13 Faculty/Mentors

Molecular and Cell Biology

David Bilder, Professor
(1) Molecular Mechanisms of Tissue Morphogenesis in the Drosophila Ovary (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Planar Cell Polarity in the Drosophila Follicle (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Tumor-host interactions in Drosophila melanogaster (Full- no new appr needed)
Gloria Brar, Professor
(1) Probing translational regulation in yeast meiosis (Full- no new appr needed)
Abby Dernburg, Professor
(1) Exploring the diversity of meiotic mechanisms. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Nuclear envelope organization during meiosis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Regulation of meiosis in Pristionchus pacificus. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Regulation of meiotic recombination (Full- no new appr needed)
Richard Harland, Professor
(1) Genetic Analysis of the neural development of Xenopus laevis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Biological Sciences - Breakthroughs Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) A screen for genes that control shape change in the embryo (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Exploring how tissue mechanics and multicellular dynamics shape tissues during organ formation (Current Term Now Closed)
Rebecca Heald, Professor
(1) Equity and Inclusion Journalist and Change Agent for the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Making microfluidic devices to study mitotic spindle size control (Full- no new appr needed)
Lin He, Professor
(1) Characterizing the Potential Roles of Retrotransposons in Murine Preimplantation Development and Stem Cell Potency (Full- no new appr needed)
Nicole King, Professor
(1) Cellular and biophysical principles of choanoflagellate colony morphogenesis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Microbial interactions with a close relative of animals (Full- no new appr needed)
John Kuriyan, Professor
(1) Molecular mechanism for the regulation of activation in calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Molecular Dynamics Simulation in Structure-Function Studies of T Cell Signaling (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Structural and functional studies of Son of Sevenless protein from choanoflagellate (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Activation of the EGF receptor: Structural coupling through the transmembrane helix to release inhibition at the membrane (Full- no new appr needed)
Will Ludington, Research Fellow
(1) Machine learning in the microbiome (Full- no new appr needed)
Craig Miller, Professor
(1) Genetic analysis of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolutionary genetics of local California stickleback populations (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developmental biology of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
Eva Nogales, Professor
(3) Structure-function studies of large macromolecular complexes using biochemistry and cryo-electron microscopy (Current Term Now Closed)
Nipam Patel, Professor
(1) Using gynandromorphs to explore the development of insect wings (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Development of Structural Colors in Butterflies (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Brenner, Professor
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)