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Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Immunology
Computational and Systems Biology

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Research summary
Defining the mechanisms behind and effects of the interactions between commensal bacteria, pathogens and innate immunity

Key words
microbiota, infection, pathogen, microbiome, virus, interferon, immunity

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Monika Bambouskova, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Immunology
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular Cell Biology

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Research summary
Immunometabolism - metabolic regulation of immune cell activation

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Thomas Baranski, MD, PhD

Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology

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Research summary
Signal transduction by G proteins and pathogenesis of diabetes

Key words
diabetes, Drosophila, G protein, hormones, protein structure, signal transduction

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Steven Bassnett, PhD

Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Developmental Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology

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Research summary
Ocular cell biology

Key words
ophthalmology, cataract, glaucoma, myopia, microfibrils, imaging, stem cells, Marfan syndrome, fibrillin, modeling, AFM

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Matthew Bersi, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Immunology

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Research summary
Our research is focused on soft tissue biomechanics and mechanobiology

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Janine Bijsterbosch, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Neurosciences
Biomedical Informatics and Data Science
Computational and Systems Biology

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Research summary
Computational neuroimaging using big data to study brain organization and mental health

Key words
mental health, fMRI, connectivity, big data, psychiatry, computational models

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Meghan Campbell, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Neurosciences

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Research summary
Focusing on the Neuropsychology of Movement Disorders, particularly Parkinson disease, by combining the principles and methods of cognitive and clinical neuroscience, neuropsychology, and neuroimaging

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Daniel Castro, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Neurosciences
Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Computational and Systems Biology

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Research summary
Understanding the role of endogenous opioids in affective neuroscience and metabolic homeostasis

Key words
reward, valence, opioid, motivation, metabolism, diabetes

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Aisling Chaney, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Neurosciences

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Hong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Neurosciences
Cancer Biology

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Research summary
Combines biology, engineering, and medicine to develop ultrasound techniques for noninvasive, targeted, and personalized brain cancer treatment

Key words
Brain, neuroscience, cancer biology, imaging, ultrasound