Biophysics Core & Affiliate Faculty Members

Bruce Rosen Photo

Bruce R. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology,
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Director, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
The development and utilization of physiological and functional NMR techniques. Our work is centered at the interface between technology development and biological/clinical applications.... Read more about Bruce R. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center, Bldg. 149, 13th Street, Room 2301D
Charlestown, MA 02129
Gary Ruvkun

Gary Ruvkun

Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Hans-Hermann Schoene Distinguished Investigator

microRNA and RNA interference mechanisms, neuroendocrine control of detoxification, immunity, metabolism, aging, and microbial diversity... Read more about Gary Ruvkun

Simches Research Building, 7th Floor, CPZN-7250
185 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114
p: 617 726-5959
Bernardo Sabatini

Bernardo L. Sabatini

Alice and Rodman W. Moorhead III Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The main focus of my research laboratory is to understand the development and regulation of synapses in the brain and the relationship of these processes to behavior and disease.... Read more about Bernardo L. Sabatini

Warren Alpert Building, Room 354
200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432-5670
Chris Sander Photo

Chris Sander

Director of the CBio Center,
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

The overall goal of our work is to solve biological problems using quantitative methods from bioinformatics, statistical physics, data sciences, statistics, computer science, and mathematics.  We apply these computational methods to build predictive network models of molecular and cell-cell interactions, to support cancer precision medicine, and to make discoveries in structural and evolutionary biology. ... Read more about Chris Sander

Longwood Center Building, 9th Floor, Room 310
(LC-9310)
360 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 582-9717
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Alex K. Shalek, Ph.D. (He/ Him/ His)

Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Associate Professor
Institute for Medical Engineering & Science and Department of Chemistry, MIT
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research/ Ragon Institute/ Broad Institute/ HMS/ MGH

Development and application of new technologies that facilitate understanding of how immune cells collectively perform systems-level functions in health and disease.

... Read more about Alex K. Shalek, Ph.D. (He/ Him/ His)

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building E25, Room 348a
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
p: 617 324-5670
William Shih Photo

William M. Shih

Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Founding Core Faculty, Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Research in the Shih laboratory focuses on design of self-assembling biomolecular machines and their diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

... Read more about William M. Shih

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
Longwood Center, LC3313
360 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Wyss Center:
Ctr. for Life Science Bldg. Room 541,
3 Blackfan Circle, Boston MA 02115
p: 617 632-5143
Pamela Silver Photo

Pamela A. Silver

Elliot T. and Onie H. Adams Professor of Biochemistry and Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

The Silver Lab seeks to enhance our understanding of natural biological design, and to develop tools and concepts for designing cells, tissues and organisms. ... Read more about Pamela A. Silver

Warren Alpert Building, Room 420
200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Assistant: Brianna Millor-Hammond
Email: Brianna_Millor-Hammond@hms.harvard.edu
Phone: 617 432-5041
p: 617 432-6401
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Timothy A. Springer, Ph.D.

Latham Family Professor, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Program in Cellular and Moleculr Medicine, Division of Hematology/ Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital

We study receptor-ligand interactions and transmembrane signal transmission that are relevant to immunology, hemostasis, and human disease using structural, cell biological, and single molecule techniques.

... Read more about Timothy A. Springer, Ph.D.

Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Center for Life Sciences Building
Boston Children's Hospital
3 Blackfan Circle, Room 3103
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 713-8200
Shamil Sunyaev Photo

Shamil R. Sunyaev

Professor and Distinguished Chair of Computational Genomics
Division of Genetics, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

We are a computational genetics and genomics lab whose main research is on genetic variation, including mechanisms of spontaneous mutagenesis, functional effects of mutations and allelic variants, population genetics and relationship between genotype and phenotype.... Read more about Shamil R. Sunyaev

Harvard New Research Building, Room 0466C
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 525-4735