Primary Faculty-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Alison L. Barth

Alison L. Barth

Professor

Office: MI 116B / Lab: MI 159C/159F

Phone: 412-268-1198 / Lab: 412-268-3256

Email: albarth@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Activity-dependent gene expression in the CNS, the cellular and synaptic mechanisms that underlie learning and memory, and the effect of behavioral training on neural excitability and anatomy

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Daniel (DJ) Brasier

Daniel (DJ) Brasier

Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: WEH 4624

Phone: 412-268-3377

Email: dbrasier@andrew.cmu.edu


Maggie Braun

Maggie Braun

Assistant Head for Undergraduate Affairs, Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: DH 1321

Phone: 412-268-5934

Email: mabraun@andrew.cmu.edu


Marcel Bruchez

Marcel Bruchez

Associate Professor, Director - Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center

Office: MI 749

Phone: 412-268-9661

Email: bruchez@cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Fluorescence; biological microscopy; imaging; light-harvesting structures; biosensors; single molecule biophysics; protein translation; protein folding; protein trafficking

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Amy L. Burkert

Amy L. Burkert

Vice Provost for Education, Teaching Professor

Office: Warner Hall 609A

Phone: 412-268-5865

Email: ak11@andrew.cmu.edu


Jason D’Antonio

Jason D’Antonio

Director - Health Professions Program, Senior Lecturer - Special Faculty

Office: DH 1319

Phone: 412-268-8494

Email: dantonio@andrew.cmu.edu


Carrie B. Doonan

Carrie B. Doonan

Director of Undergraduate Laboratories, Teaching Professor

Office: MI 347

Phone: 412-268-3117

Email: cbd@andrew.cmu.edu


Emily Drill

Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: MI 315

Phone: 412-268-5989

Email: edrill@andrew.cmu.edu


Dannie Durand

Dannie Durand

Associate Professor

Office: MI 646 / Lab: MI 650

Phone: 412-268-6036 / Lab: 412-268-3199

Email: durand@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Computational molecular biology and computational genomics; especially the evolution of genomic organization and function

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Charles A. Ettensohn

Charles A. Ettensohn

Professor

Office: MI 611 / Lab: MI 611B

Phone: 412-268-5849 / Lab: 412-268-5637

Email: ettensohn@cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Developmental biology, including gene regulatory networks; early patterning and cell fate specification; morphogenetic cell movements; cell signaling; biomineralization

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Aryn H. Gittis

Aryn H. Gittis

Assistant Professor

Office: MI 116D

Phone: 412-268-7229

Email: agittis@cmu.edu

Areas of InterestSynaptic physiology; optogenetics; behavior; mechanisms of circuit dysfunction in movement disorders

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Eric W. Grotzinger

Eric W. Grotzinger

Associate Dean - Undergraduate Affairs - MCS, Teaching Professor

Office: DH 1324

Phone: 412-268-6679

Email: eg1b@andrew.cmu.edu


David D. Hackney

David D. Hackney

Professor

Office: MI 614 / Lab: MI 610

Phone: 412-268-3244

Email: ddh@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestBiochemistry of enzyme mechanism and regulation; ATP-dependent energy coupling; molecular motors 

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N. Luisa Hiller

N. Luisa Hiller

Assistant Professor

Office: MI 200A

Phone: 412-268-2081

Email: lhiller@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestBacterial pathogenesis; comparative genomics; intercellular communication; strain evolution; biofilms

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Veronica F. Hinman

Veronica F. Hinman

Associate Professor

Office: MI 634A / Lab: MI 636

Phone: 412-268-9348

Email: vhinman@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestDevelopmental biology, including gene regulatory networks; evolution of developmental mechanisms

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Chien Ho

Chien Ho

Professor

Office: MI 649 / Lab: MI 146

Phone: 412-268-3395 / Lab: 412-268-6337

Email: chienho@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestProtein structure determination by NMR spectroscopy; protein design; monitoring cell migration in vivo by MRI; organ transplantation 

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Jonathan W. Jarvik

Jonathan W. Jarvik

Associate Professor

Office: MI 261 / Lab: MI 257

Phone: 412-268-3398

Email: jarvik@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestFunctional genomics; proteomics; gene discovery; cd-tagging; drug target identification 

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Linda R. Kauffman

Teaching Professor

Phone: 412-241-1528

Email: lk01@andrew.cmu.edu


Sandra J. Kuhlman

Sandra J. Kuhlman

Assistant Professor

Office: MI 159B

Phone: 412-268-8222

Email: skuhlman@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestSensory development and perceptual learning; synaptic physiology and neuronal excitability of inhibitory versus excitatory neurons in intact circuits

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Frederick Lanni

Frederick Lanni

Associate Professor

Office: MI 294C / Lab: MI 282

Phone: 412-268-3460 / Lab: 412-268-5481

Email: lanni@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestBiophysics, cell motility, cytoskeleton, signal transduction, microscopy

