Alphabetical Listing of Faculty

(217) 300-7905
Liver metabolism in normal and diseased state
(217) 244-2895
Multilevel modeling of neurobiological systems in health and disease.
(217) 300-4645
Steroid Hormone Signaling Mechanisms in Normal Physiology and Diseases<br> Estrogen- and Progesterone-Regulated Gene Networks Controlling Reproduction and Early Development; Genetic Models of Reproductive Dysfunctions; Molecular Basis of Hormone-Dependent Cancer
(217) 333-2900
Regulation of ovarian follicular development and estrogen action in the male reproductive tract
Barr, Lloyd
(217) 265-5297
Organization of the nucleus; chromosomes and other nuclear organelles; RNA transcription and processing; ribonucleoproteins, nucleo-cytoplasmic trafficking.
(217) 244-2311
Chromatin Structure, Gene expression, Nuclear Architecture
(217) 244-2412
Infection Biology and Cancer, Host-pathogen Interactions, Bacterial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Toxins
(217) 244-0535
Regulation of prostate development and growth by hormone receptor signaling pathways
Cytoskeleton and Cell Adhesion
(217) 265-0991
Mechanisms of influenza virus adaptation
Buetow, Dennis
(217) 333-3724
(217) 333-2090
Molecular biology and biochemistry of archaeal DNA replication; enzymes of plant cell wall hydrolysis
(217) 244-6793
Molecular basis of disease, post-translational modifications, regulation of RNA expression, RNA-protein interactions
(217) 265-0674
Signal Transduction in Mammalian Cell Growth and Differentiation
(217) 333-7764
Epigenetic regulation of NF-&kappa;B; the role of NF-&kappa;B in apoptosis and cancer; cross-talk between NF-&kappa;B and other signaling pathways. NF-&kappa;B signaling and <i>H. pylori</i>-mediated gastric disease. Function of RUNX3 as a tumor suppressor in cancer.
(217) 244-8230
Cells, synapses, and circuits in neuroendocrinology and epilepsy
(217) 244-6839
Mechanisms underlying Homeostatic Plasticity and Epilepsy
Conrad, Edward
(217) 333-2011
Structure, metabolism, and biological activities of heparin and heparan sulfate
(217) 333-2043
Structure/function relationships in photosynthetic energy conversion; structure of membrane proteins; mechanism of energy conservation; photosynthesis in intact plants; energetics of the biosphere
(217) 333-7919
Genetic approaches to regulation of lipid metabolism; synthesis and attachment of biotin and lipoic acid
(217) 333-8793
Physiology and simulation of insect behavior
(217) 333-4245
Role of Glycopeptide and Peptide Antifreezes in Inhibition of Ice Crystal Growth and Recrystallization
Dunn, Floyd
(217) 244-5431
Does microbial metabolic activity, macromolecular chemistry and extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) production cause disease in coral reef ecosystems and catalyze CaCO<sub>3</sub> mineral precipitation in hot springs and caves?
(217) 244-5513
Regulatory Lipids and Protein Function
(217) 244-2662
Molecular Chaperones; Transcription; Chromatin Remodeling
(217) 333-9075
Membrane protein structure/function; Expression of membrane proteins from hyperthermophiles; Structure and mechanism of prokaryotic respiratory enzymes that generate a membrane potential
(217) 244-7414
Mechanisms of enzyme-catalyzed reactions, functional genomics, lignin deconstruction for biofuel production
(217) 244-1355
The neurobiology of time; engineering neuronal development and repair
(217) 333-0328
Neural Bases of Decision
(217) 333-3960
Growth factor and hormone regulation of myelin synthesis; membrane domains and signal transduction
(217) 333-1794
Oxygenic photosynthesis, history of photosynthesis research, and photosynthesis education
(217) 244-1736
Molecular Mechanisms of Neurotransmitter-gated Ion Channels
(217) 333-4449
Mechanisms of cell determination; development and regeneration of the vertebrate lens; cornea stem cell biology; developmental basis for evolutionary change
(217) 333-0363
Using small molecules to identify novel targets for the treatment of cancer, drug-resistant bacteria, and neurodegeneration
Holzwarth, Matilde
(217) 333-3967
Enzymatic regulation of protein synthesis; Development of small-molecule inhibitors against pathogenic bacteria
The mechanisms and treatment of epileptogenesis in adult onset epilepsy and the overlap between epileptic encephalopathy and Alzheimers disease.
(217) 333-5812
Molecular mechanisms of oxidative damage; cellular defenses against oxidants; obligate anaerobiosis
(217) 244-2896
Computational studies of biological transport: understanding and engineering life at the interface
(217) 244-9493
(217) 300-7654
Tissue development, regeneration and disease, MicroRNAs, Myotonic dystrophy, RNA therapeutics
(217) 333-9769
Regulation of gene expression, signal transduction, and cell proliferation and phenotypic properties by hormones and growth factors; functional analyses of nuclear hormone receptors and their genome-wide activities; mechanisms of hormone and antihormone action in normal and cancer cells; biomarker discovery and cellular changes underlying resistance to therapeutic agents in breast cancer.
(217) 244-5471
Impact of host-imposed metal starvation on <em>Staphylococcus aureus</em> and bacterial mechanisms of resistance
(217) 333-1146
Present: Role of nuclear receptors in regulation metabolism. Past: Gene regulation and cellular localization mechanisms of cytrochromes P450.
