Faculty Directory

Faculty Name Research Concentration(s) Department Research Topics
Charles Abrams Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation Diseases of myelin, Gap junctions in glia, Axon-Glia interactions
Steve Ackerman Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Eosinophil effector functions in inflammation and tissue remodeling in asthma and allergy, regulation of eosinophil development
Solomon Afelik Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Surgery We study pancreas development and regeneration. We are especially interested in signaling pathway mediated cell fate decisions in the pancreas.
Olusola Ajilore Neurobiology Psychiatry
Simon T. Alford Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Waddah A Alrefai Integrative and Translational Physiology Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Eben Alsberg Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Biomedical Engineering My lab focuses on engineering new technologies to understand cell behavior, regenerate tissues and treat diseases through development of novel biomaterials and microenvironments.
Jon Art Neurobiology, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Physiology & biophysics of hair cells and their synapses in the inner ear
Jose Al Arruda Integrative and Translational Physiology

Judith Behnsen Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology We study the role of the bacterial and fungal microbiota during Salmonella pathogenesis using in vitro and in vivo systems (germ-free mice).
Elizaveta Benevolenskaya Molecular and Structural Biology, Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics The role of tumor suppressor pRB in differentiation through epigenetic mechanisms such as regulating histone demethylases.
Ernesto R. Bongarzone Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology White matter disease, Parkinson’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Proteopathy
Maarten C. Bosland Cancer Biology Pathology Prostate cancer; cancer prevention; anticancer effects of natural compounds; experimental pathology
Marlene Bouvier Molecular and Structural Biology Microbiology and Immunology Our research activities are focused on the cell biology, immunology, and structural biology of class I MHC molecules
Scott T. Brady Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Axonal transport, Neuronal Cytoskeleton, Neurodegeneration
Mark S. Brodie Neurobiology Physiology and Biophysics Electrophysiology of ventral tegmental area neurons in brain slices; actions of ethanol on the central nervous system

Michael Caffrey Molecular and Structural Biology, Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Biophysical Studies of Virus Entry
Michael Carrithers Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Zheng W. Chen Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology
Emma Childs Neurobiology Psychiatry
Jaehyung (Gus) Cho Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Integrative and Translational Physiology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology My lab studies the molecular mechanisms of cell-cell interactions in thrombosis and vascular inflammation.
Konstantinos Chronis Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Stem and iPSC Biology, Systems Biology, Epigenetics and Chromatin Structure, Regenerative medicine, Tissue engineering.
Oscar Colamonici Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Karen Colley Molecular and Structural Biology, Cell Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Control and organization of protein glycosylation and the role of glycans in protein function.
Jonathan Coloff Cancer Biology Physiology and Biophysics
Edwin Cook Neurobiology Psychiatry
Jose Cordoba-Chacon Integrative and Translational Physiology Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Regulation of glucose production by conjugated linoleic acids.
Henar Cuervo Grajal Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics

Robert Danziger Integrative and Translational Physiology Cardiology
Dawood Darbar Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cardiology
Luisa A DiPietro Integrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Periodontics Wound healing, tissue regeneration, response to injury
Alan M. Diamond Cancer Biology, Molecular and Structural Biology Pathology Role of selenium containing proteins in prostate cancer risk and outcome
Robert J Donati Integrative and Translational Physiology
Erbo Dong Neurobiology Psychiatry
Xiaoping Du Molecular and Structural Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Molecular mechanisms of cell adhesion, migration, signaling; platelets, thrombosis, inflammation; develop new drugs
Pradeep K. Dudeja Integrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Medicine Pathophysiology of Diarrheal Diseases, IBD Associated Diarrhea, Gut-Microbe Interactions, Probiotics as antidiarrheals
Steven Dudek Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Endothelial cell biology, cytoskeletal regulation of vascular leak, inflammatory lung syndromes
Ekrem Emrah Er Cancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics We study mechanochemical signal transduction between cancer cells-extracellular matrix-immunity during melanoma and breast cancer metastasis.

