Tandy Warnow

Tandy Warnow

Tandy Warnow’s research combines mathematics, computer science, probability, and statistics, in order to develop algorithms with improved accuracy for large-scale and complex estimation problems in computing evolutionary trees (also known as phylogenies) on any...
Ning Wang

Ning Wang

Ning Wang uses advanced research techniques to gain a fundamental understanding of cell mechanics, including cytoskeletal biomechanics and control of cell form and function; bio-imaging of cytoskeletal structures and stress distribution in living cells;...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Satish Nair

Satish Nair

Satish Nair’s lab focuses on understanding the basis for regulation of bacteria by small molecule natural products. His laboratory uses classical biochemical and microbiological techniques, in combination with biophysical methods (in particular X-ray...
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...
Jeffrey Moore

Jeffrey Moore

Jeffrey “Jeff” Moore’s research group is dedicated to the professional development of next-generation scientists and educators who will impact the world with their skills and knowledge. The group’s research integrates ideas from physical organic...
Douglas Mitchell

Douglas Mitchell

Douglas Mitchell and his lab group have focused on understanding the chemical biology of natural products with early efforts focusing on thiazole/oxazole-containing peptides. The Mitchell lab is multidisciplinary and employs a combination of bioinformatics,...