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Vesa Kaartinen, PhD

Vesa Kaartinen, PhD

Biologic and Materials Sciences
Research Interests:
We study molecular mechanisms that regulate craniofacial and cardiac development.
Sundeep Kalantry, PhD

Sundeep Kalantry, PhD

Associate Director of Human Genetics
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Anti-Racism Training, Gender Bias or Discrimination Training
Research Interests:
Epigenetics, chromatin modifications, dosage compensation, embryology, and stem cell biology.
Keegan

Catherine Keegan, MD, PhD

Dept. Pediatrics-Genetics
Research Interests:
Use of mouse models to understand the mechanisms that lead to birth defects affecting caudal structures in humans, and understand the mechanisms which telomere dysfunction causes distinct phenotypes
Evan Keller

Evan Keller, PhD, DVM

Professor of Urology, Director of Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program
Accepting new students?
No
Research Interests:
Tumor microenvironment, metastasis, bone, spatial analysis
Rami Khoriaty

Rami Khoriaty, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
hematopoiesis; erythropoiesis; globin switching, secretory pathway, CRISPR screens
Sumin Kim

Sumin Kim

Joined CMB:
2017
CMB Mentor:
William Dauer, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interest:
Studying the mechanism of nuclear pore complex formation in neurons and the role of torsinA with regards to nuclear pore biology.
Kleer

Celina Kleer, MD

Pathology
Research Interests:
mechanism by which overepression of EZH2 and down-regulation of CCN6 (WISP3) promote breast cancer invasion and metastasis, and their utility as novel tissue biomarkers of prognosis.
Jeffrey Knupp

Jeffrey Knupp

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Billy Tsai, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Michigan
Research Interests:
ER protein quality control mechanisms and ER-phagy
Nicole Koropatkin

Nicole Koropatkin, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, PIBS Associate Director
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Program Involvement:
CMB Program Committee, CMB 850 Faculty Evaluators, CMB 850 Student Seminar Coordination, CMB Faculty Review Committee
Research Interests:
microbiome, structural biology, glycoside hydrolases, Bacteroides, starch

Anuj Kumar, PhD

Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Research Interests
Genomics and proteomics to study signaling networks regulating yeast cell growth, cell polarity and cell cycle progression.
Steven Kunkel

Steven Kunkel, PhD

Pathology
Experimental research activities directed at understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cytokine networks that are operative in different immune/inflammatory reactions and host defenses
Curtis Kuo

Curtis Kuo

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Andrew Lieberman, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Instutution:
University of Pennsylvania
Student Organizations:
Galens Medical Society, United Asian American Medical Student Association, Life Sciences Orchestra