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Kevin Yackle, PhD, MD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Tissue / Organ Biology & Endocrinology
Research Summary: 
We seek to identify the key neuron(s) within pace breathing and to determine how they are innately and volitionally “turned on” or “off” to speed up or stop breathing.

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

Iwei Yeh, MD, PhD

Primary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Research Summary: 
Our multi-disciplinary team works on identifying and characterizing novel oncogenes and tumor suppressors in melanocytic neoplasia and understanding their biology.

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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