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.
 

Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Immunology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None

Ryan Hernandez, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
We study patterns of human genetic variation using large-scale data and the tools of population genomics.
Mentorship Development: 

3/10/20    Promoting Student Mental Health:A Presentation and Discussion (Staff and Faculty)    
4/23/20    Effective Strategies for IDPs    
4/30/20    Mental Health in a Pandemic: Q&A for Faculty    
2/18/21    Three Truths and Three Tries: Facing and Overcoming Critical Social Justice Challenges at the Micro, Mezzo, and Macro Levels    
2/19/21    DEI Champions Training

Edward Hsiao, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Hormonal and genetic regulation of human skeletal disease
Mentorship Development: 

4/30/20    Mental Health in a Pandemic: Q&A for Faculty
2/16/21    Three Truths and Three Tries: Facing and Overcoming Critical Social Justice Challenges at the Micro, Mezzo, and Macro Levels

Franklin Huang, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Our lab uses cancer genomics to study the molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis, cancer disparities, and cellular immortality.

Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Mentorship Development: 

5/2021 - Sharpening your Mentoring Skills (SyMS)

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    

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

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