Faculty

All of the faculty associated with the BMS graduate program are listed below. Click on a faculty name to view a detailed description of an individual research program, contact information, recent publications and links to other relevant websites. Each of our faculty is associated with one or more of our eight thematic areas; click on the thematic area name listed by each of our faculty to read more about the research going on in that area, and to view a list of all faculty associated with that thematic area.
 

Bruce Conklin, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Vascular & Cardiac Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Human Cardiovascular Genetics and Genome Engineering

Marco Conti

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms of Action of Peptide Hormones and Growth Factors

David Copenhagen, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Synapses, Circuits and Development in Retina

Joseph Costello, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Mechanistic and Translational Cancer Research using Genomic and Epigenomic Approaches

Shaun Coughlin, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Vascular & Cardiac Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Regulatory mechanisms in cardiovascular biology and disease

Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Research Summary: 
Genetics and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease

Jason Cyster, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Virology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Research Summary: 
Cell Migration and Interaction Dynamics underlying Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Jayanta Debnath, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Autophagy In Cell Survival and Cancer Progression

Anthony Defranco, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Regulation of B Lymphocyte and Macrophage Function by Cell Surface Receptors

Rahul Deo, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Vascular & Cardiac Biology
Research Summary: 
Resolving heterogeneity in diseases of the heart muscle

Joe Derisi, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Genomic approaches to yeast molecular biology and infectious disease

Rik Derynck, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Transmembrane TGF-a and TGF-b Receptor Signaling in Cell Proliferation and Differentiation

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