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Molecular Biology Faculty

Bonnie L. Bassler

Bonnie L.
Bassler

SQUIBB PROFESSOR/
chair

phone (609) 258-2857

Research: Cell-to-cell communication in bacteria

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Computation & Modeling, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Bassler
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 329
phoneLab (609) 258-2864

 

Michael J. Berry

Michael J.
Berry II

Associate Professor

Phone(609) 258-1268

Research: Neural computation in the retina

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Neuroscience

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A86
Phone Lab (609) 258-0495
Lisa Boulanger

Lisa M.
Boulanger

Assistant Professor

Phone (609) 258-4897

Research: Immune proteins in the formation, function, and modification of neuronal connectivity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Development, Neuroscience

Boulanger
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 123
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-4724
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Carlos D.
Brody

Professor

Phone(609) 258-7645

Research: Quantitative approaches to systems neuroscience

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Neuroscience

Brody
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, 186
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-5559
Rebecca Burdine

Rebecca D.
Burdine

Associate Professor

Phone (609) 258-7515

Research: Left-right patterning in the vertebrate embryo

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Burdine
Research Lab

locationMoffett Lab, 433
phone Lab (609) 258-5782
Ileana Cristea

Ileana M.
Cristea

ASSOCIATE Professor

Phone (609) 258-9417

Research: Proteomic-Genomic approaches to chromatin and its modulation by viruses

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Genetics, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Cristea
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 210
Phone Lab (609) 258-9425
Danelle Devenport

Danelle
Devenport

Assistant Professor

Phone (609) 258-7524

Research: The cell biology of tissue polarity and epithelial patterning

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Cancer

Devenport
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 247
phone Lab (609) 258-7534
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Mohamed S. Donia

assistant
professor

Phone(609) 258-5870

Research: Small-molecule-mediated interactions in complex microbial communities

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Computation and Modeling, Genomics, Genetics, Microbiology and Virology

Donia
Research Lab

locationMoffett Lab

Lynn Enquist

Lynn W.
Enquist

Henry L. Hillman Professor

Phone (609) 258-2415

Research: Neurovirology

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology, Neuroscience

Enquist
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 314
Phone Lab (609) 258-4990
Jane Flint

S. Jane
Flint

Professor

Phone(609) 258-6113

Research: Modulation of host cell processes by adenoviral gene products

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology

Flint
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 234
Phone Lab (609) 258-5414
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Alison E.
Gammie

Senior Lecturer

Phone(609) 258-6380

Research: DNA mismatch repair and colorectal cancer

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gammie
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 334
Elizabeth Gavis

Elizabeth R. Gavis

Professor

Phone(609) 258-3857

Research: RNA localization and translational regulation during development in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Gavis
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 416
Phone Lab (609) 258-1770
Zemer Gitai

Zemer
Gitai

Professor

Phone(609) 258-9420

Research: Bacterial cell biology: fundamentals of cytoskeletal dynamics, polarity, and mitosis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gitai
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 353
Phone Lab (609) 258-9420
Fred Hughson

Frederick M. Hughson

Professor

Phone (609) 258-4982

Research: Structural cell biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Hughson
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 215
Phone Lab (609) 258-5069
Yibin Kang

Yibin
Kang

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology

Phone(609) 258-8834

Research: Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Genomics

Kang
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 255
Phone Lab (609) 258-9120
Alexei Korennykh

Alexei
Korennykh

Assistant Professor

Phone (609) 258-6071

Research: Structural biology and mechanisms of signal transduction in stress and immune responses

Areas of Research: Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology

Korennykh
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 216
Phone Lab (609) 258-6071
Michael Levine

Michael Levine

Professor

Phone TBD

Research: How noncoding regions of the genome function to control the differential patterns of gene expression, both spatial and temporal, that define cell behavior.

 

 

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 140
Phone Lab TBD
Adel Mahmoud

Adel A.
Mahmoud

Lecturer with rank of Professor

Phone (609) 258-8557

Research: Global health: infectious disease; burden of illness; expanding threat; vaccines and control strategies

Areas of Research: Microbiology & Virology, Global Health

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 228
Coleen Murphy

Coleen T.
Murphy

Professor

Phone(609) 258-9396

Research: Molecular mechanisms of aging

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Genomics

Murphy
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 148
Phone Lab (609) 258-9396
Mala Murthy

Mala
Murthy

Assistant Professor

Phone(609) 258-9820

Research: Olfactory and Auditory Perception in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Neuroscience

Murthy
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A53
Phone Lab (609) 258-2156
Dan Notterman

Daniel A. Notterman

Lecturer with rank of Professor

Phone(609) 258-7185

Research: Genetic, epigenetic, and environmental interactions with child development and health.

