Professor Gary FirestoneChair of the Endocrinology Graduate Group

Professor Jen-Chywan ("Wally") Wang, Head Graduate Advisor of the Endocrinology Graduate Group


All Faculty associated with the Endocrinology Graduate Group


  • Gregory AponteProfessor of Nutritional Sciences
    Regulation of epithelial cell motility and differentiation by neuropeptides
  • Ana Paula ArrudaAssistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
    Research in Arruda lab aims to understand how remodeling of the ER structure and contact sites with other organelles translate in alterations in metabolic regulation during nutritional fluctuations in physiology and metabolic diseases
  • Annaliese BeeryAssistant Professor of Integrative Biology
    Brain basis of behavior, integrating ecological, evolutionary and neuroscience perspectives
  • George E. BentleyProfessor of Integrative Biology
    Avian reproductive biology, neuroendocrinology and behavior
  • Mina BissellPrincipal Scientist, Life Sciences Division, LBNL
    Regulation of tissue-specific gene expression in normal and malignant breast cells
  • Gertrude C. BuehringProfessor of Public Health and Epidemiology
    Etiology and prevention of breast cancer
  • Danica ChenProfessor of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
    Calorie restriction, oxidative stress, stem cell aging, tissue maintenance and metabolic disease
  • Gary FirestoneProfessor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Hormone and phytochemical regulation of human cancer cell signaling and gene expression
  • Gian Garriga, Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
    Asymmetic cell division, cell migration and axonal pathfinding
  • Tyrone B. HayesProfessor of Integrative Biology
    Amphibian developmental endocrinology
  • Lin HeAssociate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Non-coding RNA regulation of cancer cell gene expression and stem cell differentiation
  • Marc HellersteinProfessor 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 KauferProfessor of Integrative Biology
    Stress and steroid hormones effects on the brain
  • Lance J. KriegsfeldProfessor of Psychology and Integrative Biology
    Neuroendocrinology, reproductive biology, and biological timing
  • Polina V LishkoAssociate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Cell biology of mammalian fertilization and steroid control of ion channels
  • Kunxin LuoProfessor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Signal transduction pathways in mammary stem/progenitor cells and breast cancer progression
  • David MooreProfessor of Nutritional Sciences
    Nuclear Receptor Hormone signaling and Metabolic regulation in normal and disease states
  • Anders Näär, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Gene expression, microRNAs, Mammalian Cell Metabolism, Metabolic Diseases, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD/NASH, cancer therapies
  • Daniel Nomura, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Mapping metabolism in human disease
  • Kaoru Saijo - Assistant Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis
    Nuclear Receptor-mediated regulation of Neuroinflammation
  • Andreas StahlProfessor of Nutritional Sciences
    Molecular biology of obesity related disorders
  • Hei-Sook SulProfessor of Nutritional Sciences
    Hormonal regulation of lipid metabolism and adipocyte differentiation
  • Jen-Chywan Wang, Professor of Nutritional Sciences
    Mechanisms of glucocorticoid receptor-regulated metabolism