(217) 333-6317
Transcriptional Regulation of Metabolism and Energy Balance by Nuclear Receptors, FXR and SHP, and Epigenomic regulators, SIRT1, JMJD3, and MicroRNAs
(217) 300-9652
Mechanisms of HIV pathogenesis in animal models and human patient samples; development and application of multiscale tissue imaging methods
(217) 244-2821
Structure, Function, and Engineering of T Cell Receptors; Molecular Basis of Immune Recognition by T Cells; Tumor Targeting with T Cells; Engineering Protein Therapeutics
(217) 265-0329
Mechanisms of DNA replication stress and genome instability
(217) 244-0793
Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Adhesion; Cell Engineering
(217) 333-7565
Ins and outs of nucleocytoplasmic transport
Regulation of temporal patterning in neural progenitors and subsequent generation of neural diversity
(217) 244-0740
The role of top-down projections in the processing of complex sounds
(217) 333-2619
Protein design and engineering; in vitro selection and characterization of new catalytic DNA and RNA molecules as anti-viral pharmaceutical agents or as metal ion biosensors
Mantulin, William W
(217) 244-2405
RNA structure and function, RNA-protein interactions,| chemical mechanisms of biological reactions, protein synthesis, tRNA synthetases
(217) 244-1943
Molecular genetics and biochemistry of methanogenic Archaea; biosynthesis of phosphonate antibiotics; redox cycling of phosphorus by microorganisms
(217) 333-1345
Molecular underpinnings of bacterial virulence
(217) 333-4846
Computational biology: Design and evolution of molecular networks
(217) 333-0641
Natural products biosynthesis, bacterial signalling, X-ray crystallography
(217) 244-5477
Endocrine and Metabolic Control of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Pathophysiology
(217) 244-1371
Computational Neuroscience; Neuroethology; Adaptive Behaviour
(217) 244-0616
The functions, evolutionary histories and structures of genes and proteins
(217) 333-9098
Investigation of the molecular basis of excitation and adaptation during chemotactic sensory transduction in bacteria
(217) 333-4139
Mechanism of polysaccharide synthesis
(217) 244-7832
long noncoding RNA; Gene regulation; Nuclear domain & structure, breast cancer
(217) 244-8076
Eukaryotic DNA replication; Chromosome structure & maintenance; Heterochromatin organization; Cell cycle control
(217) 300-1454
Directed Evolution, Membrane Protein Structure and Function, Molecular Recognition, Neurotransmitters, Taste, G Protein-Coupled Receptors, HIV-1
(217) 244-6233
Notch signaling pathway in hypothalamic-pituitary gland development and disease
(217) 244-4655
Solid state nuclear magnetic resonance (SSNMR), including the development of new pulse sequence methodology and instrumentation, and application to studies of protein structure and dynamics
(217) 244-0060
Innovation in undergraduate education
(217) 333-0489
Molecular basis of insect olfaction; molecular evolution of DNA transposons; comparative insect genomics; molecular evolution of nematode chemoreceptors
(217) 265-0309
From society to genes
(217) 333-3375
(217) 333-8784
Molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics: pre-mRNA processing and P450 monooxygenases
(217) 244-3371
(217) 333-1788
Identification and use of small molecule biomodulators as novel anticancer drugs and probes for new regulatory pathways
(217) 333-9099
Hormonal regulation of birth in mammals: physiological effects of the hormones relaxin, estrogen and progesterone.
(217) 244-4489
DNA as an enzyme
(217) 244-1956
Molecular mechanisms of <em>Salmonella</em> pathogenesis
(217) 244-7395
Structural and functional characterization of macromolecular assemblies and the enzymes of biological oxidations, nanoscale systems for human therapeutics, genome/proteome analysis, macromolecular signaling and the biological details of cell migration.
(217) 244-4183
Wound repair and tissue regeneration; Drosophila genetics; Development and patterning
Announcement: The Stadtmueller lab will open its doors in Fall 2018! We welcome motivated and talented students and postdocs. Please send inquiries to: bethms@illinois.edu<br></br>
(217) 244-4000
Evolution of gene regulatory networks; Long-range regulatory mechanisms; Mouse models of human developmental disorders
Novel neurochemistry and the function of cell-to-cell signaling molecules on neuronal network activity
(217) 333-3940
Regulation of bacterial gene expression by transcriptional attenuation
(217) 244-6914
Computational Investigation of Biomolecular Systems and Processes at Microscopic Level
Cell-Cell interactions in Health and Disease
(217) 244-5620
Molecular mechanisms underlying excitability homeostasis in autism and epilepsy
(217) 244-5360
The understanding of enzymatic transformations that are of pharmaceutical importance
(217) 333-7033
Regulation of Bacterial Stress Responses
(217) 244-8420
The Whitaker lab studies the molecular evolution of cellular microorganisms in their natural environmental contexts ranging from hot springs to human infectious disease.
(217) 244-9631
Bacterial protein toxins, their interaction with host cells, their effects on intracellular signal transduction, and development of novel alternative anti-toxin therapeutics; human and nonhuman primate vaginal and gut microbial ecosystems (microbiomes) and their role in health and disease
(217) 333-0065
Biochemistry of methanogens
Yau, Peter
(217) 333-3841
(217) 300-0582
Position available: The Zhang laboratory welcomes motivated students and postdoctoral fellows in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, neuronal biology to join the group. Please contact Kai Zhang (kaizkaiz@illinois.edu) with a description of your scientific research interests.
(217) 333-2631
Synthetic biology; protein engineering; metabolic engineering; biocatalysis; biosynthesis