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Ecological responses to global change

Dominique Bergmann

Office: Gilbert 208B
Admin: Brenda Koehler
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Cell fate, stem-cell behaviors, and cell polarity in plant epidermal lineages

Barbara Block

Office: HMS Loeb 17
Phone: (831) 655-6236
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Thermal physiology, open ocean predators, ecological physiology and tuna biology

Steven M. Block

Office: Bass 307
Admin: Teresita Mezzetta
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Single molecule biophysics using optical trapping and fluorescence

Xiaoke Chen

Office: Bass 319B
Admin: Yolanda Madrid
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Brain circuits mediating motivated behaviors; addiction, pain and depression
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Jonas Cremer (arriving Jan. 2020)

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Bacterial physiology and host-microbe interactions

Larry Crowder

Office: HMS Loeb 7A
Phone: (831) 655-6217
Admin: Marianne DiMaggio
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Ecology, conservation, fisheries, protected species, ecosystem-based management

Martha S. Cyert

Office: Bass 410B
Phone: (650) 723-9970
Admin: Tammy Learned
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Chemical and systems biology of Ca2+ dependent phosphatase signaling networks

Gretchen C. Daily

Office: Bass 125
Phone: (650) 723-9452
Admin: Michelle Valencia

Land use, biodiversity dynamics, ecosystem services

Giulio De Leo

Office: HMS Fisher 6
Phone: (831) 655-6202
Admin: Cheryl Butner
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Modeling conservation and management of marine resources, disease dynamics

Mark Denny

Office: HMS Fisher 1
Phone: (831) 655-6208
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Biomechanics, ecology, and ecological physiology

Jose R. Dinneny

Office: Gilbert 228B
Phone: (650) 724-2366
Admin: Yvonne Lee
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Understanding how plants perceive, use and interact with water at multiple scales

Rodolfo Dirzo

Office: Bass 210
Phone: (650) 736-7643
Admin: Pamela Hung
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Evolutionary ecology of species interactions and conservation science

Scott Dixon

Office: Bass 423
Admin: Janet Elder
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Investigating cell death pathways using chemical biology and functional genomics

Jessica Feldman

Office: Gilbert 306B
Admin: Yvonne Lee
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Cell patterning and cytoskeleton organization during development

Marcus Feldman

Office: Bass 234
Phone: (650) 725-1867
Admin: Lawrence Bond

Human genetic and cultural evolution, mathematical biology, demography of China population genetics

Chris Field

Phone: (650) 736-4352
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Global ecology, climate change impacts, global carbon cycle, ecosystem ecology

Hunter Fraser

Office: Bass 107
Admin: Pamela Hung
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The evolution of gene expression, integrating experiments and computation

Judith Frydman

Office: Clark E200A
Admin: Angie Kwong
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Protein folding, protein quality control, amyloid and misfolding diseases

Tadashi Fukami

Office: Bass 208
Phone: (650) 721-1711
Admin: Yolanda Madrid
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William Gilly

Office: HMS De Nault 108
Phone: (831) 655-6219
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Ion channels in excitable cells; Motor control/behavior in Cephalopods

Jeremy Goldbogen

Office: HMS De Nault 208
Phone: (831) 655-6234
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Functional morphology, biomechanics, physiological ecology, energetics

Deborah M Gordon

Office: Gilbert 410B
Phone: (650) 725-6364
Admin: LaMoria Roberts
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Ant colony organization, behavior, ecology, population and behavioral genetics

Or Gozani

Office: Bass 310
Admin: Brenda Koehler
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Role of chromatin signaling in nuclear programming and disease regulation

Elizabeth Hadly

Office: Bass 220B
Phone: (650) 498-4995 ext. lab
Admin: LaMoria Roberts
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Animal response to past, present & future climatic change

H. Craig Heller

Office: Gilbert 420A
Phone: (650) 723-1509
Admin: May Chin

Neurobiology of sleep and circadian rhythms, memory, and thermoregulation

Mary Hynes

Office: Bass 309
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Developmental biology of dopamine neurons and mRNA processing

Richard Klein

Office: Bldg 80 203
Phone: (650) 725-9819

Human biological and behavioral evolution

Ron Kopito

Office: Bass 422
Phone: (650) 723-7581
Admin: Tammy Learned
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Protein quality control and molecular mechanisms of disease

