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.
 

Torsten Wittmann, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Microtubule control of cell dynamics

Prescott Woodruff, MD, MPH

Primary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
Genomics of Obstructive Lung Diseases

Lani Wu, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Investigate how complex biological networks regulate precise cellular behaviors and how dis-regulation leads to disease.

Allison Xu, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Research Summary: 
Hypothalamic regulation of appetite, body weight, hepatic lipid and glucose metabolism

Keith Yamamoto, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Signal Transduction and Transcriptional Regulation

Jimmie Ye, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Research Summary: 
Genetics of human immune response

Steven Yukl, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Virology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Research Summary: 
My research aims to understand the barriers that prevent HIV cure, with a focus on determining the mechanism governing latent HIV infection and evaluating new therapies aimed to disrupt viral latency.

Julie Zikherman, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Shaping the B cell repertoire in health and disease

Elad Ziv, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Application of Population Genetics to the Study of Complex Traits in Humans

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