Areas of Research: Genomics, epigenetics, cell biology, child development and health, cancer biology

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 205
Sabine Petry

Sabine
Petry

Assistant Professor

Research: Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology, Structural Biology

Petry
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 415
Alexander Ploss

Alexander Ploss

Assistant Professor

Phone (609) 258-7128

Research: Tissue engineering, human infections and diseases

Areas of Research: Cancer, Evolution, Genomics, Global Health, Microbiology & Virology

Ploss
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 110
phone Lab (609) 258-2914
Mark Rose

Mark D.
Rose

Professor

Phone(609) 258-2804

Research: Cell biology and genetics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Areas of Research:Cell Biology
Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Rose
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 319
Phone Lab (609) 258-2805
Paul Schedl

Paul
Schedl

Professor

Phone(609) 258-4979

Research: Control of gene expression and early development in Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schedl
Research Lab

locationGuyot, 9
Phone Lab (609) 258-5003
Gertrude Schupbach

Gertrud M. Schüpbach

Henry Fairfield Osborn Professor

Phone (609) 258-1365

Research: Genetic and molecular analysis of oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology
Development, Genetics, Genomics

Schüpbach
Research Lab

locationMoffet Lab, 428
Phone Lab (609) 258-6492
Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Jean E. Schwarzbauer

EUGENE HIGGINS Professor,
ASSOCIATE CHAIR 

Phone (609) 258-2893

Research: Extracellular matrix regulation of cell functions

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schwarzbauer
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 315
Phone Lab (609) 258-2915
Thomas E. Shenk

Thomas E.
Shenk

James A. Elkins Jr. Professor

Phone(609) 258-5992

Research: Human cytomegalovirus replication and pathogenesis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics,
Microbiology & Virology

Shenk
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 203
Phone Lab (609) 258-5993
Thomas J. Silhavy

Thomas J.
Silhavy

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor

phone(609) 258-5899

Research: Protein targeting and signal transduction

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Silhavy
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 310
phone Lab (609) 258-5900
Jeffry B. Stock

Jeffry B.
Stock

Professor

Phone (609) 258-6111

Research: Membrane receptors and signal transduction

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Biophysics, Microbiology &  Neuroscience, Structural Biology

Stock
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 148
Phone Lab (609) 258-6112
David W. Tank

David W.
Tank

Henry L. Hillman Professor

Phone (609) 258-7371

Research: Measurement and analysis of neural circuit dynamics

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Neuroscience

Tank
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 250
Phone Lab (609) 258-7371
Shirley M. Tilghman

Shirley M.
Tilghman

president emerita/professor of molecular biology

Phone (609) 258-3930

Research: Mammalian developmental biology and science policy

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Genetics, Development, Policy

 location Carl Icahn Lab, 240
Jared

Jared
Toettcher

assistant
Professor

Research: forthcoming

Areas of Research: forthcoming

Toettcher
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 138-141
 
Samuel Wang

Samuel S.
Wang

Professor

Phone(609) 258-0388

Research: Information processing and learning in mammalian brains

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development, Evolution, Genetics, Neuroscience, Policy, Structural Biology

Wang
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A85
Phone Lab (609) 258-0374
Eric Wieschaus

Eric F.
Wieschaus

Squibb Professor

Phone (609) 258-5383

Research: Embryonic development of Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cell Biology,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics

Wieschaus
Research Lab

locationMoffett Lab, 435
Phone Lab (609) 258-5401
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Ned
Wingreen

howard a. prior professor in the life sciences

Phone (609) 258-8476

Research: Biological modeling; intracellular networks; molecular biophysics

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Wingreen
Research Lab

locationIcahn, 243
Phone (609) 258-8476
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Virginia A.
Zakian

Harry C. Wiess Professor

Phone(609) 258-6770

Research: DNA replication and chromosome structure in yeast; telomeres; trinucleotide repeats

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Zakian
Laboratory

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 103
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-2723

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