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.
 

Daniel Hart, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Research Summary: 
Transcriptional regulation of cardiovascular development and differentiation

Matthias Hebrok, PhD

Hurlbut-Johnson Distinguished Professor in Diabetes Research
Professor & Director
Diabetes Center
Research Summary: 
Investigate the mechanisms underlying pancreatic diseases, including diabetes and pancreatic cancer, in order to gain novel insights that can be translated into therapeutic treatments for patients suffering from these diseases.

Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

Associate Investigator, Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease and Neurological Disease
Professor
Neurology
Research Summary: 
Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Guo Huang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Department of Physiology
Research Summary: 
Comparative study of organ development and regeneration

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

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