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Steven Bassnett, PhD

Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Developmental Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology

Research summary
Ocular cell biology

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

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Luis Batista, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Cancer Biology
Developmental Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology
Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Research summary
Understanding the role of DNA damage and RNA degradation during tissue homeostasis, regeneration, aging, and cancer

Key words
DNA damage; DNA repair; Telomerase; Stem cell biology; Cancer; Aging

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Jeffrey Bednarski II, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Immunology
Molecular Cell Biology
Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Research summary
Understanding the signals that direct early B cell development

Key words

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Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Cancer Biology
Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Molecular Cell Biology
Developmental Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology

Research summary
Identification of new targets to improve tumor radiation effectiveness and to protect normal tissues such as the heart from radiation injury

Key words

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Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD

Philip E. and Carolyn E. Cryer Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology

Research summary
Novel mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in human and mouse models with insulin resistance and type 2 DM

Key words

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Matthew Bersi, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Immunology

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

Key words

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Kendall Blumer, PhD

Professor

Program affiliation
Molecular Cell Biology
Cancer Biology
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology

Research summary
Tumor cell biology, signal transduction, and drug development

Key words
cancer, signal transduction, molecular pharmacology, autophagy, metabolism, drug development

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Irving Boime, PhD

Professor

Program affiliation
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Developmental Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology

Research summary
Placental and pituitary hormone genes

Key words
biochemistry, carbohydrate, protein structure, signal transduction, intracellular trafficking

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Ron Bose, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Program affiliation
Cancer Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology

Research summary
Genomics and Cell Signaling in Breast Cancer

Key words
cancer, genomics, organoids, 3D culture, receptor tyrosine kinase, signal transduction, next-generation sequencing, targeted therapy of cancer

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Jonathan Brestoff, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Program affiliation
Immunology
Molecular Cell Biology
Neurosciences

Research summary
Understanding how immune cells and metabolic organs interact to maintain normal metabolism and to support adaptation to physiologic challenges

Key words
Immunometabolism, Mitochondria, White/beige/brown adipose tissue, Innate immunity, Macrophages, Obesity