Department of Biological Chemistry, UCLA

Kelsey C. Martin

Kelsey C. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., is the Dean for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her undergraduate degree in English and American Language and Literature at Harvard University. After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in...

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Elizabeth F. Neufeld

Born in France, Elizabeth Neufeld immigrated to the United States in 1940. She obtained a BS from Queens College, New York and a Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley. After postdoctoral training in, she moved to the NIH in Bethesda...

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Hilary A. Coller

Hilary Coller, Ph.D., is Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA and Professor of Biological Chemistry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology...

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John J. Colicelli

John Colicelli grew up in New Jersey and obtained his undergraduate chemistry degree from Rutgers University in 1979.  After two years of service as a teacher in the Peace Corp, Dr. Colicelli studied retrovirus replication with Dr. Stephen Goff...

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Michael F. Carey

Dr. Carey studies biochemical mechanisms of gene activation and silencing. In 1990, Dr. Carey established biochemical systems for studying gene regulation based on a model transcriptional activator termed GAL4-VP16. Using that system, Dr. Carey...

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Utpal Banerjee

Utpal Banerjee is the Irving and Jean Stone Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles with a joint appointment in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the...

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Jason Ernst

Jason joined the faculty at UCLA in the Department of Biological Chemistry, the Computer Science Department, and the Bioinformatics Program in 2012. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Manolis Kellis’ Computational Biology Group...

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Feng Guo

Dr. Guo is a structural biologist and biochemist who joined the UCLA School of Medicine faculty in July 2004. He earned his B.S. in Biophysics at the Nankai University and M.S. in Physical Chemistry at the Peking University, both in China. Dr...

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Michael Grunstein

Michael Grunstein is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He was born in Romania and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in Montreal and his...

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James A. Wohlschlegel

James Wohlschlegel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.  He attended Texas A&M University in College Station, TX as an undergraduate and received his Bachelor...

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Judith C. Gasson

Judith Gasson, Ph.D., became the director of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) on Sept. 15, 1995. She is a molecular biologist and is responsible for one of only 40 institutions designated as comprehensive cancer centers by...

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Geraldine A. Weinmaster

Geraldine (Gerry) Weinmaster is a molecular, developmental and cell biologist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine faculty since joining the Biological Chemistry Department in 1992 as an assistant professor and advancing to a full...

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