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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.

Kalb, Robert G

Kalb, Robert G

Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease)

Kansas, Geoffrey S

Kansas, Geoffrey S

Associate Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

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My laboratory is interested in signaling mechanisms which control T helper cell differentiation and traffic. We are currently focused on two areas: functions of p38 MAP kinases (MAPK) and the role o... [more]

Kato, Atsushi

Kato, Atsushi

Associate Professor of Medicine (Allergy and Immunology) and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Local immunity in the airway; airway epithelial cell biology; mast cell biology; the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis. A long-recognized property of airway epithelial cells is their functio... [more]

Kearney, Jennifer A

Kearney, Jennifer A

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

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Research in my laboratory is focused on studying genetic modifiers that influence the clinical severity of epilepsy. Variable expressivity is a common feature in patients with epilepsy caused by sodiu... [more]

Kelleher, Neil Lindstrom

Kelleher, Neil Lindstrom

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences/Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Kessler, John A

Kessler, John A

Professor of Neurology (Comprehensive Neurology) and Pharmacology

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Our laboratory investigates stem cell biology and approaches to regeneration of the damaged or diseased nervous system. I direct the Northwestern University Stem Cell Institute and I established a h... [more]

Kim, Dong-Hyun

Kim, Dong-Hyun

Associate Professor of Radiology (Basic and Translational Radiology Research)

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My research has been focused on therapeutic carriers for treatment of various types of cancer. Micro/Nanoparticles and their hybrid derivatives have been exploited as vectors for drug delivery, hyper... [more]

Kim, Ji-Yong Julie

Kim, Ji-Yong Julie

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine)

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In my lab we are interested in delineating the molecular mechanisms of progesterone action through its receptor, PR in the uterus. This is done in the context of normal endometrial differentiation, s... [more]

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease) and Neuroscience

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Our research is focused on addressing fundamental aspects of the biology of human neurons in the context of physiological conditions and in the context of disease. We have two clinical interests, moto... [more]

Kiyokawa, Hiroaki

Kiyokawa, Hiroaki

Professor of Pharmacology and Pathology

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We are interested in the basic mechanisms of cell cycle control, cellular senescence/immortalization and malignant transformation, with a focus on protein regulation by ubiquitination. We previously d... [more]

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