Gregory Underhill

Gregory Underhill

Gregory Underhill’s laboratory research is focused on studying cellular fate decisions, including in particular, the tissue development and engineering of the liver. These efforts are at the interface of cell and developmental biology, genomics, biomaterials,...
Zeynep Madak Erdogan

Zeynep Madak Erdogan

Zeynep Madak Erdogan is an Associate Professor of Nutrition and the Director of the Women’s Health, Hormones, and Nutrition lab at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. She received her BS in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University in 2002....
Deborah Leckband

Deborah Leckband

Deborah Leckband’s research group, The Biological Interfaces Group, uses surface modification, micro-patterning, and materials synthesis to precisely manipulate cell microenvironments. These powerful tools control concentration profiles of soluble factors...
Viktor Gruev

Viktor Gruev

Viktor Gruev’s lab focuses on borrowing critical concepts from nature to develop ultra-sensitive, compact, lightweight, and conformal imaging sensors capable of recording spectral and polarization properties with high spatial resolution and to bring these new sensory...
Paul Kenis

Paul Kenis

Paul Kenis is an expert in microfluidics, more specifically in the design, fabrication, and characterization of microchemical systems for a wide range of applications in energy and biology. Along with radiopharmaceutical synthesis, his group is developing microfluidic...
Paul Hergenrother

Paul Hergenrother

Paul J. Hergenrother, Ph.D., is a Professor of Chemistry and an Affiliate in Biochemistry, and the Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry. The Hergenrother laboratory seeks to use small molecules to identify and validate novel targets for...
Cecilia Leal

Cecilia Leal

Cecilia Leal researches lipids, peptides, and nucleic acid assemblies to advance understanding of their function; as well as design new materials for the delivery of drugs and genes to cells. She is the Principal Investigator of the Leal Research Lab – and her...
Martin Burke

Martin Burke

Martin Burke’s research interests are in organic chemistry with a specific focus on synthesizing and studying small molecules with protein-like functions. His research includes “Lego Chemistry,” which synthesizes small molecules for scientific research through amino...
Timothy Fan

Timothy Fan

Timothy Fan laboratory works closely with other basic scientists to evaluate novel drugs and drug delivery strategies for cancer treatment. He has conducted preclinical murine tumor research for over 15 years and facilitated the development of novel drugs and drug...