Faculty

https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/erin-j-adams
Professor, Biochem/Mol Bio
ejadams@uchicago.edu
Our laboratory is interested in the molecular signals that are used by the immune system to distinguish healthy from unhealthy tissue. Many of our projects focus on “...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/anindita-basu
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Genetic Medicine
onibasu@uchicago.edu
We are an interdisciplinary research group that combines expertise from physics, genomics, molecular biology and materials science to study complex biological systems...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/graeme-bell
Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology
gb11@uchicago.edu
Dr. Bell's research program focuses on the genetics of diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/douglas-k-bishop
Professor, Radiation & Cellular Oncology
dbishop@uchicago.edu
Homologous recombination repairs DNA damage, facilitates DNA replication, and creates the physical connections between chromosomes needed for reductional chromosome...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/mengjie-chen
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Genetic Medicine
mengjiechen@uchicago.edu
My primary research is driven by the need for powerful statistical methods to address the challenges those technologies have posed for data analysis and interpretation...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/sean-d-crosson
Professor, Biochem/Mol Bio
scrosson@uchicago.edu
We investigate the molecular basis of environmental adaptation in bacteria that inhabit niches ranging from freshwater, to the ocean, to the interior of mammalian cells...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/anna-di-rienzo
Professor, Human Genetics
dirienzo@bsd.uchicago.edu
Research in our labs focuses on the genetic architecture of traits and diseases that vary across human populations and on understanding the role of natural selection in...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/mary-eileen-dolan
Professor, Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
edolan@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
The Dolan lab is focused on improving the quality of life of cancer patients through the identification of genetic variants associated with risk for severe and...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/d-allan-drummond
Associate Professor, Biochem/Mol Bio
dadrummond@uchicago.edu
Dr. Drummond is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. He studies how cells respond to stress at the molecular level,...
https://ggsb.uchicago.edu/program/faculty/wei-du
Professor, Ben May Department
wei@uchicago.edu
Rb Tumor Suppressor, Control of Cell Proliferation and Differentiation 1) Novel approaches to target the loss of tumor suppressors in cancers The success of...