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Shannon Lacy

Shannon Lacy

Joined CMB:
2019
Mentor:
Matthias Truttmann, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Colgate University
Research Interests
Investigating the role of AMPylation on Hsp70 chaperones in Neurodegenerative Disease models
Amelia Lauth

Amelia Lauth

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Ajit P. Joglekar, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Instutution:
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Daniel Lawrence

Daniel Lawrence, PhD

Professor of Internal Medicine
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Ischemic stroke, neurodegenerative disease, vascular biology of the CNS, fibrotic disease
Kyoung Lee

Kyoung Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research Interests:
Understand how pancreatic cancer develops in complex tissue environments, with particular interest in hypoxia and immune cells as critical tumor microenvironment components
Scott Leiser

Scott Leiser, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
Implicit Bias Training, Gender Bias or Discrimination Training
Research Interests:
Aging, metabolism, stress response, neurobiology, genetics
Jun Li

Jun Li, PhD

Human Genetics
Research Interests
My group studies the genetic basis of complex human diseases. Current areas include genetic and genomic analyses of mental disorders, somatic DNA alterations in cancer, and human population genetics.
 Peng Li

Peng Li, PhD

Assistant Professor of Life Sciences Institute/Biologic and Materials Science
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Neurobiology, Physiology
Qing Li

Qing Li, MD, PhD

Internal Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Research Interests:
Intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms underlying leukemic stem cell transformation.
Jiandie Lin

Jiandie Lin, PhD

Bradley M. Patten Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences
Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology
Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute
Research Interests:
Nutrient signaling, interorgan crosstalk, metabolic disease, liver cancer, single-cell biology
Accepting New Students?
Yes

Karena Lin

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Mark Chiang, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Cancer biology, leukemia
Xiaoxia "Nina" Lin

Xiaoxia "Nina" Lin, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Anti-Racism Training, Gender Bias or Discrimination Training
Research Interests:
Microbial communities, microbiome, microfluidics, synthetic biology, biochemical production
Allen Liu

Allen Liu, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Accepting new students?
Probably not for 2021-2022
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training
Research Interests:
Mechanobiology and mechanotransduction, cell migration, clathrin-mediated endocytosis, cytoskeleton, bottom-up synthetic biology
Mats Ljungman

Mats Ljungman, PhD

Radiation Oncology
Research Interests:
Mechanisms of transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in normal physiology and in cancer and neurological disease.
Isabelle Lombaert

Isabelle Lombaert , PhD

Assistant Professor
Biologic and Materials Science
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training
Research Interests:
stem cells, regeneration, gene therapy, cancer
Carey Lumeng

Carey Lumeng, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training
Research Interests:
obesity, inflammation
Costas Lyssiotis

Costas A. Lyssiotis, Ph.D.

Maisel Research Professor of Oncology
Associate Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Graduate Program in Cancer Biology
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
tumor metabolism, immunometabolism, metabolomics, pancreatic cancer