Biophysics Affiliated Faculty Members


George M. Church

Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, & Health Sciences & Technology, Harvard Medical School/ MIT
Director of HMS NHGRI-Center of Excellence in Genomic Science, Director of Personal Genome Project
Broad Institute & Wyss Harvard Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering

Pursuing "Next generation" DNA sequencing methods and chip-DNA-synthesis, gene editing and stem cell engineering.... Read more about George M. Church

Harvard Medical School
Department of Genetics
Nee Research Building, Room 238
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-1278
L. Stirling Churchman

L. Stirling Churchman

Assistant Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

High-resolution global studies to elucidate the molecular mechanisms that control the expression of both the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes.... Read more about L. Stirling Churchman

Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
New Research Building, 0356,
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Jonathan B. Cohen

Jonathan B. Cohen

Bullard Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Research in the Cohen lab focuses on molecular studies of receptors for GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, and acetylcholine, an excitatory neurotransmitter in many brain regions and at nerve-muscle contacts.... Read more about Jonathan B. Cohen

Warren Alpert Building, Room 314
220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-1728
David P. Corey, Ph.D.

David P. Corey, Ph.D.

Bertarelli Professor of Translational Medical Science
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

We use a variety of biophysical, structural, genetic and imaging methods to understand the mechanism of sensory transduction by the receptor cells of the inner ear.... Read more about David P. Corey, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School,
Goldenson Building, Room 443
200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-2506

Benjamin de Bivort

Thomas D. Cabot Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Center for Brain Science, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

We study the neural circuit and molecular basis of individual differences in behavior using custom high-throughput instrumentation, with an eye to its ultimate cause in evolution.... Read more about Benjamin de Bivort

Northwest Building, Room 235.30 (Office)
Room 248 (Lab)
52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Abigail Sloan Devlin

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Associate Member of the Harvard Digestive Disease Center

The goal of the Devlin lab is to understand and control the chemistry of human-associated bacteria (i.e., the microbiome) in order to uncover how these bacterial guests affect the human host.

... Read more about Abigail Sloan Devlin

Seeley G. Mudd Building
Room 622B
Harvard Medical School
250 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617-432-5186

Jan Drugowitsch

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Center for Brain Science

Statistical computations and neuronal mechanisms underlying complex decisions and behavior under uncertainty.  The work in the lab is theoretical in nature, and we collaborate with experimentalists in a close loop to refine both theories and experiments.... Read more about Jan Drugowitsch

Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Warren Alpert Building, Room 215
200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-5026

Georges El Fakhri

Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Gordon Center for Medical Imaging, and Massachusetts General Hospital PET Core
Co-Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (Research)
The mission of the Center for Advanced Radiological Sciences (CARS) is the development of new medical imaging technologies and their application in research and clinical settings.... Read more about Georges El Fakhri
Massachusetts General Hospital
Radiology Department,
White Bldg., Room 427
55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Conor Evans

Conor L. Evans

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Evans Lab’s research is focused on the development and clinical translation of optical tools to address challenges in biomedical research and clinical medicine. We use optical spectroscopy, imaging, and microscopy methods to detect, measure, and quantify what is otherwise invisible to address unmet needs in the care of patients. ... Read more about Conor L. Evans
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown Navy Yard, CNY Bldg. 149, Room 3210
13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
p: 617 726-1089