Citovsky, Vitaly3, Ph.D., 1987, Hebrew University, Jerusalem: Nuclear transport and intercellular communication in plants.
Bahou, Wadie6, M.D., 1980, Massachusetts Medical Center: Human genetics; gene therapy; genetic disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis.
Canli, Turhan12, Ph.D., 1993, Yale University: Biopsychology; neural and genetic basis of emotion and cognition.
Carter, Carol A.7, Ph.D., 1972, Yale University: HIV and retroviral assembly and replication.
Colognato, Holly10, Ph.D., 1999, Rutgers University: Extracellular matrix in the brain: roles during development and neurodegeneration.
Davalos, Liliana M.5, Ph.D., 2004, Columbia University: Conservation biology; climate change; phylogeny.
Del Poeta, Maurizio7, M.D., 1992, University of Ancona, Italy: Role of sphingolipids in mediating signaling pathways and fungal pathogenesis.
Demple, Bruce10, Ph.D., 1981, University of California, Berkeley: Mechanisms and roles of human enzymes that repair oxidative (free radical) damage in DNA.
Dubnau, Joshua1, Ph.D., 1995, Columbia University: Genetics of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in flies and humans; genetic circuits underlying olfactory behavior in flies.
Enikolopov, Grigori1, Ph.D., 1978, Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow: Stem cells; neurogenesis; imaging; signal transduction.
Frohman, Michael10, M.D., Ph.D., 1985, University of Pennsylvania: Lipid signaling; vesicle trafficking and fusion; mitochondrial fusion; myogenesis.
Furie, Martha B.9, Ph.D., 1980, Rockefeller University: Interactions among endothelial cells, leukocytes, and pathogenic bacteria.
Futcher, A. Bruce7, D.Phil., 1981, University of Oxford: Cell cycle control, microarrays, genomics.
Ge, Shaoyu8, Ph.D., 2002, University of Science and Technology of China: Molecular mechanisms and function of new neurons in the brain.
Gergen, J. Peter3, Ph.D., 1982, Brandeis University: Pattern information and the regulation of gene expression during Drosophila development.
Ghebrehiwet, Berhane6, D.V.M./D.Sc., 1974, University of Paris, France: Role of complement C1q receptors during infection and inflammation.
Hannun, Yusuf A.6, M.D., 1981, American University of Beirut: Mechanisms and functions of bioactive sphingolipids in cancer.
Hearing, Patrick7, Ph.D., 1980, Northwestern University: Adenovirus regulation of cellular proliferation and gene expression; adenovirus vectors for human gene therapy.
Hollingsworth, Nancy3, Ph.D., 1988, University of Washington, Seattle: Regulation of meiotic recombination in yeast.
Ju, Jingfang9, Ph.D., 1996, University of Southern California: The mechanism of translational control mediated by non-coding RNAs in cancer.
Karzai, A. Wali3, Ph.D., 1995, Johns Hopkins University: Structure and function of RNA-binding proteins and biochemical studies of the SmpB- SsrA quality control system.
Konopka, James7, Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Los Angeles: G-protein coupled receptor signal transduction; fungal pathogenesis (Candida albicans).
Kritzer, Mary8, Ph.D., 1989, Yale University: Sex differences in cortical microcircuitry.
Lin, Richard Z.11, M.D., 1988, University of California, San Francisco: Physiology of phosphoinositide 3-kinase signaling.
Mackow, Erich R.7, Ph.D., 1984, Temple University: Viral regulation of cell signaling responses; hantavirus, influenza, dengue and rotavirus pathogenesis.
Marshall, Nancy Reich7, Ph.D., 1983, Stony Brook University: Signal transduction and activation of gene expression by cytokines; cellular defense responses to viral infection.
Moll, Ute9, M.D., 1985, University of Ulm, Germany: Tumor suppressor genes; role of p53 in human cancer.
Neiman, Aaron3, Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Francisco: Vesicle trafficking and intracellular signaling in yeast.
Powers, R. Scott9, Ph.D., 1983, Columbia University: Cancer gene discovery; cancer diagnostics and therapeutics; cancer biology.
Seeliger, Markus10, Ph.D., 2004, Cambridge University, United Kingdom: Molecular mechanisms of protein kinase and ubiquitin ligase signaling in cancer and aging.
Shroyer, Kenneth9, Ph.D. 1983, M.D. 1987, University of Colorado. Cancer biomarkers as diagnostic adjuncts in cervical pathology and cytopathology; cervical cancer and HPV.
Takemaru, Ken-Ichi10, Ph.D., Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan: Cell signaling and ciliogenesis in mammalian development, health, and disease.
Thanassi, David7, Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Berkeley: Biogenesis of bacterial adhesion organelles.
Thomsen, Gerald3, Ph.D., 1988, Rockefeller University: Embryonic developmental mechanisms, regeneration, stem cells and the evolution of developmental processes.
Tsirka, Styliana-Anna10, Ph.D., 1989, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece: Neuronal-microglial interactions in the physiology and pathology of the central nervous system.
White, Thomas11, Ph.D., 1994, Harvard Medical School: Gap junction functions defined by genetic diseases and gene knockouts.