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Tina H. Lee

Tina H. Lee

Associate Professor

Office: MI 271 (Lab)

Phone: 412-268-3959

Email: thl@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestMammalian cell biology, membrane trafficking, organelle structure and dynamics, regulation of ER-to-Golgi transport, osmotic stress 

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Adam D. Linstedt

Adam D. Linstedt

Professor

Office: MI 238 / Lab: MI 238

Phone: 412-268-1249 / Lab: 412-268-8274

Email: linstedt@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/03-240/Home.htm

Areas of InterestMechanisms of membrane compartmentalization; trafficking and inheritance 

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A. Javier López

A. Javier López

Associate Professor

Office: MI 243 / Lab: MI 243

Phone: 412-268-3400 / Lab: 412-268-3245

Email: jlaa@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestRNA processing, alternative splicing, RNA-protein interactions, developmental genetics, molecular biology 

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Brooke M. McCartney

Brooke M. McCartney

Associate Professor

Office: MI 600D / Lab: MI 604

Phone: 412-268-5195 / Lab: 412-268-9820

Email: brookem@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestMechanisms of signal transduction and cytoskeletal organization during Drosophila development

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C. Joel McManus

C. Joel McManus

Assistant Professor

Office: MI 255 / Lab: MI 251 & 247

Phone: 412-268-9407 / Lab: 412-268-9502

Email: mcmanus@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestGenomics; Evolution of Gene expression; and RNA structural biology

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Jonathan S. Minden

Jonathan S. Minden

Professor

Office: MI 279 / Lab: MI 283

Phone: 412-268-2669 / Lab: 412-268-3448

Email: minden@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestProteomics; developmental biology; cell biology; cell death; fluorescent reagent development 

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Aaron P. Mitchell

Aaron P. Mitchell

Professor

Office: MI 200B / Lab: MI 207

Phone: 412-268-5844 / Lab: 412-268-3185

Email: apm1@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestSignal transduction; genetics; microbial pathogenesis; biofilm formation

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Swarna Mohan

Special Lecturer

Office: DH 2108

Phone: 412-268-3543

Email: swm3@andrew.cmu.edu


Robert F. Murphy

Robert F. Murphy

Professor , Director - Lane Center for Computational Biology

Office: 7723 GHC / Lab: MI 189

Phone: 412-268-3480 / Lab: 412-268-3478

Email: murphy@cmu.edu

Areas of InterestCell and computational biology; endocytosis; protein localization; proteomics; pattern analysis; fluorescence microscope image interpretation

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Manojkumar A. Puthenveedu

Manojkumar A. Puthenveedu

Assistant Professor

Office: MI 202 / Lab: MI 202

Phone: 412-268-8236 / Lab: 412-268-1809

Email: map3@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestMembrane Trafficking; regulation of receptor-mediated signaling in neurons; regulation signaling by G protein-coupled receptors involved in drug addiction.

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Gordon S. Rule

Gordon S. Rule

Professor

Office: MI 246 / Lab: MI 242

Phone: 412-268-1839 / Lab: 412-268-1840

Email: rule@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of InterestProtein structure; molecular recognition; NMR spectroscopy; x-ray diffraction 

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Russell S. Schwartz

Russell S. Schwartz

Professor

Office: MI 654B

Phone: 412-268-3971 / Lab: 412-268-9733

Email: russells@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Computational biology; biological modeling

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Shoba Subramanian

Shoba Subramanian

Assistant Department Head for Graduate Affairs, Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: MI 415A

Phone: 412-268-3681

Email: shoba@andrew.cmu.edu


Joseph Suhan

Special Principal Lecturer

Office: MI 305

Phone: 412-268-3401

Email: jsgq@andrew.cmu.edu


Nathan N. Urban

Nathan N. Urban

Interim Provost, Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences

Office: Wh 607 & MI 173 / Lab: MI 173

Phone: 412-268-6684 & 412-268-5122 / Lab: 412-268-9818

Email: nurban@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Neurobiology; olfaction; computational neuroscience

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Linda M. Visomirski-Robic

Special Faculty - Lecturer

Office: DH 2303

Phone: 412-268-9479

Email: lindav@andrew.cmu.edu


Alan S. Waggoner

Alan S. Waggoner

Maxwell H. and Gloria C. Connan Professor of Life Sciences, Director - MBIC

Office: MI 294B

Phone: 412-268-3456

Email: waggoner@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Fluorescence-based detection systems

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John L. Woolford

John L. Woolford

Acting Department Head, Professor, Co-Director - CNAST

Office: MI 618 / Lab: MI 618

Phone: 412-268-3193 / Lab: 412-268-3412

Email: jw17@andrew.cmu.edu

Areas of Interest: Yeast ribosome biogenesis; pre-ribosomal particles; RNA-protein interactions, dynamics of RNA processing and ribonucleoprotein complex assembly

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