MSTP Committee
Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D.
Departments of Internal Medicine and Pathology & Immunology
Immunology Program
Host innate immune responses to pathogens and tumors

Audrey Odom John, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis and Plant & Microbial Biosciences Programs
Isoprenoid metabolism in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Daniel S. Ory, M.D.
Associate Director
Departments of Internal Medicine, Cell Biology & Physiology and Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease Center
Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry Programs
Study of regulation of cholesterol homeostasis, and role of cholesterol in atherosclerosis and neurodegeneration

Samuel I. Achilefu, Ph.D.
Department of Radiology
Biochemistry Program
Molecular optical and multimodal imaging and monitoring treatment response of diseases

Ron Bose, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine, Cell Biology & Physiology
Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry Programs
Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in Breast Cancer

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology Programs
Understanding fundamental principles of the interaction between bacterial pathogens and the human host

Kyunghee Choi, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Pathology & Immunology
Immunology, Molecular Cell Biology and Developmental, Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology Programs
Hematopoietic, Vascular and Cardiac Development in Mammalian System

Barak Cohen, Ph.D. Professor
Department of Genetics
Molecular Genetics & Genomics and Computational & Systems Biology Programs
Genomic analysis of regulatory networks, Non-coding disease variants

Joseph C. Corbo, M.D., Ph.D. Professor
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Molecular Genetics & Genomics, Neurosciences, Developmental Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology and Computational & Systems Biology Programs
(1) Transcriptional networks in the retina (2) The mechanistic basis of color vision  (3) The cis-regulatory basis of human uniqueness and neuropsychiatric disease

Jeffrey P. Henderson, M.D., Ph.D. ​​Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Structural Biology and Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Programs
​Biochemical interactions between humans and bacteria in health and disease

​Petra A. Levin, Ph .D. Professor
Department of Biology
Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis, Molecular Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Genetics & Genomics Programs
Temporal and spatial regulation of cell division in E. coli, B. subtilis and the pathogen S. aureus

Timothy M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. Professor
Department of Neurology
Neurosciences, Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Structural Biology Programs
Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and targeted therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D. Professor
Department of Developmental Biology
Developmental, Regenerative, & Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Cell Biology and Neurosciences Programs
FGF signaling in cardiovascular, lung, skeletal, and inner ear development, injury response, and regeneration