Available Mentors

Please note that this is not an inclusive list and that reviewing departmental faculty webpages would also be advised.

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Fang Lin

Fang Lin, MD, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Genetic regulation of endoderm and heart development
Tina Tootle

Tina Tootle, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Uncovering the mechanisms of prostaglandin action

Anthropology

Katina Lillios

Katina Lillios, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Bioarchaeological Analyses of the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Population of Bolores, Portugal

Biochemistry

Sheila Baker

Sheila Baker, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Protein trafficking in neurons
Kris DeMali

Kris DeMali, PhD

Title/Position
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Interim Chair & Departmental Executive Officer, Biochemistry
Phone
Research project title
Adhesion proteins in tumor cell invasion and metastasis
Ernesto Fuentes

Ernesto Fuentes, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Biochemical and Structural Analysis of Signal Transduction
Pamela Geyer

Pamela Geyer, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Chromosome structure and nuclear organization: impacts on transcriptional regulation
Maria Spies

Maria Spies, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Effect of mutations in BRCA1 tumor suppressor protein on BRCA1-DNA interactions
Maria Spies

Maria Spies, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Mechanisms of DNA repair and recombination: from single-molecule biochemistry to anticancer drug discovery
Lori Wallrath

Lori Wallrath, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
The role of chromatin structure and nuclear organization in gene expression
Daniel Weeks

Daniel Weeks, PhD

Title/Position
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Phone
Research project title
Control of embryonic development: Using studies on frog embryos to understand congenital birth defects in humans.

Biology

Dan Eberl

Daniel Eberl, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Hearing in Drosophila
Andrew Forbes

Andrew Forbes, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
The effects of human land use on insect diversity and species richness
Steven Green

Steven Green, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Neurobiology of hearing and deafness
John Logsdon

John Logsdon, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Molecular origins and evolution of sexual reproduction
Maurine Neiman

Maurine Neiman, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
The advantages and disadvantages of sex in a New Zealand snail
Sarit Smolikove

Sarit Smolikove, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Chromosome dynamics in C. elegans meiosis

Chemistry

Tori Forbes

Tori Forbes, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Development of Metal Organic Nanotubes with unique water transport properties
headshot  photo of Amanda Haes

Amanda Haes, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Phone
Research project title
Using Silver and Gold Nanoparticles for Biological and Chemical Sensing
Sara Mason

Sara Mason, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Phone
Research project title
Predicting aqueous aluminum hydroxide nanoparticle reactivity by quantum chemical simulations