Interdisciplinary Scholars Program
- Karin Åkerfeldt, Chemistry. "Calcium-binding properties of EF-hand proteins; Design and synthesis of ion channel forming peptides, and Novel porphyrin-based biomaterials."
- Suzanne Amador Kane, Physics. "Studies of collective animal behavior using video motion capture, bioacoustics and computer simulations".
- Frances Rose Blase, Chemistry. "The Chemical Synthesis and Analysis of Natural Products that Display Important Pharmacological Activity."
- Rebecca Compton, Psychology. "Psychophysiology of emotion and cognition."
- Robert Fairman, Biology. "Protein Polymerization processes in Aggregative Diseases and as a Tool in Nanoscience Applications."
- Jerry Gollub, Physics.**note below** "Non-linear processes, including the dynamics of particles in fluids, and the interactions of swimming micro-organisms."
- Curtis Greene, Mathematics. "Algebraic Combinatorics, Discrete Mathematics, and Probability."
- Rachel Hoang, Biology. "The cell biology and evolution of embryonic shape."
- Karl Johnson, Biology. "Biologically-inspired design: principles and applications from cytoskeletal polymers to virus particles."
Londergan, Chemistry, "Assessing protein conformation and flexibility
Love, Physics, "Computational and theoretical physics: simple discrete
models of physical
phenomena and quantum information theory."
- Robert Manning, Mathematics. "Mathematical modeling of biomolecules."
- Philip M. Meneely, Biology. "Genetics and Developmental Biology of C. elegans."
- Andrea Morris, Biology.**note below** "Visual system development in Xenopus."
- Alexander Norquist, Chemistry. "Hydrothermal synthesis of noncentrosymmetric metal oxide frameworks."
- Iruka Okeke, Biology.**note below** "Bacterial pathogenesis and antimicrobial resistance."
- Jenni A. Punt, Biology.**note below** "The Molecular Basis for Decisions made by Developing T Lymphocytes."
- Robert C. Scarrow, Chemistry."Synthesis and characterization of novel coordination complexes and study of their biomimetic reactivity with oxygen and other small molecules"
- Joshua Schrier, Chemistry. "Computational nanoscience: Structural,electronic, and optical properties"
- Walter Smith, Physics. "Electron transport in porphyrin nanorods; Atomic Force Microscopy."
- Wendy Sternberg, Psychology. "Environmental Modulation of Pain"
- Helen K. White, Chemistry. "Investigations into the cycling of natural and anthropogenic carbon compounds in the marine environment."
- Jonathan Wilson, Biology. "Quantitative paleoecology of extinct plants."
*On occasion other faculty members in the Natural Sciences Division may offer to supervise interdisciplinary research programs and may therefore serve as Hughes mentors by special arrangement.
** Professors Gollub, Morris, Okeke and Punt are not accepting HHMI students for the summer of 2013.