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Core Faculty

View faculty in our department who hold full-time appointments as assistant professors, associate professors and professors at Northwestern University. Learn more about their work and connect with affiliated centers and lab sites via the information below. Or, see our A-Z faculty profile directory for the full department list.

Backman, Vadim

Backman, Vadim

Professor of McCormick School of Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

Bartom, Elizabeth T

Bartom, Elizabeth T

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Preventive Medicine

Ben-Sahra, Issam

Ben-Sahra, Issam

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Brickner, Jason H

Brickner, Jason H

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Carthew, Richard W

Carthew, Richard W

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Chandel, Navdeep S

Chandel, Navdeep S

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Bio

Historically, reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been thought to be cellular damaging agents, lacking a physiological function. Accumulation of ROS and oxidative damage have been linked to multiple pa... [more]

Choi, Jaehyuk

Choi, Jaehyuk

Associate Professor of Dermatology (Medical Dermatology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Bio

We utilize cutting-edge genomics approaches with three goals: 1) computational clinical oncology. We utilize computational approaches to identify driver gene mutations in cancer and determine the impa... [more]

Eichner, Lillian J

Eichner, Lillian J

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Foltz, Daniel R

Foltz, Daniel R

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Bio

Our research program is focused on the important basic question of how chromosomes are segregated during cell division to ensure the complete and accurate inheritance of the genome. Chromosome instabi... [more]

Gao, Ruli

Gao, Ruli

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics