Faculty

Matthias Wolf Headshot

Matthias Wolf

Associate Professor
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Training and Identities:
Implicit Bias Training, Foreign Medical Graduate
Sunny Wong

Sunny Wong, Ph.D.

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

Connie Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute / Biomedical Engineering
Research Interest
RNA therapeutics, ultrasensitive detection, diagnostics, biomolecular engineering, drug delivery
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Jun Wu

Jun Wu, Ph.D.

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

Thomas Wubben, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
retinal degeneration, photoreceptors, retinal pigment epithelium, metabolism, drug discovery
Training and Identities:
Implicit Bias Training
Haoxing Xu

Haoxing Xu, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Research Interests:
Our laboratory is focused on ion channels in the lysosome and their roles in the pathogenesis of lysosome storage diseases, metabolic diseases, and common neurodegenerative diseases.
Shawn Xu

Shawn Xu, Ph.D.

Professor of Life Sciences Institute
Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Neuroscience; Sensory Biology; Aging; Behavior; Neural Circuits
Swathi Yadlapalli

Swathi Yadlapalli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
Immigrant scientist
Research Interests:
Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Live imaging, Circadian Rhythms, Genome Organization.
Qiong Yang

Qiong Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Biophysics
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Quantitative Systems and Synthetic Biology, Embryo developmental timing, growth, and patterning, Droplet Microfluidics, Mathematical Modeling , Mechanobiology
Training and Identities:
NextProf Science Biophysics Liaison, Biophysics Career Choices, CRLT Workshop on Creating Climates Resistant to Sexual Harassment, Biophysics & Chemistry Anti-racism book group
Bing Ye

Bing Ye, Ph.D.

Burton L. Baker Professor of the Life Sciences
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Anti-Racism Training
Research Interests:
Neuron development, neural circuits, neurological disorders, Down syndrome, Drosophila and mice
Lei Yin

Lei Yin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, CMB DEI Month Book Club, Bystander Training, Self-Identified: Female, Working Mother
Research Interests:
Hepatic lipid metabolism; Circadian rhythm; post-translational modifications; Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease
David Zacks

David Zacks, MD, Ph.D.

Cell and systems Biology
Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Molecular mechanisms of Disease
Research Interests:
Dr. Zacks is a vitreo-retinal specialist and clinician-scientist at the University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center.
Rachel Zemans

Rachel L. Zemans, MD

Professor
Internal Medicine
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
1. regeneration 2. Stem cells 3. epithelial-immune crosstalk 4. lung disease 5. epithelial cell signaling
Trainings and Identities:
Implicit Bias Training
Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry
Research Interest
Gene therapy for human diseases, CRISPR-Cas, genome editing, bacterial anti-viral immunity, protein structure-function.
Accepting New Students?
Yes

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