Research Programs

Research Areas of Interest

Anticancer Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Biomarker Development

Cancer Biology

Cancer Genetics

Cancer Genomics

Cancer Health Disparities

Cell Biology

Chemical Biology

Development of the Nervous System

Drug Delivery

Drug Development

Drug Metabolism

Gene Expression

Health Equity

Human Genetics

Intracellular Trafficking and Cell-matrix Interactions

Membrane Biology

Molecular Imaging

Muscle Physiology



Noncoding RNAs

Protein Dynamics

Protein Misfolding

Protein Filaments

Reproductive Biology

RNA Technologies and Therapy

Stem Cell Biology

Structural Biology

Translational Science

Vision Science

Funding of Research Programs

  • The National Institutes of Health
  • The National Science Foundation
  • The Department of Defense
  • California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine
  • Several other private agencies