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Pictured: Kathryn Anderson
Anderson, Kathryn V.
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental Biology Program Chair Kathryn Anderson studies genetic pathways that direct embryonic patterning and morphogenesis in the mouse embryo.


Pictured Mary Baylies
Baylies, Mary
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental biologist Mary Baylies studies the mechanisms that form and maintain muscle both during normal development and in disease.


Goldberg, Jonathan
Structural Biology Program
Structural biologist Jonathan Goldberg focuses on structural and biochemical characterization of intracellular vesicle transport.


Haynes, Cole
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Cole Haynes focuses on the molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial function during development, aging, and cancer cell growth.
Pictured: Alan Houghton
Houghton, Alan
Immunology Program
Cancer immunologist Alan Houghton studies the immune response to cancer, immune recognition of self and mutated molecules, and development of new immunotherapies.
Pictured: Morgan Huse
Huse, Morgan
Immunology Program
Immunologist Morgan Huse investigates intracellular signaling dynamics in lymphocytes.


Pictured: Alex Kentsis
Kentsis, Alex
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Cancer biologist and pediatric oncologist Alex Kentsis leads research in the functional proteomics and genomic plasticity of refractory childhood cancers.


Lai, Eric C.
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental biologist Eric Lai focuses on the control of developmental patterning by Notch signaling and microRNAs.
Pictured: Christopher Lima
Lima, Christopher D.
Structural Biology Program
Structural biologist Christopher Lima studies the biology of post-translational protein modification and RNA processing.
Pictured: Stephen B. Long, PhD
Long, Stephen B.
Structural Biology Program
Stephen Long studies the mechanisms of ion channels and enzymatic membrane proteins.


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: Gavril W. Pasternak
Pasternak, Gavril W.
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Pharmacologist Gavril Pasternak studies molecular mechanisms of opioid receptor actions, analgesics, and G-protein-coupled receptors.


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.
Resh, Marilyn
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Marilyn Resh investigates the regulation of protein function by fatty acylation, and the development of Hedgehog palmitoylation inhibitors to block pancreatic cancer.
Ryan, Timothy A.
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Timothy Ryan studies the molecular basis of synaptic transmission in the mammalian brain.


Pictured: Jennifer Zallen
Zallen, Jennifer A.
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental biologist Jennifer Zallen focuses on the generation of tissue structure through the collective action of cell populations.
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.