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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.

Shilatifard, Ali

Shilatifard, Ali

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Pediatrics

Shukla, Vipul

Shukla, Vipul

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Siddique, Teepu

Siddique, Teepu

Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease), Cell and Developmental Biology and Pathology

Bio

My interest is in understanding mechanism of disease. Our approach is gene discovery, animal and cell culture modeling and therapeutic application in disorders of the nervous system. My specific emph... [more]

Silinsky, Eugene M

Silinsky, Eugene M

Professor of Pharmacology

Bio

adenosine, synaptic transmission, neurotransmitter release, secretion, ion channels, neuromuscular junction,

Simon, Hans-Georg

Simon, Hans-Georg

Associate Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Bio

After my PhD studies at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and postdoctoral training at Harvard I gained research experiences in academic and industrial settings. As a developmental biologist, at No... [more]

Singer, Benjamin D

Singer, Benjamin D

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

Bio

I am a physician-scientist specializing in pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as internal medicine. I received an MD from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where I als... [more]

Smith, Gregory A

Smith, Gregory A

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Bio

Our laboratory studies the neuroinvasive herpesviruses with a focus on the molecular mechanisms by which these pathogens propagate and disseminate within the nervous system. The outcome of infection i... [more]

Sosa-Pineda, Beatriz

Sosa-Pineda, Beatriz

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Bio

I am a developmental biologist studying the molecular regulation of pancreas and liver organogenesis. I received a bachelor and Master's degree in Biological Sciences from the National University of ... [more]

Spring, Bonnie J

Spring, Bonnie J

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine), Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Bio

My laboratory conducts research on behavioral risk factors (obesity, poor quality diet, physical inactivity, tobacco use). We also develop cutting-edge technologies that support self-regulation and he... [more]

Stegh, Alexander H

Stegh, Alexander H

Adjunct Professor of Neurology (Neuro-oncology)

Bio

Our research program is aimed at understanding the genetic program that underlies the pathogenesis of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most prevalent and malignant form of brain cancer. Applying a c... [more]

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