Arthur Alberts

(VARI), Role of small GTPases and their effectors in actin and microtubule organization; breast cancer.

Andrea Amalfitano

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Applications and evaluation of gene transfer technologies for use in treatment of acquired or inherited human diseases.

Julia Busik

(Physiology) Understanding the pathogenesis of diabetic complications with a special emphasis on diabetic retinopathy.

Chen Chen

(Animal Science)  Mammalian germ/stem cell biology and mouse models of human infertility.

Susan E. Conrad

(Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Control of proliferation in normal & transformed cells; estrogen regulation of human breast cancer cell proliferation.

Yuehua Cui

(Statistics and Probability), Statistical genetics/epigenetics; QGenetic association studies, gene network inference, gene-gene and gene-environment interactions, Methylation and ChIP-seq data

Susan Ewart

(Large Animal Clinical Sciences; Animal Science),  Genetic susceptibility to asthma and other allergic diseases; equine genetics.

Norbert Kaminski

(Pharmacology & Toxicology)  Mechanisms of toxicant/gene interactions leading to impaired immune regulation and function.

John J. LaPres

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and Institute for Integrative Toxicology),  Molecular pharmacology and toxicogenomics of the PAS family of transcription factors.

Keith J. Lookingland

(Pharmacology & Toxicology)  Development of Neuroprotective Pharmacological Agents and Strategies for the Treatment of Dopamine Neurodegenerative Disorders including Parkinson's Disease and Restless Legs Syndrome.

Quing Lu

(Epidemiology), Statistical genetics in human complex

Jeff MacKeigan

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Systems biology integrates multiple disciplines such as biochemistry, mathematics, and genetics to investigate unanswered biological

Narayanan Parameswaran

(Physiology), Molecular mechanisms of inflammation and disease; Receptor biology and signal transducion.

John Risinger

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics),  Molecular genetic basis for gynecologic cancers.

Richard Schwartz

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), My primary research interests focus on the impact of a high fat diet on mammary tumorigenesis, the role of inflammatory and immune processes in mammary tumorigenesis, and the roles of estrogen and progesterone in regulating the expression of proinflammatory genes in mammary epithelial cells and inflammatory processes in the mammary

Jose Teixeira

(Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology), Use mouse models in vivo and human cells in vitro to study the molecular mechanisms of reproductive tract.

Sainan Wei

(Pediatrics and Human Development), Human genetic disorders including hearing loss, cystic fibrosis and cancers. (

Hua Xiao

(Physiology), PhD, University of Toronto. Roles of transcription cofactors in breast and liver cancers; mechanism and regulation of gene expression.

Chengfeng Yang

(Physiology)  The roles of microRNAs and long non-coding RNAs in cancer.