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Biology

Bohonak Andrew Bohonak, PhD
Evolution, molecular ecology and conservation genetics
Special Interest: Freshwater Invertebrates, population genetics, population ecology,
estimation of gene flow and dispersal, invasion genetics, systematics.
>> Visit Dr. Andrew Bohonak
Dinsdale Liz Dinsdale, PhD
Exploring microbial and viral metagenomes from coral reefs, kelp forests and marine oxygen minimum zones. Sequencing and annotating the California Sea Lion Genome
>> Visit Dr. Liz Dinsdale
Kelly Doran Kelly S. Doran, PhD
Biomedical Science
Special interest in Bacterial pathogens
>> Visit Kelly S. Doran
 photo_not_available Terence Fry, PhD
Biology
>> Visit Dr. Terence Fry
Scott Kelley Scott T. Kelley, PhD
Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics
Special interests Bioinformatics, Microbiology, and Entomology
>> Visit Dr. Kelley
McGuire Kathleen McGuire, PhD
Molecular Biology
Special interests Human Immunology
>> Visit Dr. McGuire
 photo_not_available Forest Rohwer, PhD
Metagenomics
>>Visit Dr. Forest Rohwer
photo_not_available Anca Segall, PhD
Biology
Functional Genomics
>> Visit Dr. Anca Segall
photo_not_available Mark Sussman, PhD
Molecular Biology
>> Visit Dr. Mark Sussman
E Waters Elizabeth Waters, PhD
Evolutionary Biology
Special Interest: Molecular Adaptation and the Origin of Land Plants
>> Visit Dr. Elizabeth Waters
photo_not_available Ricardo Zayas, PhD
Stem Cell Biology
>> Visit Dr. Ricardo Zayas
R Zeller Robert Zeller, PhD
Molecular Biology
Special interests Gene regulatory networks in primitive chordates
>> Visit Dr. Zeller

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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Dr. Mikael Bergdahl Mikael Bergdahl, PhD
Organic Chemistry
Special interests Synthases
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John Love John Love, PhD
Biochemistry
Special Interest: Protein design and engineering: Driving novel protein/protein associations by computational and
experimental design
>> Visit Dr. John Love
Metzger Robert Metzger, PhD
Biochemistry
Special interests Enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism
>> Visit Dr. Metzger
William Stumph William Stumph, PhD
Biochemistry
Special Interest: Molecular mechanism of gene expression in higher organisms
>> Visit Dr. William Stumph

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Computer Science

Edwards Robert Edwards, PhD
Genome Sequencing and Analysis
Special Interest: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics
>> Visit Dr. Robert Edwards
photo_not_available Mahmoud Tarokh, PhD
Imaging Informatics
>> Visit Dr. Mahmoud Tarokh
Valafar Faramarz Valafar, PhD
Infectious Disease Genomics, Genomic Dark Matter, Epigenetics, de novo Genome and Methylome Assembly, Evolutionary and Functional Genomics
Special interests: Functional and evolutionary consequences of variations in genetic dark matter, genomic structure, and methylome in emergence of drug resistance in infectious diseases, especially in pathogenesis of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)
>>Visit Dr. Valafar
Wei Wang Wei Wang, PhD
Wireless networking and medical image processing
Special interests: Breast cancer imaging classification and wireless epileptic seizure detection
>>Visit Dr. Wang
 photo_not_available Tao Xie, PhD
Computer Science
>> Visit Dr. Tao Xie

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Electrical Engineering

Ashkan_Photo4 Ashkan Ashrafi, PhD
Digital Signal Processing; Biomedical Signal Processing
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 photo_not_available Sunil Kumar, PhD
Electrical Engineering
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photo_not_available Yusuf Ozturk, PhD
Electrical Engineering
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photo_not_available Andrew Szeto, PhD
Biomedical Instrumentation
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Mathematics & Statistics

photo_not_available Barbara Bailey, PhD
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 photo_not_available Jianwei Chen, PhD
Statistics
>>Visit Dr. Jianwei Chen
K Duncan Kristin Duncan, PhD
Item response models (psychometrics);
Nonparametric Bayesian models;
Assessing fit of Bayesian models;
Survey methodology.
>> Visit Dr. Kristin Duncan
 photo_not_available Juanjuan Fan, PhD
Statistics
>> Visit Dr. Juanjuan Fan
Richard Levine Richard Levine, PhD
Statistics, biostatistics, and Environmental Statistics
Special Interest: Markov chain Monte Carlo Methods and Bayesian decision theory
>>Visit Dr. Richard Levine
photo_not_available Chii-Dean Lin, PhD
>>Visit Dr. Chii-Dean Lin

