Supriya Prasanth

Supriya Prasanth

Supriya Prasanth’s laboratory is focused on understanding how replication initiation is coordinated with chromatin organization and cell cycle progression. Defects in accurate replication and faithful chromosome segregation cause genomic instability, a hallmark...
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 Oelze

Michael Oelze

Michael Oelze’s research utilizes ultrasound technology for improving cancer diagnosis and monitoring of cancer therapy to detect early response and predict patient outcomes. The Oelze lab has been focusing on quantitative ultrasound techniques to improve...
Shuming Nie

Shuming Nie

Shuming Nie’s research is primarily in the areas of cancer nanomedicine, biomedical engineering, and image-guided cancer surgery. Major academic achievements include the discovery of plasmonic nanoparticles that are able to amplify the efficiencies of...
Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson is a trained endocrinologist with specific expertise in nuclear receptor pharmacology. He has made significant contributions to the fields of reproductive physiology, pharmacology, bone biology and cancer biology. Breast cancer remains the most commonly...
Emad Tajkhorshid

Emad Tajkhorshid

Emad Tajkhorshid’s lab group has established an extensive research program in developing and applying molecular modeling and simulation technologies to the investigation of structure- and dynamics-function relationships in membrane proteins and characterization...
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...
Pengfei Song

Pengfei Song

Pengfei Song’s research interests are focused on developing novel ultrasound imaging techniques that are translatable to the clinic to benefit patients. The Song Lab had focused on developing innovative ultrasound shear wave elastography techniques for tissue...
Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is an epidemiologist with an interest in co-morbidities. Smith has extensive training in statistics, with a specialization in longitudinal data analysis and a strong background in risk analysis and disease modeling. Smith has collaborated with other CCIL...
Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Professor Murphy received two BS degrees, one in chemistry and one in biochemistry, from the University of Illinois in 1986. She received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 1990. From 1990-1993, she was first an NSF and then an NIH postdoctoral...
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 University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. She received her B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University in 2002....
Yi Lu

Yi Lu

Yi Lu has over 25 years of experience developing selective sensors using functional nucleic acids for on-site and real-time environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics, imaging and targeted drug delivery. His research interests lie at the interface between chemistry...