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Biological Sciences, Division of

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All courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.

Professors

Susan Ackerman, PhD, HHMI Investigator, Stephen W. Kuffler Chair in Biology

Eric Allen, PhD

Tim Baker, PhD, Emeritus

Darwin K. Berg, PhD, Emeritus

Ethan Bier, PhD, Tata Chancellor’s Endowed Professorship in Cell and Developmental Biology

Jack W. Bradbury, PhD, Emeritus

Steve Briggs, PhD, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Stuart Brody, PhD, Emeritus

Lin Chao, PhD

Andrew Chisholm, PhD, Associate Dean

Maarten J. Chrispeels, PhD, Emeritus

Elsa Cleland, PhD, Chancellor’s Associates Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Nigel M. Crawford, PhD, Emeritus

Michael David, PhD

Russell F. Doolittle, PhD, Emeritus

Richard W. Dutton, PhD, Emeritus

Mark Estelle, PhD, Chair, Cell and Developmental Biology Section, Tata Chancellor’s Endowed Professorship VI in Cell and Developmental Biology

Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD

Richard A. Firtel, PhD, Emeritus

Douglass J. Forbes, PhD

E. Peter Geiduschek, PhD, Emeritus

Timothy Gentner, PhD

Michael E. Gilpin, PhD, Emeritus

James Golden, PhD

Susan Golden, PhD, HHMI Professor, Chancellor’s Associates Endowed Chair III

Ananda Goldrath, PhD, Chair, Molecular Biology, Tata Chancellor’s Endowed Professorship V in Molecular Biology

Melvin H. Green, PhD, Emeritus

Ralph Greenspan, PhD

Shelley L. Halpain, PhD

Randolph Y. Hampton, PhD, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, Chancellor’s Associates Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Jeff Hasty, PhD

Masaki Hayashi, PhD, Emeritus

Stephen M. Hedrick, PhD, Chancellor’s Associates Endowed Chair VII

Donald R. Helinski, PhD, Emeritus

David Holway, PhD, Chair, Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution Section

Terrence Hwa, PhD

Yishi Jin, PhD, Chair, Neurobiology, Junior Seau Foundation Endowed Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury

James T. Kadonaga, PhD, Amylin Endowed Chair in Lifesciences Education and Research

David Kleinfeld, PhD

Joshua R. Kohn, PhD

Takaki Komiyama, PhD

William B. Kristan, Jr., PhD, Emeritus, Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Award in Graduate Teaching

Russell Lande, PhD, Emeritus

Andres Leschziner, PhD

Jill Leutgeb, PhD, Walter F. Heiligenberg Professorship in Neuroethology

Stefan Leutgeb, PhD

Dan L. Lindsley, PhD, Emeritus

Jens Lykke-Andersen, PhD

Eduardo R. Macagno, PhD

Robert Malinow, PhD, Shiley Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research, National Academy of Science (2012)

Therese Markow, PhD, Emerita

Stephen Mayfield, PhD, Director of Food & Fuel for the 21st Century (2018–2022)

William J. McGinnis, PhD

S. Mauricio Montal, MD, PhD, Emeritus

Cornelis Murre, PhD

Xuong Nguyen-Huu, PhD, Emeritus

James C. Nieh, PhD, Associate Dean, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

Maho Niwa Rosen, PhD

Amy Pasquinelli, PhD

Gentry Patrick, PhD, Director of Mentorship and Diversity

Lorraine Pillus, PhD

Joseph A. Pogliano, PhD

Kit J. Pogliano, PhD, Dean, Richard C. Atkinson Endowed Chair

James W. Posakony, PhD

Paul A. Price, PhD, Emeritus, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

Morton Printz, PhD, Emeritus

Samara Reck-Peterson, PhD, HHMI Investigator

Kaustuv Roy, PhD

Milton H. Saier, PhD

Immo E. Scheffler, PhD, Emeritus, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, Chancellor’s Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching

Eric A. Schmelz, PhD

Robert J. Schmidt, PhD, Emeritus

Julian I. Schroeder, PhD, Torrey Mesa Research Institute Chair in Plant Science (2015)

Terrence J. Sejnowski, PhD

Allen I. Selverston, PhD, Emeritus

Jonathan Shurin, PhD

Douglas W. Smith, PhD, Emeritus

Laurie G. Smith, PhD

Nicholas C. Spitzer, PhD, Atkinson Family Chair, Director of Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, National Academy of Sciences (2013)

