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Membranes, Organelles & Metabolism Members

The Membranes, Organelles and Metabolism Program focuses on elucidating mechanisms by which signals initiated from the plasma membrane and organelles contribute to tumor cell behavior and how pathogens co-opt these pathways to promote cancer progression.

Abdala-Valencia, Hiam

Abdala-Valencia, Hiam

Associate Professor

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Application of next generation sequencing technology and integrative “wet lab approaches to basic and translational research of lung diseases, including but not limited to:asthma, COPD, pulmonary fi... [more]

Altman, Jessica

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My primary research efforts are based on increasing understanding of the role of aberrant signal transduction pathways in the development of myeloid neoplasms; defining molecular targets for the treat... [more]

Andersen, Erik C

Andersen, Erik C

Associate Professor

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The nematode is a powerful experimental platform for many reasons, including its ease of manipulation, a powerful genetic and genomic toolkit, a large wild strain collection, and the ability to connec... [more]

Ardehali, Hossein

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Research interests: role of mitochondria and metabolism in cardiovascular disease; cellular iron regulation. Clinical interests: general and preventive cardiology.

Bass, Joseph

Bass, Joseph

Professor

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The major focus of our research is on the molecular integration of circadian and metabolic systems. A breakthrough stemmed from our studies of the first circadian mutant mice s... [more]

Beauchamp, Elspeth

Beauchamp, Elspeth

Research Assistant Professor

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Dr. Beauchamp's research has focused on developing drugs for non-traditional targets through inhibiting protein-protein interactions in order to affect cellular function and target cancer cells. Curre... [more]

Ben-Sahra, Issam

Ben-Sahra, Issam

Assistant Professor

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My current research is geared toward understanding the impact of metabolic pathways controlled by mTOR, a nutrient-sensing regulator of cell growth, on the properties of cells and tumors with specific... [more]

Bonini, Marcelo

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My laboratory is interested in understanding how changes in the electrochemical balance of the nucleus alters gene expression patterns.

Broadbelt, Linda

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Develop capabilities to facilitate quantitative analysis and description of complex systems at the macroscopic level, and we devise strategies and apply tools for probing and quantifying molecular-lev... [more]

Budinger, G.R. Scott

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Mechanisms by which oxidants are generated in the lung during injury and inflammation with a particular focus on the generation of ROS from the mitochondria. In addition, we are interested in how thes... [more]