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The Institute for Cell Engineering comprises a faculty of 19 primary members listed here and affiliated faculty members listed below. Primary faculty take part in the every day activities of ICE, including planning and running journal clubs, planning seminar series and guiding the general research focus of the Institute.
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neurogenetics, Obesity
Research Interests: Regulation of hypothalamic cell fate specification and function, Functional analysis of candidate regulators of cell specification and survival in retina, High throughput screening, Molecular basis of neuronal and glial cell fate specification and survival
Research Interests: Bioluminescent imaging, Ultrasound, Computed tomography, MRI cell tracking techniques
Research Interests: Stem Cell Engineering, Computational Biology, Single Cell Genomics
Research Interests: Stem cell models for hematopoiesis, iPS cell models, genome editing and engineering, blood disease modeling
Research Interests: Neuronal cell death, Parkinson's disease, Neuronal stem cell development, Neuronal cell survival
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Neurology, Parkinson's Disease
Research Interests: Neuronal Survival and Cell Death, Molecular and Cellular Signals Controlling Neurodegeneration
Research Interests: Genomic plasticity, DNA recombination, immune development, lymphoid malignancies
Research Interests: Stem-cell tracking, Gene replacement, Gene expression, Brain tumors, Brain function, Nanobiosensors, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Molecular imaging, Cellular imaging
Research Interests: Stem cells, brain, stroke, myopia, intra-arterial
Research Interests: Molecular and Cellular Signals Controlling Neurodegeneration, Parkinson's disease
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Muscular Dystrophies, Pain Management, Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Research Interests: Neural crest cell biology, Peripheral nerves disease, Congenital Insensitivity of Pain and Anhidrosis, Familial Dysautonomia, Charcot-Marie-Tooth 1A, Skeletal muscle, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of neuronal development in embryos and adults, Functions of risk genes in mental disorders
Research Interests: Mechanisms of signal transduction in immunity and cancer, antigen receptor signaling to NF-kappaB, Dysregulated signal transduction in Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, Regulation of NK Cell Maturation and Cytotoxicity, CRISPR/Cas9-based genetic screens in immunity and cancer
Research Interests: Immunology
Research Interests: Protection of the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury, Role of HIF-1 in cancer, Gene and stem cell therapy for ischemic cardiovascular disease, Molecular mechanisms of oxygen homeostasis, Genetic syndromes due to mutations in genes encoding transcription factors
Research Interests: Adult neural stem cells, neurogenesis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression
Research Interests: MRI-guided cell therapy, neurological disorders, demyelinating diseases
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), General Pediatrics, Hodgkin's Disease, Leukemia, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Stem Cell Transplants
Research Interests: Myeloid Dysplastic Syndrome
Visit our Affiliate Faculty Webpage to meet our researchers.
Researchers and clinicians who become affiliate members of the ICE will contribute to this multidisciplinary environment aiming to harness the power of stem cells and regenerative medicine to improve human health. Becoming a member has such benefits as receiving announcements of ICE sponsored guest lectures and seminars. Members will also receive funding announcements and an ICE newsletter. Members are encouraged to collaborate with other ICE members and participate in ICE sponsored events. Members will also receive discounted rates for ICE core facilities.
For more information on becoming a member of ICE, please visit here.