Sara Pedron Haba

Sara Pedron Haba

Pedron Haba has worked on establishing in vitro platforms for evaluating microenvironmental pressures impacting brain tumor growth and evolution. These efforts concentrate on the development of 3D hydrogel platforms as well as microfluidic forming technologies to...
Pablo Perez-Pinera

Pablo Perez-Pinera

Pablo Perez-Pinera has a broad background and extensive experience in genome engineering, gene editing, and regulation of gene expression with artificial transcription factors. Perez-Pinera’s work has been critical forunderstanding activation of native gene...
Michael Spinella

Michael Spinella

Michael Spinella’s laboratory is focused on the molecular genetics of cancer, especially in the areas of mechanisms of tumorigenesis, cancer therapy, and drug resistance. One research focus is on uncovering mechanisms that account for the curability of...
Jun Song

Jun Song

Jun Song is interested in applying his training in mathematics and physics to problems in biomedical research – he has been applying his computational skills to genomics and epigenomics for over a decade. Song’s research focuses on understanding the...
Olgica Milenkovic

Olgica Milenkovic

Olgica Milenkovic, PhD, is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and Research Professor at the Coordinated Science Laboratory. She obtained her Masters Degree in Mathematics in 2001 and PhD in...
Ling Jian Meng

Ling Jian Meng

Ling Jian Meng has focused a number of his research efforts on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. These include the development of various imaging techniques for tracking T-cells (a collaboration with Professor Ed Roy at UIUC), creating therapeutically-engineered...
King Li

King Li

Dr. King Li, MD, MBA, is a highly-regarded scholar who commands respect in his discipline and in the medical profession. Li enthusiastically engages faculty, disciplines and colleges across campus as well as physician colleagues at Carle and beyond in establishing the...
Hua Li

Hua Li

Hua Li, PhD, is an Adjunct Research Associate Professor in Bioengineering and the Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is also a medical physicist in the Carle Cancer Center, and her research focuses on the...
Rex Gaskins

Rex Gaskins

H. Rex Gaskins’ research focuses on host-intestinal microbe interactions relevant to colorectal cancer with a particular interest in microbial sulfur metabolism. Efforts to understand colonic mucosal responses to hydrogen sulfide led to further interest in redox...
Brendan Harley

Brendan Harley

Brendan Harley’s lab has been focused on developing biomaterials that present microenvironmental (biophysical and biomolecular) signals to dynamically regulate cell behavior for applications in musculoskeletal regeneration, hematopoietic stem cell...
Paul Hergenrother

Paul Hergenrother

Paul J. Hergenrother, PhD, is a Professor of Chemistry, and Affiliate in Biochemistry, and the Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry. Professor Hergenrother is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Vanquish...
Timothy Fan

Timothy Fan

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