Graduate Group in Endocrinology University of California, Berkeley Graduate Division
University of California, Berkeley
Program Description M.A. and Ph.D. Requirements
Admissions Faculty
  • Gregory Aponte, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Regulation of epithelial cell motility and differentiation by neuropeptides
  • George E. Bentley, Professor of Integrative Biology
    Avian reproductive biology, neuroendocrinology and behavior
  • Mina Bissell, Principal Scientist, Life Sciences Division, LBNL
    Regulation of tissue-specific gene expression in normal and malignant breast cells
  • Gertrude C. Buehring, Associate Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology
    Etiology and prevention of breast cancer
  • Danica Chen, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
    Calorie restriction, oxidative stress, stem cell aging, tissue maintenance and metabolic disease
  • Gary Firestone, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Hormone and phytochemical regulation of human cancer cell signaling and gene expression
  • Tyrone B. Hayes, Professor of Integrative Biology
    Amphibian developmental endocrinology
  • Lin He, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Non-coding RNA regulation of cancer cell gene expression and stem cell differentiation
  • Marc Hellerstein, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Intracellular metabolic processes
  • Sona Kang, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
    Influence of epigenetic events on cellular metabolism and adipose biology
  • Daniela Kaufer , Professor of Integrative Biology
    Stress and steroid hormones effects on the brain
  • Lance J. Kriegsfeld, Associate Professor of Psychology
    Neuroendocrinology, reproductive biology, and biological timing
  • Dale Leitman, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nutritional Science
    Estrogen receptor biology and drug discovery
  • Polina V Lishko, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Cell biology of mammalian fertilization and steroid control of ion channels
  • Kunxin Luo, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Signal transduction pathways in mammary stem/progenitor cells and breast cancer progression
  • Daniel Nomura, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Mapping metabolism in human disease
  • Kaoru Saijo - Assistant Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis
    Nuclear Receptor-mediated regulation of Neuroinflammation
  • Andreas Stahl, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Molecular biology of obesity related disorders
  • Hei-Sook Sul, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Hormonal regulation of lipid metabolism and adipocyte differentiation
  • Jen-Chywan Wang, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Mechanisms of glucocorticoid receptor-regulated metabolism

Gary Firestone, Chair and Head Graduate Advisor

Korshid Tarin, Graduate Student Affairs Officer
299 LSA, #3200
University of California, Berkeley
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Last updated 3/22/17