Cell Analysis and Modeling Graduate Program
Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology,
Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science. Computational Biology:
Modeling of signal transcription systems and protein-dna
interactions. Bioinformatics: Data mining and visualization.
Developing software tools and mathematical methods for
rule-based modeling of signal transduction systems.
John H. Carson,
Professor of Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology, B.A.,
Reed College, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. RNA
transport in cells of the nervous system.
Professor of Molecular, Microbial and Structural
Biology; Deputy Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging
Technology; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1984 Research
encompassing several areas of mammalian sperm development.
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Ph.D., Boston University.
Problems in biological physics, with an emphasis on the
interplay of statistical mechanics, biomechanics, and fluid
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Professor of Cell
Biology, Ph.D., Northwestern University. Development of
mathematical algorithms and their application to problems in
systems biology, in particular the modeling and simulation of
molecular networks. An application area of particular interest
is cancer systems biology, especially the role of iron
metabolism in breast cancer.
Leslie M. Loew,
Professor of Cell Biology; Professor of Computer Science and
Engineering; Ph.D., Cornell, 1974. Morphological determinants of
cell physiology; image-based computational models of cellular
biology; spatial variations of cell membrane electrophysiology;
new optical methods for probing living cells.
Bruce J. Mayer,
Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology,
Ph.D., Rockefeller University, Mechanisms of signal
Mohler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Genetics and
Developmental Biology. Developmental cell fusion; C. elegans
genetics; multidimensional imaging of developmental and cell
Associate Professor of Cell Biology. Understanding signal transduction mechanisms, in particular
related to calcium and phosphoinositides.
Rodionov, Professor of Cell Biology; Ph.D., Moscow
State University, 1980. Research in this laboratory is focused
on molecular mechanisms of intracellular transport and
organization of microtubule cytoskeleton.
Boris Slepchenko, Associate Professor of Cell Biology.
Paola Vera-Licona, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology,
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Computational Systems Biology of Cancer, reverse-engineering of
biological networks, network theory, development and application
of algorithms for mathematical modeling and analysis of
biological networks, and discovery and development of
combinations of targeted therapies.
Yi Wu, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental
Biology. Developing quantitative imaging tools that are
capable of revealing dynamics of cellular signaling at high
spatial and temporal resolution (biosensors), or that enable
optical control of signaling proteins at precise times and
subcellular locations (optogenetics).
Associate Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology,
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin. Optical imaging technology;
regulation mechanisms in dendritic RNA translation; cytoskeletal