Therapeutics

Charles Sawyers 

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

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

Songhai Shi
Development, Stem Cells

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 Temalla
Cancer Biology

Craig Thompson
Cancer Biology

M. Bryan Tsou

Andrea Ventura
Cancer Biology, Development, Gene Expression

Thomas Vierbuchen

John Wagner 

Hans-Guido Wendel
Cancer Biology, Molecular Therapeutics, Signaling

Richard White
Cancer Biology, Cell Differentiation, Imaging

Jennifer Zallen

Baohong Zhao
Bone Remodeling, Arthritis, Signaling, ncRNA

Molecular Biology Faculty

C. David Allis
Gene Expression

Francis Barany
Cancer Biology, Proteomics/Genomics

Kirk Deitsch
Gene Expression, Transcription

Erik Falck-Pedersen

William Holloman
DNA Damage Response, Genomic Integrity

Jerard Hurwitz
DNA Replication

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 DNA Replication

Andrew Koff
Signal Transduction

Neal Lue
Replication, Chromosome Structure and Function

John Maceijowski
Genomic Integrity, Chromosome rearrangements, cancer

Kenneth Marians

Carl Nathan
Innate Immunity, Microbial Pathogenesis

John Petrini
Innate Immunity, Microbial Pathogenesis

Simon Powell
Cancer Biology, DNA Repair/Replication

Mark Ptashne
Gene Expression

Xiaohui Qu
Gene Expression

Dirk Remus

Inez Rogatsky

Chris Sander
Computational Modeling

Dirk Schnappinger
Gene Expression

Beate Schwer
Gene Expression, Transcription

Stewart Shuman
Development, Transcription, Lymphocyte Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis

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