Faculty

Assistant Professor, Mol Gen/Cell Bio
robertcarrillo@uchicago.edu
The long term goals of my lab are to understand the molecules and developmental programs that regulate neuronal development and wiring. To this end, we investigated the...
Professor, BSD Academic Admin
jcunning@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu
My research focuses on the biology and therapy of hemoglobinopathies, the molecular mechanisms underpinning hematopoiesis and the development of the leukemia stem cell...
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
jdejong@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu
Dr. de Jong treats children with all types of cancer and blood diseases. She has specialized expertise in bone marrow failure, leukemia, autoimmune blood diseases (such...
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, 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...
Professor, Neurobiology
wgreen@uchicago.edu
My research is focused on ionotropic neurotransmitter receptors, the receptors responsible for the rapid postsynaptic response in nerve and muscle. These receptors are...
Professor, Neurobiology
egrove@bsd.uchicago.edu
Determining the mechanisms of cerebral cortical development is essential to understanding the functions, disorders, and evolution of the brain. My research focuses on...