Michael Federle Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology
Douglas Feinstein Neurobiology Anesthesiology Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, alcohol abuse, Vitamin K, glia, myelin, oligodendrocytes, genetic risk factor SNPs, environmental toxins
Patricia W Finn Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Medicine Immune-microbiome interactions in pulmonary disorders, including asthma, sarcoidosis, and transplantation.
Jonna Frasor Cancer Biology Physiology and Biophysics Endocrinology, hormone receptors, cancer therapeutics,
Nancy Freitag Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology Interests in host-pathogen interactions, mechanisms used by microbes to cause disease, and how common drugs suppress immunity to infection.
Maxim Frolov Cancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Retinoblastoma and Hippo tumor suppressor pathways, Single cell genomics and Cell Atlas

Ron Gaba Integrative and Translational Physiology Radiology Novel animal models of liver disease and liver cancer (the Oncopig Cancer Model); Interventional Oncology and innovative drug delivery approaches; cancer genomics
Peter H. Gann Cancer Biology Pathology Intratumoral heterogeneity in breast cancer, Racial disparity in prostate cancer
Vadim Gaponenko Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
David Gavin Neurobiology Psychiatry
Ravinder K. Gill Integrative and Translational Physiology
Maria Irene Givogri Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Gliogenesis, pathophysiology of white matter disease, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy,Multiple sclerosis and extracelluar vesicles
Elizabeth Glover Neurobiology Psychiatry
Frank Gonzalez Integrative and Translational Physiology Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swetha Gowrishankar Neurobiology Anatomy & Cell Biology Delineating the mechanisms underlying neuronal lysosome formation with a specific focus on neurodegenerative diseases
Dennis Grayson Neurobiology Psychiatry
Paul Grippo Cancer biology Gastroenterology and Hepatology Cell signals, their interplay with fatty acids and overall impact on cancer
Alessandro Guidotti Neurobiology Psychiatry

Anantha Harjith Integrative and Translational Physiology Medicine
Nissim Hay Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Emphasis on the PI3K/Akt/mTOR signaling and cancer metabolism both at the cellular and organismal levels using mouse models of cancer.
Bin He Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology Herpesvirus, innate immunity, virus-host interaction, oncolytic virus and vaccine
Ahlke Heydemann Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics
Guochang Hu Integrative and Translational Physiology Anesthesiology Acute lung injuey, innate immune response and inflammation, vascualr endothelial barrier, sepsis

Nao Ikegaki Cancer Biology Anatomy and Cell Biology Neuroblastoma pathogenesis, MYC family proteins

Nahed Ismail Microbiology, Immunity and Inflammation Pathology
Christopher Janson Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Yuwei Jiang Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics Adipose stem cell, vascular niche plasticity, and their impact on metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Barbara Jung Cancer biology Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Andre Kajdacsy-Balla Integrative and Translational Physiology Pathology Environmental cadmium effect on prostate cancer progression and on early atherosclerosis.
Jack Kaplan Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Andrei Karginov Molecular and Structural Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Pharmacology Protein engineering and synthetic biology, Cell-cell interactions and cell migration.
Alisa L. Katzen Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Andrius Kazlauskas Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity and Inflammation Physiology and Biophysics; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences My research program seeks to improve treatment options for patients afflicted by blinding eye diseases and is focused on signaling events that govern angiogenic homeostasis.
Linda Kenney Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology
Amy L. Kenter Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Molecular and Structural Biology Microbiology and Immunology
Jiyeon Kim Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Investigating correlation between oncogenotypes and metabolic reprogramming, and identifying metabolic vulnerabilities
Kiwook Kim Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine Our lab investigates development and physiological roles of monocyte and macrophages in steady state as well as pathological conditions
Rhonda Kineman Integrative and Translational Physiology
Jan K. Kitajewski Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cancer Biology Physiology and Biophysics Vascular Biology, Angiogenesis, Tumor Microenvironment,
Yulia Komarova Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Shafi Kuchay Cancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Regulation of protein degradation at cellular membranes via ubiquitylation
Mary Jo LaDu Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology We focus on the interactions of two proteins that are genetically linked to Alzheimer’s disease: amyloid-beta peptide and apolipoprotein E.
Primal de Lanerolle Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics
John Larson Neurobiology Psychiatry Learning & Memory, Synaptic Plasticity, Autism
Amy Lasek Neurobiology Psychiatry Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying alcohol and drug addiction; hormonal factors and sex differences in addiction
Lester Lau Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Extracellular matrix signaling in wound healing, inflammation, and tissue regeneration.
Arnon Lavie Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Brian Thomas Layden Integrative and Translational Physiology Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism
Orly Lazarov Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Molecular and cellular processes underlying cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease; hippocampal neurogenesis and plasticity.
Monica Lee Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology & Biophysics  Endothelial cell function, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis
Renee de Leeuw Cancer biology Pathology Kinase and phosphatase signaling in prostate cancer progression
Alex Leow (Wei-Hsun Liao) Neurobiology Psychiatry
Irena Levitan Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy
Xiubei Liao Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Chong Wee Liew Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Transcriptional regulation of adipocyte biology and whole body energy metabolism as well as functional maturation of the pancreatic b-cell.
Yuru Liu Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology We study the mechanisms that controls alveolar type II cells to behave as stem cells during lung repair
Jeffery Loeb Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Sarah E. Lutz Neurobiology, Integrative and Translational Physiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Anna Lysakowski Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Alexander V. Lyubimov Integrative and Translational Physiology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Donna MacDuff Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology We study inflammation, interferons and innate immunity to viral and bacterial challenges, using small animal models, cell culture systems, biochemical analyses
Ajay V Maker Cancer biology Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology
Asrar B Malik Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Cancer Biology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology I study mechanisms of inflammation that underlie cardiovascular diseases . I challenge my trainees is to ask transformational questions.
Alexander Mankin Molecular and Structural Biology and Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Pharmaceutical Sciences Molecular mechanisms of protein synthesis, Mechanisms of antibiotic action and resistance, Synthetic biology/ribosome engineering
Glenn Marsboom Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Pharmacology Pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, energy metabolism, vascular dysfunction, lung endothelium
Jason McAnany Neurobiology Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Non-invasive assessment of visual function and structure in patients who have acquired and inherited retinal degenerative diseases.
Alan McLachlan Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology Hepatitis B virus (HBV), gene regulation, hepatocellular carcinoma, mouse development, DNA methylation
Dolly Mehta Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Brad Merrill Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine,  Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, Wnt Signaling, Stem Cell Biology, and Synthetic Biology
Richard Minshall Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Gary Mo Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural Biology Pharmacology Visualization of compartmentalized live cell signaling at super-resolution. Imaging of complex tissue biochemical interplay in living organisms.
Gerardo Morfini Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Kinase-based intracellular signaling relevant to axonal function in health and disease.

