Faculty

All of the faculty associated with the DSCB graduate program are listed below. Click on a faculty name to view a detailed description of an individual research program, contact information, recent publications and links to other relevant websites.
 

Eric Huang, MD, PhD

Professor
Department of Pathology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Neuronal and Neurovascular Development

Holly Ingraham, PhD

Hertzstein Distinguished Investigator
Professor & Associate Vice Chairman
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms of Hormone Action in Organ Development and Disease

Yuh Nung Jan, PhD

Howard Hughes Investigator
Professor
Department of Physiology
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.

Shingo Kajimura, PhD

Associate Professor
Diabetes Center
Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Department of Cell & Tissue Biology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Basis of Fat Cell Development and Energy Homeostasis

Yuet Kan, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Research Summary: 
Control of Gene Expression

Ophir Klein, PhD, MD

Chief, Division of Genetics
Chair, Divisions of Craniofacial Anomalies and Orthodontics
Director, Program in Craniofacial Biology
Professor
Department of Orofacial Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
Research Summary: 
Developmental genetics of organ formation and regeneration

Sarah Knox, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell & Tissue Biology
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms Guiding Epithelial Organogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Tom Kornberg, PhD

Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Research Summary: 
Cell signaling and signal transduction

Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD

Director
Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Department of Neurology
Research Summary: 
Neural Stem Cells and Embryonic Cortical Development

Max Krummel, PhD

Professor
Department of Pathology
Research Summary: 
The Immune Response in 4 Dimensions

Diana Laird, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Research Summary: 
Genetic and environmental mechanisms of germline development

Daniel Lim, MD, PhD

Associate Prof in Residence
Department of Neurosurgery
Research Summary: 
Chromatin regulators and long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) in neural development and disease

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