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Niles Walter

Nils Walter, PhD

Francis S. Collins Collegiate Professor of Chemistry
Biophysics & Biological Chemistry
Founding Co-Director, Center for RNA Biomedicine
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Allyship Training, Intercultural Training, Bystander Training
Research Interests:
The Walter group studies the cellular and molecular biology of ubiquitous non-coding RNAs
Yanzhuang Wang

Yanzhuang Wang, PhD

Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Golgi biogenesis, function, and defects in diseases
Zhong Wang

Zhong Wang, PhD

Associate Director of Cardiac Surgery
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Everyday Bias in Healthcare (through OHEI), Department DEI committee member; NIH and AHA DEI training
Research Interests:
Heart regeneration using a combination of stem cells, small molecules, bioengineering, and large animal models.
Chase Weidmann

Chase Weidmann

Assistant Professor
Biological Chemistry
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
ribonucleoproteins, RNA structure, noncoding RNA, cancer biology, regulation of gene expression
Lois Weisman

Lois Weisman, PhD

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
We seek to understand essential cellular processes — using cultured neurons, cell lines and yeast — in order to shed new light on neurodegeneration, cancer and other diseases.
Stephen Weiss

Stephen Weiss, PhD

Internal Medicine
Research Interests:
Normal as well as neoplastic cell populations remodel the extracellular matrix by regulating the expression of complex gene programs that control cell motility, proteolytic activity, proliferation.
Megan Weivoda

Megan Weivoda, PhD

Periodontics and Oral Medicine
Research Interests:
The mechanisms by which multi-nucleated osteoclasts stimulate osteoblastic bone formation in order to identify therapeutic targets to promote bone formation in aging and cancer-induced bone disease.
Margaret Westfall

Margaret Westfall, PhD

Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Accepting new students?
No
Research Interests:
Cardiac myocyte; Sarcomere; Post-translational Modifications; Protein kinase
Max Wicha

Max Wicha, MD

Internal Medicine
Research Interests:
Effects of extracellular matrix components on cell growth and differentiation. Cancer stem cells.
Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology
Faculty Director, Advanced Genomics Core
Accepting new students?
No
Research Interests:
DNA repair, mutagenesis, transcription, genomics, bioinformatics.
Wobus, Christiane

Christiane Wobus, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Bystander Training, Immigrant-Identified
Research Interests:
virus-host interactions in the intestine, norovirus, astrovirus, human intestinal organoids
Sunny Wong

Sunny Wong, PhD

Associate Professor of Dermatology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Cancer biology, stem cell biology, skin, epithelial tissue
Jun Wu

Jun Wu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Diabetes, obesity, thermogenic fat, alcoholic liver disease