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Potential SURF Mentors

On this page you will find information about professors who will consider hosting a SURF student during the summer of 2015.

Mentor Name Department Primary research areas of interest
Bradham, Cynthia CAS – Biology Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; Sea Urchin
Buston, Peter CAS – Biology Behavioral Ecology and Marine Ecology
Celenza, John CAS – Biology Plant Molecular Biology; Genetics and Biochemistry
Dominguez, Isabel MED – Hematology-Oncology Signaling Pathways; Cardiac Development and Heart Defects in Mice and Frogs; Cancer
Eldred, William CAS – Biology Traumatic Brain Injury
Finnerty, John CAS – Biology Marine Biology: Ecology: Evolution: Genomics
Finzi, Adrien CAS – Biology Forest Ecology and Biogeochemistry
Frydman, Horacio CAS – Biology Drosophila; Molecular Biology; Infectious Disease
Fulweiler, Robinson CAS – Earth Sciences Marine Biology; Biogeochemistry; Oceanography
Gardner, Tim CAS – Biology Neurobiology; Neural Circuits;Bird Song and Behavior
Gilmore, Thomas CAS – Biology Cancer Biology; Molecular Biology; Evolutionary Biology
Hansen, Ulla CAS – Biology Cancer, Cell Cycle; Gene Expression Regulation; Cell Signaling; Proliferation; Cell Survival;Transcriptional Networks
Ho, Angela CAS – Biology Alzheimer’s Disease; Transgenic Mouse Models
Lin, Jen-Wei CAS – Biology Electrophysiological and Imaging Studies of Membrane Excitability in Axons and Synapses
Liu, Pinghua CAS – Chemistry Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
McCall, Kim CAS – Biology Cell Biology and Mechanisms of Cell Death
Mullen, Sean CAS – Biology Evolutionary Genetics; Population Genomics; Adaptation & Speciation
Naya, Frank CAS – Biology Cardiac Development & Disease; Mouse Development; Gene Regulation
Man, Hengye CAS – Biology Cell & Molecular Biology; Synaptic Plasticity
Perlstein, Deborah CAS – Chemistry Chemistry
Primack, Richard CAS – Biology Biology of Plants and Climate Change
Schneider, Chris CAS – Biology Sexual Selection and Speciation in Caribbean Lizards
Segre, Daniel CAS/ENG – Bioinformatics Bioinformatics
Sorenson, Michael CAS – Biology Evolutionary Ecology of Birds
Talbot, Jennifer CAS – Biology
Microbial Ecology; Biogeochemistry;
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fungi
Templer, Pamela CAS – Biology Forest Ecology – Climate Change and Acid Rain
Tolan, Dean CAS – Biology Biology; Chemistry; Biochemistry; Genetics
Traniello, James CAS – Biology Neural Basis of Social Organization