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Microchemical Core Facility

 photo_not_available Joan Chen, PhD
Microchemical Core Facility
>> Visit Dr. Joan Chen

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Nursing

Willa Fields Willa Fields, DNSc, RN, FHIMSS, PhD
Nursing Informatics
Special Interest: effects of information technology, evidence-based practice, and evaluation of hospital based performance improvement activities.
>> Visit Dr. Willa Fields
photo_not_available Lembi Saarman, EdD, RN
Nursing Informatics
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Physics

photo_not_available Arlette Baljon, PhD
Polymeric and soft matter physics
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Usha Sinha Usha Sinha, PhD
Medical Physics
Special Interest: Imaging Informatics
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Psychology

photo_not_available Pamela Moses, PhD
Imaging Informatics
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photo_not_available Ralph-Axel Mueller, PhD
Imaging Informatics
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photo_not_available Claire Murphy, PhD
Imaging Informatics
>> Visit Dr. Claire Murphy

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Public Health

photo_not_available Stephanie Brodine, MD
Infectious Disease Epidemeology
Special interests: Tuberculosis
>> Visit Dr. Stephanie Brodine
photo_not_available Jong-Deuk Baek, PhD
Health Management and Policy
Special interests: Health IT
>> Visit Dr. Jong-Deuk Baek
photo_not_available Susan Kiene, MD, MPH
HIV prevention
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photo_not_available Thomas Novotny, MD, DSc, MPH
Environmental impact of tobacco usage and complications with tuberculosis
>> Visit Dr.Thomas Novotny
photo_not_available Robert Seidman, PhD
Medical Informatics
Special interests: Health Economics
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photo_not_available Carleen Stoskopf, ScD
Medical Informatics
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UCSD

photo_not_available Antonino Catanzaro, MD, School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
>> Visit Dr. Antonino Catanzaro
Hyeon-Eui Kim Hyeon-Eui, RN, MPH, PHD, School of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Informatics, UCSD
Biomedical Informatics, Special Interest: Nursing Informatics, Nursing Decision Support Systems, consumer Health Informatics.
>> Visit Kim Hyeon-Eui
Ohno-Machado Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, School of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Informatics, UCSD
Special interests: development of new algorithms for predictive modeling and medical knowledge representation.
>> Visit Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado
photo_not_available Timothy Rodwell, MD, PhD, MPH, School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health
>> Visit Dr. Timothy Rodwell
Christopher Woelk Christopher Woelk, PhD, School of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Informatics, UCSD
Director Genomics Core (UCSD)
Special Interest: Biomarker Development, Gene Regulation, Reverse Vaccinology, Immunoformatics, identification of interferon stimulated genes, investigation of host factors that inhibit HIV replication, molecular evolution of cytokines, pathogen vaccine design using reverse vaccinology, and biomarker development for schizophrenia and HIV pathogenesis.
>> Visit Dr. Christopher Woelk
Siamak Headshot Siamak Yousefi, PhD, Hamilton Glaucoma Center, UCSD
Special Interest: Glaucoma, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Medical Image Analysis, Vision, Visual Fields, Image Segmentation/Processing, Image Registration
>> Visit Dr. Siamak Yousefi

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The Scripps Research Institute

photo_not_available Andrew Su, PhD
Computational Discovery
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La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Bjoern Peters Bjoern Peters, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Assistant Member, Center for Infectious Disease; Allergy & Asthma Research
Interests: ImmunoinformaticsSpecial interests: Predicting immune response targets; Ontology and database development; Large scale data analysis
>> Visit Dr. Bjoern Peters
Anjana Rao Anjana Rao, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Head and Member, Signaling and Gene Expression ResearchInterest: Signaling to gene expression
Special interest: Regulation of gene transcription in the chromatin context.
>> Visit Dr. Anjana Rao

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Sequenom

photo_not_available Amin Mazloom, PhD
Genomics
>> Visit Dr. Amin Mazloom

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VA Hospital

photo_not_available Alan Calvitti, PhD
Interests: Systems Biology
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Other BMI Adjunct Faculty

photo_not_available Donald Catanzaro, PhD
>> Visit Dr. Donald Catanzaro
photo_not_available Hassan Ghazemzadeh, PhD
>> Visit Dr. Hassan Ghazemzadeh

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