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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

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

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.

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