Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology
The Blumer lab currently studies signal transduction mechanisms that cause uveal melanoma, a highly aggressive and deadly cancer, with the ultimate goal of discovering avenues leading to effective therapy for this currently untreatable cancer.
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology
The Chen lab utilizes multi-omic and high-throughput screening approaches to systematically investigate the regulation and function of circRNA in cells and develop novel circRNA technologies for translational applications.
Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
Novel techniques for correcting type-1 diabetes without insulin, utilizing the beneficial effects of healthy adipose tissue: Subcutaneous transplantation of embryonic brown adipose tissue (BAT) has proven effective in reversing type 1 diabetes in mice, independent of insulin.