Professor & Chair
Sandra L. Schmid, Ph.D. (Stanford University)
Molecular mechanisms governing clathrin-mediated endocytosis
John M. Abrams, Ph.D. (Stanford University)
Molecular physiology of programmed cell death; gene regulation, chromatin assembly and 3D genome organization
Beatriz M. A. Fontoura, Ph.D. (New York University)
Molecular mechanisms of Nucleocytoplasmic transport and their role in viral pathogenesis and immune response; role of nuclear transport factors in mitosis
Frederick Grinnell, Ph.D. (Tufts University)
Cell mechanics in 3D matrices, wound repair and tissue engineering
Jerry W. Shay, Ph.D. (University of Kansas)
Molecular mechanisms of human cellular aging and cancer; the role of telomeres and telomerase in cancer
William J. Snell, Ph.D. (Yale University)
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of cilium-generated signaling; molecular mechanisms of cell-cell fusion
Michael White, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Signal transduction; cancer cell biology; cancer intervention target discovery and development
Woodring Wright, M.D., Ph.D. (Stanford University)
The role of telomere biology in aging and cancer, molecular mechanism of telomere replication and telomerase action
Wen-Hong Li, Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego)
Hormone secretion and paracrine/autocrine signaling in pancreatic islets; probe engineering; molecular imaging
Lawrence Lum, Ph.D. (Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences)
Mechanisms of signal transduction; signal integration; signaling in development and disease
Joachim Seemann, Ph.D. (Max Planck Institute For Biophysical Chemistry, Germany)
Biogenesis of the Golgi apparatus; membrane traffic; mitosis
Lily Jun-shen Huang, Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego)
Mechanisms of regulation of hematopoiesis, hematopoietic stem cell development, and leukemogenesis; cytokine receptor signaling
Qiu-Xing Jiang, Ph.D. (Yale University)
Structure and function of membrane proteins, especially ion channels, and cellular signaling complexes; Lipid-dependent gating of voltage-gated ion channels in cell membranes and its relation to human disease; importance of lipid-protein interaction for membrane protein function; new techniques for cryoEM imaging and data analysis
Saikat Mukhopadhyay, M.D., Ph.D. (Brandeis University)
Ciliary signaling pathways, functional proteomics in ciliary disease, and primary cilia in normal development and cancer
Judith R. Head, Ph.D. (UT Southwestern)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Biology of Cells and Tissues Course Director
Peter Michaely, Ph.D. (Duke University)
Assistant Professor Hypercholesterolemia; LDL receptor; structural studies of amino acid repeats
Katherine Phelps, Ph.D. (University of Colorado)
Professor, Director UT Southwestern Live Cell Imaging Core Facility
Division of Anatomy
Barry R. Botterman, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
Associate Professor: Neurophysiology of motor control; synaptic organization of spinal motoneurons; physiology of spinal cord injury
Richard A. Finn, D.D.S.
Professor (Oral Surgery)
Gary A. Iwamoto, Ph.D. (University of California, Davis)
Adjunct Professor: Remodeling of cardiorespiratory and locomotor control neurons of the central nervous system, Response and adaptation to exercise and hypodynamic environments
John Phelan, Ph.D. (UT Southwestern)
Adjunct Assistant Professor: Skeletal-muscular hypertrophy
Janine Prange-Kiel, Ph.D. (Eberhard Karls University, Germany)
Assistant Professor: Steroids in the brain; regulation of hippocampal estradiol synthesis; effects of estradiol and synaptic plasticity
Alisa Winkler, Ph.D. (Southern Methodist University)
Assistant Professor: Systematics and functional morphology of fossil mammals
Richard A. Finn, D.D.S.
Helmut Kramer, Ph.D.
Stuart E. Ravnik, Ph.D.
Rodney J. Rohrich, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Plastic Surgery
Philipp E. Scherer, Ph.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine,
Director, Touchstone Center for Diabetes
Christoph Wuelfing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Immunology