Areas of Research

The MMP program currently has over 100 faculty members whose research projects encompass both basic and clinically-oriented research related to human diseases, and can be broadly categorized into the following four fields:

Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Disease Gene Discovery Using Genomic and Proteomic Approahes
  • Functional Genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Gene Regulation
  • Apoptosis and Cell Cycle Regulation
  • Signal Transduction
  • Differentiation and Development
  • Immunobiology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Molecular Epidemiology and Toxicology
  • Cardiovascular and Blood Diseases
  • Neuronal Diseases
  • Virus and Infectious Diseases
  • Cancer and Neoplastic Transformation
  • Biochips and Microarrays
  • Disease Gene Diagnosis and DNA Vaccine Development
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Drug Design and Development