CSB

Stanford School of Medicine

Chemical & Systems Biology

 
 

Faculty

James K. Chen, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair


Research Interests:

Developmental signaling pathways and their roles in embryonic patterning and oncogenesis; zebrafish models of tissue patterning and regeneration; synthetic chemistry and chemical biology.


 

Contact Info:

jameschen@stanford.edu
650-725-3582
CCSR Room 3155C
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Lab Info:

Chen Lab »
CCSR 3150
650-725-4184

Admin. Associate Info:

Cynthia Leyva
cleyva@stanford.edu
650-723-1040
CCSR 3155

Karlene Cimprich, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Genome stability pathways and their roles in cancer and other human diseases; DNA damage response pathways and DNA replication; the interface between RNA processing and transcription with genome stability.


 

Contact Info:

cimprich@stanford.edu
650-498-4720
Clark W350
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Lab Info:

Cimprich Lab »
Clark W350
650-498-5011

Admin. Associate Info:

Stefani Ferreira
sferreir@stanford.edu
650-725-4209
Clark W352

Joshua Elias, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Research Interests:

New mass spectrometry-based experimental and computational tools that advance the field of proteomics; applying them to important diseases including cancer, heart disease and autoimmunity.


 

Contact Info:

josh.elias@stanford.edu
650-724-3422
Clark W300C
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Lab Info:

Elias Lab »
Clark W300
650-723-6121

Admin. Associate Info:

Jennie Visitacion
jenniev@stanford.edu
650-724-2971
Clark W2.1

James E. Ferrell, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Cell cycle regulation, especially M-phase regulation, in Xenopus embryos and mammalian cell lines; systems biology of signal transduction pathways.


 

Contact Info:

james.ferrell@stanford.edu
650-725-0765
CCSR 3155A
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Lab Info:

Ferrell Lab »
CCSR 3160
650-725-0793

Admin. Associate Info:

Cynthia Leyva
cleyva@stanford.edu
650-723-1040
CCSR 3155

Kevin Grimes, M.D.

Associate Professor


Research Interests:

Translation of promising research discoveries into novel therapeutics and diagnostics; discovery and development of new drugs, biologics, and diagnostics; repurposing existing drugs against new targets for new clinical indications; developing novel therapeutics and diagnostics for neglected global health problems.


 

Contact Info:

kgrimes@stanford.edu
650-721-6185
CCSR 3145C
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Lab Info:

Spark Program »

Admin. Associate Info:

Kathy Johnson
Kathyj1@stanford.edu
650-498-8098
CCSR 3145

Daniel F. Jarosz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Research Interests:

Protein conformational switches in evolution, disease, and development; molecular mechanisms driving robustness in complex cellular systems; chemical biology, cell signaling, and quantitative genetics


 

Contact Info:

jarosz@stanford.edu
650-723-8457
CCSR 3145B
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Lab Info:

Jarosz Lab »
CCSR 3120
650-736-9156

Admin. Associate Info:

Cynthia Leyva
cleyva@stanford.edu
650-723-1040
CCSR 3155

Tobias Meyer, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Ca2+, lipid second messenger and small GTPase signaling pathways; Control of cell polarity, chemotaxis, and collective migration as well as cell proliferation and differentiation decisions


 

Contact Info:

tobias1@stanford.edu
650-724-6692
Clark W200A
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Lab Info:

Meyer Lab »
Clark W200
650-725-7445

Admin. Associate Info:

Jennie Visitacion
jenniev@stanford.edu
650-724-2971
Clark W2.1

Daria Mochly-Rosen, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Protein kinase C signaling in normal & disease states; mitochondrial function and dynamics in normal & disease states; oxidative stress and aldehydic load; protein-protein interaction; drug discovery


 

Contact Info:

mochly@stanford.edu
650-725-7720
CCSR 3140
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Lab Info:

Mochly-Rosen Lab »
CCSR 3140
650-725-6026

Admin. Associate Info:

Kathy Johnson
kathyj1@stanford.edu
650-724-8098
CCSR 3145

Stanley QI, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Research Interests:

