Meet the Assistant Professors

MAP Speakers 2017

January 23
Dr. John Constantino
Department of Psychiatry (Child)
"Social Developmental Studies Laboratory"
Dr. Brian Edelson
Department of Pathology and Immunology
"Role of the Transcription Factor Bhlhe40
in Immune Responses"
February 20
Dr. Heather Lawson
Department of Genetics
"The Lawson Lab:  Connecting
Genotype to Phenotype"

Dr. Jason Yi
Department of Neuroscience
"Linking mutation to mechanism in
Autism Spectrum Disorder"

March 20
Dr. Samantha Morris
Department of Developmental Biology
"A single-cell resolution blueprint for fate engineering"
April 17
Dr. George Kyei
Department of Internal Medicine
"HIV Pathogenesis and Cure Lab"
Dr. Kian-Huat Lim
Department of Internal Medicine
"Targeting The Innate Immune and KRas Signaling Pathways In Pancreatic and Colon Cancers"
May 1
Dr. Katherine Fuh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Targeting the Innate Immune and KRas Signaling
Pathways in Pancreatic and Colon Cancers"
Dr. David Piston
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
"Quantitative Imaging of the Molecular Mechanisms
Underlying Pancreatic Hormone Secretion"
June 19
Dr. Megan Baldridge
Department of Internal Medicine
"Microbial Pathogens, the Commensal Microbiome,
and the Immune System: Studying Transkingdom
Interactions in Mouse Models"
Dr. Donald Conrad
Department of Genetics
"Conrad Lab Introduction"
July 17
Dr. Bettina Drake
Department of Surgery
"Prostate Cancer Research Program:

Dr. Matthew Lew
Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
"Computational Optics for Imaging Nanoscale
Single-Molecule Dynamics"
​ ​August 28
Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe
Department of Pathology and Immunology
“Control of Type I IFN Signaling in
Negative Sense RNA Viruses”

Dr. Vivek Arora
Department of Internal Medicine
“Molecular Determinants of Bladder Cancer
 Genesis and Progression”

September 18​ ​
Dr. Brian DeBosch
Department of Pediatrics
"Adaptive Hepatic Glucose Fasting Responses
in Cardiometabolic Therapy"
Dr. Maria Remedi
Department of Internal Medicine
"Diabetes and brain pathologies:  from mice
to human...and back"
October 16​​ ​
Dr. Jennifer Alexander-Brett
Department of Internal Medicine
“Epithelial stem cells and cytokines in airway disease”
Dr. Clifford Luke
Department of Pediatrics
“Stressing the gut epithelium: Cellular homeostasis and death of the intestinal epithelial cells of
worms mice and men”

November 20​​ ​
Dr. Shabaana Khader
Department of Molecular Biology
“Understanding Host Immunity to Tuberculosis”
Dr. Josh Morgan
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
"Imaging synaptic connections in
the mouse visual system"