Faculty and Trainers

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...
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...
Associate Professor, Biochem/Mol Bio
dadrummond@uchicago.edu
Dr. Drummond is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. His group studies how cells respond to stress at the molecular level...
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 cancer...
Professor, Mol Gen/Cell Bio
rfehon@uchicago.edu
The Fehon laboratory studies the organization and function of signaling pathway components at the cell cortex, particularly relating to the Hippo growth control pathway...
Professor, Mol Gen/Cell Bio
elfergus@uchicago.edu
The lab approaches questions of pattern formation and cell fate specification in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Our current interests are the mechanisms...
Professor, Medicine-Genetic Medicine
gilad@uchicago.edu
The Gilad lab focuses on studying genetic and regulatory differences between humans and our close evolutionary relatives. Our long term goal is to identify the genetic...
Professor, BSD Academic Admin
cgilliam@bsd.uchicago.edu
Marjorie I. and Bernard A. Mitchell Distinguished Service Professor of Human Genetics Dean for Basic Science, Biological Sciences Division My research focuses on the...
Professor, Mol Gen/Cell Bio
bsglick@uchicago.edu
Our goal is to understand the processes that generate compartments of the secretory pathway, including ER exit sites (ERES; also known as transitional ER or tER sites)...
Professor, Mol Gen/Cell Bio
mglotzer@uchicago.edu
The Glotzer lab focuses on questions related to cell organization. How do cells coordinate the position of the contractile ring with the position of the spindle? By...