Our New Faculty


October 2008 - The school welcomes five new faculty members.

Julia Kaltschmidt
Developmental Biology
Research Interests: Understanding the mechanisms of synaptic specificity underlying neuronal circuit formation.

Minkui Luo
Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry
Research Interests: Developing chemical tools to elucidate protein-posttranslational modification and designing inhibitors for cancer therapies.

Michael Overholtzer
Cell Biology
Research Interests: Mechanisms of tumor initiation / progression; cell adhesion; cell death.

Simon Powell
Molecular Biology
Radiation Oncology
Research Interests: DNA replication and recombination, chromosome dynamics, and human genetics.

Andrea Ventura
Cancer Biology and Genetics
Research Interests: Biological functions of cancer-relevant microRNAs.