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Tesfa

Extensive scientific background in immunology and infectious disease, having worked with T-cells in the context of mycobacterial infection

Beker Aydemir

Aydemir Lab’s overall research interests centered on studying the metabolism, function, and toxicity of manganese and zinc using both in vitro and in vivo transgenic mouse model systems.

Johnson

My lab is focused on understanding how bioactive lipids contribute to diet-microbiome and microbiome-host interactions.  We use techniques in molecular biology, mass spectrometry, microbial genetics, and genomics to understand the consequences of lipid transfer ...
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Ong

Anthony Ong

Ong’s current research interests include the social determinants of health in later adulthood, particularly the role of social isolation and loneliness; the pathways linking positive emotions to quality living and health morbidities in both ...
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Mehta

Saurabh Mehta

Given that a) the majority of the world is either over- or under-nourished; and b) diet and nutrition-related factors represent the largest proportion of risk factors for global mortality and morbidity, we often use ...
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Finkelstein

Julia Finkelstein

Nutrition, infection, and inflammation in pregnancy Role of key micronutrients (iron, vitamin B12, folate) in the etiology of adverse perinatal outcomes (including anemia, infections, birth defects) Design of interventions to improve the health of ...
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Chu

C.C. Chu

New biodegradable biomaterials for a variety of biomedical applications like wound healing, drug delivery etc. Design and develop new tunable immune-responsive biomaterials to control macrophage phenotype for achieving desirable clinical outcomes.