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.
 

Shingo Kajimura, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Basis of Fat Cell Development and Energy Homeostasis

Aimee Kao, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Programmed Cell Death and the Pathophysiology of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Mazen Kheirbek, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Neural circuits for emotional behaviors

Yuriy Kirichok, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Biophysics and Physiology of Mitochondrial Membranes

Ophir Klein, PhD, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Developmental genetics of organ formation and regeneration

Sarah Knox, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms Guiding Epithelial Organogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Jane E Koehler, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Virology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Pathogenic Interactions Between the Hemotrophic Bacterium Bartonella and Mammalian Host Cells

Scott Kogan, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Cooperating Events in Myeloid Leukemogenesis and Their Reversal

Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Research Summary: 
The Intersection between Dietary Lipids, Inflammation, and Metabolic Disease

Tom Kornberg, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Cell signaling and signal transduction

Anatol Kreitzer, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Synaptic plasticity and circuit function in the basal ganglia

Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Research Summary: 
Neural Stem Cells and Embryonic Cortical Development

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