Skip to content Skip to navigation

Faculty

Ecological responses to global change

Dominique Bergmann

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

Barbara Block

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

Steven M. Block

Office: Herrin Labs 029
Admin: Teresita Mezzetta
Lab Website
Single molecule biophysics using optical trapping and fluorescence

Xiaoke Chen

Office: Herrin Labs 122E
Admin: Yolanda Madrid
Lab Website
Brain circuits mediating motivated behaviors; addiction, pain and depression

Larry B. Crowder

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

Martha S. Cyert

Office: Lokey 147
Phone: (650) 723-9970
Admin: Tammy Learned
Lab Website
Chemical and systems biology of Ca2+ dependent phosphatase signaling networks

Gretchen C. Daily

Office: Herrin Labs 413
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
Lab Website
Modeling conservation and management of marine resources, disease dynamics

Mark Denny

Office: HMS Fisher 1
Phone: (831) 655-6207
Lab Website
Biomechanics, ecology, and ecological physiology

Jose R. Dinneny

Admin: Vannina Champenois
Lab Website
Understanding how plants perceive, use and interact with water at multiple scales

Rodolfo Dirzo

Office: Herrin Labs 453
Phone: (650) 736-7643
Admin: Pamela Hung
Lab Website
Evolutionary ecology of species interactions and conservation science

Scott Dixon

Office: Lokey 105
Admin: Janet Elder
Lab Website
Investigating cell death pathways using chemical biology and functional genomics

Jessica Feldman

Office: Gilbert 306B
Admin: Vannina Champenois
Lab Website
Cell patterning and cytoskeleton organization during development

Marcus Feldman

Office: Herrin Labs 478
Phone: (650) 725-1867
Admin: Lawrence Bond

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

Russell D. Fernald

Office: Gilbert 316A
Phone: (650) 725-2460
Admin: Pamela Hung
Lab Website
How social behavior changes neurons and their connections in the brain

Chris Field

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

Hunter Fraser

Office: Herrin Labs 305
Admin: Pamela Hung
Lab Website
The evolution of gene expression, integrating experiments and computation

Judith Frydman

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

Tadashi Fukami

Office: Herrin Labs 498A
Phone: (650) 721-1711
Admin: Yolanda Madrid
Lab Website

William Gilly

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

Jeremy Goldbogen

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

Deborah M Gordon

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

Or Gozani

Office: Gilbert 208A
Admin: Brenda Koehler
Lab Website
Role of chromatin signaling in nuclear programming and disease regulation

Elizabeth Hadly

Office: Herrin Labs 280
Phone: (650) 498-4995 ext. lab
Admin: LaMoria Roberts
Lab Website
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: Gilbert 228B
Lab Website
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: Lokey 148
Phone: (650) 723-7581
Admin: Tammy Learned
Lab Website
Protein quality control and molecular mechanisms of disease

Sharon R. Long

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

Christopher Lowe

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

Liqun Luo

Office: Herrin Labs 150
Admin: Stephanie Wheaton
Lab Website
Genetic analysis of neural circuit organization and assembly in flies and mice

Susan K. McConnell

Office: Herrin Labs 115A
Phone: (650) 725-8786
Admin: Vannina Champenois
Lab Website
Determination of neuronal cell fates and connectivity

Fiorenza Micheli

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

Erin Mordecai

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

Ashby Morrison

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

Mary Beth Mudgett

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

William Nelson

Office: Clark E200B
Phone: (650) 725-7596
Admin: Vannina Champenois
Lab Website
We seek to understand how cell-cell interactions specify the correct cellular organization of complex tissues

Lauren O'Connell

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

Stephen Palumbi

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

Kabir Peay

Office: Herrin Labs 227A
Phone: (650) 723-0552
Admin: Alexandra Bloom
Lab Website
Ecology, community structure & ecosystem function of plant-microbial symbiosis

Dmitri Petrov

Office: Herrin Labs 352A
Admin: Susan Mello
Lab Website
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
Lab Website
Cardiovascular development and regeneration

Noah Rosenberg

Office: Herrin Labs 339A
Phone: (650) 723-4831
Admin: Susan Mello
Lab Website
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
Lab Website
Novel imaging technologies to understand neural circuits, learning, and memory
Picture of Molly Schumer

Molly Schumer (arriving 9/1/19)

Lab Website
Evolutionary and population genetics focusing on hybridization between species

Carla Shatz

Office: Clark W157
Phone: (650) 723-0534
Admin: Amy Harris
Lab Website
How experience tunes up brain circuits during critical periods of development

Kang Shen

Office: Herrin Labs 144B
Admin: Clarence McClanahan
Lab Website
Molecular mechanisms of synapse formation

Michael Simon

Office: Gilbert 345
Admin: Brenda Koehler

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

Jan Skotheim

Office: Lokey 137
Admin: Lisa Pereira
Lab Website
Cell cycle control and systems biology

Tim Stearns

Office: Lokey 136
Phone: (650) 725-6934
Admin: Tammy Learned
Lab Website
Cell organization and signaling and deciphering human genetic variation
Picture of Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Office: Gilbert 228B
Phone: (650) 724-3984
Admin: Michael Heke
Lab Website
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
Lab Website
Molecular probes and technology applied to mitochondria, synapses, and RNA

Shripad Tuljapurkar

Office: Herrin Labs 454
Phone: (650) 723-6311
Admin: Michelle Valencia
Lab Website
Demography: animal and human; Theoretical ecology and evolution

Peter Vitousek

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

Virginia Walbot

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