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.
 

Guo Huang, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Vascular & Cardiac Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Comparative study of organ development and regeneration

Eric Huang, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Neuronal and Neurovascular Development
Mentorship Development: 

9/11/20    Mentoring Across Differences

Peter Hunt

Mentorship Development: 

4/30/20    Mental Health in a Pandemic: Q&A for Faculty    
10/20/20    Gathering in Community: a Training for Faculty and Staff    

Erica Hutchins, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Research Summary: 
Post-transcriptional control of cell fate choices during development and disease

Holly Ingraham, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms of Hormone Action in Organ Development and Disease

Roshanak Irannejad, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Organelle-based signaling in cardiovascular biology

Robert Jaffe, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Growth and Differentiated Function in Human Fetal Adrenal and Gonad

Isha Jain, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
We study how organisms interact with the environment -- more specifically, what happens when there are variations in oxygen levels in the atmosphere or vitamin/cofactor levels in the diet.
Mentorship Development: 

11/10/20    Optimizing the Efficiency of Your Lab

Yuh Nung Jan, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
We are interested in the mechanisms underlying normal development of the nervous system and use that information to gain insights about the cellular and molecular causes of neurological disorders, and the regulation of axon and dendrite regeneration.

Lily Jan, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Vascular & Cardiac Biology
Research Summary: 
Potassium Channels
Mentorship Development: 

9/11/20    Mentoring Across Differences

Babak Javid, MB, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Virology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Research Summary: 
Fundamental mycobacterial physiology and host pathogen-interactions.
Mentorship Development: 

5/2021 - Sharpening your Mentoring Skills (SyMS)

Daniel Johnson, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
We investigate molecular mechanisms that contribute to the development and progression of head and neck cancer, and seek to develop novel therapeutic agents for this disease

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