Sharon R. Long

Office: Gilbert 216A
Phone: (650) 723-3153
Admin: Alexandra Bloom
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Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology of plant-bacterial symbiosis

Christopher Lowe

Office: HMS Loeb 110
Phone: (831) 655-6226
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Evolution and development, specifically the evolution of the deuterostomes

Liqun Luo

Office: Bass 330
Admin: Mary Molacavage
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Genetic analysis of neural circuit organization and assembly in flies and mice

Susan K. McConnell

Office: Bass 126
Phone: (650) 725-8786
Admin: Yvonne Lee
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Determination of neuronal cell fates and connectivity

Fiorenza Micheli

Office: HMS Aggassiz 5
Phone: (831) 655-6251
Admin: Cheryl Butner
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Ecology and conservation of marine ecosystems

Erin Mordecai

Office: Gilbert 406
Phone: (650) 497-7447
Admin: Michelle Valencia
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Community ecology of infectious disease

Ashby Morrison

Office: Gilbert 326B
Phone: (650) 721-6589
Admin: Elyse Pierson
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Chromatin regulation of genome stability

Mary Beth Mudgett

Office: Gilbert 228A
Admin: Yolanda Madrid
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Biochemistry of pathogen manipulation of host signaling to promote disease

Lauren O'Connell

Office: Gilbert 306A
Admin: Tess Mezzetta
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Evolutionary innovations in physiology and behavior from molecules to ecosystems

Stephen Palumbi

Office: HMS Blinks 114
Phone: (831) 655-6210
Admin: Elizabeth Sheets
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Using genomics to understand ecology, evolution & conservation of marine species

Kabir Peay

Office: Bass 207
Phone: (650) 723-0552
Admin: Alexandra Bloom
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Ecology, community structure & ecosystem function of plant-microbial symbiosis

Dmitri Petrov

Office: Bass 232
Phone: (650) 731-1169
Admin: Susan Mello
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Evolution of genomes and population genomics of adaptation and variation
Genomics, human genetic and phenotypic variation, evolution

Kristy Red-Horse

Office: Gilbert 326A
Admin: Elyse Pierson
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Cardiovascular development and regeneration

Noah Rosenberg

Office: Bass 235
Phone: (650) 723-4831
Admin: Susan Mello
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Human evolution, mathematical models, population genetics, statistical genetics

Robert Sapolsky

Phone: (650) 723-2649
Admin: Lisa Pereira

Neuron death, stress, gene therapy

Mark J. Schnitzer

Office: Clark W081
Admin: Teresita Mezzetta
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Novel imaging technologies to understand neural circuits, learning, and memory
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Molly Schumer (arriving Sept. 2019)

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Evolutionary and population genetics focusing on hybridization between species

Carla Shatz

Office: Clark W157
Phone: (650) 723-0534
Admin: Anaida Stepanyan
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How experience tunes up brain circuits during critical periods of development

Kang Shen

Office: Bass 331
Admin: Clarence McClanahan
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Molecular mechanisms of synapse formation

Michael Simon

Office: Bass 308
Admin: Brenda Koehler

Planar cell polarity, cell shape and mobility, and control of cell fate

Jan Skotheim

Office: Bass 404
Phone: (650) 721-1160
Admin: Lisa Pereira
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Cell cycle control and systems biology

Tim Stearns

Office: Bass 403
Phone: (650) 725-6934
Admin: Tammy Learned
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Cell organization and signaling and deciphering human genetic variation
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Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Office: Bass 311
Phone: (650) 724-3984
Admin: Michael Heke
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Development, plasticity and degeneration of neural circuits

Stuart Thompson

Office: HMS Loeb 10
Phone: (831) 277-1849

Neurobiology, signal transduction

Alice Ting

Office: Clark W153
Phone: (650) 723-0397
Admin: Janet Elder
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Molecular technologies for the study of protein networks, mitochondria, synapses, and RNA

Shripad Tuljapurkar

Office: Bass 233
Phone: (650) 723-6311
Admin: Michelle Valencia
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Demography: animal and human; Theoretical ecology and evolution

Peter Vitousek

Office: Y2E2 375
Phone: (650) 725-1866
Admin: Michelle Valencia
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Pacific Islands as models for biogeochemistry and human-environment interaction

Virginia Walbot

Office: Herrin Labs 251
Phone: (650) 723-2007
Admin: Alexandra Bloom
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Mechanisms of cell fate specification