Technology development for genome editing and gene regulation; Epigenetic regulation of cell fate; Synthetic circuits for cell reprogramming


 

Contact Info:

stanley.qi@stanford.edu
650 498-9986
Shriram Room 329
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Lab Info:

Qi Lab »
Shriram Center, Room 376

Admin. Associate Info:

Virginia Diaz
vdiaz1@stanford.edu
650-724-9615
443 Via Ortega, Shriram Center Room 375 Stanford CA 94305-4124

Mary Teruel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Research Interests:

Uncovering the molecular mechanisms controlling cell differentiation and its critical role in diabetes, obesity, and cancer; understanding how cell signaling and chromatin interact to decide cell fate


 

Contact Info:

mteruel@stanford.edu
650-721-2045
CCSR 3155B
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Lab Info:

Teruel Lab »
CCSR 3130
650-721-2045

Admin. Associate Info:

Jennie Visitacion
jenniev@stanford.edu
650-724-2971
CCSR 3155 and Clark Center W2.1

Thomas J. Wandless, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Cellular mechanisms responsible for protein quality control surveillance and degradation; invention of new technologies to enable biomedical research; synthetic chemistry and chemical biology


 

Contact Info:

wandless@stanford.edu
650-723-4005
Clark W350A
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Lab Info:

Wandless Lab »
Clark W350
650-725-6859

Admin. Associate Info:

Stefani Ferreira
sferreir@stanford.edu
650-725-4209
Clark W352

Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests:

Epigenetic regulation of development; cis-regulatory elements; chromatin modification and remodeling; stem cell self-renewal and differentiation; neural crest and formation of the human face


 

Contact Info:

wysocka@stanford.edu
650-736-0672
Lokey Stem Cell Building
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Lab Info:

Wysocka Lab »
Lokey Stem Cell Building G3065
650-725-6063

Admin. Associate Info:

Stefani Ferreira
sferreir@stanford.edu
650-725-4209
CCSR 3155

Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D

Courtesy Faculty

Professor, Department of Chemistry


Research Interests:

Cell surface interactions that contribute to human health and disease with specific projects in the areas of cancer, inflammation and bacterial infection. Use techniques of organic synthesis, genetics, and biochemistry as tools to study and manipulate complex cellular processes. Much of our research involves cell surface oligosaccharides, biopolymers that contribute to cell surface recognition and cell-cell communication.


 

Contact Info:

bertozzi@stanford.edu
650-721-4781
Keck Room 267
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Lab Info:

Bertozzi Lab »
Keck Room 262
650-721-4783

Admin. Associate Info:

Asia Avelino
aavelino@stanford.edu
650-721-4782

Matthew Bogyo, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Professor, Department of Pathology


Research Interests:

Proteolytic pathways involved in cancer, inflammation and infectious disease. Use of small molecules to image protease activity, design of protease inhibitors and therapeutic applications.


 

Contact Info:

mbogyo@stanford.edu
650-725-4132
Edwards R-343
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Lab Info:

Bogyo Lab »
Edwards R313, R315, R317, R341
650-725-6981

Admin. Associate Info:

Bryan Odom
bodom@stanford.edu
650-736-0062
CCSR 3255

Markus Covert, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering


Research Interests:

Building computational models of complex biological processes to guide an experimental program and accelerate discovery.


 

Contact Info:

mcovert@stanford.edu
650-725-6615
Shriram Room 15
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Lab Info:

Covert Lab »
Shriram Room 62
650-498-6272

Admin. Associate Info:

Kimberly Chin
kimchin@stanford.edu
650-724-1760
Shriram Room 91

Justin Du Bois, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry


Research Interests:

Voltage-gated ion channel trafficking and regulation; influence of glial cells on channel expression; molecular design, chemical synthesis, and homology modeling; electrophysiology and imaging.