Suresh Subramani, PhD, Emeritus, Tata Chancellor’s Endowed Professorship in Molecular Biology

Gurol Suel, PhD

Xin Sun, PhD

David Traver, PhD

Emily Troemel, PhD

Sandra L. Vehrencamp, PhD, Emerita

Jing Wang, PhD

Steven A. Wasserman, PhD, Emeritus, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

Christopher J. Wills, PhD, Emeritus

Flossie Wong-Staal, PhD, Emerita

Yang Xu, PhD

Michael P. Yaffe, PhD, Emeritus

Martin F. Yanofsky, PhD, Paul D. Saltman Chair in Science Education

Deborah Yelon, PhD, Herbert Stern Chair in Biology

Juan Yguerabide, PhD, Emeritus

Dong-Er Zhang, PhD

Yunde Zhao, PhD

Yimin Zou, PhD

Elina Zuniga, PhD

Associate Professors

Omar Akbari, PhD

Eric Bennett, PhD

Brenda Bloodgood, PhD

Willie C. Brown, PhD, Emeritus, Academic Senate Career Distinguished Teaching Award

Nan Hao, PhD

Suckjoon Jun, PhD

Amy Kiger, PhD

Carolyn Kurle, PhD

Byungkook Lim, PhD

Li-Fan Lu, PhD

Ramón Piñón, PhD, Emeritus

Jose Pruneda-Paz, PhD

Pamela Reinagel, PhD

Scott Rifkin, PhD

James Wilhelm, PhD, Director of Undergraduate Education

Assistant Professors

Matthew Banghart, PhD

Andrew Barton, PhD

Marcus Benna, PhD

Heidi Cook-Andersen, MD, PhD

Kimberly Cooper, PhD

Matthew Daugherty, PhD

Rachel Dutton, PhD

Emma Farley, PhD

Stacey Glasgow, PhD

Alisa Huffaker, PhD

Enfu Hui, PhD

Sara Jackrel, PhD

Sergey Kryazhimskiy, PhD

Shannon Lauberth, PhD

Cressida Madigan, PhD

Justin Meyer, PhD

Sonya Neal, PhD

Gulcin Pekkurnaz, PhD

Michael Perry, PhD

Aspen Reese, PhD

Diana Rennison, PhD

Cory Root, PhD

Alistair Russell, PhD

Chih-Ying Su, PhD

Elizabeth Villa, PhD

Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment

Gabriele K. Wienhausen, PhD, Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Lecturers with Security of Employment

Jon Christopher Armour, MD, PhD, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

Madeline Butler, PhD, Emerita

Lakshmi Chilukuri, PhD

Aaron Coleman, PhD

Kathleen French, PhD, Emerita

Barry Grant, PhD

Lisa McDonnell, PhD

Stephanie Mel, PhD, Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards—Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Ella Tour, PhD

Lecturers with Potential for Security of Employment

James Cooke, PhD

Ashley Juavinett, PhD

Stanley Lo, PhD

Melinda Owens, PhD

Katherine Petrie, PhD

Sarah Stockwell, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Nicola Allen, PhD

Kenta Asahina, PhD

Janelle Ayres, PhD

Eiman Azim, PhD

Wolfgang Busch, PhD

Hu Cang, PhD

Seunghyon Choe, PhD

Joanne Chory, PhD

Sreekanth Chalasani, PhD

Joseph Ecker, PhD

Ronald M. Evans, PhD

Fred Gage, PhD

Martyn Goulding, PhD

Sung Han, PhD

Diana Hargreaves, PhD

Martin Hetzer, PhD

Anthony R. Hunter, PhD

Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, PhD

Xin Jin, PhD

Katherine Jones, PhD

Susan Kaech, PhD

Jan Karlseder, PhD

Mitchell Kronenberg, PhD

Julie Law, PhD

Kuo-Fen Lee, PhD

Bjorn Lillemeier, PhD

Vicki Lundblad, PhD

Dmitry Lyumkis, PhD

Axel Nimmerjahn, PhD

Clodagh O’Shea, PhD

Satchidananda Panda, PhD

Samuel Pfaff, PhD

Michael Geoffrey Rosenfeld, MD

Oliver A. Ryder, PhD

Alan Saghatelian, PhD

Moselio Schaechter, PhD

Gerald Shadel, PhD

Reuben Shaw, PhD

Andrew Shiau, PhD

Kay Tye, PhD

Geoffrey M. Wahl, PhD

Carl Ware, PhD

Ye Zheng, PhD