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...
Yang Liu

Yang Liu

A professor in the Department of Bioengineering, Yang Liu investigates the future of precision medicine through cutting-edge multiscale optical microscopy, automation and robotics, artificial intelligence, and large-scale bioimage informatics. Her imaging techniques...
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....
Hillary Klonoff-Cohen

Hillary Klonoff-Cohen

Professor Klonoff-Cohen serves as the Saul J. Morse and Anne B. Morgan Professor in Applied Health Sciences. She joined U of I from the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, where she is a Professor Emerita. She...
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...
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...
Joaquín Rodríguez-López

Joaquín Rodríguez-López

Joaquín Rodríguez-López did his undergraduate studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey, where he performed research in electrochemistry with Prof. Marcelo Videa (2005). He then moved to nearby Texas to obtain a Ph.D. under the guidance of Prof. Allen J. Bard at the...
Jonathan Sweedler

Jonathan Sweedler

Professor Sweedler received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis in 1983, and his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1989. Thereafter, he was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University before joining the faculty at...
Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas is helping find ways to prevent and cure diseases in both livestock and humans. She uses biostatistics and computational approaches to identify biomarkers and molecular pathways associated with health, reproduction, and performance in livestock...
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...
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...