Samy Meroueh

Samy Meroueh

Samy Meroueh develops small molecules that modulate the function of proteins that are considered undruggable, such as members of the RAS and Rho GTPase superfamily, transcription factors and co-activators such as Hippo pathway TEAD and YAP, and proteins involved in...
Bumsoo Han

Bumsoo Han

Bumsoo Han is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, and his research explores the biotransport phenomena for cancer therapy and tissue engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2001....
Andrew Steelman

Andrew Steelman

Andrew Steelman’s research identifies both detrimental and repair-promoting signaling pathways resulting from neuroinflammation and glial activation, then modulates them in such a way as to achieve a beneficial outcome for those suffering from neurological...
Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk

Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk

Sayeepriyadarshini (Sayee) Anakk focuses on understanding liver metabolism in both normal and diseased states. She aims to investigate how bile acids and nuclear receptors maintain metabolic homeostasis and contribute to liver diseases, including cancer, using...
Chitra Subramanian

Chitra Subramanian

Chitra Subramanian is a biomedical research scientist with experience in preclinical drug development, technology licensing, and project management.
Huanyu Qiao

Huanyu Qiao

Huanyu (Joe) Qiao is an associate professor of comparative biosciences. His laboratory explores how post-translational modifications, such as SUMOylation (Small Ubiquitin-like Modifier) and ubiquitination, regulate various checkpoint pathways in mammalian cells....
Keith Jarosinski

Keith Jarosinski

Keith Jarosinski’s research spans multiple aspects of herpesvirus-induced cancers, including host-to-host transmission, latency, transformation, and reactivation, using Marek’s disease virus (MDV) in chickens as a natural translational animal model. Most herpesviruses...
Susan Leggett

Susan Leggett

Susan Leggett’s research integrates live-cell imaging, bioengineering, and machine learning to elucidate dynamic single and collective cell behaviors that drive cancer progression. Her research has established tools to reverse-engineer tumors and comprehensively...
Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen was previously a professor of surgery and pharmacology at the University of Michigan, where he also served as the director of the Medical School Pathway of Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the director of endocrine surgery research and...
Brett Loman

Brett Loman

Loman’s interdisciplinary research improves animal and human gastrointestinal and mental health. By understanding how environmental factors such as nutrition and stress alter communication between the resident microbiota, intestine, and brain, his work strives...
Wenyan Mei

Wenyan Mei

Wenyan Mei received her BS in Biology from Sichuan University and her PhD in developmental biology from Shangai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her postdoctoral research in developmental genetics was conducted at the University...
Ruby Mendenhall

Ruby Mendenhall

Ruby Mendenhall is an Associate Professor in Sociology, African American Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, and Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She is also an affiliate of the Institute for Genomic Biology and the Institute for...