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Accelerating biomedical research at UIUC: MCB accomplishes 10 new faculty hires in three years

Top (L to R): Benjamin Auerbach, Asma Hatoum, Collin Kieffer, Pamela Martinez, and Paola Mera. Bottom (L to R): Joe Sanfilippo, Anna Sokac, Beth Stadtmueller, Nicholas Wu, and Xinzhu Yu.

The School of Molecular & Cellular Biology is proud to have accomplished ten new faculty hires over the last three years! These strategic hires have been made in areas of brain plasticity, virology and immunology, developmental biology, and microbiology. These outstanding new recruits, together with our current accomplished faculty, will strengthen and enrich our path-breaking research endeavors in the school and with campus initiatives such as the Beckman Institute, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, and the Microbial Sciences Initiative.

Click on each faculty member's name to read their individual Q&As.

Department of Biochemistry
Joe Sanfilippo
Beth Stadtmueller
Nicholas Wu

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Anna Sokac

Department of Microbiology
Asma Hatoum
Collin Kieffer
Pamela Martinez
Paola Mera

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Benjamin Auerbach
Xinzhu Yu

January 20, 2021 All News