Program Leadership


The Executive Committee oversees the running of the program as dictated by the BCDB Handbook which are written and updated by the Executive Committee. Apart from the responsibilities listed below, the Executive Committee also conducts oral retakes of the written Qualifying Exam Part I.

Director
Christine Dunham, PhD
Department of Biochemistry

Director of Graduate Studies
Larry Boise, PhD
Department of Biology

Director of Recruitment
Jennifer Kwong, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Rotations
Guy Benian, PhD
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

BCDB Curriculum
Homa Ghalei, PhD
Department of Biochemistry

Senior Student Progression
Dorothy Lerit, PhD
Department of Cell Biology

Examinations
Andreas Fritz, PhD
Department of Biology

Faculty Compliance and Membership
Graeme Conn, PhD
Department of Biochemistry

Communications
Bo Liang, PhD
Department of Biochemistry

Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI)
Hyojung Choo, PhD
Department of Cell Biology

At-Large Faculty Members
Mike Koval, PhD
Department of Cell Biology
Department of Medicine


Lefteris Michailidis, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Shashank Shekhar, PhD
Department of Cell Biology
Department of Physics


NIH Training Grant Principle Investigators
Larry Boise, PhD
Department of Cell Biology
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Anita Corbett, PhD
Department of Biology

BCDB Student Representatives
Will McFadden | Alejandro Oviedo