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All Faculty A-Z

Below is a list of all Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members — with publication and contact information, research specialties and more — via the links below.

Browse the subcategories to view faculty by their research interests and learn more about their laboratory work.

Caraveo Piso, Gabriela

Caraveo Piso, Gabriela

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders)

Carvill, Gemma L

Carvill, Gemma L

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology), Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Bio

The primary aim of our research is to identify the genetic factors and biological mechanisms that cause epilepsy. We use a variety of sequencing technologies to identify new genetic causes in both the... [more]

Chakravarti, Debabrata

Chakravarti, Debabrata

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine) and Pharmacology

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]

Cheng, Shi-Yuan

Cheng, Shi-Yuan

Professor of Neurology (Neuro-oncology)

Bio

The primary goals of research projects in Cheng laboratory is to improve our understanding of the molecular mechanisms and signaling pathways of human cancer initiation, tumorigenesis, invasion, metas... [more]

Chisholm, Rex L

Chisholm, Rex L

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Surgery

Bio

A primary goal of my work is to establish the approaches and benefits of genomics informed personalized medicine. A key element of this is participation in the eMERGE consortium (http://gwas.net), wh... [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]

Cianciotto, Nicholas

Cianciotto, Nicholas

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

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Our laboratory studies Legionella pneumophila, the bacterial agent of Legionnaires' Disease pneumonia and Pontiac Fever. Research efforts include understanding the protein secretion systems and iron ... [more]

Contractor, Anis

Contractor, Anis

Professor of Neuroscience

Bio

Synapses, plasticity, learning

Cooper, Lee A

Cooper, Lee A

Associate Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology), McCormick School of Engineering and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics)

Bio

Dr. Cooper received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ohio State University in 2009. He joined the Biomedical Informatics faculty at Emory University in 2012 where he was jointly app... [more]

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