Bingham, Paul3, Ph.D., 1979, Harvard University: Regulation of differentiation; transposable elements; regulation of splicing.
Carpino, Nicholas7, Ph.D., 1997, Stony Brook University: Positive and negative regulation of T cell receptor signaling.
Chen, Jiang9, M.D., Ph.D., 1995, Henan Medical University, China; 2001, University of Heidelberg, Germany: Planar cell polarity and primary cilia in skin and hair follicle development and skin cancers.
Chung, Jun9, Ph.D., 1999, Washington University School of Medicine: Mechanisms of tumor cell invasion and metastasis.
Kernan, Maurice8, Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin: Genetics of touch and hearing in Drosophila; ciliogenesis and ciliary signaling.
Kim, Hyungjin10, Ph.D., 2009, Washington University: Mechanisms of mammalian DNA replication and repair in cancer development and therapy.
Krug, Laurie7, Ph.D., 2001, Emory University: Virus-host interactions during chronic gammaherpesvirus infection.
Luk, Ed3, Ph.D., 2003, John Hopkins University: Chromosome biology and genome regulation.
Martin, Benjamin L.3, Ph.D., 2005, University of California, Berkeley: Stem cell maintenance and differentiation; developmental mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis.
Martinez, Luis A.8, Ph.D., 1998, University of Texas at Austin: Gain-of-function activity of mutant p53 oncogene.
Pisconti, Dada.3, Ph.D., 2003, University of Bari, Italy: Muscle stem cells; muscular dystrophy; muscle development; muscle regeneration; muscle aging; extracellular matrix; biology of proteoglycans.
Rest, Joshua S.5, Ph.D. 2004, University of Michigan: Regulatory evolution; protein network evolution; bioinformatics.
Seeliger, Jessica10, Ph.D., 2007, Stanford University: Mechanisms of cell wall and membrane assembly in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Shelly, Maya8, Ph.D., 2004, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel: Molecular mechanisms of embryonic brain development; axon regeneration; neurodegenerative disorders.
Sheridan, Brian7, Ph.D., 2008, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: Generation and maintenance of effector and memory T cells in intestinal tissues in response to bacterial pathogens.
Sirotkin, Howard8, Ph.D., 1996, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Specification and patterning of the neural plate; vertebrate developmental genetics.
True, John R.5, Ph.D., 1995, Duke University: Evolutionary and developmental genetics of color patterning in Drosophila.
van der Velden, Adrianus7, Ph.D., 2000, Oregon Health and Science University: The mammalian T cell response to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.
Veeramah, Krishna5, Ph.D., 2008, University College London, United Kingdom: Evolutionary genomics.
Williams, Jennie13, Ph.D., Purdue University: Cancer chemotherapeutics; cancer health disparity; tumor biology; chemoresistance and chemoresponse in racial and ethnic populations.
Acosta-Martinez, Maricedes11, Ph.D., 2002, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Neuroendocrine regulation of the reproductive axis; signal transduction pathways and metabolic control.
Bialkowska, Agnieszka6, Ph.D., 2003, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences: Pancreatitis; pancreatic cancer; animal models; pancreatic stromal and immune cell interactions; single-cell and bulk next-generation sequencing.
Brownlee, Christopher10, Ph.D., 2013, University of Arizona: Molecular mechanisms of spindle orientation, ciliogenesis, polarity, actin cortex formation, and axonogenesis.
Damaghi, Mehdi9, Ph.D., 2012, Max Planck Institute: Tumor evolution in its selective microenvironment using single-cell multi omics and spatial omics connecting genotype to phenotype.
Hu, Chi-Kuo3, Ph.D., 2011, Harvard Medical School: The biology of dormancy and its interaction with development and aging.
Kim, Hwan7, Ph.D., 2011, University of Chicago: Rickettsial pathogenesis and vaccine assembly for tick-borne rickettsioses.
MacCarthy, Thomas2, Ph.D., 2005, University College London, United Kingdom: Computational immunology; evolutionary systems biology.
Sher, Roger8, Ph.D., 2000, University of California, Davis: Neurobiology; neurodegenerative diseases; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Alzheimer's; dementias.
Talos, Flaminia9, M.D., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, Stony Brook University: Intra-tumor heterogeneity in prostate cancer; tissue reprogramming in the urinary bladder.
Luberto, Chiara11, Ph.D., 1997, Catholic University of Rome: Sphingolipid metabolism and signaling.
Zachar, Zuzana3, Ph.D., 1992, Stony Brook University: Cancer chemotherapy and drug discovery.
Adjunct Faculty at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Amor Vegas, Corina, CSHL Fellow. Ph.D., 2021, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences: Senescence and immune surveillance in cancer and aging.
Beyaz, Semir, Assistant Professor. Ph.D, 2017, Harvard University: Dietary regulation of immunity and cancer; epigenetics; metabolism.
Dobin, Alexander, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2003, University of Minnesota: Computational multi-omics; biological big data; bioinformatics tools.
dos Santos, Camila, Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2007, State University of Campinas, Brazil: Epigenetic dependencies of normal and malignant breast development; gene expression in prevention and treatment of cancer.