 

Contact Info:

jdubois@stanford.edu
650-724-4557
Lokey Chemistry Room L234
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Lab Info:

Lokey Chemistry Room 230
650-724-4558

Admin. Associate Info:

Flora Truong
ftruong@stanford.edu
650-724-7306
Mudd 185

Brian Kobilka, M.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Professor, Molecular and Cellular Physiology


Research Interests:

Structural basis of G protein-coupled receptor signal transduction


 

Contact Info:

kobilka@stanford.edu
(650) 723-7069
157 Beckman Center
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Lab Info:

Kobilka Lab »
Beckman Center Rooms 159, 161
(650) 725-7754

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Michael Z. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Bioengineering


Research Interests:

Protein engineering applied to sensing or controlling cell biology, including fluorescent proteins, optogenetic actuators, synthetic signaling nodes, and drug-controlled production switches.


 

Contact Info:

mzlin@stanford.edu
650-721-1681
CCSR 2115
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Lab Info:

Lin Lab »
CCSR 2100
650-723-2874

Admin. Associate Info:

Pardip Kaur Chahal
pchahal@stanford.edu
650-721-1173
CCSR 2115

Beverly Mitchell, M.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Professor, Department of Medicine


Research Interests:

Hematopoiesis, trafficking of nucleolar proteins, regulation of ribosomal RNA synthesis, hematopoietic stem cells, leukemogenesis, development of novel therapeutics for leukemias.


 

Contact Info:

bmitchell@stanford.edu
650-725-9621
Lokey Stem Cell G2167
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Lab Info:

Lokey Stem Cell G2165
650-763-0361

Admin. Associate Info:

Leigh Wang
lzwang@stanford.edu
650-736-7716
Lokey Stem Cell G2167

Jan M. Skotheim, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Biology


Research Interests:

Cell cycle control, maternal to zygotic transition, cell size control, MAPK signaling, systems and quantitative biology


 

Contact Info:

skotheim@stanford.edu
650-721-1160
Lokey Chemistry Room 137
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Lab Info:

Skotheim Lab »
Lokey Chemistry Room 149
650-721-6401

Admin. Associate Info:

Lisa Pereira
lpereira@stanford.edu
650-723-0419
Lokey Chemistry Room 144

Aaron F. Straight, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry


Research Interests:

Chromosome segregation, chromosome structure, centromeres and kinetochores, chromatin dynamics and remodeling, noncoding RNA, cell division, cell size control, microscopy.


 

Contact Info:

astraigh@stanford.edu
650-723-2941
Beckman 409A
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Lab Info:

Straight Lab »
Beckman 409
650-723-7718

Admin. Associate Info:

Crystal Spitale, Laura Wang
cspitale@stanford.edu
650-728-5118
Beckman 400

Paul Wender, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Professor, Department of Chemistry


Research Interests:

Synthesis, catalysis, drug design, computer modeling, chemical biology, drug delivery, cancer, resistant disease, HIV/AIDS eradication, Alzheimer’s disease, immunotherapy


 

Contact Info:

wenderp@stanford.edu
650-723-0208
Lokey Chemistry Room 206
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Lab Info:

Wender Lab »
Lokey Chemistry Rooms 207-216
650-723-3898

Admin. Associate Info:

Kathi Robbins
krobbins@stanford.edu
650-723-1359
Lokey Chemistry Room 204

Marius Wernig, M.D., Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology


Research Interests:

Direct lineage reprogramming into neural cell types; Pluripotent stem cells; Human models of disease and gene function; Molecular mechanisms and clinical applications of reprogramming techniques


 

Contact Info:

wernig@stanford.edu
650-721-2495
Lokey Stem Cell Building
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Lab Info:

Wernig Lab »
Lory Lokey Stem Cell Building G3145
650-721-6364

Admin. Associate Info:

Hale Ozemek
haleo@stanford.edu
650-725-9892
Lokey Stem Cell Building G3141

Leon Chen, PH.D.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR


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Rami Hannoush, PH.D.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR


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Steven Schow, PH.D.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR


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Richard Roth, PH.D.

Professor Emeritus


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James Whitlock, M.D.

Professor Emeritus


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