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Albeanu, Dinu Florin (Associate Professor)
Neuronal circuits; sensory coding and synaptic plasticity; neuronal correlates of behavior; olfactory processing

Atwal, Gurinder (Associate Professor)
Population genetics; bioinformatics; cancer; stochastic processes; statistical mechanics and information theory

Churchland, Anne (Associate Professor)
Decision-making; electrophysiology; sensory processing; vision; audition; neural computation; modeling; behavior

dos Santos, Camila (Assistant Professor)
Breast cancer, mammary gland development, stem cells, enhancer biology, gene regulation

Egeblad, Mikala (Associate Professor)
Tumor microenvironment; intravital imaging; tumor-associated myeloid cells; breast cancer

Fearon, Douglas (Professor)
Cancer immunology, pancreatic cancer, mouse models

Furukawa, Hiro (Professor)
Membrane proteins, X-ray crystallography, electrophysiology, neurodegenerative disease

Gillis, Jesse (Assistant Professor)
Gene networks; gene function prediction; guilt by association; neuropsychiatric; hub genes; multifunctionality; computational genomics

Gingeras, Thomas (Professor)
Genome-wide organization of transcription and the functional roles of non-protein coding RNAs

Hammell, Christopher (Associate Professor)
Post-transcriptional gene regulation; control of animal developmental timing; RNA biology

Hammell, Molly (Assistant Professor)
Gene regulatory networks; integrated genomic analysis; bioinformatics; RNA biology; small RNAs

Huang, Z. Josh (Professor)
Development and function of the GABAergic inhibitory circuitry in neocortex; cortical circuits; mouse genetics; developmental plasticity; neurogenomics; autism

Iossifov, Ivan (Associate Professor)
Computational biology; molecular networks; human genetics; human disease; applied statistical and machine learning; biomedical text-mining; molecular evolution

Jackson, David (Professor)
Plant development; stem cell signaling; genomics and imaging

Joshua-Tor, Leemor (Professor & HHMI Investigator)
Structural biology; nucleic acid regulation; RNAi; molecular recognition; X-ray crystallography

Kepecs, Adam (Professor)
Decision-making; neural circuits; behavioral electrophysiology; theoretical neuroscience; neuroeconomics

Kinney, Justin (Assistant Professor)
Sequence-function relationships; machine learning; biophysics; transcriptional regulation

Koulakov, Alexei (Professor)
Theoretical neurobiology; quantitative principles of cortical design; computer science; applied mathematics

Krainer, Adrian R. (Professor)
Posttranscriptional control of gene expression; alternative splicing; splicing in genetic diseases and cancer; splicing-targeted antisense therapeutics

Krasnitz, Alexander (Associate Professor)
In silico genomics of cancer; single-cell genomics; inference from noisy biological data; large-scale numerical computing

Lee, Je H. (Assistant Professor)
Single-cell, in situ RNA-seq, non-coding RNA, spatial genomics, cancer microenvironment, pancreatic cancer

Levy, Dan (Assistant Professor)
Computational biology; human genetics; phylogenetics; copy number variation

Li, Bo (Associate Professor)
Synapse; physiology and plasticity; neural circuits; fear processing; reward processing; rodent behaviors related to mental disorders

Lippman, Zachary (Associate Professor)
Plant developmental genetics; mechanisms of phase transitions for flowering time and inflorescence branching; heterosis

Lyon, Gholson (Assistant Professor)
Biochemistry, amino-terminal acetylation of proteins,human genetics, neuropsychiatric diseases, whole genome sequencing

Maki, Robert (Professor)
sarcoma, clinical trials, medical oncology, translational research, tumor microenvironment, angiogenesis, epigenetics

Martienssen, Rob (Professor & HHMI Investigator)
Plant genetics; transposons; development; gene regulation; DNA methylation

McCandlish, David (Assistant Professor)
Computational biology; sequence-function relationships; population genetics; protein evolution; machine learning

McCombie, W. Richard (Professor)
Genomics of psychiatric disorders; genomics of cancer; computational genomics; plant genomics

Mills, Alea A. (Professor)
Cancer; development; aging; senescence; epigenetics

Mitra, Partha P. (Professor)
Neuroscience and theoretical biology

Osten, Pavel (Associate Professor)
Neurobiology of autism and schizophrenia; gene expression-based mapping of brain activity; anatomical mapping of brain connectivity; high throughput microscopy

Pedmale, Ullas (Assistant Professor)
Plant growth, signaling, genomics, development, plant-environment interactions

Shea, Stephen (Associate Professor)
Olfaction; audition; communication behaviors; in vivo electrophysiology; individual recognition

Siepel, Adam (Professor)
Computational biology, population genetics, computational genomics, molecular evolution, gene regulation

Sordella, Raffaella (Associate Professor)
Molecular therapeutics; signal transduction

Spector, David L. (Professor & Director of Research)
Cell biology; gene expression; nuclear structure; microscopy; non-coding RNAs

Stenlund, Arne (Associate Professor)
Papillomavirus; cancer; DNA replication

Stillman, Bruce (President & Professor)
Cancer; cell cycle; DNA replication; chromatin assembly; biochemistry; yeast genetics

Timmermans, Marja (Professor)
Small RNA regulation, pattern formation, stem cell function, plant development

Tollkuhn, Jessica (Assistant Professor)
Transcriptional regulation; chromatin; critical periods in neurodevelopment; steroid hormones and behavior

Tonks, Nicholas (Professor)
Posttranslational modification; phosphorylation; phosphatases; signal transduction; protein structure and function

Trotman, Lloyd (Professor)
Cancer modeling and treatment; Senescence and tumor progression; cancer visualization; PTEN regulation

Tuveson, David (Professor)
Pancreatic cancer, experimental therapeutics, diagnostics, mouse models, cancer genetics

Vakoc, Christopher (Associate Professor)
Chromatin; transcriptional regulation; acute myeloid leukemia; BET bromodomains; lysine methyltransferases

Van Aelst, Linda (Professor)
Signal transduction; Ras and Rho proteins; tumorigenesis; neuronal development and disorders

Ware, Doreen (Adjunct Associate Professor)
Genomics; genome evolution; genetic diversity; gene regulation; plant biology; computational biology

Wigler, Michael (Professor)
Human genetic disorders; population genetics; cancer genomics

Zador, Anthony (Professor)
Neural circuits; sensory processing, attention and decision making; attention; molecular tool development; connectomics

Zheng, Hongwu (Assistant Professor)
Malignant gliomagenesis; animal modeling; stem cell renewal/differentiation; genetic and epigenetic regulation

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