Egeblad, Mikala, Professor. Ph.D., 2000, University of Copenhagen and the Danish Cancer Society: Tumor microenvironment; intravital imaging; tumor-associated myeloid cells; breast cancer.
Fearon, Douglas, Professor. M.D., 1968, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Cancer immunology; immunotherapy; host response to cancer.
Gingeras, Thomas R., Professor. Ph.D., 1976, New York University: Genome-wide organization of transcription and the functional roles of non- protein coding RNAs.
Hammell, Christopher, Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2002, Dartmouth Medical School: Genetic regulation of temporal development and the function of animal microRNAs.
Hammell, Molly, Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2003, Dartmouth College: Computational and functional genomics; control of transposable elements; neurodegenerative disease.
Jackson, David, Professor. Ph.D., 1991, University of East Anglia, England: Plant development; genetics, cell-to-cell mRNA and protein trafficking.
Janowitz, Tobias, Assistant Professor. M.D., Ph.D., 2007, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom: Host response to cancer: metabolic, endocrinological, neurological, and immunological consequences and treatment strategies in cancer medicine.
Joshua-Tor, Leemor, Professor. Ph.D., 1990, Weizmann Institute of Science: Structural biology; nucleic acid regulation; RNAi; molecular recognition; X-ray crystallography.
Koo, Peter, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2015, Yale University: Computational biology; artificial intelligence; interpretable deep learning for genomics.
Krainer, Adrian R., Professor. Ph.D., 1986, Harvard University: Posttranscriptional control of gene expression; alternative splicing; splicing in genetic diseases and cancer; splicing-targeted antisense therapeutics.
Li, Bo, Professor, Ph.D., 2003, The University of British Columbia: Neuroscience; glutamatergic synapse; synaptic plasticity; schizophrenia; depression; rodent models of psychiatric disorders.
Lukey, Michael, Assistant Professor. DPhil, 2010, University of Oxford: Metabolic reprogramming during tumorigenesis and metastasis.
Martienssen, Robert A., Professor. Ph.D., 1986, Cambridge University: Plant genetics; transposons; development; gene regulation; DNA methylation.
McCombie, W. Richard, Professor. Ph.D., 1982, University of Michigan: Human genetics; human genome variation; personal genomics; genetics of psychiatric disorders; genetics of cancer, computational molecular biology.
Meyer, Hannah, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2018, University of Cambridge, EMBL-EBI, United Kingdom: Tolerance induction and generation of diversity in the developing immune system; systems immunology; transcriptomics; bioinformatics
Mills, Alea A., Professor. Ph.D., 1997, University of California, Irvine: Cancer; development; aging; senescence; epigenetics; autism.
Pedmale, Ullas, Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2008, University of Missouri, Columbia: Organism-environment interactions; photobiology; signal transduction; genomics; cellular growth; decision-making in plants.
Sheltzer, Jason, CSHL Fellow. Ph.D., 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Consequences of aneuploidy and gene dosage imbalances in development and cancer.
Siepel, Adam C., Professor. Ph.D., 2005, University of California, Santa Cruz: Computational biology; population genetics; molecular evolution; transcriptional regulation.
Spector, David L., Professor. Ph.D., 1980, Rutgers University: Cell biology; gene expression; nuclear structure; microscopy; non-coding RNAs.
Stillman, Bruce W., Professor. Ph.D., 1979, Australian National University: Cancer; cell cycle; DNA replication; chromatin assembly; yeast genetics.
Tollkuhn, Jessica, Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2006, University of California, San Diego: Regulation of gene expression in the brain by estrogen and testosterone.
Tonks, Nicholas K., Professor. Ph.D., University of Dundee: Posttranslational modification; phosphorylation; phosphatases; signal transduction; protein structure and function.
Trotman, Lloyd C., Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2001, University of Zurich: Cancer modeling and treatment; senescence and tumor progression; cancer visualization; PTEN regulation.
Tuveson, David A., Professor. M.D., Ph.D., 1994, Johns Hopkins University: Pancreatic cancer; experimental therapeutics; diagnostics; mouse models; cancer genetics.
Vakoc, Christopher, Professor. M.D., Ph.D., 2007, University of Pennsylvania: Transcriptional regulation of mammalian cell growth.
VanAelst, Linda, Professor. Ph.D., 1991, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium: Signal transduction; Ras and Rho proteins; tumorigenesis; neuronal development and disorders.
Zhang, Lingbo, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and National University of Singapore: Normal and malignant stem and progenitor cells; self-renewal; metabolism; therapeutic tar
Research Faculty at Brookhaven National Laboratory
Freimuth, Paul I., Scientist. Ph.D., 1980, Stanford University: Adenovirus reproduction; virus-cellular receptor binding.
Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistants, Spring 2023: 40
1Department of Anesthesiology
2Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
3Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
4Department of Biomedical Engineering
5Department of Ecology and Evolution
6Department of Medicine
7Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
8Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
9Department of Pathology
10Department of Pharmacological Sciences
11Department of Physiology and Biophysics
12Department of Psychology
13Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine