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Pictured: David Allis
Allis, David
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist C. David Allis investigates the histone code and its impact on gene regulation and chromosome dynamics.
Scott Armstrong
Armstrong, Scott A.
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Physician-scientist Scott Armstrong focuses on defining genetic and epigenetic programs that control the extensive self-renewal properties associated with leukemia and other cancers.


Pictured: Raju Chaganti
Chaganti, Raju
Cell Biology Program
Geneticist Raju Chaganti studies genomic instability in cancer cells and its implications for clinical behavior of tumors and normal cellular developmental pathways.
Pictured: Jayanta Chaudhuri
Chaudhuri, Jayanta
Immunology Program
Immunologist Jayanta Chaudhuri studies the mechanisms of immunoglobulin gene diversification.


Pictured: Hironori Funabiki
Funabiki, Hironori
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Hironori Funabiki focuses on regulation of the structure and configuration of chromosomes during the cell division cycle.


Pictured: Michael Glickman
Glickman, Michael S.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Michael Glickman investigates the physiology and pathogenic mechanisms of mycobacteria, including regulated intramembrane proteolysis (the Rip1 pathway); double-strand-break repair and associated DNA damage responses; and cell envelope biosynthesis.


Pictured: Jerard Hurwitz
Hurwitz, Jerard
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Jerard Hurwitz focuses on mechanisms of eukaryotic DNA replication and the isolation and characterization of the proteins involved.


Pictured: Prasad Jallepalli
Jallepalli, Prasad
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Prasad Jallepalli studies the mechanisms that ensure accurate chromosome transmission in human cells.
Pictured: Maria Jasin
Jasin, Maria
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental biologist Maria Jasin focuses on double-strand break repair and genomic integrity in mammalian cells and the relationship to tumor suppression.


Pictured: Scott Keeney
Keeney, Scott
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Scott Keeney investigates mechanisms of the initiation of meiotic recombination.
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Kelly, Thomas J.
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Thomas Kelly studies regulatory mechanisms that control DNA replication during the cell cycle of eukaryotic cells.


Li, Gloria C.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Radiation scientist Gloria Li studies the response of cells to stressors such as heat and radiation.
Luo, Minkui
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Chemist Minkui Luo develops and implements the combined chemical and biological tools to define and manipulate epigenetic functions of protein methyltransferases for disease diagnosis and therapy.


Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Marians, Kenneth J.
Chair, Molecular Biology Program, SKI; Dean, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular Biology Program Chair Kenneth Marians focuses on mechanisms of replication restart and chromosome segregation.


Ying-Xian Pan
Pan, Ying-Xian
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientst Ying-Xian Pan studies the transcription regulation and function of opioid receptor genes.
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Pavletich, Nikola P.
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Structural Biology Program
Structural Biology Program Chair Nikola Pavletich studies the structural biology of oncogenes and tumor suppressors.
Pictured: John Petrini
Petrini, John
Member, Molecular Biology Program
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist John Petrini investigates the repair of chromosomal breaks and the activation of the DNA-damage-induced cell-cycle checkpoints.
Powell, Simon N.
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Simon Powell investigates DNA replication and recombination, chromosome dynamics, and human genetics.


Pictured: Xiaohui Qu
Qu, Xiaohui
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Xiaohui Qu conducts high-resolution, single-molecule studies of the molecular mechanisms of ribosome functions and gene expression control.


Remus, Dirk
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Dirk Remus investigates mechanisms of DNA replication in eukaryotic cells.


Pictured: Paul Tempst
Tempst, Paul
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Paul Tempst focuses on the development of proteomic technologies and approaches for studying the eukaryotic transcriptional machineries and for cancer biomarker discovery.
Pictured: Meng-Fu Bryan Tsou
Tsou, Meng-Fu Bryan
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Meng-Fu Bryan Tsou studies cell cycle control of centrosome duplication and degeneration, as well as cilia assembly and disassembly.


Pictured: Iestyn Whitehouse
Whitehouse, Iestyn
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Iestyn Whitehouse investigates chromatin structure and the function of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling enzymes.


Pictured: Xiaolan Zhao
Zhao, Xiaolan
Molecular Biology Program
Molecular biologist Xiaolan Zhao studies chromosomal organization, telomere metabolism, DNA repair, and dynamic protein modification in stable genome maintenance.