Alexandra Naba Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Cancer Biology Physiology and Biophysics My lab uses cutting-edge proteomics and bioinformatics to study the role of the extracellular matrix in development, health, and cancer.
Toru Nakamura Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Regulation of telomere maintenance mechanism
Viswanathan Natarajan Integrative and Translational Physiology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Areas of Interest: Endothelial Permeability; Bioactive Lipid Mediators in lung inflammation and injury; Mitochondria in lung cancer
Natalia Nieto Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology, Cancer Biology Pathology Liver, fibrosis, alcoholic liver disease, cancer
Larisa Nonn Cancer Biology Pathology Prostate cancer, vitamin D, microRNA, health disparities
Adam Oberstein Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation. Microbiology and Immunology Herpesvirus host-pathogen interaction; computational virology; oncolytic herpesviruses.
J. Michael O’Donnell Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Cardiac function and metabolism in heart disease

Sang Ging Ong Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Lauren Palmer Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology & Immunology Host and bacterial metabolism regulating infection
Kostandin Pajcini Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology We work on Notch signaling in hematopoietic development and disorders and we study how blood stem cells are formed in the fetal environment.
Ghanshyam Pandey Neurobiology Psychiatry
Subhash Pandey Neurobiology Psychiatry
Omar Perez Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Pathology Understanding the virus-host interaction using a systems virology approach, single cell transcriptomics, NGS, antiviral pharmacodynamics.
David Perkins Integrative and Translational Physiology Medicine Analysis of the metagenome in health and disease; functional interactions between the microbiome and the host
Christian J Peters Molecular and Structural Biology, Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology The Peters lab is interested in the mechanisms by which the function, regulation and cellular distribution of neuronal ion channel proteins regulates nicotine seeking and avoidance behaviors.
Sandra Pinho Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine Regulation of healthy hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells by the bone marrow microenvironment or niche. Aging of the bone marrow niche.
Neil Pliskin Neurobiology Psychiatry
Carol Podlasek Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Urology We study peripheral nerve regeneration, penile remodeling in response to nerve injury and disease, and nanomaterial delivery of proteins to regenerate muscle.
Sergey Popov Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics
Bellur S. Prabhakar Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Cancer Biology Microbiology and Immunology Induction of tolerance to treat autoimmune diseases; Cancer biology; MADD function in Anaplastic Thyroid cancer
Amynah Pradhan Neurobiology Psychiatry
Gail S. Prins Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Urology Prostate stem cells, prostate cancer, developmental programming, steroid receptors, estrogenic and environmental exposures

