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Department of Molecular Cell & Cancer Biology

  • Ingolf M. Bach

    Ingolf M. Bach, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Biology, Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Department of Radiology, Program in Molecular Medicine

    Focus: Neuronal Cell Fate Specification.      

     

  • Eric H. Baehrecke

    Eric H. Baehrecke, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

    Focus:  Cell death and autophagy.

  • Minggang Fang

    Minggang Fang, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

    Focus: Identification of drug targets and small molecules to treat Fragile X Syndrome and Friedreich's Ataxia

  • Michael R. Green

    Michael R. Green, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Chair and Professor

    Programs: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Program in Molecular Medicine, RNA Therapeutics Institute

    Vice Provost for Strategic Research Initiatives

    Director, UMMS Cancer Center

    Lambi and Sarah Adams Chair of Genetic Research

    Co-Director, The Li Weibo (李伟波) Institute for Rare Diseases Research
    Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Member, National Academy of Medicine
    Member, National Academy of Sciences

  • Dohoon Kim

    Dohoon Kim, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

    Focus: Identifying alterations in metabolic pathways supporting cancer cells (gliomas) and exploiting these alterations for therapeutic purposes.

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  • Elaine Lim

    Elaine Lim, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

    Focus: To understand the genetic mechanisms of complex neurological diseases (ASD and Alzheimer’s) through computational and statistical methods and experimental technology.

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  • Miguel S. Sena-Esteves

    Miguel S. Sena-Esteves, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Department of Neurology, Horae Gene Therapy Center

    Focus: Preclinical gene therapy of neurological diseases and brain cancer.