Faculty 

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Aparna Baskaran
Assistant Professor of Physics
Out-of-equilibrium properties of soft materials and physics of biological systems
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Susan Birren
Dean of Arts and Sciences,
Professor of Neurobiology
Developmental Neurobiology
Li Deng
Orrie Friedman Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Organic chemistry. DNA demethylation

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Paul DiZio
Associate Professor of Psychology

Human spatial orientation and motor control

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Zvonimir Dogic
Associate Professor of Physics
Soft condensed matter physics. Biological physics.

Irving Epstein
Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry

Nonlinear chemical dynamics. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems.
Seth Fraden
Professor of Physics

Macromolecules in suspension. Physics of protein crystallization. Microfluidics.

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Chandler Fulton
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Cell Differentiation, Centrioles, and Cell Death. Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in Naegleria.
Paul Garrity
Professor of Biology

Neural development and behavior

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Jeff Gelles
Aron and Imre Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmocology

Single-molecule Biochemistry and Biophysics. Transcription and RNA processing. Cytoskeletal networks and regulation.

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Steve A.N. Goldstein
Professor of Biochemistry

Ion channels in health and illness

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Bruce Goode
Professor of Biology

Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis

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Leslie Griffith
Nancy Lurie Marks Professor of Neuroscience,
Director of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems

The Biochemistry of Behavior

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Nikolaus Grigorieff
Visiting Professor of Biochemistry

High-resolution electron cryo-microscopy of macromolecular complexes

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Dr. Grigorieff is a visiting professor and does not have a lab at Brandeis

Angela Gutchess
Associate Professor of Psychology

Life-span development. Culture, aging, and memory

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Jennifer Gutsell
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Social and Affective Neuroscience; Cross-group Resonance; Emotion and Self-control; Empathy and Environmentalism

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James Haber
Abraham and Etta Goodman Professor of Biology,
Director, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center

Genetics and molecular biology of yeast meiotic and mitotic recombination.

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Michael Hagan
Associate Professor of Physics

Computation and theory in biological physics

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Kenneth C. Hayes
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Comparative nutritional pathophysiology in man and animals. Lipoprotein metabolism and atherogenesis, diabetes and obesity.
Liz Hedstrom
Professor of Biology and Chemistry

Enzyme structure-function studies; design of antibiotics and antiparasitics; targeted protein degradation

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Judith Herzfeld
Professor of Chemistry

Computer simulations of chemical reactions in complex settings. Solid state NMR studies of membrane and amyloid proteins.

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Colleen Hitchcock
Assistant Professor of Ecology
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Pengyu Hong
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dynamics of biological networks.
Tijana Ivanovic Tijana Ivanovic
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Uncovering fundamental molecular mechanisms of virus translocation across biological membranes
Shantanu Jadhav
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Learning, Memory and Decision Making in the Mammalian Brain

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Don Katz
Professor of Psychology

Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning

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Dorothee Kern
Professor of Biochemistry,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods.

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Jane Kondev
Professor of Physics
Biophysics and Structural Biology
Melissa Kosinski-Collins
Associate Professor of Biology
Protein biochemistry
Isaac Krauss
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Organic synthesis
James Lackner
Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology

Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation of unusual force environments.

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Elaine Lai
Senior Lecturer and Senior Scientist in Biology
Gene expression and cell differentiation. Cell death. Nutrition, lifestyle and diabetes.
Nelson Lau
Assistant Professor of Biology

Gene and genome regulation by RNAi and small RNAs

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Amy S.Y. Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology

mRNA translation in cellular differentiation and disease

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John Lisman
Zalman Abraham Kekst Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology

Signal transduction and memory.

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Susan Lovett
Abraham S. and Gertrude Burg Professor of Microbiology
Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast.
Eve Marder
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience

Modulation of Neural Networks

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Michael Marr
Associate Professor of Biology
Mechanisms controlling gene expression
Robert Meyer
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Physics of liquid crystals, colloids, and polymer gels
Maria de Boef Miara
Instructor
Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Physiology, Biomechanics
Chris Miller
Professor of Biochemistry,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Structure and Mechanism of Ion Channels and Transporters
Paul Miller
Associate Professor of Biology
Computational and theoretical neuroscience
James Morris
Professor of Biology
Evolution. Medicine. Epigenetics. History of science.
Sacha Nelson
Gyula and Katica Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Phamacodynamics

Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex

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Daniel Oprian
Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry
Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.
Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Mapping the functional repertoire of (bio)inorganic systems and protein metallocofactors; paradigms of (bio)catalysts relevant to the human health and environment.
Suzanne Paradis
Associate Professor of Biology

Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.

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Dan L. Perlman
Associate Provost of Innovation in Education and Professor of Biology
Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior.
Gregory Petsko
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry

X-ray crystallographic analysis of protein structure and enzyme mechanisms.

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Thomas Pochapsky
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biological redox enzymes structure and mechanism.

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Joan Press
Associate Professor of Biology
Developmental immunology and immunogenetics.
Alfred Redfield
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Physics
Studies of Macromolecules by Magnetic Resonance
Ruibao Ren
Professor of Biology

Signal transduction.

Ruibao Ren is on leave until late 2017

Dagmar Ringe
Harold and Bernice Davis Professor of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease

Structures of enzymes and enzyme-substrate complexes.

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Avi Rodal Avital Rodal
Assistant Professor of Biology

Endosomal Membrane Traffic in Neurons.

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Ben Rogers W. Benjamin Rogers
Assistant Professor of Physics

Self-assembly at the colloidal length scale

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Michael Rosbash
Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience,
Professor of Biology, and
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Circadian Rhythms, Behavior, and Gene Expression.

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Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Professor of Chemistry
Solid-state NMR of biological nanocomposites and immobilized proteins; analysis of SAXS of proteins.
Robert Sekuler
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Visual perception. Cognitive processes.

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Piali Sengupta
Professor of Biology

Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.

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Neil Simister
Associate Professor of Biology
Molecular immunology. Antibody transport.
Barry Snider
Professor of Chemistry,
Charles A. Breskin Professor of Organic Chemistry
Synthesis of natural products.
Hannah Snyder
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Executive function

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Timothy Street
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Mechanisms of protein folding in the cell
Douglas Theobald
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
VStructural bioinformatics analysis of telomeric complexes, integrating X-ray crystallographic structure determination, molecular evolution, and structure-function studies.
Christine Thomas
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Synthetic inorganic, bioinorganic and organometallic chemistry

Judith Tsipis
Professor of Biology

Genetic counseling.

Gina Turrigiano
Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science

Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties.

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Stephen Van Hooser
Assistant Professor of Biology

Development and function of cortical circuits

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Lawrence Wangh
Professor of Biology

Mammalian embryogenesis. Gene expression in single cells.

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Arthur Wingfield
Nancy Lurie Marks Professor of Neuroscience

Human memory

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Rachel Woodruff
Assistant Professor of Biology
Teaching Genetics and Genomic and Molecular Biotechnology
Bing Xu
Professor of Chemistry
Biomaterials and Self-assembly
 
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