Usha Raj Integrative and Translational Physiology Pediatrics
Ajay Rana Cancer biology Surgery
Basabi Rana Cancer biology Surgery Signal transduction and transcriptional regulation of growth/apoptosis and mechanisms of therapeutic resistance in cancer
Mrinalini C. Rao Molecular and Structural Biology Physiology and Biophysics
Mark M. Rasenick Neurobiology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics G protein signaling, the cytoskeleton and lipid rafts: Neurobiology of Depression and antidepressants.
Pradip Raychaudhuri Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics FoxM1 and Tumor Metastasis
Jalees Rehman Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Microbiology, Immunity and Inflammation, Integrative and Translational Physiology Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Medicine Stem cell differentiation and tissue regeneration, Host defense/Inflammation and metabolism, Blood brain barrier in Alzheimer’s disease
Justin M. Richner Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology Viral Immunology, vaccine development
Adrienne Rogalski-Wilk Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Anatomy and Cell Biology Latent HIV cell-specific biomarkers and pathways; Cell biology of gp105, surface marker of polarized, caveolin-enriched cell surface domains
Liudmila Romanov Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Lijun Rong Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology
Mark Rosenblatt Neurobiology Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Susan R. Ross Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology retrovirus, arenavirus, restriction factor, genetics of susceptibility to infection, innate immunity

Teruyuki Sano Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology
Host-bacteria interaction; How commensal induce immune cell activation; Tissue-tissue interaction through Immune cells and microbiome

Rob Sargis Integrative and Translational Physiology Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Environmental Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the Pathogenesis of Metabolic Disorders
Nava Segev Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Regulation of Intracellular Trafficking by Molecular Switches
Kamal Sharma Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Rajiv Sharma Neurobiology Psychiatry
Dan Shaye Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Tubulogenesis, C. elegans, Angiogenesis, Vascular Development and Disease, Kidney Development and Disease
Sojin Shikano Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Jae-Won Shin Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine, Bioengineering Mechanobiology, Biomaterials, Biophysics, Stem Cells
Deepak Shukla Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Microbiology and Immunology herpesvirus infection: mechanism, immunity, & antivirals
Miljan Simonovic Molecular and Structural Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Studying mechanisms that regulate human gene translation.
Konstantin Slavin Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Neil Smalheiser Neurobiology Psychiatry Informatics, neuroscience, psychiatry, data science
R. John Solaro Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Cardiac and Vascular Dysfunction and Therapies in Cardiomyopathies
Fei Song Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Carlos Stocco Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Our research focuses on the processes controlling ovarian function and the hormone signaling and genomic pathways regulating fertility.
Jun Sun Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Medicine Microbiome in inflammation and cancer

Soroush Tahmasebi Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Leon Tai Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Owen Tamplin Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Hematopoietic stem cell regulation
Fernando Testai Neurobiology Neurology and Rehabilitation
Chinnaswamy Tiruppathi Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Pieter de Tombe Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Physiology and Biophysics
Kuei Y. Tseng Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology
Angela Tyner Cancer Biology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Epithelial cell biology, tyrosine kinase signaling, colon, breast, prostate cancer

David Ucker Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Microbiology and Immunology
Terry G Unterman Integrative and Translational Physiology Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism
Terry Vanden Hoek Integrative and Translational Physiology Emergency Medicine

Donald Vander Griend Cancer Biology Pathology Stem cell and developmental transcription factors involved in prostate development, regeneration, hyperplasia, and prostate cancer.
Karl W. Volz Molecular and Structural Biology Microbiology and Immunology

William E. Walden Molecular and Structural Biology Microbiology and Immunology
Michael John Walsh Integrative and Translational Physiology Pathology
Xiaowei Wang Cancer Biology, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular and Structural Biology, Microbiology, Immunity, and Inflammation Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine, Bioengineering ​​​​​​ miRNAs are small noncoding RNAs that regulate thousands of genes. We combine computational and experimental methods for integrative analysis of miRNA functions.
Kishore Wary Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology My laboratory investigates the underlying molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular development and disease
Beata M. Wolska Integrative and Translational Physiology Physiology and Biophysics Membrane and myofilament control of cardiac function both in physiological and pathological conditions such as hypertrophy and heart failure(HF)

Kaori Yamada Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Cancer Biology Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine Studying the mechanisms of trafficking of signaling molecules in angiogenesis-related diseases such as cancer and blinding eye diseases

Akira Yoshii Neurobiology Anatomy and Cell Biology Synaptic plasticity, critical period, cortical circuit, neurodevelopmental disorders, lysosomal storage diseases

Pingwen Xu Integrative and Translational Physiology Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Central estrogenic regulation of obesity, diabetes, alcohol binge drinking and fear extinction.