Associate Research Faculty

Brian Hoffman | Professor

Brian Hoffman

Robert Lamb | Professor, HHMI Investigator, Chair of Molecular Biosciences

Robert Lamb

Richard Morimoto | Professor

Richard Morimoto
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  • Interest(s):  We are interested in cell stress regulatory pathways and protein homeostasis (proteostasis) that ensures the stability of the proteome in health and when challenged by cell stress and the expression of metastable, misfolded, and aggregated proteins.
  • Phone: 847-491-3340
  • Office Location: Cook 3129
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Thomas O’Halloran | Morrison Professor of Chemistry

Thomas O’Halloran
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  • Interest(s):  Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms and regulatory roles of transition metal fluxes (i.e. Iron, copper, zinc, cadmium, mercury, etc.) in controlling cellular physiology
  • Phone: 847-491-5060
  • Office Location: Silverman 4611
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Richard B. Silverman | Patrick G. Ryan/Aon Professor

Richard B. Silverman

Vinzenz Unger | Professor

Vinzenz Unger
  • Interest(s):  Biochemical, cell biological & biophysical/structural approaches to study how membrane associated scaffolds orchestrate broad & varried processes; from solute transport to cell motility, cell division, endocytosis & intracellular vesicle trafficking
  • Phone: 847-467-2178
  • Office Location: Silverman 4619
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